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Annie Wendorf  ’19 and Jack Safir ’19 interview performing arts teacher Ted Walch, visual arts teacher Cheri Gaulke and visual arts teacher Jesse Chehak ’97 at the Westflix red carpet premier. The event featured writer and director Bo Burnham. Credit: Caitlin Chung

Westflix hosts professional filmmakers, speakers

Caitlin Chung March 24, 2019

Bo Burnham, a comedian, writer and director of the movie “Eighth Grade,” spoke about his experience in the entertainment industry at the annual Westflix festival March 15. Five upper school student...

Head of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Janine Jones thanks retired Head of School at the Center of Early Education Reveta Bowers during her opening speech. Bowers is a leading expert in independent school education.  Credit: Caitlin Chung

DEI holds first recruiting event on West Coast

Caitlin Chung March 4, 2019

Faculty, staff and administrators from 43 independent institutions gathered together to participate in the first West Coast Diversity Job Fair on Feb. 23. The fair, which was co-hosted with the Brentwood...

Diversity Fair attracts 40 independent schools

Caitlin Chung March 1, 2019

Faculty, staff and administrators from 43 independent institutions gathered together to participate in the first West Coast Diversity Job Fair on Feb. 23. The fair, which was co-hosted with the Brentwood...

Two prospective students play a game of rock-paper-scissors at the Multicultural Fair. The event was hosted by the Student Ambassador program with the purpose of creating an inclusive environment for applicant families of color.   Credit: Caitlin Chung.

Applicants participate in multicultural fair

Caitlin Chung January 31, 2019

As a way to share the experience of being a student of color on campus, 34 Student Ambassadors hosted a Multicultural Fair on Jan. 26 for prospective students and their families. Parents got a chance...

A male protester, donned in a statement dress with anti-Trump messages, participates in the third annual Women's March Saturday.  Credit: Caitlin Chung

A Fight for Equality: Activists, politicians participate in third annual Women’s March

Caitlin Chung January 21, 2019

Thousands of people hit the streets of downtown Los Angeles sporting pink hats and rainbow flags to participate in the third annual Women’s March Jan. 19. Similar rallies were also held in Washington...

This winning drawing, by Courtroom Artist Esther Grover '19 depicts the school's Mock Trial team during a defense round.

Mock Trial team completes season

Caitlin Chung December 12, 2018

The Mock Trial team ended their season after a loss to Monroe High School in the quarterfinals Nov. 28. They ranked within the top twelve high schools that competed in the annual Los Angeles County Mock...

Juul to restrict flavor pods

Caitlin Chung December 12, 2018

After the Food and Drugs Administration accused the company of marketing to minors, Juul Lab announced their new desire to restrict the sale of flavor pods Nov. 13. The company said they will also enforce...

HWAA hosts annual Halloween party

Caitlin Chung October 29, 2018

175 Wolverine alumna and their children engaged in arts and crafts projects, games and a costume contest at the annual Alumni with Young Kids Halloween Party on Oct. 28, the second alumni event of the...

Photography students participate in workshop

Caitlin Chung October 25, 2018

Students from Photography I viewed an exhibit and participated in an interactive portrait workshop conducted by an Arlene Schnitzer artist Janna Ireland at the Middle School on Oct. 19. The visiting photographer’s...

Garcia joins communications and visual arts departments

Caitlin Chung September 14, 2018

Alexandra Pacheco Garcia joined the communications and visual arts departments this year as the new Vox Populi advisor and a photography teacher, respectively. Previously, Garcia worked as a project...

Casey Kim returns as Campaign Director

Caitlin Chung September 14, 2018

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...



Caitlin Chung August 29, 2018

Over the summer, a colorful poster splattered with blue, red and yellow, two Asian actors and a bold title grabbed the public’s attention on billboards and movie theatres alike. The movie “Crazy Rich...

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