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

Taste the rainbow

May 29, 2013

She sees sounds as three dimensional shapes moving in space, in a world where most people perceive sound as intangible noise. For her these noises take on a very real presence. Maya Broder ’13 has synesthesia,...

Going the Distance

February 13, 2013

For some couples, being together isn’t as easy as common free periods shared in the lounge. James Wu ‘13, whose girlfriend Christie Chen attends Westridge High School in Pasadena, is used to seeing...

Choirs perform songs in invitational showcase

December 19, 2012

On Nov. 27 Bel Canto and Chamber Singers participated in the College of the Canyons’ choir festival. "These choir festivals give ensembles the opportunity to sing before a well-known conductor who critiques...

‘When the bad man breaks into my house, I die’

December 19, 2012

My father grips my stepmother’s hand at the dinner table. She lost her niece in the Aurora shooting, and now her voice breaks as she says the word, “children.” While the nation cries gun control,...

Keepin’ it clutch

December 19, 2012

His car has three pedals and operating them requires a careful maneuvering process. With his left foot, Ben Gaylord ’13 gradually releases the clutch, while with his right, he slowly presses down on...

SYA representative visits language classes

Jessica Lee November 7, 2012

School Year Abroad’s Assistant Director of Admissions Susanna Sprague will visit sophomore language classes in an effort to provide more information about the SYA program to prospective applicants. SYA...

Wei to teach new Chinese V class

Lauren Sonnenberg November 7, 2012

Chinese teacher Binbin Wei will teach the new Chinese V class scheduled for next year. The class was created as a post-AP or Chinese IV course. Because Chinese is offered in seventh grade, there are students...

School hires receptionist

Jessica Lee November 7, 2012

Her name appears in students’ inboxes at least once a week, but many have yet to meet Lynn Miller, the new receptionist who, among other things, sends out the daily bulletin. Miller has replaced Mitzi...

English teachers to see ‘Hamlet’ performance

Jensen Pak November 7, 2012

AP English Literature teachers will head to the Broad Stage in Santa Monica on Nov. 17 to see the Globe Theatre’s production of Hamlet. English teacher Jocelyn Medawar thought up the trip after reading...

Spanish trip returns to Mexico

Julia Aizuss October 10, 2012

This spring break, middle school students will go to Mexican city Cuernavaca accompanied by middle school Spanish teacher Andrew Brabbee for the first time in three years, while upper school Spanish teacher...

APES students boat down LA River

Jessica Lee October 10, 2012

Eight AP Environmental Science students kayaked down the Los Angeles River on Sept. 23,   which was declared navigable in 2008. George Wolfe, a political activist, helped deem the river navigable after...

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