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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

Farmers market madness

Farmers market madness

Amelia Scharff March 25, 2021

Every Sunday, Tom Baker ’22 looks forward to the sweet, fresh grapefruits he buys at his local farmers market in Studio City. While he strolls along the tent-lined pavement with his mom, he feels connected...

Music in the making

Jordan Murray March 20, 2019

As Ben Beckman ’19 sat down to film a last-minute audition tape for one of the most prestigious music programs in the country, he made sure to position the camera so his pajama pants would not be seen....

An Earful of Mainstream

Annie Beckman March 20, 2019

With an increase in public playlists, some teens are easily able to see their peers’ music choices, and style their choices based on what they think will aid them in appearing elevated amongst their...

Accepting this Rose

Joanna Im March 20, 2019

At the beginning of every year, Nathan Russel ’21 observes all the buzz surrounding the new mystery man of “The Bachelor.” Due to the show’s popularity and older teens being the majority of dating...

You are going to Hollywood

You are going to Hollywood

Alexandra So March 20, 2019

Elizabeth Gaba ’17 advanced through the audition stage of “American Idol” with “All I Ask” by Adele, which premiered on ABC on March 17. “I was mostly surprised at how genuine and kind...

Play-ing for Progress

Annie Beckman March 1, 2019

Students performed a redesigned version of William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream on Feb. 8-10 including LGBTQ characters. In directing the show, performing arts teacher Rees Pugh decided...

Write of Passage: Student playwrights announced

Emma Shapiro March 1, 2019

Performing arts teachers Ted Walch, Rees Pugh and Michele Spears announced this year’s plays for the Playwrights Festival. A committee comprised of both faculty and alumni selected 18 plays, which...

Dancing in the Starry Night

Kyra Hudson March 1, 2019

Sophia Nuñez ’20 frantically grabbed the costume box as she got ready to run onto the stage, excited for her upcoming dance. As the lights came up, she began her Lady Gaga dance, trying to mimic the...

Secret Santa

Joanna Im December 12, 2018

As the holidays approach, students share their experiences of how and when they found out that Santa Claus isn’t real: “When I was younger, I thought [Santa] was great, but one day I wondered why...

Filmmakers in a Gray Area

Joanna Im December 12, 2018

Jack Safir ’19 and Kat Swander ’19 won the Teen Press HERO Award for their short documentary entitled “Gray Areas” after their visit to Tijuana, Mexico and the United States border with Mexico. “Gray...

Gaulke to screen short film at DTLA Film Festival

Sarah Reiff October 20, 2018

Visual arts teacher Cheri Gaulke produced and directed Gloria's Call, a short film that will be screening at the Downtown Film Festival of Los Angeles Film Festival on Oct. 21. The film uses both...

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