SPECTRUM

VOLUME 29

SPECTRUM

SPECTRUM

In the middle school trainer’s office in the Marshall Center, Sophia Levin ’25 holds an AED kit and supplies from a first aid kit.
CPR training at the middle school?
Natalie Ro, Writer • November 1, 2021

The school sent an email to students and parents releasing a new requirement for all upper school students, starting with the Class of 2024 on...

Marcini-who?
Marcini-who?
Max Turetzky, Writer • October 20, 2021
What Chinese Hegemony Really Means
What Chinese Hegemony Really Means
William Liu March 26, 2021

Martin Jacques, a columnist for the Guardian, said in a TED Talk, “For the first time in the modern era, the dominant country in the world...

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Ninth graders gather for a photo on the Colorado River trip the week of Oct. 11. Grade-level retreats resumed after a year of being online.
On the road again
Hannah Shahidi, Writer • October 27, 2021

Annual grade-level retreats resumed after a year of being online. On Monday, Oct. 11, 7th, 8th and 9th graders departed on various retreat trips....

“I think that last year was a tough start being on Zoom and starting a new community,” history teacher Mark Nelson said. “But now, in my group, kids in different grades interact with each other well. My hope is that HW Sibs continues to grow so that students feel HW Sibs is a home base on campus.”
Reactions to HW Sibs vary
Olivia So, Writer • October 25, 2021

HW Sibs -- a program intended to support new students as they transition into our community, build collegiality among all grade levels, and provide...

Violins of Hope: A Living Memorial of the Holocaust
Violins of Hope: A Living Memorial of the Holocaust
Kriste An May 26, 2021

Susanne Reyto from the Violins of Hope visited the Harvard-Westlake (HW) Middle School via a virtual assembly to discuss her experiences in the...

HW Middle School Students Now Eligible for the Pfizer Vaccine
HW Middle School Students Now Eligible for the Pfizer Vaccine
Davis Marks May 12, 2021

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized use of the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine in adolescents 12 to 15 years old on May 10,...

The girls tennis team preps for a match against Valencia High School at home on Sept. 22. The Wolverines defeated the Vikings 11-7.
Fall teams fill rosters
Fiona Ryan, Writer • November 1, 2021

“To put it simply, Harvard-Westlake is renowned for excellence in both academics and athletics. I believe that most of HW’s most impressive...

In the varsity girls volleyball Homecoming game against Providence High School on Oct. 2, #5 Sophia Jun 25 passes the ball. The Wolverines won all three games.
A drag but it's worth it
October 20, 2021
A&E
Results of a Google Form survey sent 9/27/21 to middle school students.
Is TV an escape from reality or a form of procrastination?
Madeline Pimstone, Writer • October 20, 2021

Television, one of the most influential inventions for its time, swept the 20th century off its feet and became a new form of entertainment...

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