The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

Please lay off the college questions

Enya Huang April 29, 2015

A few days ago I walked into the bookstore to buy “Flatland” for my unweighted Philosophy in Art and Science class. The novel is about a square named A Square, who lives in a two-dimensional world...

Wafflebots compete in scrimmage

Enya Huang October 14, 2014

The Wafflebots, the combined Robotics class and club team, sent nine students to a scrimmage in which they used a robot designed by last year's club to throw balls into two separate goals. At the Oct....

All-school meetings to replace Civitalks

Enya Huang September 3, 2014

Upper school students will gather in the gym during 20-minute-long breaks on the first and third Wednesdays of each month as a new form of community building, Assistant to the Head of Upper School and...

Physics teacher writes article for science journal

Jackson Novick September 3, 2014

Upper school physics teacher Antonio Nassar’s article titled "Bohemian Trajectories of Airy Packets" was published in the Annals of Physics Journal this summer. The quantum mechanics article, which discusses...

Teachers win cabaret contest

Enya Huang May 28, 2014

Interdisciplinary studies department head and history teacher Larry Klein and middle school secretary Tim Smith won a song-identifying competition to increase publicity for the final performing arts concert...

Patterson to serve as new Director of External Learning

Enya Huang April 30, 2014

Dean Jim Patterson will assume the new position of Director of External Learning next year. The job entails “leading and overseeing all the portions of the Harvard-Westlake program that are outside of...

Students teach kids simple programming

Enya Huang March 26, 2014

Ethan Gruman ’15 and David Woldenberg ’15 organized a free programming workshop in the student lounge March 22 to teach children ages 8 to 12 how to create simple computer programs. About 35 students...

HW Works gives students interviewing, résumé advice

Enya Huang March 19, 2014

More than 10 students attended an internship workshop hosted by the HW Works Internship and Career Network March 12, which aimed to teach students how to present themselves to potential employers. The...

Parents hold event to benefit financial aid

Enya Huang February 12, 2014

The Harvard-Westlake Parents’ Association hopes to make more than $85,000 from the 2014 Parents’ Gala, "Come Together," Feb. 22 at the Skirball Guerin Pavilion, Parents Association annual event committee...

Science Bowl teams scrimmage in preparation for February competition

Enya Huang January 11, 2014

The Science Bowl A and B teams played in a scrimmage hosted by the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power Saturday Jan. 11, at one of the department's main buildings in Los Angeles. The teams, a...

Bookstore associate performs in Christmas show

Enya Huang December 18, 2013

Bookstore associate Allie Costa performed in “Little Miss Scrooge,” a musical mashup of “A Christmas Carol” and “Great Expectations,” at the Rubicon Theatre in Ventura. Costa played Tiny Tammy,...

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