The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

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

Dr. Bettina Love speaks on Black creativity and hip-hop at BLACC lunch
Ava Fattahi May 9, 2021

Black Leadership and Culture Club (BLACC) hosted scholar, Georgia Athletic Association...

Speeches and runoffs take place in 2021-2022 Junior Prefect elections
Natasha Speiss May 7, 2021

Aiko Offner ’23 and Staff Writer Harry Tarses ’23 were voted as two of the...

Junior candidates give speeches for 2021-2022 Senior Prefect elections
Lucas Cohen D'Arbeloff May 7, 2021

After selecting Jade Stanford '22 and Quincey Dern '22 as their Head Prefects...

Illustration Credit: Sydney Fener
The Mittle-man on Campus: High School How-Tos
Sarah Mittleman May 7, 2021

'The Mittle-man on Campus’ is a satirical column centered around high school...

Community members participate in a breakout room discussion about nonpartisanship.
SLIDE leads social and racial discussion workshops at Community Time
Leo Saperstein May 11, 2021

Student Leaders for Inclusion, Diversity and Equity (SLIDE), a collection of affinity group student leaders, hosted workshops to explore the intricacies of being a student activist during Community Flex Time May 10. The webinar began with an anonymous...

Student body elects 2021-2022 Prefect Council
Lucas Cohen-D'Arbeloff May 11, 2021

After the school held a series of elections and runoffs throughout the past month, freshmen, sophomores and juniors selected the Prefect Council...

Juniors (L-R) Matteo Dall
School announces every day return to campus for all grades starting May 17
Ava Fattahi and Will Sheehy May 10, 2021

Following Los Angeles County’s transition into the yellow tier for COVID-19 cases, the school will welcome all students to campus every day...

Kutler Center Scholar in Residence Stephanie L. Batiste
Kutler Center Scholar in Residence leads community discussion about Hurricane Katrina's legacy
Natalie Cosgrove May 9, 2021

Following the English II faculty screening of Spike Lee’s documentary film "When The Levees Broke: A Requiem In Four Acts," Associate Professor...

ASiA Club Leaders present on APAH month and introduce video presentations.
ASiA celebrates Asian Pacific Heritage Month at Community Flex Time
Fallon Dern and Leo Saperstein May 6, 2021

The Asian Students in Action (ASiA) Club led an all-community celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage (APAH) Month at Community Flex Time...

Illustration by Evie De Rubertis
The Name Game
Melody Tang and Alec Rosenthal March 29, 2021

Late in her junior year, Kimberly Wang ’21 arrived at the Upper School to take her SAT Subject Test. She felt extremely nervous, but her stress...

Olivia Rahhal
Secret Life of Pets (in Quarantine)
Natalie Cosgrove March 27, 2021

When Olivia Rahhal ’23 returned to her house after leaving her sheepadoodle puppy home for the first time, she noticed her dog’s overly exaggerated...

Illustration by Alexa Druyanoff
Shedding the Stigma
Quincey Dern and Amelia Scharff March 26, 2021

Fighting nausea and counting on Advil to alleviate her menstrual cramps, Camryn Williams ’22 trudged to Chalmers for first period. Clutching...

Max Silver
Frozen in Time
Kate Burry March 26, 2021

    Waking up to a bright, snowy landscape on Presidents’ Day, Allison Park ’21 was baking brownies and playing outside with her cousin...