Known for her kindness and contributions to the Harvard Westlake (HW) community both on and off-campus, Rabbi Feigenson will be a deeply missed presence. Her warm personality has helped many students adjust and feel more comfortable at HW. “One of the things I think is so admirable and that I really miss about her is
Author: Konnie Duan
The Latin American Hispanic Student Organization (LAHSO), a Harvard-Westlake (HW) Middle School club, organized an art event where students were given drawing materials, and visual arts teacher Flavia Zuñiga-West discussed Latinx artists. “My favorite part of art day was seeing how many people from the community came to join us,” LAHSO member Sophia Rascoff ’23
In the past decade, ramen restaurants in Los Angeles have become much more prominent. While there are many options to choose from, one ramen restaurant that receives constant hype is Tatsu. Famed for their al dente noodles and flavorful broth, Tatsu attracts many Los Angeles celebrities and anyone looking for a popular place to eat.
Harvard-Westlake (HW) combines multiple strategies such as health classes, advisory, and FCD (Freedom from Chemical Dependency) to combat student drug use, some of which other Los Angeles private schools also utilize. In seventh grade, students have advisory once per cycle during their lunch period where they learn about different issues that affect their life, sometimes
Hamilton Chan ‘91 came to Harvard-Westlake (HW) to talk about the impact of education on his life and what it was like to keep reinventing his career until he finally found the one he loved. He also gave students advice about how to make life decisions. As a HW and Harvard University alum, Chan felt
Harvard Westlake (HW) announced its plans to build numerous sports facilities for its newly bought campus, which was bought at 40 million dollars in 2017. The campus currently hosts the Weddington Golf and Tennis facility. Head of Middle School Jon Wimbish outlines three main goals for the River Park campus: to help students involved in
Harvard-Westlake (HW) created pop-up parties this year in order to reduce student stress. The first pop-up party, which was on Friday, Oct 4, 2019, consisted of students playing Jenga, making friendship bracelets and coloring in coloring books. Since more students are stressed and need a space to relax, Juliet Suess, along with Keith Jordan and
As a closing event to the Harvard-Westlake (HW) school year, two of the dance classes, Introduction to Contemporary Dance and Dance Production, held showcases in the dance studio. Introduction to Contemporary Dance, a course that requires little experience, is a full year elective. The class was given a whole semester to put together their dances.
I went to see Ballet Folklorico Universidad De Colima’s Patria Grande (Big Homeland), a ballet celebrating Mexican culture and heritage, on Friday, May 3. Directed by Juan Carlos Gaytan Rodriguez, the show was composed of nine different sections, each with different variations of Mexican folk dance; the four sections in the first half featured stories
At Harvard-Westlake (HW), students may only earn physical education (P.E.) credit by participating in a school involved activity or by taking P.E. Thus, the students who participate in a sport outside of school won’t get P.E. credit needed in order to graduate. While mandatory gym class can improve physical fitness, the negatives significantly outweigh the