Clubs win grants from Prefect Council

Prefect Council will grant seven clubs funds for activities and supplies, Prefect Council announced in an email today. The clubs receiving grants are Junior Classical League, Helping Hands, KHWS Radio, SOMA Club, Chinese Pen Pals, Science and Outreach Club and Bridge to a Brighter Future. “We really appreciate all of the support from the school […]

Bake sale Monday will benefit school in Thailand

A bake sale Monday will raise money for Baan Nong Ku, an elementary school located in Thailand. Pim Otero ’16 organized the sale which will be outside Chalmers from second to fifth period. Only cash will be accepted. The profits will be used to donate school supplies like sports balls, pens, pencils and paper to […]

Next year's film festival directors announced

Max Cho ’15, Danielle Stolz ’15 and Marianne Verrone ’15 will serve as the student directors of the Harvard-Westlake Film Festival next year, visual arts department head Cheri Gaulke announced in an email May 4. The three were chosen by Gaulke, visual arts teacher Kevin O’Malley, visual arts teacher Alyssa Sherwood, performing arts teacher Ted […]

Juniors attend college night

Deans and directors of admissions representing 41 different colleges led mock admissions meetings for current juniors and their parents at the annual college night Thursday, April 24. Juniors from Campbell Hall and Oakwood School and their parents also attended. In preparation, juniors read four applications to a fake college called Jefferson University. They then broke up into small […]

Monday bake sale to benefit children's group

Megan Kaplan ’15 will host a bake sale Monday to raise money for the organization Friendship Circle. The baked goods will be provided by members of the Bake a Difference club and will be sold during break.  The Friendship Circle is an organization that assigns volunteers to children with special needs. The volunteers spend time […]

Film festival to feature producer

Producer Debra Martin Chase will speak at the 11th annual Harvard-Westlake Film Festival Friday March 14 at the ArcLight Cinerama Dome in Hollywood. Martin Chase’s work has focused upon women, tweens, dance and music, according to a biography from Martin Chase Productions. Martin Chase’s filmography includes “The Princess Diaries,” “The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants” and […]

Sign ups open for year's first Assassin game

Upper school students can now email their names and grades to hwassassin@gmail.com to join the first school-wide game of Assassin of the year, organized by game masters William Lee ’14 and Jonah Blume-Kemkes ’14 and the Social Committee. The game is scheduled to start the second week of April, after students return from spring break. […]

Auction site experiences security breach

The Harvard-Westlake Parents’ Association Party Book fundraising website experienced a security breach last week, compromising bidders’ credit card information, President Rick Commons notified parents and faculty in an email March 5. Commons emphasized that the breach was limited to those who had used credit cards on the auction website and would not affect the school […]

Boys' basketball CIF Quarterfinals vs. Buckley live tweet

The Chronicle will be live tweeting the boys’ varsity basketball team’s CIF Quarterfinals game against Buckley at St. Genevieve High School at 7 p.m. Tuesday night. The Wolverines enter the quarterfinals matchup fresh off an overtime comeback win against Maranatha in the semifinals and will aim to hand former Harvard-Westlake coach Mike Hamilton’s Griffins team […]