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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

JSA Club to attend first overnight convention

Sophie Cohen October 14, 2014

Members of the Junior State of America Club will participate in their first overnight convention on Nov. 22. The Southern California (Los Angeles) Fall State Convention will take place at the LAX Mariott...

Educational consultant to lead workshops on diversity for faculty, staff

Liz Yount October 14, 2014

Educational consultant Derrick Gay will lead workshops on diversity at Faculty Professional Growth Day on Nov. 12. Gay has worked with independent schools for 17 years teaching languages and serving as...

Wafflebots compete in scrimmage

Enya Huang October 14, 2014

The Wafflebots, the combined Robotics class and club team, sent nine students to a scrimmage in which they used a robot designed by last year's club to throw balls into two separate goals. At the Oct....

Putting tedious schoolwork into a larger perspective

Pim Otero October 14, 2014

Bzzt. Another mosquito adhered to my skin, preparing to give me yet another wonderful product of its nature: a big, red, itchy bug bite. I think that might have been my 20th bite that week. Even though...

Escape from Reality

Sharon Chow October 14, 2014

“I’ll sacrifice myself. Run, run, run,” Chris Lee ’16 commands with one hand on the keyboard of his computer and the other continuously clicking his mouse. Lee strategizes with Brandon Kuwada ’16,...

Giolito wins pitcher of the year award

Rian Ratnavale October 14, 2014

The Washington Nationals honored former Wolverine pitcher Lucas Giolito ’12 as pitcher of the year in the Nationals’ minor league system. Giolito, after a year of rehab on his elbow following Tommy...

Librarians allow food inside Mudd space

Sabrina de Brito October 14, 2014

The ban on food in the Upper School’s library has been lifted, and students are now allowed to eat indoors. With this change, Head Librarian Shannon Acedo hopes there will be no need for students to...

Students rehearse ‘Company’ musical

Juliana Berger October 14, 2014

A semi-translucent material called scrim hangs from top to bottom on back of the Rugby stage, adding a dreamlike feel to the set of the musical, “Company,” which takes place entirely in a 30-second...

Cuba trip to require digital work

Lauren Kim October 14, 2014

Preparations for the Digital Storytelling Adventure: Cuba trip led by Visual Arts Department Head Cheri Gaulke began with an information session held on Sept. 18. The session, attended by both prospective...

South African students tour upper school

Cole Feldman October 14, 2014

Thirty-five students from Westville Boys' School in Wandsbeck, South Africa visited the Upper School for two hours Oct. 6 as part of a two-week-long California college tour. The Westfield Boys’ School...

4-game winning streak ends in loss to St. Francis

Tyler Graham October 14, 2014

After rattling off four straight wins, the football team suffered their second loss of the season at the hands of their first Angelus League opponent, St. Francis, losing by a score of 21-7. The team currently...

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