School announces plans for River Park

School announces plans for River Park

After a year-long design process, the school has released draft site plans for its River Park campus, which will offer athletic and recreational facilities to both the Harvard-Westlake and Studio City communities. The new project will not only help improve student life, but will also significantly benefit the neighbors and the environment, President Rick Commons […]

Weapons of Mass Construction

Weapons of Mass Construction

“Do they really need another giant pool?”As lifetime Studio City resident Pam Friedman listened to school representatives describe the new construction plans for the school’s proposed River Park, she said this was the only question that plagued her mind.While Friedman said she was initially optimistic about the plans for the space formerly known as Weddington […]

Casey Kim returns as Campaign Director

Casey Kim, who worked in the Office of Advancement from 2007 to 2016, returned this year as the new Campaign Director. For the last two years, Kim served as an Associate Director of Advancement at Windward School. “My decision [to return] was definitely driven by the opportunity to grow professionally and the opportunity to work […]

Like a Good Neighbor: Neighbors discuss previous expansion concerns

Like a Good Neighbor: Neighbors discuss previous expansion concerns

Bruce Killlingsworth never thought he would be placing signs protesting Harvard-Westlake on his lawn. As a child, he would routinely walk the two minutes up to Harvard School for Boys for a game of baseball with his neighbors. Now living in the same home on Alcove Avenue more than 50 years later, Killingsworth said he […]

Field of Dreams

Field of Dreams

By the time Ashlee Wong ’18 finishes basketball practice, it’s already dark outside. Even after a two-hour-long practice, Wong’s night is just beginning. She still has a full schedule of homework and studying to finish before school the next day. It’s worse for some of her teammates. Wong lives only 15 minutes from campus, while […]