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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

Pollyanna Conference members discuss sexuality, gender norms

Caroline Jacoby November 5, 2019

Upper school faculty members attended the third annual Pollyanna Conference at the Middle School Nov. 2. In accordance with this year’s theme, “Everybody, Everybody: Reimagining Gender and Sexual...

Middle School hosts Pollyana Conference

October 27, 2018

The Middle School hosted the second inaugural Pollyanna Conference, in which more than 250 representatives from 16 independent schools convened to discuss diversity, equity and inclusion Oct. 27. This...

Word Wizard: Cardin creates LGBTQ crossword puzzles, raises money for charities

Alexandra So April 25, 2018

Associate Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and science teacher Nate Cardin created Queer Qrosswords, an organization that raises money for LGBTQ charities and encourages inclusivity of the LGBTQ...

Movie Mondays highlights diversity

Saba Nia October 11, 2017

The new Movie Mondays committee, which screens movies that highlight diversity, presented their first movie, “Hidden Figures,” to students before Peer Support on Monday. Science teacher and Coordinator...

School unveils two more all-gender bathrooms

Spencer Klink September 21, 2017

The Upper School now contains three all-gender restrooms, two of which were recently established for the 2017-18 school year.   The all-gender restrooms can be found on the third floor of Chalmers...

Search ends for Director of Diversity

Alena Rubin August 29, 2017

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Students, teachers start gender-identity conversations

Ryan Albert May 7, 2017

Speakers discussing gender and sexuality discussion on campus have visited the school in an effort to bring greater awareness to gender-identity issues. This comes after recordings of a number of students...

Science Bowl teams scrimmage in preparation for February competition

Enya Huang January 11, 2014

The Science Bowl A and B teams played in a scrimmage hosted by the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power Saturday Jan. 11, at one of the department's main buildings in Los Angeles. The teams, a...

Science Bowl announces teams for spring competitions

Jensen Pak December 9, 2013

The Science Bowl club released in an email Nov. 30 the two teams of five students that will compete in the spring. This year, the club also selected ten younger students to train for future years. "When...

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