Students hunt for wolverines in contest

The upper school Instagram account has been posting a picture of a wolverine figurine somewhere on campus every Wednesday as a contest for students to guess the statue’s location. Students comment the location of the wolverine figurine, and the contest continues until someone guesses the correct location. Whoever comments correctly wins a mystery prize. “I […]

CHLA conducts well-being study

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and Harvard Westlake’s Institute of Scholastic Sports Science and Medicine began a study last week concerning the health and well-being of the current seventh grade class. The hospital said the survey aims to determine which factors lead to academic, social and athletic success, as well as provide suggestions for improving sleep, […]

UCLA professor speaks to physics students

Professor Katsuhi Arisaka from the Department of Physics and Astronomy at UCLA came to speak to any interested students or faculty  about the creation of the universe and the scientific connections between the brain of the C. elegan and the human during break on Monday. Arisaka began his lecture by discussing the origins of the […]

Students help Giving Spirit Organization build kits for homeless women

To help The Giving Spirit promote community awareness about homelessness and provide immediate aid to homeless people in Greater Los Angeles, students packed backpacks filled with feminine hygiene and cosmetic products Nov. 20 The Giving Spirit holds two annual kit-building events in which they make then distribute backpacks filled with supplies to members of the […]

Annual science quiz bowl teams chosen

After weeks of meetings, science teacher Heather Audesirk and Myria Chen ’18 chose teams to represent the school in the National Science Bowl. Science Bowl is a nationwide competition that tests participants on a variety of subjects. Audesirk and Chen said they chose teams they felt were cohesive and capable. Chen will lead David Ahn […]

Mock Trial clinches victory

The Mock Trial team, serving as the prosecution, received its first victory and guilty verdict Nov. 2 at the first trial of the year. The team then won a second round as the defense Nov. 9. Because the cases are set up to ensure the defense has a fair chance of making their case, guilty […]

Organization screens student-made PSAs

At the sixth annual Righteous Conversation Project gifting and screening event, students showed seven public service announcements and two Holocaust survivor digital storytelling projects Nov. 8. Students in eighth through twelfth grade made the PSAs during summer workshops. While the digital storytelling videos were about Holocaust survivors’ stories, the PSAs focused on issues the filmmakers […]

Features magazine to publish first issue

Panorama Magazine, a features magazine created by a group of staff members on the Chronicle, will be published quarterly throughout the school year beginning this November. Chronicle Print Managing Editor Alena Rubin ’18 and Presentation Editor Nicole Kim ’18 serve as the magazine’s editors-in-chief. Juniors and seniors on the Chronicle staff also work on the […]

Faculty gets DEI training at growth day

Faculty discussed improving gender, sexuality and racial inclusion in classes and sports teams at the Faculty Growth Day at the Middle School on Nov. 10. Tricia Rose, Chancellor’s Professor of Africana Studies and Director of the Center for Study of Race and Ethnicity in America at Brown University, spoke to faculty about the difference between […]