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The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

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...

President Rick Commons addresses the school community during Convocation.

School community gathers for in-person Convocation

Grant Park August 27, 2021

As students and faculty gathered for the ninth annual all-school convocation on the Ted Slavin Field, Head Prefects Jade Stanford ’22 and Quincey Dern ’22 emphasized the importance of living in the...

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...

The inauguration of Kamala Harris as Vice President allowed for reflection within the student community. Illustration credit: Alexa Druyanoff/Chronicle

Inauguration of Vice President Kamala Harris inspires students

Sandra Koretz January 25, 2021

First ever female Vice President Kamala Harris was inaugurated into national office alongside the 46th president Joe Biden on Jan. 20. Throughout her life, Harris has committed herself to a lifetime of...

Prefect Council hosted the Activities Fair completely online due to remote learning circumstances. Credit: Alexa Druyanoff/Chronicle

Prefect Council hosts Activities Fair online

Ava Fattahi October 15, 2020

Prefect Council hosted the Activities Fair completely online this year, showcasing all of the student-hosted clubs and offering sign-ups in the week of Sept. 14 to 18. In past years, the Activities Fair...

Cleo Maloney ’21 rehearses her campaign speech on Zoom before the Head Prefect Election on May 5. Printed with permission of Cleo Maloney

Prefect Council members chosen in runoff elections amid campaign controversy

Tessa Augsberger and Sophia Musante June 4, 2020

After electing Cleo Maloney ’21 and Jonathan Cosgrove ’21 as Head Prefects on May 7, students chose their Junior and Senior Prefects following several runoff elections. Prefect Council members elected...

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