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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

Students will present 22 films at three upcoming festivals

Ryan Albert September 9, 2016

Film festivals selected student films created during programs at Harvard-Westlake. Film festivals across the country will show selected student films during over the past year at multiple events in upcoming...

Assembly promotes learning, travel options for students

Josie Abugov January 7, 2016

Wednesday’s Upper School assembly highlighted new opportunities for students, including an upcoming internship workshop, a sports analytics conference in Boston and a spring break trip to Cuba. HW...

Gaulke postpones screening of Cuba multimedia projects

Danielle Kaye May 27, 2015

Student-made digital storytelling projects from the semester-break Cuba trip will screen June 8 instead of the original date of May 20 in Ahmanson Lecture Hall at 7 p.m. The date of the screening was postponed...

Students to present art from trip to Cuba

Juliana Berger April 29, 2015

Student art work from the Cuba spring break trip will be featured at Bergamot Station starting May 16. The trip, led by Upper School Visual Arts teacher Alyssa Sherwood and Middle School Visual Arts teacher...

School policy changes following Cuba trip

Zoe Dutton February 13, 2015

An investigation into student complaints about the digital storytelling trip to Cuba over semester break, though disputed by organizers, has led to changes in school policy for trips. The administration...

Blogging Cuba: Homemade cigars, salsa and losing at baseball to little children

Angela Chon January 24, 2015

Wednesday, Jan. 21 We woke up in our home-stay homes to a traditional breakfast of bread with butter, fresh pineapple juice, freshly-cut pineapples, and fried eggs. We got ready to leave for the tobacco...

Blogging Havana: Starting in Little Havana, Miami

Angela Chon January 18, 2015

Sunday, Jan 18 From the moment we got off our shuttle van in Domino Park on Calle Ocho in Little Havana, Miami, we could feel the difference in culture. Inside the park, retired Cuban immigrants were...

Improved diplomacy to affect Cuba trip

Aleksei Aguero January 14, 2015

As students are getting ready to depart for Cuba this Saturday, President Barack Obama’s December announcement declaring the country’s efforts to restore diplomatic relations with Cuba affects restrictions...

2nd Cuba trip set for March

Benjamin Most November 19, 2014

The administration approved a second trip called Media Arts Collaboration: Cuba, which will take place from March 28 to April 5, two months after the digital storytelling trip to Cuba in January. Led by...

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