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The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

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The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

Film Festival holds renaming contest

Jesse Nadel September 27, 2015

The Harvard-Westlake Film Festival is holding a contest for students to submit their ideas to rename the festival in order to give it a more inclusive image. The contest ends Oct. 5, when the faculty...

Cami Katz 16 (third from left) passes out candy to visually-impaired children at a Tibetan school as part of her volunteer work for a summer fellowship. Credit: Cami Katz, used with permission

All Aboard the Fellowship Express

Jesse Nadel September 14, 2015

Victoria Keating '16: Bejing A boy with a toy doctor kit in hand approached Victoria Keating ’16 to give her her daily thousand shots in a span of a couple of seconds. "The problem was, the first...

Expens-ercise: Are pricey workouts worth it?

Expens-ercise: Are pricey workouts worth it?

Jean Sanders September 1, 2015

As Sophia Van Iderstine ’17 gets ready for her late morning exercise class on a Saturday, she laces up her sneakers, grabs a bottle of Smart Water and heads for the door holding one more item in her...

Future Horizons Club volunteers at UCLA

Jesse Nadel September 1, 2015

Members of the Future Horizons Club handled sign-ins at the registration desk and encouraged cancer survivors and patients June 7 at the annual Cancer Survivor’s Day at UCLA. The club, whose goal is...

Alum to become Interim Director of Communications

Jesse Nadel August 11, 2015

Ari Engelberg ’89 (Jacob ’21) will replace Jill Shaw as Interim Director of Communications, where he will focus on strategically planning the school’s communications and marketing approach as well...

School welcomes Cuban and Czech Special Olympics athletes

Jesse Nadel July 25, 2015

Members of the school community welcomed 150 Special Olympic athletes and coaches from Cuba and the Czech Republic at the host town community barbecue on the school’s campus July 23. “Harvard-Westlake...

Students win awards for Latin exam scores

Jesse Nadel May 27, 2015

Four students received awards for their scores on the National Latin Exam. Alexandra Liao ’15 and Howard Deshong ’17 were awarded certificates for their perfect scores on the March exam. Additionally,...

Senior class participates in impromptu discussion about sexual assault

Jesse Nadel May 22, 2015

The breaking of the projector during the May 21 Senior Transition Day screening of “The Hunting Ground,” a documentary about sexual assault on college campuses produced by Amy Ziering (Hannah Kofman...

Prefects to initiate break talks on quad

Jesse Nadel April 29, 2015

Following an upper school assembly speech by anti-sexist activist Jackson Katz, the Prefect Council met with about a dozen students last Thursday to discuss his message to test a plan to host talks on...

Students to present Cuba projects in Ahmanson Lecture Hall

Jesse Nadel April 29, 2015

Students who attended the semester-break trip to Cuba will present their digital storytelling projects in Ahmanson Lecture Hall at 7 p.m. May 20. The participants will display their various media projects,...

Violence, assault are men’s issues, activist tells assembly

Jesse Nadel April 20, 2015

Anti-sexist activist Jackson Katz encouraged students at an upper school assembly Monday to shift the rhetoric of gender violence from a women’s issue to a male issue. “Historically, people have seen...

Human rights expert speaks after ‘E-Team’ screening

Angela Chon April 19, 2015

“E-Team,” a documentary about Human Rights Watch Emergencies Director Peter Bouckaert and his team filming war crimes in Syria and Libya, was screened on campus April 15 and was followed by a question...

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