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  • Addressing campus antisemitism

    Opinion

    Addressing campus antisemitism

  • Opinion

    Implement oral exams

  • From New York Magazine’s “Where Should You Send Your Nepo Baby to High School?”

    Features

    “Nepo-approved nepo-baby academy”

  • News

    Robert Hur ’91 appointed to be special counsel in Biden probe

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    Scholastic’s Art and Writing Program announces 2022-2023 contest winners

  • Cinema Sundays take place in Ahmanson Lecture Hall. Participants watch films together and
discuss them with invited guests. The tradition was paused due to the passing of Performing Arts Teacher Ted Walch.

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    Cinema Sundays makes its return

  • The chess tournament featured 56 students. Colin Kneafsy ’23 advanced through four rounds
and ultimately defeated Jake Wiczyk in the tournament’s final match, securing the $50 gift card grand prize.

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    Prefects host Chess tournament

  • RECOGNIZING RIVER PARK’S PARTNERS: The school’s administration hosted an event for River Park’s partners to thank them for their support on Jan. 25. Attendees included the Tatviam Band of Mission Indians, Special Olympics, Angel City Sports and Friends of the LA River.

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    School holds event to thank community

  • LAs heavy rain creates mudslides

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    LA’s heavy rain creates mudslides

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    Committee hopes to restructure seminars

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High Stakes: Meet the Players

Sacha Lin September 1, 2015

The ability to problem-solve effectively is very important to Austin* ’16, which is why he discussed current events every week with the Society of Global Affairs and did Ethics Bowl last year. “I like...

The Big Reveal

Sacha Lin April 29, 2015

The All-Around: Bryce Terman ’15, Tufts University Bryce Terman ’15 heard back from a few colleges before being accepted into Tufts University, where he applied Early Decision II. Terman said that...

Science grant to replace old probes

Sacha Lin March 18, 2015

The science department will use a $11,219 grant to replace the calculator-based laboratory units and probes used in Chemistry Honors classes for collecting temperature and pH values. The grant is from...

Outreach Performers give holiday performances

Sacha Lin January 14, 2015

The Harvard-Westlake Outreach Performers club sang classic holiday songs and recited poetry to children and senior citizens in two performances Dec. 13. The group presented the poem "The Nightmare Before...

Race to College

Sacha Lin November 21, 2014

During a September dean meeting to discuss college prospects, Melody* ’15 was told that college admissions officers would hold her grades and test scores to a higher standard because she is Asian. "So...

Batchler ’13 to appear on 6th ‘Glee’ season

Sacha Lin October 14, 2014

Viewers will see Cory Batchler ’13 in the band when the sixth season of the Fox television series "Glee" airs in early 2015, but they will not hear what he is playing. He was cast in a paid role as the...

Soma Club raises money for the disabled

Sacha Lin September 4, 2014

The Upper School’s Soma Club was scheduled to hold a concert Aug. 31 to raise money to help a disability center in Burundi. The club will use the donations to purchase wheelchairs, crutches, shoes and...

Six worldly fellows return from 2014 fellowships

Jesse Nadel September 4, 2014

Annelise Colvin: Cameroon Annelise Colvin ’15 was both nervous and excited about volunteering at a French orphanage in Douala, Cameroon, after receiving a Junior Summer Fellowship. In the two and a...

5 juniors attend LASA infrastructure program

Sacha Lin September 3, 2014

Five juniors began their exploration of city infrastructure and culture with the Los Angeles Service Academy and will continue the program throughout the year. Ben Winters ’16, Noah Redlich ’16, Shelby...

Student banding

Sacha Lin May 28, 2014

James Hansen ’16 sometimes feels like he spends all day on music, like when his band meets up to rehearse for a show. He also practices drums or guitar every day after finishing his homework. Michael...

Sophomore fires final shot in Assassin

Sacha Lin May 28, 2014

Tommy Tilton ’16 took the final shot in the school-wide game of Assassin in front of Taper Gymnasium May 12 to kill Rosie Rubenstein ’15 and win the game. Tilton was on his way to his locker coming...

Concert features seniors

Sacha Lin May 28, 2014

Twenty-three seniors from the vocal program were scheduled to sing Tuesday at the annual Senior Solo Night in St. Saviour’s Chapel. Each senior was allowed to sing one solo and one group number. Some...

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