The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

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

Monkey business on stage

May 30, 2012

By David Lim Clad in their usual brightly-colored shirts, the Scene Monkeys ran down the aisles cheering and jumped on stage to kick off two performances of their annual improv show in Rugby Theater on...

Photo Ready

May 30, 2012

By Mariel Brunman Mazelle Etessami ’14 quietly stood at attention, surveying the people around her. She brought her Nikon D40 up to eye level and snapped, causing the shutter to whir. Etessami has...

Lights, camera, action

May 30, 2012

By Alex McNab Hitting her Target First agent, first audition, first time on TV, she hit her target in more ways than one. After three years of trying to get an agent, Autumn Witz ’15 is...

Seniors display art, perform individually

May 30, 2012

By Sarah Novicoff The Senior Art Show, displaying the achievements of senior artists in Photography, 3-D Art, Advanced Drawing and Painting and AP Studio Art, opened in Feldman Horn Gallery at 5 p.m....

Jazz bands perform at club, to hold benefit concert

May 30, 2012

By Jivani Gengatharan and Lauren Sonnenberg Three upper school jazz ensembles hit the stage May 22 at the Catalina Jazz Club as a part of the Young Artist Jazz Series. Founded in 1996, the Series...

Dance inspired by real events and stories

May 30, 2012

By Emily Segal Upper school dance classes Advanced Dance I and Advanced Dance II showcased their dances during sixth and eighth periods Tuesday. The performances included solos, duets, trios...

3 students win national art awards

April 24, 2012

By Gabrielle Franchina Three students were honored nationally by the Scholastic Art and Writing Award after regional recognition in January. Jake Schapiro ’12 received a gold medal for his glass...

Seniors choose themes reflecting interests

April 24, 2012

By Claire Hong Food, family and imagination are some of the themes that make up the artwork featured in the senior art show that opened on April 16. Seniors of Drawing and Painting III and AP Studio...

Admiration for classical music inspires new club

April 24, 2012

By Jessica Barzilay Four students stroll into choir director Rodger Guerrero’s office, dump their backpacks on the ground and chatter excitedly about their weekends and their workloads. "Guess...

Film festivals to screen student films

April 24, 2012

By Rachel Schwartz and Emily Segal Two public service announcements featuring Holocaust survivors created by students who are part of the Righteous Conversations Project will be shown on April 29 at...

Orchestra plays medley of classical music and jazz

April 24, 2012

By Arielle Maxner In the last orchestra concert of the year, Concert Strings, the Wind Ensemble, Percussion Ensemble and Symphony Orchestra played pieces of varying styles at the First Presbyterian...

Senior wins award

April 24, 2012

By Rebecca Nussbaum Although she lives mere miles from Hollywood, Elaine Tang ’12 produced her animated short film "El Monte" in Beijing this summer. The film documents the plight of 72 Thai...

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