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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

Community reflects on MLK Day

Tessa Augsberger January 21, 2021

The anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, which many view as especially poignant this year, occurred Monday after a year full of awareness of the country’s systematic racial injustices. Alex Chon...

Videos memorializing 2020 shared during Community Flex Time

Lucas Cohen-D'Arbeloff January 15, 2021

Students and faculty presented videos commemorating the end of 2020 during the school's Community Flex Time on Dec. 15. Reverend Anne Gardner began the webinar by expressing gratitude toward those who...

Illustration by Alexa Druyanoff

School responds to ‘blackathw’ Instagram account

Hannah Han September 2, 2020

In light of the racial justice movement sweeping across the nation, members of the class of 2019 created Blackathw, an Instagram account highlighting the experiences of Black students on campus. After...

Students discuss race, social movements at student activism seminar

Ava Fattahi and Will Sheehy August 6, 2020

Dean and Physical Education Teacher Jon Carroll facilitated an activism seminar for upper school students Wednesday, in which he discussed youth-influenced movements surrounding race and culture.  Carroll...

Zen-marah Duruisseau '22 dances to a custom soundtrack of November by Max Ritcher, which incorporated a speech by Martin Luther King Jr. and Clint Smith in honor of Black History Month on Feb. 5. Credit: Crystal Baik/Chronicle

Dancers perform in celebration of Black History Month at all-school assembly

Sophia Musante February 6, 2020

Members of the Boot Squad and dancer Zen-marah Duruisseau '22 performed in honor of Black History Month during a special all-school assembly Feb. 5. Student dancers showcase African American culture through...

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