The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

Discipline problems plague spring trips

Jensen Pak April 29, 2014

Although various school trips over spring break were plagued by similar issues with drug and alcohol use, the extent and nature of the disciplinary action has varied. Five seniors caught drinking on the...

Late sign-ups turned away from Senior Retreat

Aaron Lyons May 27, 2013

Due to overcapacity, seniors who did not fulfill the necessary sign up requirements on time will not be able to attend Senior Retreat.  The forms, which were to be submitted electronically, were...

‘Napalm’ Girl to attend film screening

Elana Zeltser May 8, 2013

Kim Phuc, the "Napalm Girl," will speak to parents and students May 10 at 7:30 p.m. following the screening of a documentary about her life entitled "The Power of a Picture." The movie, presented by producers...

Schuhl wins race for dean of faculty

Aaron Lyons May 2, 2013

Science teacher Dietrich Schuhl won the post of dean of faculty Thursday after a run-off faculty vote between him and science teacher Jesse Reiner. Math teacher Suzanne Lee was eliminated in the first...

Asking tough questions

Rachel Schwartz May 1, 2013

He saw me looking at the ice cream flavors and said to me at first in Hebrew and then in heavily accented English, “The best dairy comes from Israel. The ice cream, the milk… this is the land of milk...

Playwrights Festival features over 130 students in 9 plays

Tara Stone April 29, 2013

Patric Verrone’s ’13 one-act “Eve” will be professionally produced as part of the Blank Theater’s Young Playwright Festival and Becca Katz’s ’15 one-act “Something Like Magic” won this...

Report Card

Aaron Lyons April 26, 2013

Asking tough questions

Rachel Schwartz April 25, 2013

When my moms and I landed in Tel Aviv last year over winter break I met an old man in traditional Orthodox Jewish garb in line at the airport cafe. He saw me looking at the ice cream flavors and said to...

I don’t understand, and maybe I never will

Claire Goldsmith April 25, 2013

On Thursday night, I texted my friends for the second time in a week to ask if their relatives in Boston were okay. “I can’t believe I have to ask this again,” I said. And it’s true. I can’t...

Let actions be the determining factor

Elizabeth Madden April 25, 2013

As my family and I were watching the terror of the Boston bombings and the subsequent manhunt for the one living suspect, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, unfold on television, I kept hearing the same thing over and...

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