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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 fourth 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

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    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.


    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

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

Shepard Foundation speaks at HW

Nathan Wang November 17, 2022

Matthew Shepard Foundation Executive Vice President Jeff Mack and Associate Louis Sisneros spoke to students over Zoom in Rugby Theater Oct. 25. They discussed Matthew Shepard’s story, the history of...

An illustration depicts a same-sex couple with a child, celebrating Pride Month together. Approximately 114,000 same-sex couples are currently raising children in the U.S., according to the UCLA School of Law Williams Institute.

Parenting with pride

Lucas Cohen-d'Arbeloff May 27, 2022

When asked by her fourth-grade teacher to write about her favorite weekend activity, Shoshana Bernstein ’22 chose to describe how she enjoyed cooking with her moms. The teacher, assuming Bernstein had...

Foot in the Door

Foot in the Door

Tanisha Gunby March 4, 2020

Diversity in the Cast When Greta Zumbrunnen ’21 was cast to play Billy in “Stage Door,” they said that they were prepared to play the character as a male, just as the writers Edna Ferber and George...

Non-binary activists Jacob Tobia and Tyler Ford engage in a conversation about gender and sexuality Nov. 6 in Taper Gym. Both speakers encourage students to overcome the stigma associated with “coming out” and transcend gender stereotypes. Credit: Crystal Baik/Chronicle

Non-binary activists discuss gender identity

Tanisha Gunby November 15, 2019

Non-binary activists Jacob Tobia and Tyler Ford discussed their experiences as gender-nonconforming individuals at the first all-school assembly of the year Nov. 6. To begin the assembly, Tobia read a...

Pollyanna Conference members discuss sexuality, gender norms

Caroline Jacoby November 5, 2019

Upper school faculty members attended the third annual Pollyanna Conference at the Middle School Nov. 2. In accordance with this year’s theme, “Everybody, Everybody: Reimagining Gender and Sexual...

GSA raises awareness through Rainbow Skate night

Marina Nascimento October 23, 2019

The Roy G. Biv Social Committee had their first opportunity to attend Rainbow Skate Night, a social event designed to unify the LGBTQ+ community and allies. The Moonlight Rollerway held Rainbow Night,...

Write of Passage

Write of Passage

Saba Nia August 29, 2018

Sophie Kim ’19 smiled against the bright lights as she took the stage. After working with the LGBTQ+ performance group QueerWise and serving on the school’s slam poetry team, Kim had become accustomed...

Senior named LA County Youth Poet Laureate

Lindsay Wu June 27, 2018

Sophie Kim ’19 was selected as the 2018 Los Angeles Country Youth Poet Laureate from a record number of applicants.  Over the course of the next year, Kim will also work with Penmanship Books to...

Students make app for censored teens to express thoughts, stories

Kaitlin Musante April 25, 2018

Huddled around their computer, Ari Sokolov ’19 and Izzy Reiff ’18 smiled at each other and clicked the mouse, officially launching the beta for the Trill Project, a safe, anonymous network for LGBTQ...

Word Wizard: Cardin creates LGBTQ crossword puzzles, raises money for charities

Alexandra So April 25, 2018

Associate Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and science teacher Nate Cardin created Queer Qrosswords, an organization that raises money for LGBTQ charities and encourages inclusivity of the LGBTQ...

“And what’s that got to do with us?”

Sarah Lee November 21, 2017

People who know me are more than aware that, despite not actually being in the cast or crew, I have not been able to stop talking about “Cabaret” for the past two months. It’s one of my favorite...

Students sport rainbow stickers to show their support for the LGBTQ community. Credit: Sophie Haber/Chronicle

Students show their support for the LGBTQ community

Sophie Haber May 18, 2017

Marking International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, students and faculty showed their support for the school’s LGBT community with rainbow hearts on their chests. Gender Sexuality...

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