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The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

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The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

Chaplain J. Young poses with a group of children during the Special Olympics event in Dec. 2016. Young has worked as the Chaplain for the Upper School for the past 21 years.
Credit: Pavan Tauh/Chronicle

End of an era: FJ to retire

Maddy Daum January 11, 2018

After 21 years of working at the school, Chaplain J. Young will retire to travel and assume the position of Chaplain for the Los Angeles FBI. Young has always worked as a chaplain, but he also assisted...

Dance teacher ties knot with alum in beach wedding

September 5, 2012

By Cherish Molezion Father J. Young officiated at the wedding of upper school dance teacher Katie Lowry- Chang ’99 and Will Chang ’97, Aug. 4. Lowry-Chang first met her husband in...

Dance teacher ties knot with alum in beach wedding

Elizabeth Madden September 5, 2012

Father J. Young officiated at the wedding of upper school dance teacher Katie Lowry- Chang ’99 and Will Chang ’97, Aug. 4. Lowry-Chang first met her husband in seventh grade. She was best friends with...

Signing off on your honor

Aaron Lyons September 5, 2012

"On all my work my name affirms my honor." This fragment of our Honor Code is often all that remains in our minds as our eyes glance their way toward the space for our signatures. The rest is, at best,...

Honor Board procedure to change

September 4, 2012

By David Lim and Michael Rothberg The administration has imposed two changes on the Honor Board system this year in what new Head of School Audrius Barzdukas said was an effort to promote transparency. The...

Service deadline extended for delinquent students

May 15, 2012

By Michael Sugerman Roughly 80 students failed to fulfill the community service requirement by the May 7 deadline. Head of School Harry Salamandra will send an email to the delinquent students offering...

Seniors orchestrate mock dance

February 8, 2012

By Michael Sugerman Last year, Head of School Jeanne Huybrechts stood in front of the student body and said, "Semiformal as we know it is history." This year, seniors brought it back in a whole new way....

Israeli sophomores visit upper campus

October 28, 2011

By Elana Zeltser Fifteen Israeli sophomores toured the upper school campus and engaged in a discussion with a panel of students Monday in the hopes of seeing “what schools in the United States...

2011-2012 Head Prefects announced

March 24, 2011

The Head Prefects for the 2011-2012 year will be Rishi Bagrodia ’12 and Brooke Levin ’12. Father J. Young made the announcement after school today, saying that there was enough of a gap between...

Blog: Semester at Sea (Friday, Dec. 31)

Chronicle Staff February 1, 2011

A group of Harvard-Westlake students, accompanied by chaplain Fr. J. Young, are testing the waters of the Semester at Sea program, which is opening up to high school students. The group is part of an inaugural...

LIVE BLOG: Semester at Sea

Chronicle Staff December 19, 2010

A group of Harvard-Westlake students, accompanied by chaplain Fr. J. Young, are testing the waters of the Semester at Sea program, which is opening up to high school students. The group is part of an inaugural...

Brendan Kutler Foundation sponsors Semester at Sea cruise

Chronicle Staff December 14, 2010

By Jordan McSpadden Four students are getting an expenses-paid Panama Canal cruise as the school takes part in the first three-week Semester at Sea program for high school students before deciding if...

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