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Class of 2019 celebrates commencement

Jeanine Kim June 7, 2019

Speeches from Salutatorian Clay Hollander ’19 and Valedictorian Sarah Moon ’19 highlighted the Class of 2019’s commencement ceremony June 7 on Ted Slavin Field. Hollander, who also received...

Head Prefect Julia Cosgrove 18 proceeds across Ted Slavin Field before receiving her diploma. Credit: Sophie Haber/Chronicle

Class of 2018 celebrates graduation

Spencer Klink June 8, 2018

Speeches from Salutatorian Nicole Bahar ’18, the first female Salutatorian in 12 years, and Valedictorian Vivian Liu ’18 highlighted the class of 2018's commencement ceremony Friday. Bahar...

Valedictorian Brendan Rose ’17 speaks to his fellow classmates.
Credit: Pavan Tauh/Chronicle

Huybrechts honored at commencement ceremony

Sophie Haber June 10, 2017

The school bestowed outgoing Head of School Jeanne Huybrechts an honorary diploma at the commencement ceremony on Friday, which marked a first in Harvard-Westlake history. The Class of 2017 received their...

Seniors to wear white robes at graduation

Alena Rubin November 1, 2016

The Class of 2017 will wear white gowns and caps to graduation this year following the decision to end the tradition of girls wearing white gowns and boys wearing black gowns in order to promote inclusivity. Prefect...

Sharon Chow 16 receives her diploma from President Rick Commons at the commencement ceremony Friday. Credit: Danielle Spitz/Chronicle

Class of 2016 celebrates at commencement ceremony

Jesse Nadel June 10, 2016

Speeches from Salutatorian Jared Gentile ’16 and Valedictorian Joss Saltzman ’16 highlighted the class of 2016’s commencement ceremony Friday on Ted Slavin Field. Gentile used a series of jokes...

Class of 2014 celebrates commencement

Jacob Goodman June 6, 2014

The Class of 2014 graduated Friday, June 6 on Ted Slavin Field in Rick Commons’s first commencement ceremony as President. The event was streamed live online for the first time this year. The procession...


Scott Nussbaum June 6, 2014

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Lieberman to continue tradition of male Scene Monkey salutatorians

Sarah Novicoff June 4, 2014

Scene Monkey, actor and lacrosse player Joey Lieberman ’14 will deliver this year’s salutatory address, typically a funny and light-hearted speech, at graduation June 6. "In the letter I wrote to myself...

Seniors choose salutatorian

May 28, 2010

By Michelle Yousefzadeh Chase Morgan ’10 will speak at commencement June 11 as salutatorian. The salutatorian usually delivers a light-hearted and humorous speech. Morgan was elected by the senior...

As deadline nears, 271 students must still fulfill service requirement

Chronicle Staff May 25, 2010

  By Alex Leichenger Nearly one-third of the upper school student body has yet to fulfill the community service requirement. As of Friday, some 271 students have not completed a four-hour hands-on...

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