Sequester us the right way

By Rebecca Nussbaum Quarantine is a practice used by doctors in the Middle Ages and by Harvard-Westlake teachers. Let me elaborate. Both my biology and physics midterms were morning exams, so to avoid the conflict, my biology exam was moved to the afternoon. After taking my physics test, I was escorted to the Emery Room, […]

Librarians implement new extended time system

By Rebecca Nussbaum To prevent cheating, students using extended time must place their tests in a drop box in Silent Study that the librarians installed on Oct. 13. This year, while the library is under construction, students had to walk with their tests between the temporary Chalmers library and the Silent Study, allowing for potential […]

Board of Trustees raises tuition to over $30,000

By Rebecca Nussbaum The Board of Trustees set tuition for the 2011-2012 school year to $30,350, a 3.9 percent increase from this year, Chief Financial Officer Rob Levin said.  Chairman of the Board of Trustees Christine Hazy (Steven ’00, Charissa ’03, Trenton ’05, Courtney ’11) sent a letter to parents on Feb. 4 opening registration […]

Cone path added along Coldwater

By Rebecca Nussbaum Security Officer Sanders Jackson created a cone walkway on Coldwater Canyon from Halkirk St. to the north entrance to protect students walking to and from school. The pathway was first created for Homecoming on Oct. 23, and after receiving positive feedback from parents, he decided to keep the cones. He calls the […]

Chronicle website and print edition win awards

By Rebecca Nussbaum The Chronicle won Silver Crown Awards from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association for both the newspaper and website. One of 1,558 publications to enter the competition, The Chronicle took two of the 154 prizes awarded to schools across the country. Judging took place throughout the winter and the awards were presented March […]

Cambre, Van Iderstine to edit next year’s Vox

By Alexia Boyarsky The editors-in-chief for next year’s Vox Populi staff were announced May 8 by yearbook adviser Jen Bladen. Julia Cambre ’10 and Olivia Van Iderstine ’10 will succeed Rebecca Weinstein ’09 and Grace Park ’09.

Model UN plays host to conference

By Cathi Choi Harvard-Westlake hosted the second annual Model United Nations conference on Oct. 7. Club vice-president Nuriel Moghavem ’07 was appointed as the secretary general of the conference. All the beginner delegates were in their own committee in which they were not required to go through most formalities of a usual conference. The beginner […]

Expectant dean to work from home

By Rebecca Neubauer Starting Nov. 15, Upper School Dean Sharon Cuseo, who is pregnant with twins, will work from home. The babies are due in the first week of February. However, an average 36- week delivery time for twins leads Cuseo to the conclusion that they may arrive in January. Cuseo doesn’t believe her absence […]