Iñárritu to speak at HW Film Festival

Director Alejandro González Iñárritu will speak about his experiences in the movie industry as the keynote speaker at the Harvard-Westlake Film Festival on March 15, 2013. Iñárritu became the first Mexican director to be nominated for the Academy Award for Best Director for his film Babel in 2006. Babel also received a nomination for Best Picture. “He came to a video […]

Cherry on top

Performing Arts teacher Christopher Moore walks out of his house carrying a tote bag stuffed with 25 translations of “The Cherry Orchard” by Anton Chekhov.  He takes his car instead of his usual motorbike to accomodate the load. When he arrives at school two minutes later, he chooses a version and continues marking lines to […]

Deans re-emphasize dress code

Dean Beth Slattery warned girls during sophomore, junior and senior class meetings that they would be forced to wear a sweat suit or go home to change if they continued coming to school wearing scant clothing. The Student/Parent Handbook lays out a dress code to “create an environment in which all students, teachers and staff […]

Your paper, as always

Even before co-education began on both campuses, the staff of the first Chronicle came together to put out their first issue in May 1991. “We would like to welcome our readers to the first issue of The Chronicle, the newspaper of the Harvard-Westlake school,” Editors-in-Chief Susanne Kim and Jason Wertheim wrote. “The Chronicle’s mission is […]