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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

Aileen Cano ’18 talks with another student at a multicultural brunch designed to foster diversity at the Feldman-Horn Gallery on Jan. 30. The brunch meant to give students an opportunity to come together, regardless of their ethnicity. Credit: Sophie Haber/Chronicle

Groups brunch over multiculturalism, gender

Jenny Li February 15, 2017

Student-led affinity groups including the Latin American Student Organization; Black Leadership, Awareness and Culture Club; Gender and Sexuality Awareness Club and La Femme hosted a multicultural brunch...

Walking a fine line

Walking a fine line

Chronicle Staff May 25, 2016

Diversity has become the “it” word on private school campuses. Five of our eight front covers this year have included a story about diversity, and at the risk of sounding like a broken record, we are...

HWPA holds panel on diversity

Cole Feldman March 9, 2016

About 100 parents and administrators attended a panel on the types of diversity found at Harvard-Westlake March 3 at the Middle School. The event, organized by the Parents Association, was moderated by...

A space for debate

A space for debate

Liz Yount September 5, 2015

Last year students had the privilege of hearing from several speakers who brought us inspiring messages of acceptance, struggle and perseverance. Terrence Roberts, a member of the Little Rock Nine, shared...

Looking beyond the bubble

Chronicle Staff March 18, 2015

The first line of the school Mission Statement reads: "Harvard-Westlake strives to be a diverse and inclusive community." Lately, we have found ourselves thinking a lot about what that means. Issues of...

School to accept more sophomore applicants

Patrick Ryan December 18, 2013

The Office of Admission will accept as many as 20 new sophomores into the class of 2017 for next year, Director of Admission Elizabeth Gregory said Friday. The school has enrolled 29 new students into...

Language faculty adopts new name

Noa Yadidi September 25, 2013

The Foreign Language department has changed its name to the World Language department. "The modern languages we teach are not ‘foreign’ to our country or school community, and the classical languages...

American Mosaic

Enya Huang April 24, 2013

Japan Some countries, including Japan, turn somber themes into celebratory opportunities. For example, "Obon is the honoring of the dead; there’s ancestor worship. We just go for food and friends," mathematics...

Students attend diversity conference

Cherish Molezion December 19, 2012

Five students and three faculty members attended a diversity conference held in Houston, Texas from Dec. 5-8. This is the second time in five years that Harvard-Westlake students have attended the annual...

Accreditation report lists school’s goals

Chronicle Staff December 14, 2010

By Daniel Rothberg Partnering with a sister school for community service, expanding the summer program, growing the school’s endowment and exploring new teaching methods are goals the school...

When silence can’t be forgiven

May 26, 2010

  By Daniel Rothberg An openly gay boy receives an anonymous death threat at an elite private school in Los Angeles. The school is notified and suddenly the police are involved. The investigators...

School to participate in Israeli exchange program

May 26, 2009

By Michelle Yousefzadeh Three teachers will travel to Israel during winter break next year to visit Harvard-Westlake’s new sister school, Ironi Dallet, a public high school in north Tel Aviv. A...

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