Off Balance

Off Balance

Paging through the curriculum guide the spring before freshman year, Diego Ayala ‘18 was disappointed with what he found. Ayala, who said he prefers the social sciences, couldn’t sign up for honors classes in his favorite field. He initially signed up for Geometry Honors and Biology Honors, but regular courses in both history and English. […]

#Detoxic: Students Share Their Opinions About Social Media’s Influence on Body Image and Eating Disorders

#Detoxic: Students Share Their Opinions About Social Media’s Influence on Body Image and Eating Disorders

After an exhausting afternoon of multiple sports practices, Jessica’s* exercise had only just begun. She felt as though she needed to work out until she was physically unable to continue. Like most days, she went through her routine with barely any food in her system. “I was going on my run, very lightheaded, everything was […]

Annual spring break trip to Spain now open for registration

Signups for the Spring Break trip to Spain will be available starting from Tuesday. Students will leave March 30 to Toledo, Spain and will return home on April 16. Spanish teacher Javier Zaragoza planned this trip to strengthen Spanish-speaking skills and to broaden students’ knowledge on Spain’s culture beyond the classroom. “I felt like the […]

Students develop digital public service announcements, short films in workshop

Students develop digital public service announcements, short films in workshop

The Righteous Conversations Project held two programs this summer at Feldman-Horn gallery to bring together Holocaust survivors, who shared their stories, and students from multiple schools. The project launched in 2011 at Harvard-Westlake under the direction of Visual Arts Department Head Cheri Gaulke, with the goal of creating an environment where students could learn about […]

Chronicle wins national publication awards

The Chronicle received the highest publication awards from two national scholastic press associations in March and April. The National Scholastic Press Association named the Chronicle website an Online Pacemaker winner in the small schools division at the annual spring convention in Los Angeles April 16. There were 50 finalists named overall, with 14 winners in […]

Chamber performers sing at choral conference

The Chamber Singers were selected as one of five high school choirs from hundreds of choirs in the western United States to perform a concert for the Western Division Conference of the American Choral Director’s Association Feb. 27. The performance was held at the First United Methodist Church in Pasadena. This year’s Chamber Singers earned […]