No-hitter propels Wolverines to victory, four wins away from title

Jack Flaherty ’14 walked the leadoff batter in the Wolverines opening round CIF playoff game against the J.W. North Huskies on May 23.  After that the six-foot-four senior pitcher threw 10 strikeouts and reached 92 mph on his fastball on his way to no-hitting the Huskies and retiring 21 straight batters. “Just when you think […]

Self-defense classes planned for Denim Day April 21

Self-defense classes and a panel of rape experts will  number among the activities intended to celebrate Denim Day April 21. Trishta Dordi ’15 has organized Denim Day on campus for the past two years, but was inspired to make it a “bigger deal” this year after hearing about what she felt were even more cases […]

Prefect Council announces new plan to provide funding to clubs

Prefect Council has begun a project in which club leaders can request funds for use on club activities and supplies. Prefect Council decided to run the program this year by presenting the idea to Head of Upper School Audrius Barzdukas, who granted them $2,000 from his own administrative budget. The money will be distributed to […]

President sets date for mission statement

President Rick Commons has set an end-of-year target to release the new mission statement he has been working on since December. He plans to meet with alumni on April 9 and hold an official meeting with the upper school faculty in the near future, although upper school faculty has discussed the mission statement in previous […]

Alum to play in NCAA tournament for Harvard

Three years after winning CIF as a junior on the boys’ basketball team, Zena Edosomwan ’12 is preparing for the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball tournament as a freshman forward on the Harvard University basketball team. In his first season at Harvard, Edosomwan averaged 5.7 minutes per game and score in double figures in one […]

Parents’ Association website breached, information stolen

The Harvard-Westlake Parents’ Association Party Book fundraising website experienced a security breach, compromising parents’ credit card information, President Rick Commons notified parents and faculty in an email March 5. Commons emphasized that the breach was limited to those who had used credit cards on the auction website and would not affect the school database, website, or […]

In the event of emergency

An earthquake that registered a 4.4 on the Richter Scale shook Los Angeles Monday morning. Should an earthquake occur at school, students are to follow the procedure outlined in drills.

Separate Prefect Council and the Honor Board

I’ve been waiting since August to write this column. I’ve been waiting for the right time, looking for the right news peg to naturally spark what I’ve always had swirling around in my head. I haven’t found it, and, frankly, I’ve come to realize that I don’t need it. It’s time for me to make […]

Publications receive NSPA finalist status

The online Chronicle and Vox Populi yearbook are both finalists for the Pacemaker, the highest award given by the National Scholastic Press Association. Both of these awards will be presented in San Diego April 12. This is the first nomination for an online Pacemaker the Chronicle has received since the NSPA started awarding online Pacemakers […]

OFFBEAT: Student writes “rise,” “subvert” messages

The third time wasn’t quite the charm for Teddy Leinbach ’15 when his latest exploit with chalk on the upper school campus resulted in a week’s worth of detention. He first struck with a few monograms drawn on the walls before winter break, when he figured he might as well use the piece of chalk […]

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