Each year, Harvard-Westlake welcomes around 80 new ninth grade students in addition to the existing 200. New students go through the Fast Start program, a process seventh graders go through as well. However, the ninth grade Fast Start program has done little to integrate the new students into the grade as a whole. The Fast
Author: Aiko Offner R
The word concept of being perfect is being implemented more and more in society without being labelled as such. While most of the human population is aware that being ‘perfect’ is an unattainable and, therefore, painful goal, we still find ourselves trapped in a bubble of wanting and expecting more and more in our lives.
“Let it Snow” is a Netflix original movie based on the novel “Let it Snow: Three Holiday Romances”, written by John Green, Lauren Myracle, and Maureen Johnson. Each writer is successful in their work, writing young adult novels viewed highly among teens. While this movie was well-made and impressive, it was not a heart wrenching
The Harvard-Westlake (HW) fall musical, “Violet”, was a success that impressed and dazzled the audience. The well-acted play wasn’t necessarily set in a relatable setting to the student body, but still encompassed ideas that spoke to people all across the age spectrum and was an overall good experience. The basic plot of the musical was
Harvard-Westlake (HW) Middle School English teacher Michael Chavez gave a speech at the Monday assembly, the first speech in a series of teacher speakers. Jon Wimbish, head of the HW Middle School, expressed what sparked the new development to middle school assemblies. “I had seen a trend in students, and even faculty, asking why assemblies