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Citizens 65 and older in the Los Angeles County district are eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccination as of Jan. 14. However, only 850,000 vaccine doses were delivered, when more than four million are needed.

Limited supply of COVID-19 vaccines in Los Angeles County negatively impacts seniors

Tanisha Gunby and Natalie Cosgrove February 17, 2021

Citizens 65 and older in the Los Angeles County district are eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccination as of Jan. 14. However, only 850,000 vaccine doses were delivered, when more than four million...

School assesses virtual learning schedule

Tanisha Gunby December 12, 2020

The Schedule Committee gave a presentation to upper school teachers Dec. 2 to discuss the findings of a school-wide survey about the new block schedule.  The school conducted the survey anonymously in...

Brookshire joins Upper School deans

Tanisha Gunby September 2, 2020

Sara Brookshire joined the Upper School Dean Team after Beth Slattery assumed the position of Head of Upper School. Brookshire served as the Director of Admission at Brandeis University for the past six...

Illustration by Alexa Druyanoff

Commons presents awards to faculty and staff

Konnie Duan August 31, 2020

President Rick Commons presented awards to six faculty and staff honoring their dedication to the school Aug. 17 . Mathematics teacher Mike Grier won the Kogan Family Award for innovation in teaching,...

McCullough departs to pursue a new career

Tanisha Gunby June 5, 2020

After teaching The World and Europe II and United States History classes for the past three years, history teacher Pat McCullough will leave the school to pursue a career in instructional design and educational...

Alumni discuss college process during HW4L virtual meeting

Tanisha Gunby June 4, 2020

Five alumni spoke about their educational, social and work-related experiences both during and after college at the HW4L Campus: College Experience on May 26. The panelists included Genesis Aire ’19,...

Zooming to University

Zooming to University

Tanisha Gunby June 4, 2020

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, many colleges have been making significant changes to the admissions process. So far, the change in policy to optional standardized testing has sparked controversy....

Salamandra to retire after 41 years of teaching at the school

Joie Zhang June 4, 2020

Senior alumni officer Harry Salamandra will retire after 41 years at the school, 15 of which he spent as Head of Upper School. President Rick Commons wrote a tribute to Salamandra in the third digital...

Illustration by Alexa Druyanoff

Comparing school systems

Tanisha Gunby March 3, 2020

When my multinational family meets during the holidays, many of us hailing from high schools and countries around the world, we discuss and compare the education systems. Though Harvard-Westlake ranks...

Valentina Gaxiola '21 views various photography projects located in the Feldman- Horn Gallery. The art exhibit showcased works taken by Photography I and II students.

Photography students showcase portraits in Feldman-Horn Gallery

Tanisha Gunby March 3, 2020

Photography I and II students displayed artwork that they have developed throughout the 2019-2020 school year at the opening reception of the Photography Student Showcase in Feldman-Horn Gallery on Feb....

Korean exchange students visit campus

Tanisha Gunby February 8, 2020

Two exchange students from Ewha Girls' High School in South Korea visited the school and attended classes Friday to experience daily life in the United States. Because the exchange students both plan...

Cinematographer Robert Elswit speaks to Cinema Studies and Video Art students about his experience working with director Paul Thomas Anderson on the Oscar-winning movie “There Will Be Blood” on Jan. 13.

Oscar winning cinematographer speaks about movie

Tanisha Gunby January 13, 2020

Academy Award winner Robert Elswit discussed his role as the cinematographer of "There Will Be Blood," an Oscar winning film, to Cinema Studies and Video Art students Jan. 13. Elswit spoke about the...

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