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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

Fellow to explore ancient ruins in South America

Jessica Lee June 4, 2014

Conor Belfield ’14, who is a recipient of the Brownstein Fellowship, plans to travel to South America through the gap year program Thinking Beyond Borders. Belfield will spend five weeks in Ecuador,...

Dean coordinator to join English faculty

Jessica Lee April 30, 2014

Upper school Dean Coordinator Ryan Wilson will join the middle school’s English department in the fall. As a dean coordinator, Wilson helped seniors with their college application essays and has also...

AP Physics B class to be split into 2 sections

Jessica Lee February 12, 2014

In response to the College Board’s decision to replace the current AP Physics B exam with separate AP Physics I and AP Physics II assessments, the Upper School will offer two AP Physics B courses starting...

AP Physics B to be replaced with AP Physics 1 and AP Physics 2

Jessica Lee January 14, 2014

In response to the College Board’s decision to replace the current AP Physics B exam with separate AP Physics 1 and AP Physics 2 assessments, the Upper School will offer two AP Physics B courses starting...

A Semester of Discovery

Jessica Lee September 25, 2013

Ignoring the scorching heat and stinging sunburns, Tigist Menkir ’14 strolls through the vibrant street markets, admiring the colorful ankara fabric of bubas and kabas, traditional Nigerian dresses. Menkir...

Science classes visit harbor, aquarium

Jessica Lee April 24, 2013

The Genetics and Biotechnology class went on a fishing trip to Ventura Harbor on April 17 for a DNA barcoding project, and the Oceanography and Marine Biology class went to the Aquarium of the Pacific...

Coachella absentees to get detention

Jessica Lee April 9, 2013

Students who choose to miss class this Friday to attend the Coachella Music Festival are being urged to be honest about the decision and accept the consequences, which would be a single detention. In...

Senior wins 1st place playwriting award

Jessica Lee December 20, 2012

Rebecca Moretti ’13 won first place at the 2012 YouthPLAYS New Voices One-Act Competition for her play “Platform Nine” and will be awarded $200 as a cash prize. Moretti wrote “Platform Nine”...

Senior wins 1st place playwrighting award

Jessica Lee December 20, 2012

Rebecca Moretti ’13 won first place at the 2012 YouthPLAYS New Voices One-Act Competition for her play "Platform Nine" and will be awarded $200 as a cash prize. Moretti wrote "Platform Nine" for the...

Senior’s play chosen for production

Emily Segal November 9, 2012

Elana Zeltser ‘13 took a bow on the same stage where her one-act play was performed by professional actors moments before. The play "Arc," which Zeltser wrote last year for the Playwrights Festival,...

KHWS radio launches with changed format

David Lim November 7, 2012

Student broadcasting club KHWS began broadcasting on Oct. 23 with a new schedule and format, as well as some minor technical difficulties. When KHWS first began broadcasting this year, DJs using Macs...

JCL to visit the Getty Villa

Jivani Gengatharan November 7, 2012

The Junior Classical League club will go to the Getty Villa museum in Malibu on Nov. 17. During their “Day at the Getty Villa,” students from both campuses will look at exhibits, statues and gardens...

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