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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

Brooke Levin 12 spoke to students in the HW Venture Incubator Program about her startup company, (Ate)ifi. Her company collects sales statistics and broadcasts the nutritional values of food items sold in vending machines. Credit: Sarah Mittleman/Chronicle.

Two alumni present at HW Venture Incubator

Sarah Mittleman October 3, 2019

Two alumni entrepreneurs shared their start-up experiences with students at HW Venture’s Incubator Program Sept. 27. Two alumni discuss their startups  Brooke Levin ’12 spoke first about her startup,...

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Alumna films, directs documentary focused on strengthening friendships

Celine Park August 28, 2019

“[The film] moved me in ways I didn’t expect it to. It really speaks to the power of friendship and what it means to be there for someone while they are healing.” - Jasmine Wang '21 Camille...

Ben Platt to star in new Netflix show “The Politician,” premiering this fall

Emma Limor August 28, 2019

“Knowing that the beginning of his acting career was at our school shows us that we can make it to Broadway.” - Maddie Boudov '21 Peyton Hobart contemplates his political campaign in a new Netflix...

Former Westlake Headmaster passes away

Tammer Bagdasarian June 27, 2019

Former Headmaster of Westlake School for Girls Nathan O. Reynolds ’51 died peacefully June 24, President Rick Commons said in an email to alumni, faculty and staff. “During his quarter century of...

Cancio to lead Vistamar admission team

Khyra Stiner June 1, 2019

After two years at the school, Associate Director of Admission and ninth grade advisor Oscar Cancio ’04 will leave Harvard-Westlake to become the new Director of Admissions at Vistamar School on June...

HW Works holds final roundtable of the year

Jeanine Kim April 29, 2019

In partnership with the Student Alumni Association, HW Works held its fourth and final roundtable of the year April 30, where three alumni with careers in law and government shared advice regarding their...

Alumni encourage students to pursue social entrepreneurship at HW Venture Impact event

Hannah Han March 22, 2019

In an effort to teach students about social entrepreneurship, HW Venture Impact hosted its kickoff event March 4 in Chalmers East and West. HW Impact Co-Founders Amaan Irfan ’21 and Alec Katz ’19...

Obstetrcian-gynecologist Layne Kumetz ’94 provides students with advice on pursuing medical careers. Clinical social worker Rebecca Neubauer ’07 joined Kumetz to answer questions. Credit: Crystal Baik/Chronicle

HW Works hosts medical roundtable

Crystal Baik March 21, 2019

Students learned about career options in medicine and healthcare at the second HW Works Industry Roundtable on March 13. The event was hosted by the Harvard-Westlake Student Alumni Association and featured...

You are going to Hollywood

You are going to Hollywood

Alexandra So March 20, 2019

Elizabeth Gaba ’17 advanced through the audition stage of “American Idol” with “All I Ask” by Adele, which premiered on ABC on March 17. “I was mostly surprised at how genuine and kind...

Students, alumni convene at HW Venture Impact event

Hannah Han March 4, 2019

In an effort to teach students about social entrepreneurship, HW Venture Impact hosted its kickoff event March 4 in Chalmers East and West. HW Venture Impact Co-Founders Amaan Furniturewala ’21 and...

HWSAA begins a new initiative to connect current students and alumni

Casey Kim March 2, 2019

The Student Alumni Association initiated a new digital, community-building program that connects current seniors with alumni to help students reduce stress during the college admissions process and the...

Students develop projects at third annual Hackathon

Ruoshan Dong February 18, 2019

Students coded for 36 hours to develop their own programs as part of the third annual Hackathon hosted Feb.16 to 17. The event, led by Rehaan Furniturewala '19 and Sarah Wilen '19, featured workshops...

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