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    Swiftie Flex Day

  • Guest Speaker Jeffrey Abrams presents at webinar combatting antisemitism


    Guest Speaker Jeffrey Abrams presents at webinar combatting antisemitism

  • Members of Peer Tutoring meet in the Learning Center.


    Peer Tutoring expands offerings

  • Members the HW Parent Association pose at their booth on the quad.


    HWPA hosts Halloween Senior Appreciation event

  • Former team captain Jameson McMullen 19 poses for his swim team photo.


    Remembering Jameson McMullen ’19

  • Jewish activist Ben Freeman speaks to the upper school community in Taper Gym.

    Homepage News

    Jewish activist Ben Freeman speaks on antisemitism

  • Printed with Permission of Alyssa Thompson

    Soccer (Girls)

    Captain America: Student by Day, Soccer Star by Night

  • Students are lacking spirit, which leads them to forget how enjoyable the school community can be.


    Stepping up our Spirit

  • SPREADING AWARENESS: Carter Staggs ’23 performs in the “Laramie Project: Ten Years Later,” shedding light on LGBTQ rights.


    Shepard Foundation speaks at HW

  • Halloween Coffeehouse showcases school communitys creativity


    Halloween Coffeehouse showcases school community’s creativity

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When Jim De Matté moves to his role overseeing the schools River Park Campus full-time in January, current Upper School Plant Manger Dave Mintz 87 will take over as Chief of Campus Operations and Construction.

Position changes in Maintenance Department announced

Davis Marks and Will Sherwood October 24, 2021

School administration appointed Chief of Campus Operations and Construction Jim De Matté to oversee the construction of the school’s River Park Campus full-time Monday. Upper School Plant Manager Dave...

Coldwater Canyon construction hours expanded

Jack Goldfisher November 15, 2012

Work to replace a  100-year old trunk line on Coldwater Canyon shut down additional lanes starting on Thursday, Nov. 15. Construction hours also were extended 9 a.m. to 8 pm Monday through Friday to...

Campus construction on schedule, to conclude by late August

May 16, 2012

By Michael Sugerman The two major construction  projects on the upper school campus are both on schedule to be completed by the end of summer, and the floor of the deep end of the new swimming...

Library books to be housed in Chalmers

May 24, 2011

By Daniel Rothberg A temporary library has been set up in Chalmers East during the construction of the Kutler Center and the modernization of the Mudd Library, Upper School Librarian...

Kutler Center construction could begin by summer break

March 24, 2011

By Daniel Rothberg Construction of the Kutler Center could begin at the end of the school year, Director of Campus Operations JD DeMatté said. The targeted opening date for the Kutler Center...

Larger pool to be ready for 2012-13

February 16, 2011

By Alice Phillips Construction of a new upper school pool is expected to begin in a matter of months, J.D. De Matté, Director of Campus Operations and Construction, said. The...

Security ready for all eventualities

September 21, 2010

By Alice Phillips In the event of Armageddon, Harvard-Westlake is prepared. At least, that’s what Head of Security Jim Crawford hopes. The CJL team that Crawford heads prepares for every possibility,...

Hudnut, Amato address Franklin Field concerns

February 10, 2010

  By Jordan Freisleben A meeting between the Army Corps of Engineers, Franklin Fields Incorporated, President of Harvard-Westlake Thomas C. Hudnut and Vice President of Harvard-Westlake John Amato...

Seeds Need Watering

March 23, 2009

by Lucy Jackson Head of School Jeanne Huybrechts said in an interview in September that she anticipated some "real changes in the school," but, with spring break approaching and fourth quarter already...

Maintenance and security worker was ‘quick to smile’

Chronicle Staff September 4, 2006

By Danielle Kolin Maintenance and security worker Hebron Hunt died June 25 of complications from colon cancer at the age of 66. Hunt began working for the school in 1989 as a security coordinator and officially...

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