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Harvard-Westlake Ranks Second in the Best Private High Schools Nationwide

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

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Brett Kavanaugh’s Nomination Faces Delay Despite Senate Panel Approval

Senator Jeff Flake of Arizona refused to support a final confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination until the FBI conducted an investigation. As a result, the Senate Judiciary Committee has asked the White House to order an FBI investigation, which won’t last more than a week, according to statements by Senator Lindsey Graham. The purpose of

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Annual Washington trip to take place

By Jordan Murray ’20 Seventh grade students will leave for their annual Washington trip on Saturday. The leader of the trip is history teacher George Gaskin, and he will be accompanied by five teacher chaperones. “We thought when we made the seventh grade course, American History and Government, that there should be a trip to D.C.

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Martinez Celaya speaks to students

By Lindsay Wu ’20 Artist, author and trained physicist Enrique Martinez Celaya P ’20 spoke at a ninth grade class meeting on March 14.  Martinez Celaya’s presentation focused on individuality and life experiences relatable to students. Martinez Celaya spoke about the progression of his career as an artist, starting with his decision to pursue art

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National Scholastic awards announced

By Samantha Morris ’21 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards were recently presented to many Wolverine students. The competition was hosted by the Alliance for Young Artists and Writers, a non-profit organization that aims to celebrate creative students in grades seven through 12. This year, 330,000 pieces of writing and art were judged in the contest,

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Math team places at State Contest

By Jeanine Kim ’20 Several members of the Math Club participated at the MathCounts State Competition on March 12. The team, comprised of Tyler Weigand ’21, Ryan Tsai ’21, Jacky Zhang ’21 and William Tao ‘21, and one individual, Lyon Chung ’21, represented the school at the Southern California state competition. The team placed seventh

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