Juniors vote in runoff for final Head Prefect candidates

Lexi Block ’17, Matt Thomas ’17 and Cate Wolfen ’17 advance to the Head Prefect Final Election next week, and the second male candidate is yet to be announced as juniors must vote in a runoff Wednesday between the other three candidates. Two male and two female candidates will run in the final round of […]

Police captain visits class

Los Angeles Police Department Captain Greg Meyer spoke to the Criminal Law and Advocacy class March 3 about police force and racial profiling. “There is a whole lot less use of police force now than there was when I started [working as a police officer] 30 years ago,” Meyer said. “But at the same time, […]

Students submit works to language magazine

Student-run foreign language and culture magazine Babel received more than 65 submissions for this year’s issue. Students had the opportunity to submit photography, poems, short stories, articles and artwork that are relevant to any culture or people in the world. The deadline to submit work was Feb. 28. Selected submissions will be edited by a […]

Student journalists speak at conference

Members of the Chronicle staff spoke at the Jewish Scholastic Press Association’s conference Feb. 25. Staff members presented journalism techniques to Jewish high school journalism students from across the country at B’nai David-Judea synagogue. They talked about the Chronicle website, HWTV and issues of the newspaper. “I thought it went really well,” Benjamin Most ’16 […]

JSA members run for regional office

Two members of the Harvard-Westlake Junior State of America club will run for regional office positions within the organization. Lucy Kim ’19 and Eleanor Halloran ’18 declared their candidacy during the Los Angeles Region Winter Congress Feb. 20-21 for Los Angeles Region Senator and Mayor, respectively. Senators represent their region on the JSA State Senate, […]

Astronomer discusses research with club

UCLA research astronomer Michael Rich (Jonathan ’16) spoke to students Feb. 22 about his recent projects, including the Galaxy Evolution Explorer (GALEX), an orbiting ultraviolet space telescope used to measure the history of star formation in the universe. The Astronomy Club, with help of Upper School science teacher Antonio Nassar and Jonathan Rich, the club’s […]

KHWS goes on hiatus after provider shuts off

Student-run radio station KHWS has gone on a hiatus for an undetermined amount of time as student leaders seek an alternate radio streaming service after the station’s broadcast program went off the air Jan. 31. Students have used the internet streaming service provider Live365 as KHWS’s platform since the station first went live in 2012, […]

Alum discusses Rams’ move back to city (video)

Kevin Demoff ’95, the Executive Vice President of Football Operations and Chief Operating Officer of the Los Angeles Rams, spoke at an event hosted by the Harvard-Westlake Alumni Association at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel March 1. During the first Rams presentation in Los Angeles, Demoff discussed the process of bringing the team back to its […]

Students to take national French exam

French students of all levels will participate in “Le Grand Concours,” a national exam, Thursday after school in the Seaver Academic Center. The assessment will test students’ ability to understand vocabulary and grammatical concepts, and reading and oral comprehension. French teacher Jerome Hermeline said students usually score very highly. Taking the test is not required […]

JCL to participate in annual competition

Students from the Junior Classical League club will participate in the annual California Junior Classical League convention at Woodbridge High School in Irvine March 18-19. The club, led by Chloe Shi ’16 and Elizabeth Rao ’16, will engage in academic, creative, performing and graphic events, as well as athletic and recreational activities ranging from dodgeball […]

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