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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

Expanding Financial Aid

Expanding Financial Aid

Will Sheehy June 6, 2021

While other athletes on the boys golf team purchased new equipment before the season, Ford McDill ’21 browsed the thrift store for golf clubs. Later, at practices and competitions, he noticed the differences...

School refunds $1,000 per student, provides over $1 million in financial aid for community members

Ethan Lachman February 8, 2021

*Correction: The school has given only a small fraction of the financial aid to employees. Almost all of the money has gone to families. Board of Trustees Chair Alan Wilson (P ’10, ’13 and ’15)...

Photo illustration by Zoe Redlich

Show Me the Money: How campus ID cards have altered student perceptions of the value of money

Sarah Healy December 12, 2018

Cafeteria cashier Phairot Janthep’s daily routine consists of greeting students, some by name, who come in daily to buy their lunches, snacks and drinks. Seeing everyone who comes to the cafeteria, Janthep...

Photo by Pavan Tauh
Origami by Adin Ring

Money Matters: Students of Different Socioeconomic Backgrounds

Nicole Kim June 5, 2017

Fiona*: Self Identifies as: Less than well-off Transportation: This year, Fiona takes the bus. She doesn’t think a new car is within her family’s budget. Financial Aid: Fiona’s family receives...

School uses Amazon to fund financial aid

Indu Pandey February 10, 2016

Amazon customers can now use AmazonSmile to donate 0.5 percent of their purchase to the Financial Aid office. AmazonSmile allows customers to donate to a charity of their choice on eligible purchases from...

Hamburger Hamlet to host event benefitting endowed funds

Benjamin Most February 18, 2015

A fundraising event hosted by the restaurant Hamburger Hamlet Feb. 23 will benefit the Michael Segal '75 Family and John Amato Family Scholar Endowed Funds. Twenty percent of proceeds from 5 p.m. to 9...

Walch to teach films to adults

Liz Yount January 14, 2015

Cinema Studies teacher Ted Walch is launching "Sundays with Ted," a nine-part film class for adults to watch and discuss movies, on Jan. 25 in Ahmanson Lecture Hall with Elia Kazan’s "East of Eden." The...

Financial aid students sign contracts for school trips

Eugenia Ko October 14, 2014

Students who receive financial aid for school trips now have to sign a contract affirming their participation in all aspects of the trip, including events before and after and required projects. Though...

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...

Senior class gift to give scholarships

Jensen Pak February 13, 2013

The Class of 2013 will donate to the Thomas C. Hudnut Scholar Endowed Fund for its Senior Class Gift, Director of Student Affairs Jordan Church announced. The fund will provide scholarships for six students...

Harry Potter screening to benefit financial aid

June 18, 2011

By Michael Sugerman Harvard-Westlake will hold a pre-release screening of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2” for members of the school community at  the Warner...

Seniors solicit donations for class gift to school

April 27, 2011

By Wendy Chen Seniors in the Student Alumni Association are collecting donations that will go toward the senior gift.The money will go to the Alumni Scholar Endowment Fund, a fund that provides financial...

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