'Slow Down for Julia' campaign results in posting of speed-tracking signs

Three of the school’s publications were given Crown Awards at at ceremony Friday March 16 in the Low Library on the campus of Columbia University in New York. The Columbia Scholastic Press Association gave its Gold Crown, its highest award, to the 2010-2011 Chronicle, edited by Alice Phillips ’11 and Daniel Rothberg ’11. Silver Crowns […]

Growing pains

By Alice Phillips and Daniel Rothberg “She did not see it as a merger or even as an offensive takeover but rather as a rape.” When then-Headmaster of Harvard School Thomas C. Hudnut went to the North Faring Road campus to discuss the merger of Harvard and Westlake schools, he was met with a hostile […]

Seniors who fail to complete service hours will not matriculate

By Alice Phillips As of March 16, 547 out of 870 upper school students had not completed their community service requirement for 2010-2011 year. The deadline to complete the requirement is May 2. Seniors who fail to complete the community service requirement will not graduate, Head of Upper School Harry Salamandra said. If their service […]

LIVE BLOG: Boys' Basketball v. Chatsworth

Boys’ basketball beat Chatsworth in the 2nd round for state, 77-59. Alice Phillips ’11 and Daniel Rothberg ’11 provided live updates throughout the game. &amplta href=”http://www.coveritlive.com/mobile.php/option=com_mobile/task=viewaltcast/altcast_code=1379c9f11d” &ampgtLIVE BLOG: Boys’ Basketball v. Chatsworth</a>

Athletic Department to join with orthopedic researchers

By Alice Phillips The athletic department plans to collaborate with researchers at the Kerlan-Jobe orthopedic clinic, the University of California, Los Angeles, and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles/University of Southern California to study the health of Harvard-Westlake athletes in a Sports Medicine Institute, Head of Athletics Audrius Barzdukas said. The researchers are looking for information on […]

Safety concerns prompt sidewalk construction

By Daniel Rothberg A sidewalk will be constructed parallel to the exit lane of the senior parking lot over winter break in response to a column in The Chronicle’s September issue about pedestrian safety. Columnist and Editor-in-Chief Alice Phillips ’11 toured the lot with administrators last Wednesday to identify safety issues for pedestrians. The plan […]

Coexisting Safely

By Alice Phillips Sophomores walk to the bus. Juniors trek to St. Michael’s. Seniors drive off campus at the Harvard-Westlake light.  All of these tasks must be accomplished simultaneously, yet none of these tasks can be peacefully accomplished at the same time at least not in the current parking lot environment. It’s the pedestrian versus […]

We don’t all want to be scientists

  By Alice Phillips Is it true that there is a general dearth of knowledge about careers in science, technology, engineering and math as compared to knowledge about careers in the humanities? Or is it the case that society in general has decided that students in STEM fields are better fit for the “21st century” […]

Students and alumni win awards at film festivals

By Alice Phillips Harvard-Westlake students and alumni recently won awards from film festivals around the nation. At the Cine Youth Film Festival Lucas Casso ’09 and Adam Maltz ’09 won the Best Music Video Award for “Dem Shoes” and Jamie Ember ’12 and Ethan Mantel ’07won the Best Comedy Junior Division award. Olivia Chuba’s ’12 […]