Scout’s Honor: Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts on Campus

Scout’s Honor: Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts on Campus

When Angelica Estrada ’17 was in elementary school, she had to knock on doors and camp outside of grocery stores to get people to buy her Girl Scout cookies. The competition amongst the 20 other nine-year-old girls in her troop was fierce. Now that she is one of the few Girl Scouts at Harvard-Westlake, people […]

Janine Jones named Interim Director of Diversity

Associate Director of Admissions Janine Jones will become the Interim Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion as the school launches a search to find a permanent person to fill the newly created position, President Rick Commons told the Chronicle. Commons is planning on announcing Jones filling the new position to the student body at the school’s […]

Deans implement new admissions policy

The deans will enact a new admissions policy starting with the class of 2018 where Single-Choice Early Action applications to Harvard, Yale, Princeton and Stanford will be treated as Early Decision applications. Under this policy, the deans will not allow a student who is accepted to one of the four schools to submit applications to […]

Trip raises drinking concerns

The school is investigating possible violations of the alcohol policy following the semester break trip to the Inauguration, Interim Head of Upper School Liz Resnick said. An alum, who was not on the trip but in Washington D.C. and visited the travelling students, confirmed to the Chronicle that there was alcohol in one of the […]

Tatted Teens

Tatted Teens

When talk show host Wendy Williams asked reality star Kim Kardashian if she had any tattoos, Kardashian responded, “Would you put a bumper sticker on a Bentley?” While some students, like Kardashian, think that tattoos deface one’s body, others see them as a form of self-expression and appreciate them for their individuality. “The Bentley will […]

Third Party Or No Party: Third Party Candidates in the Presidential Election

Third Party Or No Party: Third Party Candidates in the Presidential Election

When Asher Low ’17 found out that his favorite presidential candidate, Bernie Sanders, did not win the Democratic nomination, he knew that he could not support either major party candidate. “I’m looking for a candidate and a party that has the best interests of the average American and isn’t looking out for the best interests […]

Huybrechts to retire after 28 years

Huybrechts to retire after 28 years

After 28 years at the school, Head of School Jeanne Huybrechts will be retiring at the end of this year, Chair of the Board of Trustees Philip Holthouse and President Rick Commons announced in an email Friday. “Jeanne made this plan some time ago, carefully considering other transitions taking place at the school and timing […]

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