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The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

GSA changes name to broaden purpose

Jivani Gengatharan September 25, 2013

The Gay-Straight Alliance representatives changed the club’s  name to Gender Sexuality Awareness during their first meeting this year. Since the terms gay and straight only encompass two types of people,...

Playing music is their forte

Jivani Gengatharan September 25, 2013

Jesse Liu ’14 arrives 15 minutes early to his orchestra rehearsal at The Colburn School, warming up on his French horn and practicing sections of Dvorak’s New World Symphony. This was Liu’s routine...

Senior meets Obama as Boys State rep, others attend Sacramento conference

Jivani Gengatharan August 27, 2013

Oliver Goodman-Waters ’14 represented California at a national conference from July 19 to July 26 in Washington D.C. and met President Barack Obama. Goodman-Waters was selected for the honor when he...

Art seniors visit workplace of teacher

Jivani Gengatharan April 25, 2013

The first thing Bea DyBuncio ’13 noticed as she took in her surroundings at her former art teacher John Luebtow’s home was the abundance of original artwork. DyBuncio was one of the students in the...

Student films chosen for screenings at festivals across the country

Jivani Gengatharan April 24, 2013

Several films created by students from and outside of Harvard-Westlake as part of the summer film program and during the school year will be screened at three different film festivals. These festivals...

Student films chosen for screenings at festival across the country

Jivani Gengatharan April 24, 2013

Several films created by students from and outside of Harvard-Westlake as part of the summer film program and during the school year will be screened at three different film festivals. These festivals...

Students picked as film festival finalists

Jivani Gengatharan March 13, 2013

Eight films created by students from and outside of Harvard-Westlake have been selected as finalists for the third annual Los Angeles Student Media Festival. The winners will be announced at a ceremony...

Teachers from 60 classes showcase courses at Academic Fair in quad

Jivani Gengatharan February 13, 2013

Students browsed courses for next year and spoke with teachers as part of the Academic Fair this past Monday during activities period. Tables were set up on the quad for 60 classes. Teachers were allowed...

Anti-war activist to speak on Laos

Jivani Gengatharan February 13, 2013

Anti-war activist and author Fred Branfman will speak to students about his research on Laos on Feb. 25 in Ahmanson Hall during activities period. Branfman played his role in U.S. history by informing...

Banners improve Rugby view

Jivani Gengatharan December 19, 2012

To add some color to the  blank wall outside the English classrooms, the Visual Arts Department installed nine banners of artwork created by last year’s Senior Art Award recipients on the wall outside...

Computer science class takes field trip to Launchpad LA, invites speaker

Jivani Gengatharan December 18, 2012

The Advanced Topics in Computer Science class visited the headquarters of the business incubator Launchpad LA Dec. 5. The field-trip was part of an ongoing effort by Theo Davis ’13 to explore the other...

Visual arts teacher self-publishes book

Jivani Gengatharan November 7, 2012

Visual arts teacher Kevin O’Malley’s first novel, “The Difference in the Game,” was published on iTunes as an iBook on Oct. 25. The book outlines the life of a teenager who faces difficulties as...

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