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The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

Illustration by Sophia Musante

Leading Ladies: women take initiative on campus

Harry Tarses August 30, 2021

Two single-sex schools came together in a long-anticipated merger to form a single coed institution in September 1991. Thirty years later, at 3:40 p.m. on Tuesday, April 20, an email addressed to the student...

Newly-elected Head Prefect Jade Stanford 22 gives her runoff speech in front of the Ted Slavin field.

History-making Head Prefects elected for 2021-2022 school year

Jade Stanford ’22 and Chronicle Assistant Features Editor Quincey Dern ’22 were voted as Head Prefects for the 2021-2022 school year, announced in an email sent to students April 20. This marks the...

Head Prefects chosen for 2020-2021 school year following runoff election

Tessa Augsberger and Sophia Musante May 7, 2020

The upper school student body elected Jonathan Cosgrove '21 and Cleo Maloney '21 as Head Prefects for the 2020-2021 school year May 7 following a runoff election between Chelsea Cho ’21 and Maloney. Candidates...

Students elect next year’s Prefect Council

Ethan Lachman May 3, 2019

Sophomores and juniors elected the head, senior and junior prefects for the 2019-2020 school year. Grace Burton ’20 and Michael Lehrhoff ’20 will serve as head prefects. Dahlia Low ’20, Jaya Nayar...

Julia Cosgrove ’18 speaks to sophomores and juniors as part of her successful bid to become Head Prefect for the 2017-2018 school year. Cosgrove, who will serve alongside Wilder Short ’18, defeated current junior Prefect Princie Kim ’18. Credit: Lucas Gelfond/Chronicle

Head Prefects-elect ready for next year’s challenges

Indu Pandey April 26, 2017

Julia Cosgrove ’18 and Wilder Short ’18 headed to chaplain James Young’s office after school March 30. Together with current Head Prefects, Cate Wolfen ’17 and Matt Thomas ’17, dean Sharon Cuseo...

Future Head Prefect Julia Cosgrove 18 speaks to the sophomore and junior classes March 29. Credit: Lucas Gelfond

Sophomores, juniors elect next year’s Head Prefects

Kaitlin Musante March 30, 2017

Wilder Short ’18 and Julia Cosgrove ’18 will serve as Head Prefects for the 2017-2018 school year. Short and Cosgrove, along with JP Cherry '18 and Princie Kim '18, delivered speeches promoting their...

Jordan Khorsandi 17 answers a question Wednesday about how he would help reduce stress on campus in his final effort to win the Head Prefect election. Credit: Teresa Suh/Chronicle

Head Prefect candidates discuss inclusivity, stress

Danielle Spitz March 23, 2016

Update April 4: Cate Wolfen '17 and Matt Thomas '17 will serve as next year's Head Prefects.   Hopeful 2016-2017 Head Prefect candidates Cate Wolfen ’17, Lexi Block ’17, Jordan Khorsandi ’17...

Juniors vote in runoff for final Head Prefect candidates

Sammi Handler March 16, 2016

Lexi Block ’17, Matt Thomas ’17 and Cate Wolfen '17 advance to the Head Prefect Final Election next week, and the second male candidate is yet to be announced as juniors must vote in a runoff Wednesday...

Choi ’15, Winshel ’15 win Head Prefect election

Nikta Mansouri March 21, 2014

Albert Choi ’15 and Sarah Winshel ’15 will serve as as Head Prefects for the 2014-2015 school year, Head Prefects and Senior Prefects announced in an email today. Due to a tie between Choi and Matt...

Male Head Prefect to be decided in runoff election

Nikta Mansouri March 20, 2014

Matt Beyer ’15 and Albert Choi ’15 will vie for the position of male Head Prefect in a runoff election, Prefect Council announced in an email March 20. Juniors and sophomores have until Friday at 2:30...

Head Prefect candidates to deliver speeches to sophomores, juniors

Sophie Kupiec-Weglinski March 14, 2014

Candidates for next year's Head Prefects will present speeches in front of the junior class on Monday, March 17. This will be an opportunity for the candidate to talk about why he or she feels believes...

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