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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

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Some students are schooled in stocks at an early age

Benjamin Most May 27, 2015

At age 10, Daniel Singer ’17 realized that he was making little interest off of the money in his savings account. Singer asked his father to open an account for him at E-Trade, a financial services company...

A Cut Above

A Cut Above

Hannah Cho April 29, 2015

Carefully selecting a screwdriver, Eitan Sneider ’17 tosses it in his hand and prepares to launch it forward to hit the wooden board that spans his garage wall. After perfectly landing a couple of smaller,...

Tinder Makes Sparks Fly

Tinder Makes Sparks Fly

Aimee Misaki February 13, 2015

Ron* quickly swipes left on Tinder, a cellular dating app that connects people who are nearby, as he gazes through photos of numerous girls in his area. A photo of a pretty girl surfaces on his screen,...

Not So Free

Jake Saferstein January 14, 2015

Blake* ’16 spent his summer between ninth and 10th grade like many other students: working at a summer job. However, the money he earned for each scoop of ice cream he served went to paying a debt to...

High Stakes: ‘Hitting Submit’

Carly Berger November 19, 2014

The Athlete: Summer* chose to apply Early Decision to Oberlin College and hit send on the Common Application last week. "It is not at all a Division I track school, or a sports-oriented school whatsoever,...

High Stakes College Edition: Living the dream

Benjamin Most October 14, 2014

Recent grads describe what it’s like now that they have achieved their goal of getting into college and are finding their way on their new campuses. Eric Greenberg ’14: Eric Greenberg ’14 enjoys...

Highstakes: Finalizing the college process

Carly Berger September 4, 2014

Each year the Chronicle follows the paths of four seniors through their college processes. Their identities are kept anonymous until the final issue. The Artist: Blair* spent a month in Dublin, Ireland...

Going public

Zoe Dutton May 28, 2014

As a freshman at UC Berkeley, Solange Etessami ’13 regaled her friends with tales of her high school cafeteria. For many of those students who had come from public high schools, the idea that a cafeteria...

The Final Decision

Sydney Foreman April 30, 2014

Jackie Ridgley, The All-Around Having been admitted to Columbia University early decision, Jackie Ridgley ’14 decided to attend the school’s admitted students weekend. There she had the opportunity...

Race to the top

Zoe Dutton February 12, 2014

The first thing Avery* ’13 did after finding out that she had been accepted to college was buy a school sweatshirt. A week later, it was buried under a pile of laundry and dirty socks in her closet. “I...

Jazz bands perform in Rubgy

Sharon Chow December 18, 2013

Jazz classes performed in "An Evening of Big Band Jazz" Dec. 14, exploring both contemporary and classic jazz in Rugby auditorium. From 7-9 p.m., upper school performing arts teacher Shawn Constantino...

Annual chapel Christmas service features singing, readings

Lizzy Thomas December 18, 2013

Readings from the Bible and choral offerings from the middle school Madrigals highlighted Sunday night’s traditional Christmas service in St. Saviour’s Chapel. One student council member from each...

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