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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

Wider Than The Sky poetry festival kicks off April 10

Will Sheehy April 6, 2021

The Wider Than The Sky Poetry Festival, organized by students and faculty, begins virtually April 10. This will be the fifth Wider Than The Sky festival, with the others being held in 2014, 2016, 2017...

Speaking Up

Alex Goldstein April 25, 2018

Over 500 students from all over the Los Angeles area arrived on campus to engage in workshops, listen to speakers and participate in an open mic during the fourth annual Wider Than The Sky Poetry Festival...

Sakura Price '18, Natalie Choi '18 and Jenny Yoon '19 perform a slam poem on their experience as Asian women at Wider Than the Sky, the annual poetry festival. Credit: Saba Nia/Chronicle

Rhyme Time

Sarah Lee April 26, 2017

Student poets from all over Los Angeles disembarked from school buses and poured onto the upper school campus. Ambassadors for the poetry festival led the poets up to Chalmers Lounge for breakfast and...

THE POWER OF WORDS: Keynote speaker Jacqueline Woodson, the National Book Award-winning writer of “Brown Girl Dreaming,” speaks to students at the festival.  Workshops led by other accomplished poets were also held at the festival.

Upper School hosts poetry festival

Kamala Durairaj April 27, 2016

Keynote speaker Jacqueline Woodson, The Poetry Foundation’s 2015 Young People’s Poet Laureate, spoke about her National Book Award winner “Brown Girl Dreaming” and her experiences with writing...

Assembly highlights February activities, events

Indu Pandey February 3, 2016

Today’s upper school assembly highlighted upcoming opportunities for students, such as the rose sale for actors in the play, the Stonecutters Magazine deadline, and logo contest for the upcoming Festival...

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