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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

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

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    Sanders appointed Head of Admission and Enrollment

  • 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.

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    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

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A dollar is redrawn with the schools mascot, Buddy the Wolverine, in the center. The redrawn dollar represents how the monetary value of donations are treated as if they represent loyalty to the school.

Circles of Judgement

Jackson Tanner, Assistant Opinion Editor September 29, 2022

From an outside perspective, the school is famous for one thing above all others: its staggering comparative wealth. With total assets nearing $400 million and an endowment of $148 million, it is the wealthiest...

DIALING FOR DONATIONS: A group of parent and alumni volunteers pose with President Rick Commons at the Spring Phonathon event at the Middle School in April. At the event, volunteers made phone calls to other parents and alumni encouraging them to make a gift to the school.

Advancement Office reports record-high fundraising total for 2021-2022 school year

Grant Park September 2, 2022

The school received a record $49.2 million during the 2021-22 school year in donations, despite the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Annual Giving, the school's organized effort to raise funds...

Annual Giving exceeds $7 million

Benjamin Most July 25, 2014

Annual Giving donations for the past year have exceeded $7.2 million, making Harvard-Westlake the first independent day school to receive more than $7 million in donations during one year. The Annual...

Concert raises $2,500 for homeless teenagers

Sarah Novicoff May 29, 2013

Eleven students performed at a benefit concert May 19 to raise money for the Los Angeles Youth Network. The network is a non-profit organization to support runaway and homeless adolescents in the Los...

Advancement Office stops requesting contributions from alumni in college

March 15, 2012

By Saj Sri-Kumar The school will no longer solicit donations from alumni in college, President Thomas C. Hudnut announced to the senior class on March 6. Chief Advancement Officer Ed Hu said the decision...

Thanksgiving Food Drive ends tomorrow

November 21, 2011

By Elana Zeltser Tomorrow marks the last day to donate canned goods to the Thanksgiving Food Drive. All donations placed in the bins outside the deans' offices will be sent to the Westside Food Bank....

Coin drive to raise money for tsunami relief in Japan

March 22, 2011

By Jean Park The Community Council has teamed up with President of the Red Cross Club Christine Sull ’12 and Jean Park ’11 to raise money for relief aid in Japan. Money jars will...

New Kutler Center to focus on research, interdisciplinary studies

June 9, 2010

Jon and Sara Kutler's lead gift, combined with donations made in memory of their son, Brendan Kutler '10, who died in his sleep in December, will fund the creation of the Kutler Center for Independent...

Latino club hosts Cinco de Mayo book drive

Chronicle Staff April 27, 2010

By Emily Khaykin The Latino Culture Club will host the annual Cinco de Mayo book drive that will be collecting donations through May 8. Every year the club delivers the donated books to a different school....

Faculty member runs marathon for charity

February 10, 2009

By Catherine Wang Technology Integration Specialist Jennifer Lamkins ran in the Huntington Beach Surf City half marathon Feb. 1 to raise funds for the Free Wheelchair Mission, a non-profit organization...

Thanksgiving food drive to benefit poor

November 11, 2008

By Alice PhillipsStudents can donate food for the Thanksgiving food drive in bins that will be in the lounge Nov. 19-25. The Community Council will assign each dean group a type of food to bring, such...

CaST supports SIDS donations

March 18, 2008

By Alex EdelA SIDS donation box has been set up by CaST inside Father J. Young’s office in memory of Marley, Mellissa Cherella’s four-month-old daughter who died two weeks ago of Sudden Infant...

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