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    Fiona’s Five: Spring Break (episode 1)

  • Often, students are forced to cram and make up school work to go to concerts. Students and teachers agree that going to concerts can threaten students academic responsibilities and that achieving a balance is important for this purpose.


    Concert Culture

  • Student filmmaker and presenter at Westflix Ian Kims film My Sisters in the Stars: The Star of Lee Yong-Soo received the Audience Choice Award for his film.


    20 Years of Westflix

  • An earthquake destroys the ground near a city.


    Turkey’s grim earthquake lessons

  • Administration hosts support sessions with Jewish advocate


    Administration hosts support sessions with Jewish advocate

  • News

    Deans change spring college tour itinerary

  • Kutler Center Scholar in Residence Andrea Ghez poses with EMPOWER. Ghez won the Nobel Prize in Physics for discovering a supermassive blackhole at the center of the Milky Way galaxy.


    School hosts Nobel Laureate and astrophysicist Andrea Ghez

  • Students tend to the hydroponic plant towers.


    Reducing our environmental impact

  • Members of the Upper School Robotics Team and Mathematics Teacher and Robotics Coach Andew Theiss gather around their robot before it competes at the Central Valley Regional Tournament.


    Robotics joins FIRST

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    Addiction specialist presents to juniors

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The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

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Connecting in new ways

Connecting in new ways

Eugenia Ko September 1, 2015

Every year we hear that journalism is a dying profession. Even though our traditional 32-page print paper has set the standard for high school journalists across the country, the time has come to accept...

What we learned during March of the Living

Sophie Kupiec-Weglinski May 26, 2015

If you didn’t notice, during the two weeks after spring break, 24 seniors were absent from school. We were part of that group, the group that embarked on the two-week journey to Poland and Israel called...

Please lay off the college questions

Enya Huang April 29, 2015

A few days ago I walked into the bookstore to buy “Flatland” for my unweighted Philosophy in Art and Science class. The novel is about a square named A Square, who lives in a two-dimensional world...

Assessing the validity of student work

Angela Chon March 18, 2015

We all want to win. Whether we work toward making a touchdown, getting a solid test grade or winning a film award, all of us want to come out on top. But should we sacrifice our integrity for merely a...

Don’t let labels limit your personal growth

Marcella Park February 13, 2015

Pandas irritate me. It’s not the animals themselves, or even the abundance of Internet GIFs they occupy. It’s the species’ close, tangled connection to Asian stereotypes that irritates me. Pandas...

Accepting others in the wake of tragedy

Aimee Misaki January 14, 2015

I scrolled past a photo that my Parisian friend had posted earlier that day of a man who seemed to be dead with spectators standing around him. As I scrolled further down, I saw posts from my other French...

The pressures of being a college-bound senior

October 14, 2014

Do you know where you want to go?" Every high school senior knows that this question means one thing and one thing only. We’ve heard it more times than you can imagine. It’s common dinner party etiquette...

September QuadTalk

September 5, 2014

Promote and preserve

Scott Nussbaum August 27, 2014

When the administration recently rewrote the mission statement to make it more accessible for the student body, they recognized that while content always comes first, the manner in which it is communicated...

May Quadtalk

May 28, 2014

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