Fair kicks off Community Service Week

A Community Service Fair, book drive and various activities meant to better the community are highlights of Community Service week, which was organized by Community Council to make community service more accessible for students. “We feel like a lot of kids just want to get their hours over with, so by doing the fair we are […]

Special Olympics reps challenge students to stop using R-word

Representatives of the Special Olympics of Southern California challenged sophomore students during class meeting to stop using the word “retarded” as an insult. Special Olympics Regional Director Laura Mayo encouraged students to become involved in the “Spread the Word” campaign, a movement to eliminate the use of the R-word because it is offensive and derogatory. Mayo […]

Chronicle finalist for best high school newspaper in California

The 2014-2015 Chronicle print edition and website are finalists for best high school newspaper in California in the Better Newspaper Contest sponsored by the California Newspaper Publishers Association, the CNPA announced Friday. Five staff members are finalists in individual contests. Both the Chronicle and the website will receive either the first or second place award […]

Upper school hosts national debate challenge

Many of the top debaters in the country gathered today on the upper school campus at a national Lincoln-Douglas tournament hosted by Harvard-Westlake. The event began with a small pre-tournament round robin called the Debate.LA Challenge. The larger tournament will begin on Saturday and conclude on Jan. 5 at the Courtyard Sherman Oaks where the […]

Canned food drive to help needy families on Thanksgiving

The Community Council will be collecting donations of canned vegetables on campus Monday. One bin will be located in the faculty lounge and the other on the quad. The school has committed to collect 500 cans of green beans and peas, which the nonprofit group Big Sunday will include in Thanksgiving packages distributed to 1,500 […]

Geological survey begins on land for garage

Geotechnical engineers began conducting new borings on Harvard-Westlake’s property on the west side of Coldwater Canyon Monday. The school has been working to complete its environmental review to build a parking garage and playing field on the western property. Vice President John Amato told the school’s neighbors in a letter sent Friday that Los Angeles […]

Wolverines head to Homecoming with 44-10 win over Taft

The Wolverines head into their Homecoming encounter with Westchester Sept. 27 after beating Taft 44-10 Sept. 19 to improve their record to 2-1. Marshal Cohen ’16 started for the first time this season, and since tearing his ACL in week seven against St. Paul last year. The team’s win was propelled by a dominant defensive […]

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