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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

‘Mad Men’ finale has alum link

Kelly Loeb May 27, 2015

In the finale of television show "Mad Men," created by Matt Weiner ‘83, Evan Arnold ’88 played Leonard, who made actor Jon Hamm’s Don Draper cry during a seminar at a retreat. The AMC series first...

Upper School to implement 1:1 laptop program

Kelly Loeb January 14, 2015

Tiffany* ’16 walks into history class and sits down in her regular seat in the back left corner of her classroom in Seaver. She opens up her MacBook Pro and the first thing she does is check Facebook,...

Community donates blood at UCLA drive

Kelly Loeb November 19, 2014

Students and faculty members donated blood to the UCLA Blood and Platelet Center Nov. 14. The event was the first of two blood drives this year on the upper school campus. In order to donate, students...

Stone-cutters magazine distributes new issue

Kelly Loeb May 28, 2014

Stone-cutters, the upper school art and literary magazine, was distributed May 23 and features students’ artwork and writing from the 2013-2014 school year. Students were emailed in October with submission...

Fundraiser to support cafeteria employee

Kelly Loeb April 30, 2014

A bake sale will be held today and tomorrow to raise money for cafeteria employee Oscar Flores who is undergoing treatment for leukemia. "All proceeds are going to Oscar to assist him in paying for things...

British university reps to visit

Kelly Loeb April 25, 2014

Representatives from 16 British universities will visit the Upper School Tuesday, April 29 to inform families on studying in the United Kingdom. Students, parents and counselors from various private...

Publications receive NSPA finalist status

Kelly Loeb March 19, 2014

The online Chronicle and Vox Populi yearbook are both finalists for the Pacemaker, the highest award given by the National Scholastic Press Association. Both of these awards will be presented in San Diego...

Peer Support requires new sleepover contracts

Kelly Loeb December 18, 2013

A new policy now requires students to sign a contract prior to attending Peer Support sleepovers in order to ensure proper and school-appropriate behavior. "We want people to feel comfortable and safe...

Cheerleader suffers injury in practice

Lauren Rothman November 13, 2013

A junior varsity cheerleader broke two bones in her right arm during practice Oct. 30. The cheerleaders were practicing a stunt called a lib stunt for the first time when the flyer lost balance, fell...

Publications win national journalism awards

Kelly Loeb September 25, 2013

Big Red, Chronicle, Spectrum and Vox Populi all recently won awards from the Columbia Scholastic Press Asscoiation, the National Scholastic Press Association and Quill and Scroll. Vox Populi won two Gold...

New teacher: Joe Schenk

Kelly Loeb August 27, 2013

After teaching dance at schools and studios in Los Angeles for the past seven years, Joe Schenck will be a new dance teacher at the Middle School. Schenck will teach Contemporary Dance Workshop I and II...

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