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The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

Asian Students in Action (ASiA) members hand attendees cultural foods and baked goods.

SLIDE organizes Multicultural Fair

Davis Marks May 10, 2022

Members of Student Leaders for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (SLIDE) hosted Multicultural Fair on the Quad during Community Flex Time on Thursday. Students had the opportunity to learn, try food and...

Jo Grody 22, Shoshana Bernstein 22 and more pose during the Special Olympics track race.

Students engage in community service

Iona Lee April 27, 2022

Community Council organized Community Service Week from April 18 to April 23 in order for students to gain more community service hours before the May 6 deadline. The week opened with a community service...

LAUSD Board of Education Vice President Nick Melvoin 04 poses with former Chronicle advisor Kathleen Neumeyer during his reelection event.

School board VP Nick Melvoin ’04 holds reelection event

Lily Lee April 24, 2022

Vice President of the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) Board of Education Nick Melvoin ’04 held a political fundraising event for his school board reelection campaign at the home of former...

Loyal Terry 19 was one of 58 students across the country to be awarded the Truman Scholarship on April 14.

Loyal Terry ’19 awarded Truman Scholarship

Davis Marks April 24, 2022

Alumnus Loyal Terry '19 was one of 58 students nationally to receive the Truman Scholarship on April 14. The Truman Scholarship, which was established by Congress in 1975, awards merit-based graduate school...

Emma Miller 23 peruses the Stone-Cutters Winter Tabloid while walking through the library shelves.

Stone-Cutters releases Winter Tabloid

Jina Jeon March 28, 2022

Stone-Cutters, the school’s literary arts magazine, released their Winter Tabloid on March 24. The Stone-Cutters Club, which meets every cycle and releases two to three issues per year, compiled submissions...

Fiene Oerlemans ’22 and Deven Dees ’22 chant alongside other Fanatics at the boys basketball game against Sierra Canyon School on Feb. 18. The school limited the number of attendees at the playoff game, where the school fell to the Trailblazers 72-55.

Students resell CIF basketball tickets

Alex Hahn and Will Sherwood March 23, 2022

During the boys basketball team’s run in the 2022 CIF playoffs, students reportedly scalped tickets they bought in bulk and duplicated tickets in order to get friends into games. Lily Weisskopf ’23...

Logan Azizzideh ’24 takes notes during a lecture in his Honors Algebra II course. For the first time in more than two years, Azizzideh was able to attend a class without having to wear a mask after the administration removed the school’s indoor mask requirement.

Cases rise after school relaxes indoor masking policy according to county recommendations

Natalie Cosgrove March 18, 2022

The Community Health Office (CHO) announced in an all-school email the school will be lifting the mandatory mask mandate, meaning masks will be strongly recommended but not required on campus starting...

Community Council members pose for a photo by their booth, where they raised over $1000 for Ukrainian refugees.

Bake sale raises funds for Ukrainians

Iona Lee March 13, 2022

Community Council sold Zooies cookies on the Quad to raise funds for Ukrainian refugees on Mar. 11. Proceeds were donated to Lifting Hands International (LHI), a nonprofit organization that provides war...

Jack Hartmeier ’22 converses with a student, explaining the elements of the post-AP Chinese course at the Academic Fair. Credit: Will Sherwood/Chronicle

Students peruse course offerings at Academic Fair

Ella Yadegar March 10, 2022

The annual Academic Fair took place on the Quad during Community Flex Time on March 8. Sophomores and juniors visited a variety of booths correlated to various courses and electives where they discussed...

SLIDE organizes town halls for student input on DEI

SLIDE organizes town halls for student input on DEI

Kriste An and Chloe Park March 8, 2022

Student Leaders for Inclusion, Equity and Diversity (SLIDE) organized town halls for students to reflect on the school's Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) work Feb. 28 through March 4. Empower,...

Israeli activist Noa Tishby expresses frustration with the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement during her event with History Teacher Dror Yaron.

Israeli activist addresses community

Allegra Drago February 27, 2022

Israeli actress, activist and author Noa Tishby spoke during Community Flex Time about her book, “Israel: A Simple Guide to the Most Misunderstood Country on Earth,” and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict...

A car drove onto the steps of Weiler Hall and nearly crashed into the building Tuesday morning.

Car nearly crashes on campus

Lucas Cohen-d'Arbeloff February 17, 2022

A man unaffiliated with the school entered the upper school campus and nearly crashed into Weiler Hall after lodging his car on stairs leading to the building on Tuesday. After disrupting The (Dis)information...

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