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The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

Gaulke to screen short film at DTLA Film Festival

Sarah Reiff October 20, 2018

Visual arts teacher Cheri Gaulke produced and directed Gloria's Call, a short film that will be screening at the Downtown Film Festival of Los Angeles Film Festival on Oct. 21. The film uses both...

Students document struggles and conflict at Mexican-American border

Lucas Gelfond January 16, 2018

Students traveled to San Diego and Tijuana, Mexico for a joint video art and photography storytelling trip about the struggles and conflict of those who live near the Mexican-American border. Students...

Cutting Edge

Kaelyn Bowers January 8, 2018

StoneCutters, the upper school literary and visual arts magazine, won a gold medal from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association for their 2016-2017 issue. The magazine received its highest scores for...

Students to film documentaries at border

Sofia Heller October 13, 2017

Students will travel to San Diego, Tijuana and Rosarito Beach for the Crossing Borders trip to create a digital storytelling project about the border issues at the U.S.-Mexico border from Jan. 11 to 15. Students...

Moderator Winifred White Neisser questions Norman Lear (Madeline ’13) and Kenya Barris (Leyah 19) at the All in the (blackish) family forum. Printed with permission of Charles Flippen.

Norman Lear, Kenya Barris speak at diversity forum

Jenny Li January 13, 2017

Speakers discussed racial diversity at the Middle School yesterday, ranging from ideas about the media’s influence on the election to the importance in bridging cultural divides. The public forum, “All...

Students in the Visual Arts classes watch an exhibit at the Museum of Contemporary Art on Jan. 6. Printed with permission of India Brittenham.

Filmmakers dive into MOCA

Angela Tan January 11, 2017

Students of the Video Art I, II and III classes visited The Geffen Contemporary building at The Museum of Contemporary Art to visit artist Doug Aitken’s “Electric Earth” exhibit Jan. 6. The exhibit...

Members of the community attended the second annual Women in Entertainment summit at the Cinerama Dome Nov. 10. Credit: Jenny Li/Chronicle

Students attend Women in Entertainment summit

Jenny Li November 13, 2016

Students attended the second annual Women in Entertainment Summit at the Cinerama Dome on Nov. 10. The summit included panels led by women in the entertainment industry and focused on topics ranging from...

Students on Vietnam trip to run social media accounts

Danielle Spitz January 12, 2016

Students going on the HW Go! Vietnam Digital Storytelling trip Jan. 15-24 will run Instagram and Snapchat accounts so students can stay updated with those on the trip. Those interested in social media...

School announces filmmaking trip to Cambodia

Sammi Handler March 18, 2015

HW! Go’s Digital Storytelling Adventure trip to Cambodia has not been officially approved by the school, but registration is open on the Friendship Tours World Travel website. Ninth to 12th grade students...

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...

Blogging Havana: Starting in Little Havana, Miami

Angela Chon January 18, 2015

Sunday, Jan 18 From the moment we got off our shuttle van in Domino Park on Calle Ocho in Little Havana, Miami, we could feel the difference in culture. Inside the park, retired Cuban immigrants were...

Teachers visit India on immersion grant

Pim Otero January 14, 2015

Art teachers Cheri Gaulke and Claire Cochran traveled to India during winter break on a faculty fellowship bestowed by Harvard-Westlake’s Cultural Heritage and Arts of India Club and the Gunter-Gross...

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