The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

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

‘When the bad man breaks into my house, I die’

December 19, 2012

My father grips my stepmother’s hand at the dinner table. She lost her niece in the Aurora shooting, and now her voice breaks as she says the word, “children.” While the nation cries gun control,...

SYA representative visits language classes

Jessica Lee November 7, 2012

School Year Abroad’s Assistant Director of Admissions Susanna Sprague will visit sophomore language classes in an effort to provide more information about the SYA program to prospective applicants. SYA...

Wei to teach new Chinese V class

Lauren Sonnenberg November 7, 2012

Chinese teacher Binbin Wei will teach the new Chinese V class scheduled for next year. The class was created as a post-AP or Chinese IV course. Because Chinese is offered in seventh grade, there are students...

School hires receptionist

Jessica Lee November 7, 2012

Her name appears in students’ inboxes at least once a week, but many have yet to meet Lynn Miller, the new receptionist who, among other things, sends out the daily bulletin. Miller has replaced Mitzi...

English teachers to see ‘Hamlet’ performance

Jensen Pak November 7, 2012

AP English Literature teachers will head to the Broad Stage in Santa Monica on Nov. 17 to see the Globe Theatre’s production of Hamlet. English teacher Jocelyn Medawar thought up the trip after reading...

Spanish trip returns to Mexico

Julia Aizuss October 10, 2012

This spring break, middle school students will go to Mexican city Cuernavaca accompanied by middle school Spanish teacher Andrew Brabbee for the first time in three years, while upper school Spanish teacher...

APES students boat down LA River

Jessica Lee October 10, 2012

Eight AP Environmental Science students kayaked down the Los Angeles River on Sept. 23,   which was declared navigable in 2008. George Wolfe, a political activist, helped deem the river navigable after...

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