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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

Benjamin Most

Pocket Man

Benjamin Most October 8, 2015

For the past few years, I have worn cargo shorts to school almost every day. Sometimes, during the winter months, I wear cargo pa­nts. I love my cargo shorts. They have enough pockets to hold my phone,...

Middle School bans cell phone use before 9th

Benjamin Most September 1, 2015

Middle school cell phone and technology policies are being reexamined at the beginning of the second year of the One-to-One laptop initiative, which the Upper School begins this year. The laptop initiative...

Livestream: Watch season opener as Wolverines take on Loyola Friday night

Benjamin Most August 27, 2015

Harvard-Westlake's football opener against Loyola High School kicks off at 7 p.m. Friday on the Ted Slavin Field in Studio City. The Chronicle will host an HWTV live stream of the game in its entirety...

Illustration by Vivian Lin/Chronicle

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...

Library coloring books help to relieve stress

Benjamin Most May 27, 2015

Coloring books will be provided in the library through the end of the year to help students relieve stress. The librarians purchased the coloring books for the April 24 overnight reading of "Moby Dick"...

Business Insider ranks school 3rd smartest

Benjamin Most April 29, 2015

An article on business and technology news website Business Insider named Harvard-Westlake the third-smartest high school in the nation March 25. The ranking was based on data from Niche, a website that...

School moves to improve relations with neighborhood

Benjamin Most April 29, 2015

President Rick Commons is taking steps to increase communications and improve the school’s relationship with neighbors. Commons plans to meet with local residents and organizations over the next few...

MathCounts is 15th in state math contest

Benjamin Most March 18, 2015

The Harvard-Westlake Middle School MathCounts team earned 15th place in the March 14 state MathCounts math competition at University of California, Irvine after earning third place in the chapter division...

School reports increase in middle-lane driving

Benjamin Most March 18, 2015

In the past few months, increasing numbers of students have been caught by the school driving in the center left turn lane of Coldwater Canyon on their way to school, with more than five students reported...

Third annual Jazz and Poetry Lounge hosted by the African-American Alumni Network

Benjamin Most February 27, 2015

The African-American Alumni Network welcomed guests into the Feldman-Horn Gallery Feb. 25 for its third annual Jazz and Poetry Lounge with jazz standards performed by the Jazz Explorers band and foods...

Hamburger Hamlet to host event benefitting endowed funds

Benjamin Most February 18, 2015

A fundraising event hosted by the restaurant Hamburger Hamlet Feb. 23 will benefit the Michael Segal '75 Family and John Amato Family Scholar Endowed Funds. Twenty percent of proceeds from 5 p.m. to 9...

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