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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

Summer programs set new record for enrollment

David Lim June 21, 2013

The summer program this year has more students and athletes enrolled than ever before. Seven years ago the summer school program was revamped and upper school Dean Jim Patterson, took over as Director...

Thanks, Dad — it’s all been worth it

David Lim May 29, 2013

Dear Dad, The stories you told about my grandfather and those about how you were born a great white shark probably have something to do with my own inclination to tell stories through this newspaper. You...

Cardinal flying away

Luke Holthouse May 29, 2013

I never got to write a column about the St. Louis Cardinals and their run to the 2011 World Series last year. Our Editor-in-Chief, Judd Liebman ’12, told me it had no place in the Chronicle because it...

Alumna marries in school chapel

September 4, 2012

By Maggie Bunzel Cinema studies and performing arts teacher Ted Walch officiated in the wedding of Claire Cochran ’06 and Kent O’Connor in St. Saviour’s Chapel on Aug. 25....

Candidate Statement: Mazelle Etessami ’14

April 18, 2012

1. For what position are you running? I am running for the position of Junior Prefect. 2. What makes you feel that you are qualified for the position? Please describe any leadership experiences you’ve...

Repairing honor

March 15, 2012

By David Lim Shortly after school ended on a Friday almost a month ago, my phone buzzed announcing the arrival of an email. The same message containing a 29-page Honor Board Recommendation landed simultaneously...

Support our community, always

November 16, 2011

Christopher Robinson came to Harvard-Westlake as a ninth grader and became ill just a few months later. He knew some of his junior classmates but not all. Yet students who had never met or interacted...

What’s Cracking?

November 15, 2011

By Nika Madyoon Crack. Pop. Click. Whether it’s backs, necks, fingers or wrists, sounds of joints being cracked can be heard in nearly every classroom and hallway. While some students just can’t...

Finding my place

May 25, 2011

  By Sade Tavangarian When I was 9 years old I decided I must go to Harvard-Westlake. I did not know anything prior about the school but I remembered riding the school bus in third grade and...

Coffee House features student music, talents

Chronicle Staff December 14, 2010

By Chloe Lister   From pop songs played on melodicas to poetry, students at the first Coffee House event of this year on Nov. 22 were exposed to the varied artistic talents of classmates. Blended...

Senior superheroes look to the future

Chronicle Staff December 14, 2010

By Catherine Wang   Madison the Performer: Madison,* who applied to Wesleyan University Early Decision, was deferred to the Early Decision II applicant pool. "Basically, they will re-evaluate...

Wishing tree aims to promote gay tolerance

October 15, 2010

By Lara Sokoloff After the recent suicides of gay teenagers across the country, the Gay-Straight Alliance is raising awareness and showing support for gay students through a wishing tree in the quad ,...

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