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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

    Basketball (Boys)

    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.

    Soccer (Boys)

    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

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Members of the Jewish Club gather hamantaschen for students participating in the fundraiser.

Jewish Club celebrates Purim

Ella Yadegar March 20, 2022

Members of the Jewish Club handed out baked goods on the Quad in celebration of Purim on Thursday. The club offered hamantaschen, pastries symbolic of the story of Purim, as well as party horns. Purim...

Rabbi Brous speaks in a discussion moderated by Community Council members (left-right) Jonathan Cosgrove 21 and Mia Shelton 21

Rabbi Sharon Brous speaks on faith-based activism

Claire Conner and James Hess March 27, 2021

Rabbi Sharon Brous, the founder of the Jewish congregation IKAR, discussed the importance of faith and activism to students during Community Flex Time Tuesday, March 23. Brous spoke about the history...

In Loving memory of Rabbi Emily Feigenson

In Loving memory of Rabbi Emily Feigenson

Lauren Nehorai March 3, 2020

Compassionate, bright and devoted to students’ wellbeing, Rabbi Emily Feigenson touched the entire Harvard-Westlake community during her 14 years at the school. On Jan. 23, Feigenson passed away after...

Middle School Chaplain passes away

Hannah Han January 27, 2020

Rabbi Emily Feigenson passed away Jan. 23, surrounded by her loved ones after a two year battle with brain cancer, President and Head of School Rick Commons announced in an email to alumni, faculty, staff...

Middle school implements counseling for social skills

September 7, 2011

Eighth graders will mentor seventh graders this year in a social skills initiative developed by middle school chaplain Rabbi Emily Feigenson. The initiative will implement a counseling system led by...

Big Sunday founder to speak Nov. 19

November 11, 2010

By Caitie Benell The founder of Big Sunday told students at an upper school assembly on Friday to find something they enjoy doing and give it back to the community. David Levinson encouraged students...

Mourners remember Kutler

February 10, 2010

By Allegra Tepper Senior Brendan Kutler, 17, who died Dec. 29 on a family vacation in Hawaii, was remembered at his memorial service for his love of Japanese culture, his "eclectic and obscure" taste...

Touchstone contest entries due Friday

April 28, 2009

By Emily Khaykin Touchstone entries are due on Friday for the middle school and on May 8 for the upper school. The Touchstone contest created by the Character Education Committee, a group of staff members...

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