MUN is Fun

On October 14th, a delegation of sixteen New West students represented the country of Egypt at Cerritos High School’s annual Model United Nations (MUN) conference. As members of New West’s MUN Club, students participate in local and national conferences to create solutions for the many problems facing our world today. Topics debated at this year’s … Continue reading MUN is Fun

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Sheroes of Justice at the Young Women’s Leadership Conference

This past Thursday, March 30th, four students (myself, Ariana Dideban, Lilou Redon, and Shaadi Ahmadzadeh) from New West attended the Young Women’s Leadership Conference at the Stanley Mosk Courthouse in Downtown Los Angeles. This conference, hosted by the Los Angeles Superior Court, aimed to provide inspiration and advice for young women interested in pursuing a … Continue reading Sheroes of Justice at the Young Women’s Leadership Conference

Women for Women: New West Hosts Drive for Feminine Hygiene Products

In honor of Women’s History Month, a group of juniors (myself, Lilou Redon, Ariana Dideban, Grace Freedson, Gaelle Elalam, Christina Alam, and India Schilling) held New West’s first ever Women’s Drive.  We collected feminine hygiene products to be donated to the Downtown Women’s Center (DWC) in Los Angeles.  Since 1978, the DWC has been dedicated … Continue reading Women for Women: New West Hosts Drive for Feminine Hygiene Products

New West Celebrates Black History Month

The month of February is Black History Month, where we celebrate the culture and accomplishments of African Americans.  Black History Month was first celebrated in 1970, and first officially recognized in 1976 by President Gerald Ford.   At New West, Ms. Schlee’s class researched African Americans who had profound impacts on the field of science, mathematics, … Continue reading New West Celebrates Black History Month