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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

Juniors, seniors conduct stem cell, cancer research at USC summer internship

Jonah Ullendorff September 1, 2015

Eight juniors and seniors interned at a Stem Cell Research Laboratory at the University of Southern California this summer studying cancer cells and cutting open mice brains. Students spent the first week...

Seventh graders visit Washington D.C.

Jonah Ullendorff April 29, 2015

For the first time, the Harvard-Westlake middle school sponsored a trip to Washington D.C. Thirty one students traveled with middle school history teachers Matthew Cutler, Lilas Lane and George Gaskin...

Not just cheap thrills

Jonah Ullendorff November 19, 2014

Names like Mike Meyers, Freddy Kruger, or Jason Voorhees need no introduction. They’re iconic figures of the often-misunderstood horror movie genre. Other movie genres just give you feelings you experience...

Middle school spring musical to open May 1

Jonah Ullendorff April 30, 2014

The middle school spring musical, "Little Shop of Horrors" will play May 1-3 at 7 p.m. and May 4 at 1 p.m. Students can purchase the tickets online at or at the bookstore. The show is...

Denim Day raises awareness on rape

Sophie Kupiec-Weglinski April 29, 2014

A panel of presenters speaking about sexual assault was organized by Trishta Dordi ’15 as part of a series of events leading up to Denim Day April 23. Presenters included Harriet Kerr from the UCLA Rape...

‘Undercover Boss’ features alumnus

Jonah Ullendorff March 19, 2014

Jeff Platt ’02, C.E.O. of Skyzone, starred in the season finale of "Undercover Boss" on March 14.  Skyzone is a trampoline park featuring basketball hoops and dodge ball that is geared towards getting...

Bridge to a Brighter Future receives $3,000 grant from Jewish Federation

Cole Feldman February 12, 2014

Out of over 100 applicants, Bridge to a Brighter Future was awarded a $3,000 grant from the Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles for winning the ChangeMaker Challenge.  The non-profit is comprised...

Fencer places at first tournament of year

Jonah Ullendorff October 15, 2013

Team captain Roy Dritley ’16 was the only Wolverine to place during the first fencing tournament of the year Sept. 22. He used his sword of choice: the foil. This tournament was the first of two individual...

New teacher: Tim Schmall

Jonah Ullendorff August 27, 2013

Tim Schmall, a lighting designer, loved his job, but wanted something more permanent and exciting. After stumbling upon Harvard-Westlake he instantly knew what he wanted to do. After lots of phone interviews...

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