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Missing an Actual Community

Sophie Kupiec-Weglinski May 27, 2015

In the last 1st and 3rd assembly, we all watched a video recap of the school year. This video was virtually all clips of various goals, touchdowns and other sports-related celebrations. Following this...

Students to select courses for next school year online

Sophie Kupiec-Weglinski November 19, 2014

Green signup sheets for next year’s courses are a thing of the past, as students will be able to choose next year’s courses online. The change will save time and reduce human error, Upper School Dean...

Mathematics class changes course name

Sophie Kupiec-Weglinski November 19, 2014

The Topics in Calculus and Statistics math class has changed its name to Calculus and Statistics. The new name was deemed simpler and more streamlined. Upper School Mathematics Department Head Paula Evans...

‘Funny or Die’ looks familiar

Sophie Kupiec-Weglinski October 14, 2014

It all started with a promise. "Vote for me, and I’ll convince the school to sell candy and junk food in the cafeteria," a candidate for student body president says in the "Funny or Die" video "Snackpocalypse." He...

May Quadtalk

May 28, 2014

New World Language, English teachers to join upper school faculty

Sophie Kupiec-Weglinski May 28, 2014

Two new World Language teachers and one English teacher will join the Upper School next year. Amandine Nelaton will replace French teacher Geoff Bird, who is retiring, while Bradford Holmes will take over...

Kelly to pursue writing career

Sophie Kupiec-Weglinski April 30, 2014

English teacher Ariana Kelly, who has taught at Harvard-Westlake for six years, has received a book deal and will not teach at Harvard-Westlake the next school year. Her book, which might be titled "The...

Students elect Prefect Council members

Sophie Kupiec-Weglinski April 30, 2014

Juniors and sophomores elected prefects on April 23 and April 25 respectively. Sophomores elected Hunter Brookman ’16, Grace Pan ’16, Jordan Strom ’16 and Nina Woythaler ’16 to serve as junior...

Sophomore launches water filter charity

Sophie Kupiec-Weglinski March 19, 2014

Cole Kawana ’16 established an organization called Clean Water Ambassadors to offer free water filters in poor countries. The organization will distribute the filters to communities with no clean water. Kawana...

Candidates to speak to juniors, sophomores

Sophie Kupiec-Weglinski March 19, 2014

Candidates for Head Prefect will speak in front of the sophomore and junior classes at an assembly today in Taper Gymnasium. After these speeches, an email will be sent to all sophomores and juniors providing...

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