High Stakes: The Other Side of the Finish Line

High Stakes: The Other Side of the Finish Line

After closely following students “Audrey,” “Nate,” “Jenna” and “Christopher” through their respective college processes this year, it’s time to reveal their true identities, college decisions and final remarks on senior year.   The Portfolio Applicant “Audrey”: Sophie Levy Heaving a sigh of relief, Sophie Levy ’18 is counting down the days until her summer begins, […]

Integrity: meet us in the middle

The school website states that “Harvard-Westlake’s academic community is defined by our Honor Code.” Every student on campus has signed their name affirming their commitment to uphold the code. In it, we promise to not cheat, not steal and not harm others, and we also promise to be honest with ourselves and our administration. We […]

Students attend CASL

Freshmen and sophomore students learned new leadership skills while attending workshops and listening to speakers at the 2018 California Association of Student Leaders State Conference April 7-9. Each year, CASL chooses a conference theme and a word to base its curriculum on. The conference theme and word this year was “start-up company” and “altruism,” respectively.“This […]

Communications department recognized for works

The Chronicle and HWTV received various awards from multiple national competitions in the past few months.  The Chronicle received the Silver Crown Award from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association for overall excellence and the NSPA Online Pacemaker at the JEA/NSPA National High School Journalism Convention in San Francisco. The submissions for these awards are judged by […]

School drops temporary restraining order against Jonathan Martin ’08

The school dropped its temporary restraining order against Jonathan Martin ’08 that was put into effect after Martin allegedly posted a threatening photo on Instagram that caused the school to close in February, President Rick Commons said. After reaching an agreement collaboratively with the former NFL player and his family that Commons said will provide […]

To see some real results

On March 14, I stood up at 10 a.m. and walked out of my Business of Life class. I made my way to the field, where I stood with fellow members of my community to honor those lost in a similar one. While I stood in silence, realizing that an event like the one that […]

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