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    Fiona’s Five: Spring Break (episode 1)

  • Often, students are forced to cram and make up school work to go to concerts. Students and teachers agree that going to concerts can threaten students academic responsibilities and that achieving a balance is important for this purpose.

    A&E

    Concert Culture

  • Student filmmaker and presenter at Westflix Ian Kims film My Sisters in the Stars: The Star of Lee Yong-Soo received the Audience Choice Award for his film.

    A&E

    20 Years of Westflix

  • An earthquake destroys the ground near a city.

    Opinion

    Turkey’s grim earthquake lessons

  • Administration hosts support sessions with Jewish advocate

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    Administration hosts support sessions with Jewish advocate

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    Deans change spring college tour itinerary

  • Kutler Center Scholar in Residence Andrea Ghez poses with EMPOWER. Ghez won the Nobel Prize in Physics for discovering a supermassive blackhole at the center of the Milky Way galaxy.

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    School hosts Nobel Laureate and astrophysicist Andrea Ghez

  • Students tend to the hydroponic plant towers.

    Opinion

    Reducing our environmental impact

  • Members of the Upper School Robotics Team and Mathematics Teacher and Robotics Coach Andew Theiss gather around their robot before it competes at the Central Valley Regional Tournament.

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    Robotics joins FIRST

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    Addiction specialist presents to juniors

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Brady Dunlap 23 decommits from Notre Dame

Brady Dunlap ’23 decommits from Notre Dame

Zoe Goor and Alden Detmer January 24, 2023

Boys basketball player Brady Dunlap ’23 announced his decommitment from The University of Notre Dame on Jan. 24 in an Instagram post. Dunlap initially committed to the university Sept. 22, 2022. Dunlap...

Sophomores must arrive by start of first period no matter when their classes begin

Sophomores must arrive by start of first period no matter when their classes begin

Olivia Phillips October 22, 2022

School policy dictates that unlike seniors and juniors, sophomores must be present on campus at 8 a.m. even if their classes start later. However, students at the middle school can arrive at any time before...

A student meets with Director of HW Works Kwaisi France to discuss opportunities.

Profile: HW Works

Everett Lakey October 3, 2022

HW Works, led By Kwaisi France, is a program that provides students at the school with internship and other career service opportunities. France said that the main purpose of the program is to help...

New Clubs at the Activities Fair

The Human Rights Watch Student Task Force By Eden Conner The Human Rights Watch Student Task Force (HRWSTF), founded by Nilufer Mistry Sheasby ’24, plans to raise awareness in the community about...

Parents serve shaved ice at Senior Appreciation booth.

HWPA organizes Senior Appreciation Event

Hannah Shahidi September 19, 2022

The Harvard Westlake Parent’s Association (HWPA) held the first Senior Appreciation Day for the Class of 2023 Sept. 14. Parent volunteers passed out class sweatshirts and free shaved ice from Happy...

Hannah Messaye 23 interviews an Ethiopian woman who helps lead the Ethiopian Community in Britain.

Junior Fellowship: Hannah Messaye

William Liu September 3, 2022

Hannah Messaye ’23 studied the Ethiopian diaspora in London and Rome this summer as a participant in the Kutler Center Junior Fellowship Program. Her project, titled "Out the Cradle of Civilization,"...

Izzy Daum 23 and her family met up with relative Arachna Patel, owner of Super 8 Motel, in Tampa, Florida as she researched Indian motel ownership.

Junior Fellowship: Izzy Daum

Justin Tang September 1, 2022

Izzy Daum ’23 researched motel ownership by Indian Americans with a focus on Indian women. For her project, Daum interviewed family members about their experiences running motels, with a focus on the...

Alejandro Lombard 23 adjusts his camera to film footage for his junior fellowship project.

Junior Fellowship: Alejandro Lombard

Zoe Goor September 1, 2022

Alejandro Lombard ’23 created a documentary about immigrant families at the U.S.-Mexico border for his Junior Summer Fellowship project, “Seeking Asylum.” Lombard visited the U.S.-Mexico border...

Jessica Thompson 23 poses with DJ Khalil.

Junior Fellowship: Jessica Thompson

Connor Tang September 1, 2022

Jessica Thompson ’23 visited New York to learn about the Black community’s impact on the music industry. Thompson interviewed Atlantic Records Vice President Riggs Morales, hip-hop star DJ Khaled and...

Dahlia Delgadillo ’23 helps treat patients who lack adequate access to healthcare resources and other supplies in Churcampa, Peru.

Junior Fellowship: Dahlia Delgadillo

Max Turetzky September 1, 2022

Dahlia Delgadillo ’23 studied the lack of healthcare resources in Churcampa, Peru and its impact on local residents during her Junior Fellowship project over the summer.  She said she interviewed medical...

Maria Quigley 23, who organized the drive, stands with food she collected and will be giving to Westside Food Bank.

Community Council hosts food drive for Westside Food Bank

Chloe Park May 11, 2022

Community Council held a food drive for Westside Food Bank to combat food insecurity in Los Angeles from May 2 to May 6, where students were asked to bring granola bar boxes for the community service food...

Reverend Anne Gardner leads students and faculty in a candle lighting ceremony in honor of Yom HaShoah.

School commemorates Yom HaShoah with assembly, candle lighting and exhibition

Davis Marks May 4, 2022

The school commemorated Yom HaShoah, Israel's Holocaust remembrance day, with an all-school assembly featuring a Holocaust survivor, candle lighting ceremony and exhibition on the Quad from April 26 to...

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