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2021 HW Summer Camps Review

Piper Vita June 2, 2021

As our 2021 school year comes to a close and it seems as though we are finally getting out of quarantine, many different summer camps will be opening up to fill the three months that we are away, more...

Head Prefects chosen for coming school year in historic election

Head Prefects chosen for coming school year in historic election

Davis Marks April 28, 2021

History made.For the first time ever, the Harvard-Westlake (HW) student body has elected two female Head Prefects.Current Junior Prefects Jade Stanford ’22 and Quincey Dern ’22 were elected...

Harvard-Westlake Upper School Produces Windows

Harvard-Westlake Upper School Produces Windows

Piper Vita February 26, 2021

Despite being in quarantine, students at Harvard-Westlake (HW) are still producing amazing visual art and performances. Windows, a dance film produced by students at HW Upper School, is one of these performances....

New Programs Added to HW Middle School: HW Bulb and The Quad

Piper Vita January 15, 2021

Over the course of online school, student council and teachers at the Upper and Middle Schools have done their best to accommodate and improve upon the situation with online school. So, there are several...

Adidas soccer ball on a grass pitch.
Photo by: Peter Glaser
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Postponed Practices: Youth Soccer in the Midsts of a Pandemic

Zoe Kramar December 18, 2020

The spread of COVID-19 has forced numerous programs and activities to be shut down throughout California. However, as we have been learning more and more about the deadly virus, some of these programs...

New Harvard Westlake Sibs program launches at Middle School

Eden Conner October 6, 2020

Harvard-Westlake (HW) Sibs, a program created over the summer to facilitate conversations and foster friendships between students of different grades that would not otherwise cross paths, is now operational...

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