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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

Departing teachers

Departing teachers

Celso Cardenas By Natasha Speiss Upper School Dean Celso Cárdenas will depart from the school after eight years to become the Dean of Students and College Counseling at Avenues The World School. Cárdenas...

LAHSO members discuss cultural identity during annual sleepover

Hannah Han November 27, 2019

The Latin American and Hispanic Student Organization (LAHSO) hosted its first fall sleepover from Nov. 22 to 23, during which upper school students discussed their experiences as people of color on campus...

Notre Dame hosts college info night

Valerie Velazquez March 22, 2018

The University of Notre Dame hosted an event at the Los Angeles City Club to inform Latinx students about how the college admissions process affects their communities March 7. Latinx alumni of Notre Dame...

Students violate trip policy

Jean Sanders April 26, 2017

Roughly half a dozen students violated the Drugs, Alcohol and Smoking Policy on school trips over spring break, President Rick Commons said. The school’s policy as written in the Student Parent Handbook...

Website ranks school statewide, nationally

Jenny Li November 15, 2016 named Harvard-Westlake the best private high school in California and the fourth best in the nation for 2017. According to the website, the rankings were calculated based on several factors,...

Assistant to the Head of Upper School Michelle Bracken leads a discussion about microaggressions Nov. 7. Credit: Nicole Kim/Chronicle.

Community continues to discuss microaggressions

Nicole Kim November 10, 2016

Following last week’s all-school assembly, in which advocacy clubs screened a video highlighting instances of racist, sexist and homophobic language on campus, faculty and students continued their discussion...

Students hold handmade indigo-dyed fabrics and cloths in the village of Wu Zhen. Printed with permission of Adele Chi.

Students travel to Shanghai

Kamala Durairaj August 31, 2016

Four Chinese language students interned in Shanghai and attended the World Leading Schools Association conference this summer. Jack Borris ’18, Izzy Reiff ’18, Strauss Cooperstein ’18 and Diego Ayala...

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