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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

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‘Patriot Games’

Editorial Board December 11, 2020

As the dust (mostly) settles after a tumultuous and divisive election season, the conversations about political division and national unity that began before have persisted. In the months leading up to...

Prioritizing important issues

Prioritizing important issues

Chronicle Staff August 29, 2019

We live in a time when fewer and fewer people wake up Sunday morning to rolled-up newspapers, still damp from their sprinklers and delicately folded up on their driveways. Seemingly, technology brings...

A Grateful Goodbye

A Grateful Goodbye

Chronicle Staff May 31, 2019

It’s easy to read this paper and imagine a few reporters and editors in Weiler late at night writing, editing and designing the entire paper. We work in a hierarchical staff structure, and, as such,...

Scheduling a Change

Scheduling a Change

Chronicle Staff May 1, 2019

The school recently announced plans to reform the daily schedule for the 2020-2021 school year. These changes will bring longer class periods, fewer classes per day and one late start day per week, among...

A Case for Integrity

A Case for Integrity

Chronicle Staff March 21, 2019

On March 12, the Federal Bureau of Investigation indicted over 30 parents across the country, in addition to college coaches and a college counselor, on charges including mail fraud, tax fraud and bribery....

The Importance of Discussion

The Importance of Discussion

Chronicle Staff January 31, 2019

As our school community came together to listen to Holocaust survivor Erika Jacoby and former German Nazi Ursula Martens Jan. 16, we witnessed two women reconcile their experiences on opposite sides of...

An open letter to our parents

An open letter to our parents

Chronicle Staff December 15, 2018

Dear Parents, Last year, middle and upper school students took a survey about their experiences at Harvard-Westlake. The results are in, and we feel compelled to share them with you. Students who felt...

Electing to Make Change

Electing to Make Change

Chronicle Staff November 15, 2018

As students joined the long lines outside of their local schools and community centers, they prepared to vote. After long months of waiting and scanning news articles, they were finally ready to engage...

Creating Community Connections

Creating Community Connections

Chronicle Staff August 28, 2018

As students and faculty members drove up Coldwater Canyon Ave. on the first day of school, they may have noticed a formerly prominent element missing from the front lawns of the neighboring homes—the...

Cardi B(e) Yourself

Chronicle Staff May 30, 2018

“I’m a boss in a skirt, I’m a dog, I’m a flirt,” Cardi B exclaims in her anthem, “She Bad.” Unapologetically herself, Cardi could easily be seen as emblematic of a new wave of empowerment...

Raise Your Voice

Chronicle Staff March 21, 2018

For 17 minutes last week, faculty and administration joined us in solidarity. For 17 minutes, we honored the 17 victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas shooting. For 17 minutes, we imagined the change...

Giving voice to vulnerability

Chronicle Staff February 22, 2018

Mental health has been on everyone’s mind recently. An email from Ms. Ross two weeks ago informed us of a recent suicide by a student in our area. An event like this is a reminder that we should cherish...

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