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Student Alumni Association runs thank-a-thon for alumni donors

Student Alumni Association runs thank-a-thon for alumni donors

Will Sheehy March 2, 2021

The Harvard-Westlake Student Alumni Association (HWSAA) wrote letters to alumni donors as part of a thank-a-thon March 1. Organized by Assistant Director of Alumni Relations Katie Lim ’13, students hand-wrote...

College Board to no longer administrate SAT Subject Tests, will phase out the SAT Essay

Fallon Dern and Konnie Duan February 17, 2021

The College Board announced the discontinuation of the SAT Subject Tests and optional SAT essay Jan. 19. Although the SAT Subject Tests were canceled immediately in the U.S., the optional essay will...

Virtual Community Chapel gatherings unite community

Emmy Zhang and Lily Lee February 3, 2021

Despite the absence of the collective voices of student performers and the colored stained glass windows that illuminate St. Saviour's Chapel , the Community Chapel Time continues to unite students and...

PSAT cancelled following updated COVID-19 guidelines

Will Sheehy February 1, 2021

The school cancelled the administration of the Jan. 26 PSAT on Jan. 8 following a series of COVID-19 guidelines issued by the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, which required schools to...

 The first of the four 80-page sections were given to students at an on-campus drive-thru Jan. 23. 

Yearbook unveils new format

Claire Connor and Leo Saperstein January 25, 2021

Volume 30 of Vox Populi, the school’s student-run yearbook, will consist of four separate books, each correlated to one school quarter. The first of the four 80-page sections were given to students...

HW Venture hosts social impact workshop with Ralph M. Parsons Foundation program officer

Natalie Cosgrove January 12, 2021

HW Venture hosted the Ralph M. Parsons Foundation program officer Kadar Lewis to teach a social impact workshop Dec. 10 . Lewis has been working in the social impact field for 20 years and came to discuss...

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Community Council organizes Thanksgiving drive for at-risk seniors

Will Sheehy December 13, 2020

The HW Community Council organized a toiletry drive in conjunction with the Valley InterCommunity Council (VIC) to assist at-risk seniors in the San Fernando Valley on Nov. 7 and 14. Students donated...

Credit: Natasha Speiss '22

Veterans at school share their military experiences for Veterans Day

Natasha Speiss December 13, 2020

In honor of Veterans Day, faculty members shared their military experiences through an online webinar Nov. 10, followed by a Q&A panel moderated by Chaplain Anne Gardner and Community Time Planning...

Get Lit poetry group performs

Fallon Dern December 12, 2020

Members of Get Lit, a spoken word troupe based in Los Angeles, led a poetry teaser and showcase during Community Flex Time on Nov. 18. Get Lit Public Outreach Manager Mason Granger, a writer with over...

LA Times Editor of the Editorial Pages speaks to students

Konnie Duan and Natalie Cosgrove December 12, 2020

LA Times Editorial Page Director Sewell Chan spoke to students in Advanced Placement United States History and Advanced Placement Government over Zoom Nov. 17. History teacher Peter Sheehy (Will ’22,...

Co-founder of Cameo discusses his video-sharing app with HW Venture students

Lily Lee and Natalie Cosgrove October 26, 2020

Co-founder of Cameo Steven Galanis spoke at an HW Venture event last Wednesday. He also shared a video of Danny Green, a Los Angeles Laker, who recorded a personalized video for the school community....

Students share art and music during Arthouse

Lucas Cohen-D'Arbeloff October 26, 2020

Students performed music and shared their visual arts portfolios in the school's first-ever Arthouse during Community Flex Time on Oct. 7. The event acted as a merger of the Art Showcase and Coffeehouse...

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