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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

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...

Jewish Club hosts Passover seder

Jewish Club hosts Passover seder

Jackson Mayer May 4, 2022

The Jewish Club hosted a Passover Seder at the school on April 19. Passover is a Jewish holiday celebrating the Jews' escape from enslavement. The Seder is a ritual feast traditionally eaten on the first...

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...

Chinese II students and faculty chaperones pose next to food samples they tried during their field trip to 99 Ranch Market.

Chinese II students travel to 99 Ranch Market

Lily Lee April 28, 2022

Chinese II students Benjamin Ren '24 and Christopher Robertson '24 and World Languages Teacher Bin He designed a field trip to 99 Ranch Market in San Gabriel to explore Chinese culture, collect auspicious...

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...

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...

Students participating in the GLSEN Day of Silence were encouraged to remain silent unless their teachers addressed the day in class.

Community participates in GLSEN Day of Silence

Leo Saperstein April 25, 2022

Students and faculty observed the the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN) Day of Silence on April 22. Throughout the day, participating community members chose to be silent in protest of...

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...

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...

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