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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

CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Sarah Rivera ’21, Ariana Pineda ’21, Simran Yogakumar ’21 and Natalie Barnouw ’21 participate in a staged photo

Given or Received?

Caroline Jacoby May 30, 2021

After completing her in-class essay, Betty* looked down at her phone and scrolled through the texts on her English class group chat. Betty realized that another member of the group chat had sent the essay...

Robotics subteams 62A and 62X pose with their robots at the VEX tournament in Long Beach after winning the Create Award and the title of tournament champion, respectively. Credit: Kaitlyn Mumford

Robotics team continues success

Alice He December 13, 2019

Seven upper school robotics teams participated in the CAMS VEX robotics tournament at Cabrillo High School on Nov. 23. Katie Mumford ’20 led team 62X to victory, going undefeated throughout the competition....

The Key to Competition

Hannah Han November 13, 2019

The morning before her live audition for the Elite International Music Competition, Mia Shelton ’21 ate her usual breakfast, a cup of yogurt, and ran through a series of pre-competition rituals.“I...

Accept competition

Accept competition

Jessa Glassman March 20, 2019

Competition will inevitably thrive between actors auditioning for the same lead role in the school play, baseball players turning as many double plays as they can to make the Varsity team and yearbook...

Chronicle reaches finals in competition

Anusha Mathur January 12, 2018

The Chronicle moved on to the final round of the First Amendment Press Freedom Award competition, which is presented to a school that supports the First Amendment through its student media. The Chronicle...

Student wins music competition

Jeanine Kim January 11, 2018

Ben Beckman ’19 won first place in the high school division of the Frost Composition Competition at the University of Miami for his original piece “Three Views” for Piano Quartet. Beckman plays...

Robotics teams win competition

Noah Aire October 24, 2017

Cameron Schiller ’19 won first place in the First Annual Spartan Championship robotics competition at La Verne High School on Oct. 18. Miles Agus ’18 and DJ Lesh ’18 also participated in making the...

The college process is not a competition

Kate Schrage April 27, 2017

It’s the college race. It starts for most in ninth grade. Sometimes there are faulty starts or changes in direction, hurdles or shortcomings. But nevertheless, it is a race. And much like any other...

Karate chop: student wins 21st world championship

Hannah Cho October 6, 2016

Kathryn Tian ’17 won her 21st world title at the World Organization of Martial Arts Athletes International World Martial Games XVI after defeating both girls and boys in the 17 and under black belt division...

Ethics team wins regional competition

Kamala Durairaj February 14, 2016

Ethics Bowl team members Cameron Cabo ’16, Nathan Lee ’16 and Kathleen Edmiston ’17 won first place at the National High School Ethics Bowl regional qualifying competition Jan. 30. Students prepared...

Math competition draws low turnout

Elly Choi February 13, 2016

Students took the American Math Competition exam Feb. 2 during first and second period in the Chalmers lounge. This year, 53 students in total took the AMC 10 and 12. Last year, 98 students took the test. “This...

Small fish in a big pond

Small fish in a big pond

Matthew Yam January 13, 2016

The phone rang. I answered, not expecting much, but when I hung up, I became a future Harvard-Westlake student. I was in the sixth grade at the time, and I didn’t really consider the ramifications...

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