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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

Maria Quigley 23, who organized the drive, stands with food she collected and will be giving to Westside Food Bank.

Community Council hosts food drive for Westside Food Bank

Chloe Park May 11, 2022

Community Council held a food drive for Westside Food Bank to combat food insecurity in Los Angeles from May 2 to May 6, where students were asked to bring granola bar boxes for the community service food...

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...

Reverend Anne Gardner leads students and faculty in a candle lighting ceremony in honor of Yom HaShoah.

School commemorates Yom HaShoah with assembly, candle lighting and exhibition

Davis Marks May 4, 2022

The school commemorated Yom HaShoah, Israel's Holocaust remembrance day, with an all-school assembly featuring a Holocaust survivor, candle lighting ceremony and exhibition on the Quad from April 26 to...

Goldie Grube 23 and Ella Goldberg 23 pose in jean clothing they wore in honor of Denim Day on April 27.

Community participates in Denim Day

Leo Saperstein April 30, 2022

Members of the community participated in Denim Day to raise awareness of sexual violence April 27. Denim Day, meant to combat victim-blaming, takes place annually during the last week of April, which is...

Students wait in line during lunch for the Plant Power Food Truck hosted by Environmental Club.

Environmental Club hosts vegan food truck for Earth Day

Grant Park April 26, 2022

The Environmental Club hosted a Plant Power Food Truck on Friday to conclude a series of on-campus events including a clothing drive, a used battery drop off and plant sale throughout the week in honor...

Glory Ho 24 gives her speech to the sophomore class during on assembly before the election April 14.

Sophomores elect Junior Prefects

Kriste An and Grace Coleman April 22, 2022

Sophomores elected Bari LeBari ’24, Davis Marks ’24, Isiuwa Odiase ’24 and Nyla Shelton ’24 to serve as their Junior Prefects next year, Head Prefects Jade Stanford ’22 and Quincey Dern ’22...

Charlotte Newman 24 and Illi Kreiz 24 cheer on participants at a Special Olympics event organized by Community Council.

Community Council hosts Special Olympics event on Ted Slavin Field

Davis Marks April 22, 2022

Community Council hosted a Special Olympics event featuring a variety of athletics activities, ranging from soccer to running relays, for young students with special needs on the Ted Slavin Field Tuesday....

Juniors elected Harry Tarses 23, Aiko Offner 23, Jessica Thompson 23 and Rowan Jen 23 as their Senior Prefects for next year.

Juniors elect 2022-2023 Senior Prefects

Allegra Drago April 14, 2022

The Class of 2023 elected Assistant Features Editor Harry Tarses ’23, Aiko Offner ’23, Rowan Jen '23 and Jessica Thompson ’23 to represent their class as Senior Prefects. The candidates gave speeches...

Members of Empower Club assist participants in their fundraiser for Womens History Month as they fill out forms.

Empower Club sells Dippin’ Dots

Chloe Park March 25, 2022

Empower Club sold Dippin' Dots to raise money for the National Women’s Law Center in honor of Women’s History Month on Tuesday. The Dippin' Dots were sold to students from break until the end of lunch...

Mieszczanski set to leave after four years as Admission Director

Mieszczanski set to leave after four years as Admission Director

Lily Lee March 23, 2022

Head of Admission and Enrollment Aaron Mieszanski will leave the school to join executive search firm Spencer Stuart after this school year. The school recently began an accelerated search process to fill...

Members of the Jewish Club gather hamantaschen for students participating in the fundraiser.

Jewish Club celebrates Purim

Ella Yadegar March 20, 2022

Members of the Jewish Club handed out baked goods on the Quad in celebration of Purim on Thursday. The club offered hamantaschen, pastries symbolic of the story of Purim, as well as party horns. Purim...

Current Junior Prefect Yoshimi Kimura ’23 answers a question during her speech in Rugby Auditorium about a time when she struggled to do the right thing. Four out of the seven candidates running to become Head Prefect will advance to the second round of elections.

Head Prefect candidates address junior class during preliminary speeches

Lucas Cohen-d'Arbeloff March 19, 2022

Candidates for Head Prefect gave speeches to juniors in Rugby Theater before the first round of the election March 18. Each candidate delivered a general address to students before answering both a prepared...

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