Senior inspired by grandfather, school shootings to host blood drive

In response to recent school shootings and his grandfather’s hospitalization, Ben Bookstaver ’19 partnered with humanitarian organization American Red Cross to host a blood drive Tuesday at the Palisades Branch Library. The drive collected 25 pints of blood, which could potentially save up to 75 lives, Bookstaver said. “It was hard to get many Harvard-Westlake […]

Kind ‘sole’: junior uses fellowship funds to send donated shoes to youth in Senegal

Kind ‘sole’: junior uses fellowship funds to send donated shoes to youth in Senegal

Alec Katz ’19 received the Social Entrepreneurship Fellowship, a grant that supports entrepreneurial ideas by providing mentors and financial support, and hosted a shoe drive this past week for underprivileged youth in Senegal to initiate his business, Soles4Good. Soles4Good ships shoes to Senegal’s street-youth, also known as the Talibés, and provides them funds to start […]

LAHSO presents on student experiences

The Latin American and Hispanic Student Organization presented on experiences of Latinx and Hispanic students to faculty members during the Brown Bag Lunch events on May 14 and 16 at both the Middle and Upper School. The presentation covered language barriers, mindfulness and relationships between parents and the school, LAHSO leader Antonio Cue ’19 said. […]

Students participate in Earth Day beach cleanup

The Environmental Club and the English department teamed up and traveled to Santa Monica Beach on Saturday to participate in its first beach cleanup. The cleanup was organized in collaboration with Heal the Bay, an environmental non-profit organization. The Environmental Club and English department teamed up for the first time with Heal the Bay, an […]

Students attend CASL

Freshmen and sophomore students learned new leadership skills while attending workshops and listening to speakers at the 2018 California Association of Student Leaders State Conference April 7-9. Each year, CASL chooses a conference theme and a word to base its curriculum on. The conference theme and word this year was “start-up company” and “altruism,” respectively.“This […]

Robotics team goes to semi-finals of state competition, qualifies for Worlds

Robotics team goes to semi-finals of state competition, qualifies for Worlds

One of the school robotics teams qualified for the VEX World Tournament after cheating allegations made against them at the state competition were overturned Feb. 24, robotics coach Andrew Theiss said. Subteams 62A, comprised of Cameron Schiller ’19, Miles Agus ’18 and DJ Lesh ’18, and 62K, comprised of Coco Kaleel ’20, Dean Rieter ’20 […]

Sophomores, juniors elect next year’s Head Prefects

Sophomores, juniors elect next year’s Head Prefects

Ryan Stanford ’19 and Kevin Chen ’19 will serve as Head Prefects for the 2018-2019 school year. Results were announced after school on Thursday in an email. Although one male and one female were still chosen to be Head Prefect, following standard protocol, students were able to vote for any two candidates regardless of gender, […]

Calling entrepreneurs: new fellowship created

The application for the first social entrepreneurship fellowship is now open to students who are interested in spending this summer executing a start-up proposal to positively impact their community. Chronicle Executive Editor Elly Choi ’18 created the fellowship. SEF will provide financial support and mentorship to the chosen applicant. Freshmen, sophomores and juniors are eligible […]