Harvard-Westlake (HW) students Kaelyn Choi ’22 and Spectrum staffer Kate Hassett ’22 organized mental health-related activities for students at the middle school campus throughout May’s Mental Health Awareness Month with faculty support from English and Communications teacher Juliet Suess and Psychologist Kelly Decker. Students played with puppies on the Commons May 23. Additionally, students partook
Author: Tessa Augsberger
The House of Representatives voted to terminate President Trump’s declaration of a national state of emergency Feb. 26. The president had proclaimed a national state of emergency over issues related to illegal immigration at the border between the United States and Mexico during a press conference Feb. 15. The House, in which the Democrats hold
The United States government was partially shut down after Congress and President Trump failed to reach an agreement on federal spending Dec. 22. The partial government shutdown is officially the longest in United States history. Now in its fourth week, the shutdown has impacted about 800,000 federal employees, furloughing 380,000 federal workers and 420,000 working
The DTLA Mini Maker Faire was hosted by the Central Library in downtown Los Angeles Dec. 1 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. The event was created by Maker Faire, which was founded in 2006 in the Bay Area by Maker Media. Maker Media is a company that publishes “Make” magazine and sells products relating
“The ballot is stronger than the bullet.” – Abraham Lincoln As the polls came to a close and the results of the 2018 midterm elections were announced, I anxiously watched my computer screen as the previously grey states became blue and red on the live online election map and wished that I had done more
The second annual EMPOWER Conference was hosted by Harvard-Westlake’s La Femme Club on Oct. 7, 2018. The conference had free admission and was open to all students in grades 9-12. Six female speakers gave introductions and responded to student questions. The speakers were as follows: Emmy-nominated casting director Cathy Gelfond (Lucas ’19), plastic surgeon Dr.
IN “DISCLAIMER” BOX – In order of significance (from most heavily weighted (30%) to least heavily weighted (10%)), Niche’s 2019 Best Private High Schools ranking is based upon the following: Student-reported composite SAT/ACT scores, college enrollment and matriculation, economic and racial diversity, parent-student surveys and student-teacher ratios. These statistics were obtained from the U.S. Department