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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

Tabula Rasa

Tabula Rasa

Claire Keller February 16, 2017

Rasa Barzdukas ’17 sits on the quad, occasionally looking up from her sketchpad. Pages are spilling out of her notebook, each covered in sketches waiting to be perfected in the studio. Barzdukas has...

Interim Head of Upper School Liz Resnick. Printed with permission of Nathanson's

Resnick replaces Barzdukas as Interim Head of Upper School

Jean Sanders August 31, 2016

Although Liz Resnick will only fill the position of head of Upper School for one year, she has already made one permanent policy change: eliminating styrofoam cups from the faculty room. However, Resnick...

March of the Living dates conflict with AP testing schedule, Prom

Jonathan Seymour September 1, 2015

The 2016 March of the Living trip to Poland and Israel, taking place from May 1 to May 15, will conflict with all AP exams as well as the prom. Students will be allowed to make up their exams during the...

Barzdukas urges students to be good neighbors

Joe Levin November 5, 2014

Head of Upper School Audrius Barzdukas asked students to be good neighbors at Wednesday’s Upper School assembly, which was plagued by audio difficulties. A day after the Los Angeles Times ran an article...

Committee to evaluate Civitalks, make changes

Claire Goldsmith April 30, 2014

The Character Education Committee will present its preliminary evaluation of Civitalks to faculty and administrators in order to decide what form, if any, the program will take for next year. The final...

Martin ’08 leaves NFL team, sparks national bullying debate

Grant Nussbaum November 13, 2013

Jonathan Martin ’08 spent three years serving as both a sentinel for quarterbacks John Howe ’07 and Sean Berman ’09 on the offensive line and as a predator for opposing backfields on the defensive...

Ribbon-cutting opens Kutler Center

David Lim October 10, 2012

Brendan Kutler’s ’10 family dedicated The Kutler Center for Interdisciplinary Studies by cutting the building’s ribbon in a ceremony featuring speeches from top administrators Sept. 28. More than...

Barzdukas assumes new role as Head of Upper School

David Lim September 5, 2012

With a home adjacent to campus and two of his children enrolled at Harvard-Westlake, Head of Upper School Audrius Barzdukas is beginning his 10th year at the school with a new role. When Barzdukas wakes...

Junior addresses conference in Mandarin

Aaron Lyons September 5, 2012

Hang Yang ’14 spoke in Shanghai at the July international conference for the World Leading Schools Association. A native Mandarin speaker, Yang was talking to Head of Upper School Audrius Barzdukas,...

Copses Family Aquatic Center opens, practices begin in Olympic-sized pool

Aaron Lyons September 5, 2012

The newly-completed Copses Family Aquatic Center opened on Monday, Aug. 27. Varsity water polo has been practicing in the pool since it opened Aug. 27. with a celebratory "first swim" ceremony, followed...

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