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The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

CBS News features senior in ‘People Making a Difference’ segment

Sophie Haber May 1, 2017

Reporting from Rugby Theater, a CBS News crew filmed senior class meeting April 28 for a segment focused on Sophia Van Iderstine’s ’17 effort to start a conversation about mental health among her peers. According...

Holocaust survivor Michele Rodri speaks to the sophomore class during their class meeting March 29. Credit: Sofia Heller/Chronicle

Holocaust survivor speaks to sophomore class

Sofia Heller March 30, 2017

Holocaust survivor Michele Rodri shared her experience during the war, told about her life after and advised students to speak up against wrongdoings at the sophomore class meeting March 29. Rodri was...

Calvin Kaleel ’18 joins the poets in appreciation for his enthusiasm during the junior class meeting performance. Credit: Danielle Spitz/Chronicle

Slam poets visit class meetings

Sarah Lee November 29, 2016

Poets from Get Lit, a slam poetry group, performed response slam poetry at junior and senior assemblies Nov. 4 and Nov. 7. The school’s slam poetry team invited the poets to get students to join the...

Seniors to give class gift to Kutler Memorial Fund

March 24, 2010

  By Michelle Yousefzadeh Twelfth graders voted to donate their Senior Gift to the Brendan Kutler Memorial Fund at their class meeting Feb. 23. Every year, seniors vote to donate a gift from...

Talk of the Town: Columbine school shooting video

October 11, 2009

In the first video of our new Talk of the Town series, The Chronicle asked students and faculty for their opinions on the 1999 Columbine School shooting reenactment video that was shown during sophomore...

Increase on-campus fun factor

November 11, 2008

In September, the Prefect Council tried to add an extra 25-minute break to the week, but FAC did not pass the proposal. The break was a good effort — it would have been a first step in breaking up...

Scuba takes first ocean dive

April 25, 2007

By Reina Factor  Immersed in a cyclone of bubbles, kelp and orange garibaldi, her nerves began to escalate as she began to sink.  The hum of the regulator had subsided and the little sunlight from...

Mental health days affect daily attendance

December 13, 2006

By Stephanie Deutsch and Sophie Mancall-Bitel Kristin Chan ’07 sits in a Rugby classroom during her senior class meeting, filling out what can only be described as a monster of a survey on students’...

She walks 50 miles in the Brontës’ shoes

Chronicle Staff October 10, 2006

By Kaizeen Mody and Katherine Shaum Erica Drennan ’07 did not just walk a mile in the footsteps of her favorite author – she walked 50. Before walking along the grassy knolls of the Yorkshire...

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