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The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

“Chinatown” by Claire Wu ’24 was one of the winners in photography.

Students win titles in National YoungArts competition

William Liu and Jack Ryan December 15, 2023

Seven students won recognition in the National YoungArts Foundation’s annual competition for the 2023-2024 school year. YoungArts submissions were open to 15-18 year olds in visual, literary and performing...

Greta Zumbrunnen 21 performs their portion of Windows in a sunlit room. Printed with permission of Greta Zumbrunnen

Upper school dance showcase released

Sydney Fener January 25, 2021

The Upper School Dance program released a video of their latest multimedia project, entitled “Windows,” to the student body on Thursday, Jan. 21. Their video was entirely filmed and performed...

Students return to arts online

Sydney Fener August 27, 2020

In order to adapt to the difficulties that remote learning poses, performing arts teacher Michele Spears said the department announced changes to the regular fall play in an official school-wide email...

Reconciling with remote learning

Reconciling with remote learning

Celine Park June 4, 2020

Remote Learning has changed future plans for art classes When news of the school’s sudden closure broke out, the quad erupted with cheers, but Elias Peter ’21 did not join the celebration. With a...

Breaking the Mold

Breaking the Mold

Joanna Im May 1, 2019

As Sophia Nuñez ’20 prepared to cheer for a basketball game, she put on her crisp, red uniform and tightened the laces on her pristine white tennis shoes. While a ponytail and bow were usually required...

YoungArts recognizes 10 artists

Madi Massey December 1, 2018

The National YoungArts Foundation recognized eleven students from the school as finalists, honorable mentions and merit winners in its 2019 competition. The winners represented various different categories...

TWO FACED: Max Hernand 18 and Kate Von Mende 18  face each other in a photograph submitted by Arianna Shooshani 18 to the YoungArts contest. Printed with permission of Arianna Shooshani 18

YoungArts program recognizes 7 artists

Jacqueline Ayestas November 22, 2015

YoungArts recognized Oceania Eshraghi ’18, Elizabeth Gaba ’17, Samantha Ho ’16, Dylan Schifrin ’16, Arianna Shooshani ’18, Nick Steele ’16 and Adam Yaron ’16 for their contest submissions. Out...

Gustavo Gody: Visual Arts

Hannah Cho September 1, 2015

Gustavo Godoy, a prominent sculptor whose art has been displayed in galleries and exhibitions nationally and internationally, will teach 3-D Art and Ceramics at the Upper School this year. As a kid, Godoy...

Senior receives presidential arts scholar nomination

Bryant Wu February 13, 2015

Danielle Stolz ’15 was one of six people in the nation to be selected as a YoungArts winner in the Cinematic Arts category and has been nominated as a Presidential Scholar in the Arts. Stolz’s film,...

Scholastic Arts Awards

James Hur February 12, 2014

27 students received the Scholastic Art Awards, which recognize students for their work in 28 different art forms.

Students to voluntarily teach weekend arts classes at public school in honor of Carr ’14

Sydney Foreman September 25, 2013

A bimonthly arts program in memory of Justin Carr ’14 will begin at an Inglewood elementary school Sept. 28. Each of the three-hour workshops in the Justin Carr’s Dare to Dream Arts Program were designed...

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