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  • President Rick Commons sent a school-wide email Tuesday detailing the most recent incident of antisemitic vandalism.

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    Commons reports new incident of antisemitic vandalism

  • Brady Dunlap 23 decommits from Notre Dame

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    Brady Dunlap ’23 decommits from Notre Dame

  • Boys basketball continues eight-game win streak

    Basketball (Boys)

    Boys basketball continues eight-game win streak

  • Trent Perry ’24, Brady Dunlap ’23 and Jacob Huggins ’23 of Harvard Westlake pose alongside Dusty Stromer, Mercy Miller and Caleb Foster of Notre Dame High School for picture day.

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    Boys basketball tops national and local high school rankings top 12 in national high school rankings

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    Alumni panels speak to juniors

  • Asher Rossen 23 fights for the ball in the Loyola match Jan. 13.

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    Boys soccer ties Loyola in first draw of the season

  • Students play chess against each other during Prefect Council and the Chess Clubs tournament.


    Prefect Council and Chess Club host tournament

  • Alyssa Thompson 23 picked first overall in NWSL Draft

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    Alyssa Thompson ’23 picked first overall in NWSL Draft

  • The schools emergency broadcasting system notified the community at  6:20 AM that in-person instruction would be canceled Tuesday.

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    Both campuses closed due to rain storms

  • President Rick Commons speaks to juniors about the fourth antisemitic vandalism incident during a Junior Class Meeting assembly on Monday.

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    School reports third antisemitic vandalism incident of the year

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Sanders is currently Director of Admission and Financial Assistance at Francis Parker School in San Diego.

Sanders appointed Head of Admission and Enrollment

Davis Marks and Chloe Park January 18, 2023

Chris Sanders will take over as Head of Admission and Enrollment beginning in July, according to President Rick Commons. Sanders, who is currently the Director of Admission and Financial Assistance at...

Food trucks served In-N-Out and Rice Balls of Fire for dinner.

Admission Office hosts Student Ambassador Training Dinner

Nathan Wang and Alden Detmer September 25, 2022

The Admission Office hosted the annual Student Ambassador Training Dinner in Saperstein Theater on Monday, Sept. 19 with 318 students in attendance. The training dinner is an opportunity for freshman and...

NEW FACES IN ADMISSION: Interim Director of Admission and Enrollment Greg Gonzalez steps into his new role in the Admission Office.

Admission Office adds members

Davis Marks August 25, 2022

Four new admission officers joined the school this year after a number of departures from the department over the summer. Among those officers are an interim Head of Admission and Enrollment, Assistant...

Student Ambassadors examine the middle school campus map that the school’s Admissions Office offers to prospective families. The map features all academic centers and common areas.

Admission Office hosts self-guided campus tours

Davis Marks January 20, 2022

The Admission Office has hosted a total of 2,000 visitors on campus for self-guided tour events since the beginning of the school year, as of Jan. 8. The events, which took place on various weekdays after...

Admission receives over 1,200 apps

Sofia Heller January 30, 2019

Over 1,200 students submitted applications to Harvard-Westlake for grades seven through 12, Associate Director of Admission and Enrollment Management Nancy Jeon ’89 said. This is the second highest...

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Hook, Line and Sinker: Admission Hooks

Sammi Handler May 5, 2016

Three months ago, Paige Howard ’17 committed to University of Pennsylvania for soccer, essentially finishing her college process months before juniors had even started to put together a preliminary list. "It...

Admissions gains international interest

Sammi Handler September 1, 2015

Forty-six students from international schools applied this year, an increase over last year when 36 students applied. Five students from foreign countries enrolled. There are four students from the United...

Upper school applicants shadow students on campus

Lauren Kim January 14, 2015

All sophomore and junior applicants to Harvard-Westlake who have interviewed so far have participated in a shadow day offered by the Office of Admission from the beginning of November to the end of February. Upper...

School admits record number of new sophomores

Eugenia Ko September 3, 2014

Twenty-three new sophomores and three new juniors joined the school this September, the most new upperclassmen the school has enrolled in the past five years. "This is the most that we have had since my...

School to accept more sophomore applicants

Patrick Ryan December 18, 2013

The Office of Admission will accept as many as 20 new sophomores into the class of 2017 for next year, Director of Admission Elizabeth Gregory said Friday. The school has enrolled 29 new students into...

High Stakes: Starting the Application Process

September 4, 2012

By Rachel Schwartz   Courtney* Courtney spent her summer going to tournaments and camps for her sport. She has met with coaches and has received offers from several schools including eight division...

Barzdukas to serve in new admin role

September 8, 2011

By Michael Rothberg Head of Athletics Audrius Barzdukas has been promoted to the newly created role of Associate Head of Harvard-Westlake. Retaining his duties as head of athletics, Barzdukas...

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