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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

Members of Chamber Singers, Bel Canto, Wolverine Chorus and Jazz Singers prepare to sing the National Anthem alongside other school choirs at Angel Stadium.

Choirs perform at Angel Stadium

Davis Marks May 8, 2022

Choral students performed at a baseball game at Angel Stadium in Anaheim on Friday. Members of Chamber Singers, Bel Canto, Wolverine Chorus and Jazz Singers joined other local schools' choirs to perform...

Dance students perform in an outdoor showcase during Multicultural Fair.

Dance students perform in outdoor showcase

Chloe Park and Grant Park May 7, 2022

Advanced Dance I: Choreography students performed in an immersive dance showcase in the outdoor hallway between Mudd Library and Seaver during the school's Multicultural Fair on May 5. Director of Dance...

The Batman Movie Review

“The Batman” Movie Review

Charlie Seymour March 29, 2022

Vengeance. That is the driving force behind Matt Reeves’s The Batman: a gritty, neo-noir investigative take on the iconic Dark Knight. The film contained the typical components the Batman audience has...

Illustrated by Alexa Druyanoff

Dancing Through Stages of Metamorphosis

Vasilia Yordanova March 26, 2022

Upper school dance students performed in the contemporary dance concert “Metamorphosis: A Celebration of Transformation,” on March 11-13.  Dancer Cherry Li ’22 said the show is titled “Metamorphosis”...

Illustration by Alexa Druyanoff

The Walk To Fame

Lucas Cohen-D'Arbeloff March 26, 2022

Fatigued from the rush hour drive from Santa Monica to Hollywood, a 10-year-old Penelope Figueroa ’23 waited among dozens of other child actors contending for a role on Disney Channel. Figueroa, then...

Spring Break-Down

March 24, 2022

Best Flicks at Westflix

Best Flicks at Westflix

Georgia Goldberg, Assistant A&E Editor March 24, 2022

The lights of the TCL Chinese Theatre shine upon actor and filmmaker Jordan Peele as he announces the 11 student films about to be showcased at Westflix. Westflix is a student-organized film festival that...

Designers in Action

Designers in Action

Jina Jeon and Claire Conner March 23, 2022

Sitting in front of a wall covered in magazine scraps, sketches and patterns, Paisley Kandler ’22 traced over her fashion designs on Procreate, a digital illustration app. A sewing machine hummed in...

Illustration by Alexa Druyanoff

Cinema Sunday addresses music and costume design

Vasilia Yordanova March 18, 2022

Film composer Nick Chuba ’10 and his sister Olivia Chuba ’12, a costume design expert, joined Performing Arts Teacher Ted Walch in a discussion of the 2017 historical drama “Phantom Thread” during...

Spring Coffeehouse

Averie Perrin March 14, 2022

Prefect Council hosted a spring-themed Coffeehouse in Chalmers lounge after school Feb. 28. The event featured a variety of musical, comedic and theatrical performances, and Prefect Council provided coffee...

Jazz Band musicians perform side-by-side in the Jazz Combo Concert.

School holds Jazz Combo Concert

Lucas Cohen-d'Arbeloff March 2, 2022

Student musicians performed selections in small groups at the Jazz Combo Concert in Rugby Theater on Feb. 26 and 27. The combos, drawn from Jazz Band, Studio Jazz Band and Jazz Ensemble, each played their...

Bari LeBari 24 plays the violin in the Chamber Music Concert.

Upper School musicians perform in Chamber Music Concert

Vasilia Yordanova February 27, 2022

Camerata Strings and Symphony performed in the 2022 Chamber Music Concert on Feb. 25. The concert took place at the Feldman Horn Plaza, Art Gallery and St. Saviour’s Chapel. Camerata Strings cellist...

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