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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

Spring Coffeehouse

Averie Perrin March 14, 2022

Prefect Council hosted a spring-themed Coffeehouse in Chalmers lounge after school Feb. 28. The event featured a variety of musical, comedic and theatrical performances, and Prefect Council provided coffee...

Visual Arts Teacher Conor Thompson visits New York City and enters the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Time for Culture

Vasilia Yordanova February 17, 2022

When Visual Arts Teacher Conor Thompson visits New York City, he said he enters the Metropolitan Museum of Art with a specific work of art in mind. Once, he focused on Dutch Baroque painter Johannes...

“The Leap of Motherhood,” an acrylic painting by Julia Im ’23, received a Gold Key in the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards competition. Im is one of 35 art award recipients from the school.

Students receive awards in visual arts and writing

Grant Park February 13, 2022

The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards announced the 2021-2022 regional competition winners Jan. 28. With 17 honorees in the writing category and 35 honorees in the art category, 52 total students from...

Defining Art

Defining Art

Jina Jeon December 15, 2021

Busy at work on her next collage, Lena Bagley ’22 cut out grayscale photographs and pasted them onto her canvas. Paintbrushes dried in the sink, the room smelled of acrylic paint and linoleum block prints...

Aiden Daneshrad 23 plays the saxophone as his bandmates accompany him during Coffee House. In addition, audience members appreciate the music him and his band create.

Students showcase talents in Holiday Coffee House

Grant Park and Christopher Mo December 15, 2021

Prefect Council hosted a Holiday Coffee House to celebrate the winter season after school Dec. 13. A ten year long tradition, Coffee House provides an opportunity for students and faculty to perform...

The fall 2021 edition of the Stone-Cutters magazine, pictured against a plain background, is now available for student viewing.

Stone-Cutters releases fall chapbook

Vasilia Yordanova November 20, 2021

Stone-Cutters, the school’s literary arts magazine, released a fall chapbook on Nov. 17 as their first publication of this academic year. The booklet features writing and art by the Stone-Cutters club...

Ella Watkins 22 and Olivia Sparks 22 gaze upward during their Junior Fellowship at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C.

Junior Fellowship: Ella Watkins and Olivia Sparks

Natasha Speiss and Ella Yadegar September 9, 2021

The Kutler Center Junior Fellowship Program selected Ella Watkins ’22 and Olivia Sparks ’22 for their project "Shades of Brown: A Visual & Written Portfolio Capturing the Black Experience in America...

Summer Stars: Goldie Grube

Summer Stars: Goldie Grube

Tate Sheehy August 26, 2021

As Goldie Grube '23 looked over the top of her easel, she could see the July sun beaming through her bedroom window, illuminating her canvas. She pulled out her acrylic paints, itching to recreate the...

Students enrolled in various visual arts courses reconnect with their peers in the same classroom on campus again, but this time requiring masks and social distancing.

Visual arts students come back to campus for classes

Keira Jameson March 28, 2021

As the rest of the community has begun its return to campus, the school has welcomed back visual and performing arts students. Those taking performing arts have had the opportunity to return to campus...

HW Project released for students and faculty

Sydney Fener February 9, 2021

The HW Project, a multimedia production including over 23 separate student works, premiered Jan. 22 on Vimeo in place of the regular fall play.   Upper School Performing Arts Technical Director and...

Repainting the Past

Caitlin Muñoz October 14, 2020

As Lena Bagley ’22 walked to her local grocery store June 14, she passed a long procession of protesters turning onto Fairfax Avenue, brandishing signs emblazoned with the phrase “All Black Lives...

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