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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

Girls’ Basketball defeats Fairmont Prep

Keila McCabe February 1, 2018

Girls' basketball beat Fairmont Prep today 65-45. Heading into its last two league games of the season, the squad holds a record of 20-4. Center Kiki Iriafen ’21 scored 18 points, wing Melanie Hirsch...

Girls’ basketball adds to early-season winning streak

Grant Palmer December 21, 2017

Girls Basketball beat Ventura and Oaks Christian to give them a six game winning streak. Against Oaks Christian, freshman Kiki Iriafen ’20 scored 30 points and got 14 rebounds. Melanie Hirsch ’18...

Photo Illustration by Jenny Li and Alison Oh

Spin to Succeed: Is Harvard-Westlake worth it?

Noa Schwartz November 20, 2017

After first reading “Privilege and Pressure,” a 2013 article in the LA Times criticizing Harvard-Westlake’s intense environment Upper School Dean Sharon Cuseo said she prepared herself for an avalanche...

Girls’ basketball defeats Etiwanda, advances to championship

Adam Yu February 26, 2017

The girls’ basketball team defeated Etiwanda in the CIF-SS Open Division Playoffs semi-final by a score of 60-49. After only leading by one point at the half and being tied 41-41 at the end of the third...

Melanie Hirsch '18 practices basketball in Taper Gym.
Credit: Alexa Zuriff/Chronicle

Melanie Hirsch ’18 dribbles past her injury

Alexa Zuriff May 1, 2016

Stepping onto the court, Melanie Hirsch '18 felt nervous. It was the summer before eighth grade and also her first practice with the Girls' Varsity Basketball team. While training with her new team, she...

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