The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

It’s the Little Things

Jake Saferstein May 27, 2015

As my time at Harvard-Westlake comes to an end, I’d like to share one of the most important things I have learned. “The little things matter,” Coach Scot Ruggles would constantly tell us. “We...

Artisanal Computers

Artisanal Computers

Jake Saferstein May 27, 2015

In the summer before his sophomore year, Jacob Gold’s ’15 laptop died and he needed a new computer. Instead of getting the latest Macbook, Gold decided he wanted to be able to play the latest games...

Class tests driving reactions

Jake Saferstein April 29, 2015

Science teacher Walt Werner’s Anatomy and Physiology class determined by experimentation that texting and talking on the phone while driving can increase reaction times by more than 50 percent. Students...

Students create electronic sign-out system for iPad

Jake Saferstein March 18, 2015

Seniors can now check out to leave campus during frees by scanning their IDs on an iPad instead of signing out on paper. Assistant to Head of Upper School Michelle Bracken sent an email to all seniors...

Academic Fair kicks off online course sign-ups, McClain to become scheduler

Jake Saferstein February 13, 2015

Students browsed booths on the quad during Academic Fair to help them sign up for courses next year. The sign-up process is now completely online, and math teacher and head scheduler Beverly Feulner...

School reviews claims of cheating

Jake Saferstein January 14, 2015

The Honor Board Review Committee is considering whether to bring any students before the Honor Board after a cheat sheet was discovered at the end of the last Geology midyear assessment in December. All...

Not So Free

Jake Saferstein January 14, 2015

Blake* ’16 spent his summer between ninth and 10th grade like many other students: working at a summer job. However, the money he earned for each scoop of ice cream he served went to paying a debt to...

Geology students retake section of midterm after cheat sheet found, Honor Board Review Board investigates

Jake Saferstein January 8, 2015

Geology and Geology Honors students retook a section of their midyear assessments on Jan. 6 and 7 after a cheat sheet was found in the Geology classroom after the last assessment was completed in December....

NewSpace expert discusses new industry

Jake Saferstein November 19, 2014

The CEO and co-founder of NewSpace Global Dick "Rocket" David, discussed the new and growing industry of NewSpace and its role in the future during break Nov. 10. NewSpace Global is an information provider...

A “Foodie Fiasco”

Jake Saferstein November 19, 2014

Kelly Morrison ’16 has managed to profit from the gluten-free trend with her food blog, Morrison went vegetarian in 2011 for moral reasons and also started her blog that year. Quickly,...

Goodbye Gluten

Pim Otero November 17, 2014

Science Bowl announces A, B teams

Jake Saferstein October 28, 2014

Science Bowl announced its A and B teams today after school in an email to all members. Nicholas Abouzeid ’15, Marko Fejzo ’15, Jonathan Heckerman ’15 and Aaron Shih ’15 are on the A team, along...

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