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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

Technology is not responding: but we can

James Hur November 8, 2012

So much depends on my computer. All my English essays, study guides, music, pictures, and college applications live within that four-year-old laptop. For a few hours, all this was gone. A few weeks ago,...

1-1 plan to begin this fall

Aaron Lyons November 7, 2012

The “One-to-One” initiative, which aims to enable every student at the Middle School to have their own computing device, is on course to be implemented in fall of 2013, Director of Studies Liz Resnick...

Taiwanese educators observe curriculum

Elizabeth Madden October 11, 2012

Administrators from the Taipei American School visited Harvard-Westlake in September to study its curriculum and teaching styles on their way to an educational conference in San Diego. The visitors from...

Junior showcases heart failure research at Seattle conference

Jensen Pak October 10, 2012

Lizzy Thomas ’14 presented the results of her medical research at the Heart Failure Society of America Conference in Seattle. Thomas researched the correlation between obesity, muscle mass and heart...

Barzdukas assumes new role as Head of Upper School

David Lim September 5, 2012

With a home adjacent to campus and two of his children enrolled at Harvard-Westlake, Head of Upper School Audrius Barzdukas is beginning his 10th year at the school with a new role. When Barzdukas wakes...

Honor Board procedure to change

September 4, 2012

By David Lim and Michael Rothberg The administration has imposed two changes on the Honor Board system this year in what new Head of School Audrius Barzdukas said was an effort to promote transparency. The...

Don’t mistake Facebook for action

May 29, 2012

By Michael Rothberg Every now and then, someone posts a link on Facebook to a charity or cause like stopping genocide in a foreign country or shutting down puppy mills. Usually, the links are asking for...

Diving in the deep

May 29, 2012

By Michael Rothberg For Bronty O’Leary ’13, everything is quiet, serene and relaxing below the surface. Equipped with a tankful of gas, she slowly descends deeper into the abyss of...

Photo Gallery: Senior Breakfast 2012

May 24, 2012

Seniors gathered in Taper Gymnasium for the annual senior breakfast, where they were served pancakes by their teachers. Matt Leichenger '14, Nick Healy '13 and Robert Lee '14 played jazz music. Photos...

Drivers no longer permitted to turn left into Main Entrance

May 21, 2012

By Michael Rothberg Drivers are no longer permitted to turn left into the upper school's main entrance when driving southbound on Coldwater Canyon, due to construction on the water main in the road. Signs...

Physics teacher compares British, American schools in faculty meeting

May 3, 2012

By Michael Rothberg Physics teacher Joe Dangerfield discussed his observations from teaching at Harvard-Westlake at a faculty meeting this week. Dangerfield participated in a teacher swap between Harvard-Westlake...

Physicist discusses particle research, theorizes about more dimensions

April 26, 2012

By Michael Rothberg Theoretical physicist Eric D’Hoker discussed unanswered questions surrounding quantum and string theory in his presentation "Open Problems in Particle Physics." Although...

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