The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

History department hosts visiting committee

Tara Stone February 12, 2014

The History Department hosted a visiting committee of four working scholars and educators from California and New York Feb. 3 and 4. Respective upper school and middle school department heads Katherine...

Saxophonist selected to be in Grammy band

Tara Stone December 18, 2013

Tenor saxophone player Andy Arditi ’14 received the news Dec. 3 that he had been selected to play in the 2014 Grammy Camp Jazz Session, a program created to present opportunity and recognition to talented...

Crossing country in 40 days by bike

Tara Stone August 27, 2013

Before the last school year even drew to a close, Jacob Goodman ’15 was already out on almost all of his Saturdays, trying to get in as much physical preparation as possible for his six-week, cross-country...

History teacher studies economics in England, Netherlands

Tara Stone August 27, 2013

History teacher Celia Goedde was one of 16 teachers chosen out of more than 100 applicants from the United States to study "The Dutch Republic and Britain: The Making of Modern Society and a European World...

Director Bill Duke presents documentary ‘Dark Girls’

Tara Stone June 4, 2013

Director Bill Duke presented his documentary “Dark Girls” in Ahmanson Lecture Hall Monday, April 29. This was the film’s second showing on campus in six weeks, as Duke could not attend the first...

Playwrights Festival features over 130 students in 9 plays

Tara Stone April 29, 2013

Patric Verrone’s ’13 one-act “Eve” will be professionally produced as part of the Blank Theater’s Young Playwright Festival and Becca Katz’s ’15 one-act “Something Like Magic” won this...

Kutler Center adds first directed study for research projects

Tara Stone April 24, 2013

Projects in Interdisciplinary Study and Research will be offered as a directed study through the Interdisciplinary Studies and Independent Research department next year. The course is "intended to facilitate...

It’s not easy eating greens

Tara Stone March 12, 2013

When Brooke Bagnall ’14 walks into the school cafeteria around midday to buy her lunch, more than a quarter of the options available to other students are off limits for her. Bagnall is one of a sizable...

Art classes display portraits in gallery

Tara Stone December 20, 2012

Large sketches created by the Drawing and Painting I class were taken down from the walls of Rugby Hall on Dec. 12, to be replaced by artwork from the Drawing and Painting II class. Drawing and Painting...

Plans aren’t set in stone

Tara Stone September 22, 2012

On July 21 at about 5 a.m. I was ready to go, wearing a tired smile and my favorite fleece jacket, with two heaping suitcases at my feet. My plane was bound for Ann Arbor, Mich., where I would be working...

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