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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

Girls’ tennis dominates in season opener

Joe Levin September 9, 2015

In the first game of the season, the Wolverines’ girls’ tennis team defeated the Santa Monica Vikings 13-5. It was Kristie Reynold’s-Gipe’s first test as the new head coach of the Wolverines....

Andy Stout: Math Teacher

Connor Reese September 1, 2015

After working as a software engineer for several years, Andy Stout has joined the upper school math department as a computer science teacher. An alumnus of Pasadena Polytechnic, Yale and University of...

New coach Gipe takes the helm with high hopes

Connor Reese September 1, 2015

Girls’ tennis is back with a new coach and opens the season Sept. 8 against Santa Monica High School. Kristie Gipe took over for Chris Simpson, who resigned earlier this year. "I’m super excited,"...

6 alums playing professional baseball

Connor Reese September 1, 2015

Heading into the final stretch of the baseball season, six Wolverines find themselves playing at the highest level of America’s pastime. MLB.com ranks Lucas Giolito ’12 as the third best prospect in...

Society of Global Affairs hosts speakers

Connor Reese April 29, 2015

The Walt Disney Co. COO Tom (Cole ’16), Activision CEO Bobby Kotick (Grace ’15, Audrey ’17) and Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu (Eliseo ’16), Academy-Award winning director of "Birdman," are some of...

Students named Spotlight semifinalists

Connor Reese March 18, 2015

Two upper school students were named semifinalists for the Los Angeles County Spotlight Awards, both in the Jazz Instrumental category. Roughly 1,500 high school students auditioned for the awards this...

Gender Studies class offered again next year

Connor Reese February 13, 2015

A class entitled Ethics and Culture: Gender Studies in Science, Philosophy and History will be offered again next year. "In a sense, my class is what the gender studies course has always been, however,...

Activist to discuss gender violence

Connor Reese February 13, 2015

Jackson Katz, the creator of a gender violence program entitled "Mentors in Violence prevention," will speak at an upper school assembly April 20. Katz’s organization has been heavily marketed by multiple...

Chamber Singers participate in festival

Connor Reese November 19, 2014

Chamber Singers performed in their first public appearance this year at a festival held at the Biola University Conservatory of Music in La Mirada. "The festival at Biola was an amazing experience," said...

Mintz to take over as plant manager

Aimee Misaki October 14, 2014

Dave Mintz '87 will transition from his position as the middle school plant manager to the upper school plant manager beginning Oct. 20. Mintz will replace Felipe Anguiano, who will become the director...

Junior presents at Jane Austen conference in breakout session

Connor Reese October 14, 2014

Alexa Bowers '16 was a speaker at the Jane Austen conference Oct. 10-12 in Montreal. "I am the first high school student to lead a breakout session so I was really nervous, but I just got out from presenting...

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