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The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

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The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Sarah Rivera ’21, Ariana Pineda ’21, Simran Yogakumar ’21 and Natalie Barnouw ’21 participate in a staged photo

Given or Received?

Caroline Jacoby May 30, 2021

After completing her in-class essay, Betty* looked down at her phone and scrolled through the texts on her English class group chat. Betty realized that another member of the group chat had sent the essay...

Candidate Statement: Sophia Lopez ’14

April 18, 2012

1. For what position are you running? I am running for the position of Junior Prefect. 2. What makes you feel that you are qualified for the position? Please describe any leadership experiences you’ve...

Candidate Statement: Elle Wilson ’13

April 14, 2012

1. For what position are you running? Senior Prefect 2. What makes you feel that you are qualified for the position? Please describe any leadership experiences you’ve had, if applicable. I...

Candidate Statement: Maddie Lear ’13

April 14, 2012

1. For what position are you running? Senior Class Prefect 2. What makes you feel that you are qualified for the position? Please describe any leadership experiences you’ve had, if applicable. I...

Head Prefects of 2012-2013 school year announced

March 22, 2012

By David Lim Current Junior Prefects Katie Lim '13 and Michael Wagmeister '13 won the election to serve as Head Prefects in the 2012-2013 school year, Head of Student Affairs Jordan Church...

Middle school government creates Honor Code video

March 16, 2012

By Beatrice Fingerhut The middle school’s Student Government and Character Committee created a video to promote the importance of following the Honor Code. The video was shown at an all-school...

Defending their honor

November 16, 2011

By Eli Haims "When an Honor Code infraction has happened, the community is broken to a certain degree," Chaplain Father J. Young said. "If it’s a big one like that history cheating scandal,...

Prefect Council posts 12 new Honor Code copies

May 25, 2011

By Caitie Benell As part of the Prefect Council’s goal to make the Honor Code more visible around campus, about six weeks ago prefects posted 12 typed and framed copies of the Honor Code. The...

Honor Board, not a court

February 16, 2011

By Alex Gura For those of us who don’t cheat on tests or regularly skip school, the Honor Board doesn’t play a big part in our lives. True, it is an important part of Harvard-Westlake,...

Honor Board strives to make process ‘less intimidating’

Chronicle Staff April 27, 2010

  By Sammy Roth and Daniel Rothberg In an effort to temper fears of going before the Honor Board, the board has developed an explanatory pamphlet for accused students and is holding follow-up...

Cyber-bullying policy stands despite ruling

December 16, 2009

  By Michelle Nosratian A Beverly Hills school that suspended a middle school student for cyber-bullying violated her 1st Amendment rights, a Los Angeles federal court has ruled. The ruling addresses...

Going before the Honor Board ‘is a memory that doesn’t fade’

February 10, 2009

Waiting in that ventilated hall of the third floor of Seaver is what I remember most, or best, about my Honor Board experience. Most of the specifics about the actual hearing have faded in the subsequent...

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