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The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

Alumna’s film chosen as a finalist in film festival

Khyra Stiner November 16, 2018

A short film written by Nicole Bahar ’18 was selected as a finalist for the People’s Choice Award in the MY HERO International Film Festival. The film, Āmrikā, follows an Iranian-American teen girl...

Samantha Ho 16 stands next to Congressman Brad Sherman under her pastel self-portat titled Pointilism Study displayed in the Capitol Rotunda. Photo used with permission of Samantha Ho.

Student self-portrait to be displayed in Capitol Rotunda

Tiffany Kim May 27, 2015

Samantha Ho ’16 won an award for her "Self-Portrait after Seurat," which will be displayed in the Capitol Rotunda in June. Ho will be flown to a reception June 24 in Washington, D.C. "Probably hundreds...

Gyllenhaal ’95 receives Golden Globe

Sharon Chow January 14, 2015

Maggie Gyllenhaal ’95 won a Golden Globe for Best Actress in a TV Movie or miniseries for her role as Nessa Stein in the TV miniseries, “The Honourable Woman” Jan. 11. This was Gyllenhaal’s first...

Summer workshop film wins in festival

Danielle Kaye November 19, 2014

A film documenting the story of Holocaust survivor Curt Lowens, created by students in the Harvard-Westlake summer film program, placed first in the My Hero film festival student category. The film is...

School awards Kogan Family Award to English teacher

Elly Hong September 4, 2014

Middle School English teacher Julia Grody received the Kogan Family Award for Innovation in Teaching at the Aug. 26 meeting for faculty and staff members. "When presented with a problem to solve, [Grody]...

Teacher receives Carolyn, Marion Hays Award

Juliana Berger September 4, 2014

Upper school mathematics teacher Kent Nealis was awarded the Carolyn and Marion Hays Award Aug. 26 at a joint faculty meeting. The award is given to a member of the faculty or staff who contributes to...

Sophomore receives international award for community service work

Lizzy Thomas December 18, 2013

Association of Fundraising Professionals, an international charity fundraising organization, honored Jack Stovitz ’16 with its Outstanding Youth Volunteer award last month for his work with the book...

Young artists take big prizes

Sacha Lin December 18, 2013

Three students were named YoungArts Scholarship winners for 2014 for their submissions in visual or performing arts. Claire Nordstrom ’15 won merit in voice, Amita Pentakota ’14 won honorable mention...

Stanford honors 3 teachers

Nikta Mansouri October 15, 2013

Three teachers were honored by Stanford University as part of the Teacher Tribute Initiative this past month. Latin teacher Paul Chenier, English teacher Jocelyn Medawar and history teacher Dror Yaron...

Chronicle online wins 1st place in San Antonio

David Gisser November 17, 2012

Student publications scored a winning sweep in the Best of Show competitions Saturday Nov. 17 at the National Scholastic Press Association/Journalism Education Association fall convention in San Antonio. Chronicle...

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