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History teacher Dror Yaron speaks at a mandatory assembly for students Oct. 23. The presentations were meant to teach students about the broader history behind the Israel-Palestine conflict amid the Oct. 7 attack on Israel by the Palestinian militant group Hamas.

School reacts to Israel-Hamas War and officially designates Oct. 7 attack as terrorism

Alex Dinh, Assistant Features Editor November 14, 2023

In response to the Israel-Hamas war, the school and Jewish Club held a series of mandatory and optional speakers. History and Middle East Studies Teacher Dror Yaron spoke to all sophomores, juniors and...

Israeli activist Noa Tishby expresses frustration with the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement during her event with History Teacher Dror Yaron.

Israeli activist addresses community

Allegra Drago February 27, 2022

Israeli actress, activist and author Noa Tishby spoke during Community Flex Time about her book, “Israel: A Simple Guide to the Most Misunderstood Country on Earth,” and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict...

Assessing Afghanistan

Assessing Afghanistan

Sandra Koretz August 30, 2021

The United States government announced that U.S. troop withdrawal from Afghanistan would be complete by Aug. 31, 2021, after the U.S. and the Taliban signed the Agreement for Bringing Peace to Afghanistan...

MESA hosts open forum discussion

Sandra Koretz and Tessa Augsberger June 1, 2021

The Middle Eastern Student Association (MESA) hosted a discussion with History Teacher Dror Yaron about current events and historical tensions between Israel and Palestine on May 18. Two days later, President...

Mohona Ganguly ’21 receives a floral wreath from upper school dean Celso Cárdenas from inside her car. The celebration was held for seniors as a drive-thru due to the coronavirus Sept. 13.
Credit: Crystal Baik

Seniors celebrate annual ring ceremony

Tanisha Gunby September 17, 2020

In keeping up with an 87-year-old tradition, the school celebrated the seniors' last year of high school with a drive-thru ring ceremony Sept. 13. The senior ring ceremony, which started in the fall of...

Class of 2022 views WWI film in theater

Emma Limor January 28, 2020

The sophomore class attended a private screening of “1917” at the Sherman Oaks ArcLight Cinema on Jan. 22. Coordinated by Interdisciplinary Studies Department Head and history teacher Larry Klein,...

Kutler to expand to adult classes

Bryant Wu January 14, 2015

The Kutler Center will expand this year to offer courses for parents and alumni, to give them experiences similar to those of students. "For a long time, Harvard-Westlake has talked about wanting to provide...

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