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You are going to Hollywood

You are going to Hollywood

Alexandra So March 20, 2019

Elizabeth Gaba ’17 advanced through the audition stage of “American Idol” with “All I Ask” by Adele, which premiered on ABC on March 17. “I was mostly surprised at how genuine and kind...

Ross implores seniors to prioritize love over hate

Alexandra So October 30, 2018

Encouraging students to spread love and take action against hate, Head of Upper School Laura Ross addressed seniors in class meeting in response to the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting, Kroger shooting, mail...

Students will sing a Lucky Riff

Ethan Lachman August 29, 2018

For the first time in over ten years, the Upper School theater department will present an off-Broadway musical, “Lucky Stiff.” “Lucky Stiff” is a comedic murder mystery mixed with elements of...

Student hosts first TEDx conference

Alexandra So April 26, 2018

The inaugural student-organized TEDx Harvard-Westlake featured speakers who discussed their careers as CEOs and writers last Sunday. Nicky Belgrad ’19, Emmanuel Zilber ’19 and Matthew Gross ’19 organized...

Word Wizard: Cardin creates LGBTQ crossword puzzles, raises money for charities

Alexandra So April 25, 2018

Associate Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and science teacher Nate Cardin created Queer Qrosswords, an organization that raises money for LGBTQ charities and encourages inclusivity of the LGBTQ...

Photo illustration by Sarah Lee

In Tune With Japan: Jazz Musicians Prepare for a Concert Tour in Japan

Alexandra So March 21, 2018

Every eighth period, the sound of music rings through the halls of Chalmers as student jazz musicians run through their repertoire. Following their performance in the Next Generation Jazz Festival in Monterey...

Together in Harmony

Alexandra So February 13, 2018

Upper school orchestra and choir students collaboratively hosted two concerts Feb. 9 and 10 at the Emmanuel Lutheran Church and Feldman Horn Gallery. The first concert included a variety of performances,...

In the article, Anita Anand ’19 talks about her experience in Bharatanatyam dance, her preparation for her culminating solo performance and her cultural and religious connection with dance.

Bharatana-Time

Alexandra So January 10, 2018

Surrounded by friends, family and teachers in the crowd, Anita Anand ’19 stood center stage, feeling a rush of adrenaline as she Bharatanatyam-danced through religious stories of her solo...

2018 YoungArts Winners Announced

Alexandra So December 3, 2017

YoungArts recognized arts students for their contest submissions. The winners of the 2018 contest stand in the top 10 percent of applications.  The winners have been awarded at various levels: finalists,...

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Striking a Chord

Alexandra So November 20, 2017

Sitting at her desk, violinist Clara Ross ’19 read over her schedule for her next school year, realizing that she had to make an important decision that could define her Harvard-Westlake career: choosing...

PLAYING BY THE RULES: Esther Grover ’19 created an illustration for a poster for “Rule of Threes,” Uriah Celaya ’18’s play about three sisters who control the strings of mortals’ fates. The play was shown at the Short New Play Festival in New York City. Credit: Esther Grover 19

Senior’s play produced in festival

October 16, 2017

Uriah Celaya’s ’18 original play, “Rule of Threes,” was produced in the seventh annual Short New Play Festival held in New York City at the Lucille Lortel Theater this past summer. Unlike other...

Art and Soul: Students Participate in Arts Camps

Alexandra So August 31, 2017

Nina Neumann '20 For Nina Neumann ’20, summer 2017 was spent mastering ballet at the Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet 5-Week Summer Ballet Program. Each day began with two 90 minute technique classes...

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