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The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

Varsity baseball athletes pay attention to a pregame speech from coaches before their matchup with Corona High School in the CIF-SS Open Division baseball championship May 18.

Baseball ends successful season with loss to No. 1 Corona in CIF-SS championship game

Eden Conner, Assistant Opinion Editor May 29, 2024

The baseball team finished their season 27-5-1 overall and 15-1-1 in the Mission League after a 5-0 loss to Corona High School in the California Interscholastic Federation Southern Section (CIF-SS) Championship...

Varsity swimmer Cooper Ren 26 swims breaststroke at the CIF Division 1 preliminaries at Mount San Antonio College on May 1.

Swimmers compete in CIF State events

MeJo Liao, Assistant Features Editor May 29, 2024

The boys’ and girls’ swim teams finished their respective seasons at the Mission League Swimming Finals on April 18. The boys’ team won second while the girls’ team won first. For the girls’...

Junior pole-vaulter qualifies for CIF State track and field championships

Justin Tang, Assistant Sports Editor May 29, 2024

Following the end of the regular track and field season, pole vaulter Sofia Rakfeldt ’24 competed at the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) State Track and Field Championships from May 24-25....

Track and Field Program Head Jonas Koolsbergen 83 gives a pregame speech before the teams meet.

Coach K: Wolverine For Life

Justin Tang, Assistant Sports Editor May 29, 2024

During a track and field practice at Harvard School in 1982, Cross Country and Track and Field Program Head Jonas Koolsbergen ’83 planted his spikes in the rubber track and got in his four-point stance....

Izzy Daum 23 and her family met up with relative Arachna Patel, owner of Super 8 Motel, in Tampa, Florida as she researched Indian motel ownership.

Junior Fellowship: Izzy Daum

Justin Tang September 1, 2022

Izzy Daum ’23 researched motel ownership by Indian Americans with a focus on Indian women. For her project, Daum interviewed family members about their experiences running motels, with a focus on the...

Alejandro Lombard 23 adjusts his camera to film footage for his junior fellowship project.

Junior Fellowship: Alejandro Lombard

Zoe Goor September 1, 2022

Alejandro Lombard ’23 created a documentary about immigrant families at the U.S.-Mexico border for his Junior Summer Fellowship project, “Seeking Asylum.” Lombard visited the U.S.-Mexico border...

Jessica Thompson 23 poses with DJ Khalil.

Junior Fellowship: Jessica Thompson

Connor Tang September 1, 2022

Jessica Thompson ’23 visited New York to learn about the Black community’s impact on the music industry. Thompson interviewed Atlantic Records Vice President Riggs Morales, hip-hop star DJ Khaled and...

Dahlia Delgadillo ’23 helps treat patients who lack adequate access to healthcare resources and other supplies in Churcampa, Peru.

Junior Fellowship: Dahlia Delgadillo

Max Turetzky September 1, 2022

Dahlia Delgadillo ’23 studied the lack of healthcare resources in Churcampa, Peru and its impact on local residents during her Junior Fellowship project over the summer.  She said she interviewed medical...

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...

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...

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