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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

Class hosts friend to late Senator Bob Dole
Natalie Cosgrove and Jackson Mayer December 19, 2021

Upper school history teacher Peter Sheehy (Print Managing Editor Will Sheehy...

Founder of Gumroad and Angel Investor Sahil Lavingia Speaks on NFTs
Grace Coleman December 18, 2021

Gumroad CEO and founder Sahil Lavingia spoke with Blockchain Club about his...

Members of the Jewish Families Alliance light candles while saying a prayer during Shabbat dinner.
Jewish Families Alliance hosts monthly Shabbat dinner
Davis Marks December 13, 2021

The Jewish Families Alliance (JFA) hosted its third teen Friday night Shabbat...

Prioritize representative redistricting
Prioritize representative redistricting
Lucas Cohen-d'Arbeloff, Assistant News Editor • December 22, 2021

With the 2020 U.S. census results finalized, the legislative redistricting process...

Illustration Credit: Sydney Fener
An Agenda Adjustment
Claire Conner, Assistant Opinion Editor • December 22, 2021
Illustration Credit: Sydney Fener
Put the Merit in Meritocracy
James Hess, Assistant Opinion Editor • December 20, 2021
Administration announces COVID-19 safety measures for the return from winter break
Administration announces COVID-19 safety measures for the return from winter break
Claire Conner and Lucas Cohen-d'Arbeloff December 24, 2021

This page will be updated as new information about the school’s response to the Omicron COVID-19 variant is available. Last updated Jan. 6, 2:23 p.m. School mandates booster vaccination, updates close contact protocol after 170 students and employees...

Club Leaders Aden Juda 22 and Julianna Ross 22 pose for a photo next to their Bear Boxes drive in support of A Place Called Home (APCH).
Bear Boxes Club hosts donation drive
Averie Perrin December 23, 2021

Bear Boxes Club hosted a donation drive Dec. 6-10 in support of A Place Called Home (APCH), a non-profit organization dedicated to helping families...

CHO holds COVID booster vaccine clinic
CHO holds COVID booster vaccine clinic
Lucas Cohen-d'Arbeloff December 20, 2021

The Community Health Office (CHO) held a COVID-19 booster vaccine clinic for students and faculty in St. Saviour’s Chapel at the upper school...

Simon Lee 23 and Cosette Shamonki 23 stand over the presents for the toy drive to hang decorations over the campus Christmas tee.
Community Council hosts toy drive
Kriste An December 18, 2021

Community Council is partnering with the Violence Intervention Program (VIP) to host a toy drive on campus Nov. 29 to Dec. 17. Students are encouraged...

Students win titles in National YoungArts competition
Students win titles in National YoungArts competition
Chloe Park December 17, 2021

Six students won Finalist, Merit and Honorable Mention titles in the National YoungArts Foundation's annual competition for the 2021-2022 school...

A good nights sleep
A good night's sleep
Fallon Dern December 26, 2021

Though she said sleep deprivation harms her day-to-day wellbeing, Camryn Williams ’22 said she is not the only one subject to exhaustion. Every...

Peer Support turns 30
Peer Support turns 30
Fallon Dern and Alex Hahn December 25, 2021

It is 6:30 p.m. in Chalmers 305. With their backs pressed against flipped-over desks, 14 students are seated facing each other. Unopened boxes...

Saint Saviours Behavior
Saint Saviour's Behavior
Harry Tarses December 24, 2021

In 1914, Saint Saviour’s Chapel was constructed on the corner of Western Avenue and Venice Boulevard at Harvard School for Boys. Twenty-three...

Illustration by Sydney Fener
Fading Faith
Emmy Zhang December 17, 2021

On Christmas Eve, Goldie Grube ’23 said she casts aside her usual attire of sweatpants and graphic t-shirts in favor of a formal black dress...

FDA authorizes booster for children five to 11
FDA authorizes booster for children five to 11
Nathalie Leung November 21, 2021

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized 10-microgram doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine to be administered three weeks apart to...

Crowds rush to the newly opened Erewhon Market on Ventura Boulevard to purchase food and to eat at their tables outside.
Erewhon Market opens new location in Studio City
Davis Marks and Jackson Mayer November 18, 2021

Supermarket chain Erewhon Market opened a new location in Studio City on Thursday. Erewhon is the first shop to open in the newly constructed...

LA mayoral election gains recognition from students and citizens
LA mayoral election gains recognition from students and citizens
Davis Marks October 30, 2021

The 2022 Los Angeles mayoral election is gaining more attention as various candidates announce their campaigns to succeed current Mayor Eric...

FDA approves booster vaccine dose for high risk populations
FDA approves booster vaccine dose for high risk populations
Natalie Cosgrove October 27, 2021

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the Booster Dose of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine for those age 65 and above and for 18 to...

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