Harvard-Westlake offers a wide range of speech and debate opportunities.
MIDDLE AND UPPER SCHOOL
Harvard-Westlake Debate Team
Harvard-Westlake School's internationally competitive debate team competes in Lincoln-Douglas, Middle School Public Debate Program, and other debate competitions.
Mock Trial teaches students about legal procedures and gets club participants prepared for LA County Mock Trial tournament.
In Model UN, students prepare to attend simulation conferences representing delegates of different countries debating global issues.
History Bowl Club
History Bowl Club participates in the national History Bee and Bowl, a competitive activity in which students compete and answers questions about significant historical events and people.
Junior State of America
In Junior State of America, students prepare for conferences in which they will participate in debates and thought talks and meet people from across Southern California.
Quiz Bowl encourages students to expand their knowledge on subjects not normally covered in depth in school and compete in at least two HSNCT or PACE-certified Quiz Bowl competitions.