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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

THE POWER OF WORDS: Keynote speaker Jacqueline Woodson, the National Book Award-winning writer of “Brown Girl Dreaming,” speaks to students at the festival.  Workshops led by other accomplished poets were also held at the festival.

Upper School hosts poetry festival

Kamala Durairaj April 27, 2016

Keynote speaker Jacqueline Woodson, The Poetry Foundation’s 2015 Young People’s Poet Laureate, spoke about her National Book Award winner “Brown Girl Dreaming” and her experiences with writing...

Film festivals to screen student films

April 24, 2012

By Rachel Schwartz and Emily Segal Two public service announcements featuring Holocaust survivors created by students who are part of the Righteous Conversations Project will be shown on April 29 at...

Debaters place in San Jose tournament

March 8, 2011

By Sade Tavagarian Student leaders will hear baseball executive Joe Torre and leadership expert Dr. Warren Bennis speak Saturday afternoon at the 2011 Student Leadership Summit at the upper school.  Torre,...

Student speaks at summit

October 12, 2010

By Alex Gura Sadé Tavangarian ‘11 spoke at the Village School Leadership Summit on Sept. 27 and was honored for being their first senior keynote speaker. Tavangarian, who attended...

Seniors lunch with parents

May 26, 2009

By Alexia Boyarsky and A.J. Calabrese The mood seemed aquatic at this year’s Senior Father-Son luncheon. The smell of the ocean permeated the outdoor patio of the upper Bel-Air Bay Club as seniors...

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