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The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

Visual arts teacher to retire after 25 years

Angela Chon May 27, 2015

Visual arts teacher Art Tobias will retire after 25 years of teaching at Harvard-Westlake to continue working in his ceramics studio and on other projects that are "halfway completed." Tobias began teaching...

Finding my own community

Angela Chon May 27, 2015

Everyone told me that junior year would suck — and I believed it. From having English and history essays due on the same day to simply not having enough time to sleep, I, like many others, focused on...

Club members pitch product idea at summit

Angela Chon April 29, 2015

The NextGenVest club learned about marketing skills from two guest speakers at the Spring 2015 NGV Global Summit in downtown Los Angeles April 19. NGV is a global organization that teaches young adults...

Faculty, staff re-elect Schuhl to 2nd term

Angela Chon April 29, 2015

Science teacher Dietrich Schuhl will begin a second term as Dean of Faculty and Staff next year. Schuhl was first elected by upper school faculty and staff in 2013 for the two-year term and was re-elected...

Carnegie Hall selects freshman cellist for performance

Angela Chon April 29, 2015

Samantha Yoon ’18 was selected by the American Protégé International Concerto Competition to perform cello at the Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall in New York City Dec. 19. Instrumentalists, vocalists...

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Changing Faces: “Westerning” Facial Features through Surgery

Angela Chon April 29, 2015

When Katie* ’14 was in high school, she used to use a glue strip on her eyelid to create a temporary crease and to boost her self-confidence. Without the artificial double eyelid, she felt "ugly" and...

Human rights expert speaks after ‘E-Team’ screening

Angela Chon April 19, 2015

“E-Team,” a documentary about Human Rights Watch Emergencies Director Peter Bouckaert and his team filming war crimes in Syria and Libya, was screened on campus April 15 and was followed by a question...

Human Rights Watch expert speaks after

Angela Chon April 19, 2015

“E-Team,” a documentary about Human Rights Watch Emergencies Director Peter Bouckaert and his team filming war crimes in Syria and Libya, was screened on campus April 15 was followed by a question...

Attendance drops due to ‘ditch day’ and Coachella

Angela Chon April 14, 2015

Fifty-two percent of scheduled senior classes were missed yesterday as a result of absences for college visits, the March of the Living Holocaust awareness trip, the Coachella Music Valley Festival and...

Brookman, Pan elected head prefects for 2015-2016

Angela Chon March 28, 2015

Prefects Hunter Brookman ’16 and Grace Pan ’16 were elected head prefects for the 2015-2016 school year in online balloting Wednesday and Thursday. The results were announced in an email to juniors...

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