Students join National School Walkout

Students join National School Walkout

Students, faculty and staff walked out of class as part of the National School Walkout Wednesday to honor the 17 victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas shooting last month in Parkland, Florida. The community gathered around 17 empty desks and victim profiles on Ted Slavin field as student organizers Rachel Grode ’19, Lauren Juzang ’20, […]

Ross informs community of increased security, student resources after security threat

Ross informs community of increased security, student resources after security threat

In light of a threatening social media post that caused school to close Friday, Head of Upper School Laura Ross addressed students and faculty about increased security on campus, resources for students seeking support and ways for students to take action against gun violence. Although Ross said she could not disclose all of the added […]

Seeing past our stars

Every night when I was a toddler, I sat on my couch sandwiched between its corner and my mom as she read me a bedtime story. My favorite story book, “The Sneetches” by Dr. Seuss, is about two types of creatures distinguished by the presence of stars mark their bellies. Those with stars thought they […]

Grade change controversy reported at nearby private school

Due to a controversy regarding grade changes at The Buckley School, independent investigators will look in to what Buckley’s board of trustees calls “an isolated incident of grade changes,” according to a segment Wednesday night on NBC LA News. It is unknown whether the incident will affect Buckley students’ admission into college, the report said. […]

Junior starts company, aids Haiti

Junior starts company, aids Haiti

Eliza Yoon ’19 watched with disbelief as a young boy dragged a toy car made out of a plastic bottle across a dirt field in Haiti. She was inspired to combat Haiti’s cholera epidemic after learning about it from a family friend who works in Haiti’s medical clinics. She used the money she raised through […]

Senior recognized for debate

Debater and Chronicle freelancer Indu Pandey ’18 won the Golden Desert Invitational Tournament at the University of Nevada Las Vegas for Lincoln Douglas debate Feb. 4. Pandey debated for a total of 495 minutes over 11 rounds on whether the plea bargain should be abolished in the U.S. justice system. “We were all really proud […]

Girls’ basketball beats Chaminade

Girls’ basketball beats Chaminade

The Wolverines solidified their perfect league record tonight, defeating Chaminade 69-52. Both teams were undefeated going into the game, so the win set up the girls’ basketball team for a top seed in Mission League. “It feels really good,” team captain Ashlee Wong ’18 said. “Chaminade’s always been a rival of ours, but we knew […]

Students advocate for intersectional feminism at 2018 Women’s March

Students advocate for intersectional feminism at 2018 Women’s March

Dozens of students and faculty members attended the second annual Women’s March Jan. 20. In addition to supporting women’s rights, this year’s march focused on promoting intersectional feminism and encouraging people to vote in the 2018 midterm elections. Civil rights advocate and critical race theorist Kimberlé Crenshaw, who coined the term intersectional feminism in 1989, […]

Girls’ basketball defeats Alemany

Girls’ basketball defeats Alemany

The Wolverines defeated Alemany 51-47 Thursday night, continuing a perfect league record for the girls’ basketball team. The win will act to jumpstart their path to a Mission League title, team captain Jayda Ruffus-Milner ’18 said. “Throughout my years at Harvard-Westlake on the girls’ basketball team we have always had the short end of the […]

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