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The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

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The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

Kiss & Tell

Kiss & Tell

Carly Berger February 13, 2015

She slipped away from her cabin and rushed down to the beach dunes at her sleep-away camp where Jack, her camp boyfriend, was waiting for her. He gently kissed her nervous lips, his braces touching her...

High Stakes: Closing In

Carly Berger January 14, 2015

Seniors learn the outcomes after submitting their Early Action and Early Decision applications. While some students’ futures are set, other students’ are still up in the air. The All-Around: Walter*...

Under Control

Jake Saferstein November 19, 2014

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,...

Growing up with Taylor Swift

Kelly Riopelle November 17, 2014

  27 marked the beginning of a new era in my life, the start of my transition away from Harvard-Westlake into, well, the real world. No, I didn’t submit my application to college or receive...

Prada veep tells La Femme about her job

Carly Berger October 27, 2014

Celine Khavarani ’95, a vice president of the Italian fashion house Prada, told members of the La Femme club Monday about her career in fashion, and her belief in the importance of surrounding herself...

Gone in a Flash

Carly Berger October 14, 2014

Julia Safir ’15 cut out golden tattoos from a sheet. She took off the clear plastic cover on top of the design and placed it face down on her arm. Safir put a wet cloth over the design and held it there...

Geological survey begins on land for garage

Carly Berger September 29, 2014

Geotechnical engineers began conducting new borings on Harvard-Westlake’s property on the west side of Coldwater Canyon Monday. The school has been working to complete its environmental review to build...

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...

Hair today, gone tomorrow

Carly Berger May 28, 2014

Two days after tearing her skin off with Sally Hansen’s Wax Strips, Kristen Gourrier ’16 was in the emergency room with a third-degree chemical burn. Gourrier’s friend had placed a waxing strip made...

2 new deans to replace Bird, Silberman next year

Carly Berger May 28, 2014

Jamie Chan and Kyle Graham will join the deans office next year, replacing deans Mike Bird and Pete Silberman, Head of Upper School Audrius Barzdukas announced to their counselees in emails. Chan is coming...

Emory admission officer to join deans’ office

Carly Berger May 9, 2014

Jamie Chan will replace Mike Bird as an upper school dean beginning next school year, Head of Upper School Audrius Barzdukas announced in an email May 9 sent to students and parents of the current dean. Chan...

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