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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

Students will present 22 films at three upcoming festivals

Ryan Albert September 9, 2016

Film festivals selected student films created during programs at Harvard-Westlake. Film festivals across the country will show selected student films during over the past year at multiple events in upcoming...

Students view HW Go! films

Sophie Cohen February 12, 2016

Student films produced during the summer HW Go! Cambodia Digital Storytelling Adventure were screened yesterday in Ahmanson Lecture Hall. Filmmakers visited the cities of Battamberg, Phnom Penh and Siem...

Students to screen their HW Go! Cambodia films Tuesday

Sophie Cohen February 5, 2016

Students will screen films produced during the summer HW Go! Cambodia Digital Story Telling Adventure on Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the Ahmanson Lecture Hall. Each of the 16 students who went on the trip...

Maya Hinkin 18 and William Park 17 (second and third from left) sit in on an art class with Cambodian studnet and their teacher. Credit Tarin North (used with permission)

Music was medicine for former Khmer Rouge child soldier

Teresa Suh September 3, 2015

In 1975, Cambodia faced a genocide that killed more than 20 percent of its population. Headed by Pol Pot, the Khmer regime murdered, brutalized and dehumanized its own people. Schools were turned into...

Arn Chorn-Pond shows students around Battambang, his home town. Pond is a survivor of the Cambodian genocide and a human rights activist committed to the preservation of Cambodian music. Prior to the trip, Chorn-Pond visited the Upper School on April 13 to be interviewed by students.

Lights, Cambodia, Action

Jean Sanders September 1, 2015

Standing in Junom, the village where his mother lived after the Khmer Rouge took her family’s home, William Chow ’17 took out his camera and begins to film the scenery. Chow’s mother is a survivor...

Cambodian genocide survivor visits Upper School

Su Jin Nam April 2, 2015

Cambodian genocide survivor Arn Chorn-Pond visited the upper school campus on April 13, the day classes resumed after spring break. Chorn-Pond answered questions during a presentation in Feldman-Horn...

Summer trip to Cambodia, Beat the Bot Challenge announced at assembly

Sammi Handler March 4, 2015

A Digital Storytelling Adventure to Cambodia, a Beat the Bot Challenge and the Advanced Dance II teaser for their upcoming show highlighted Wednesday’s assembly. Sarah McAllister ’15 announced that...

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