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The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

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The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

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The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

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School hosts annual Pollyanna conference

Hannah Shahidi and Nathan Wang October 27, 2023

The school hosted 30 different middle and high schools from around the Greater Los Angeles (LA) area for the seventh annual Pollyanna Conference on Oct. 21. The school brought in Reverend Natosha Reid...

Youth activists convene at Junior State of America conference

Crystal Baik December 11, 2019

Several students from the Junior State of America (JSA) club attended the Fall State Convention at the Hyatt Regency Orange County from Nov. 23 to 24. Attendees took part in fairs, panels and debates...

Caitlin Chung ’20 talks to an instructor at the WLSA Conference during the conclusion for the “Being a Student Today” segment. Chung spoke in the conference regarding her experiences as a student.

Students, faculty travel to Prague for WLSA Conference

Tanisha Gunby August 29, 2019

Faculty and student representatives attended The World Leading Schools Association’s Global Educators Conference in Prague from July 18 to 20. Attendees discussed topics that continued last year’s...

Conference attendees pose for a picture with featured speaker and actress Lily Colins 07. Credit: Tanisha Gunby/Chronicle

La Femme hosts second annual EMPOWER Conference

Tanisha Gunby October 10, 2018

Students engaged in discussions with distinguished speakers who highlighted their professional and personal experiences relating to equity, feminism and gender equality during the second annual EMPOWER...

A student debates at the Junior State of America conference in Chalmers. Credit: Sophie Haber/Chronicle

Junior State of America hosts one-day conference

Alex Goldstein February 4, 2018

The Harvard Westlake chapter of Junior State of America hosted a conference on civil rights that gave students the opportunity to participate in a variety of debates and activities Feb. 3. Participants...

Speaking out: BLACC to host youth activism event

Kaitlin Musante January 13, 2018

The Black Leadership Awareness and Culture Club aims to spark forward-thinking discussions on the current political climate and encourage students to take action at a conference Jan 15. The conference...

Kate Von Mende ’18, Sohni Kaur ’17 and Shauna Altieri speak during a break. 
Alex Goldstein/Chronicle

Club partners with organization to empower, motivate young women

Alex Goldstein November 22, 2017

La Femme aimed to inspire women from schools across the city to find their voice through workshops, discussions and lectures at the first EMPOWER: Empowered Women Empower Others conference Saturday. The...

AP Human Geo students culminate IR project with conference

Saba Nia November 19, 2017

To culminate their month-long online simulation, in which they learned how to represent a country and make political agreements with other nations, Advanced Placement Human Geography and International...

Eleanor Halloran 18 (second from left) and fellow JSA members choose what they will discuss in assorted games and activities from a box of various political topics. Credit: Hannah Cho/Chronicle

JSA hosts one-day conference

Hannah Cho February 10, 2016

The Junior State of America Club held its Equality and Economy Conference on the third floor of Chalmers Jan. 31. The conference included four blocks where students debated topics such as wage ratios,...

Class participates in negotiation project

Anthony Weinraub November 22, 2015

Students in the AP Human Geography and International Relations course attended the International Negotiation Project (INP) conference at Whittier College on Saturday. The INP, a month-long simulation of...

Speakers urge gender equality

Connor Reese November 22, 2015

Faculty from both campuses converged on the middle school campus for a co-education conference Nov. 11. The faculty attended sessions with speakers such as Lise Eliot, Ph.D., the author of "Pink Brain,...

Amnesty International Club joins conference

Brittany Hong October 7, 2015

Students in the Amnesty International Club will discuss human rights issues with influential speakers at the Western Regional Conference Nov. 20-22. The conference will be held at the Sheraton Hotel by...

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