The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

Holiday Happenings

Sydney Fener December 11, 2020

“My family and I get a tree every year. We have a holiday tradition where we play remixes of holiday songs on the way there and back, and at home we name the tree something cute. I also have to carry...

Illustration by Hannah Mittleman

White Christmas

Jordan Murray December 12, 2018

When Angie Vasquez ’19 was a child, she became used to Santa Claus, the holiday figure she loved, as only being white. However, she said her perception of the jolly man in the red suit changed as she...

Illustration by Hannah Mittleman

Sleigh or Nay

Sarah Reiff December 12, 2018

As Bobby Helms’ “Jingle Bell Rock,” began playing on her car radio, Izzy Yanover ’19, creator and co-leader of the Jewish club, felt a wave of annoyance wash over her. It was the time of the year...

RJ Schreck '18 and Ryan Stanford '19 make sandwiches for the homeless during WinterFest. Credit: Astor Wu/Chronicle

Students celebrate holidays with winter festivities

Luke Casola December 9, 2017

Students, faculty and staff celebrated the winter season with themed dress days and holiday activities during WinterFest, which was organized by Prefect Council. On Monday, students and faculty wore ugly...

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No homework holidays: all work and no play

Alena Rubin November 29, 2016

I still remember how restless I was that Monday night, my mind anxiously recounting my day the way it tends to when I stare too long at the ceiling about my bed. I retrospect, it was a perfect type of...

Ignorance isn’t bliss

Lauren Sonnenberg December 19, 2012

Why do I care?” This is a question asked by many as they sit in classrooms, contemplating when they will ever need to know how to graph a polynomial, or wondering who will ever quiz them later in life...

Huybrechts approves 5-day cycle schedule

April 28, 2009

By Lauren Seo A nearly unanimous decision to impose a new schedule based on a five day cycle for the next school year was made by the Faculty Academic Committee on Tuesday, April 21. The cycle will function...

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