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 Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

Max Tash: Yearbook, Broadcast

Katie Plotkin September 1, 2015

After two years of working part-time livestreaming athletic events through HWTV alongside the athletic department, Max Tash will teach yearbook journalism courses and build a broadcast journalism program. “The...

Yearbook adviser to attend nursing school

Katie Plotkin May 27, 2015

Middle School Communications Department Head Jen Bladen will be leaving Harvard-Westlake after nine years of advising the Vox Populi yearbook to go to community college to satisfy her requirements for...

Underclassmen salute graduating class

Liz Yount May 18, 2015

Students and faculty lined up along the fire road Monday to applaud and salute the seniors as they walked towards the quad after the year’s final 1st & 3rd Wednesday assembly, creating what the school...

Symphony, Jazz Band, Chamber Singers hold auditions

Katie Plotkin April 29, 2015

Rising sophomores, juniors and seniors auditioned for Symphony, Jazz Band and Chamber Singers in March and April. The results for Symphony will be announced today. Symphony auditions required students...

Senior to produce ‘Love Notes’ charity musical event

Katie Plotkin February 13, 2015

Jensen McRae ’15 will produce "Love Notes," an annual singing showcase that will benefit a charity in honor of her late friend, Justin Carr ’14, on Feb. 22. Carr ’14 died of cardiomyopathy in 2013...

Little Rock Nine member to speak at assembly

Katie Plotkin January 7, 2015

Terrence Roberts, a member of the Little Rock Nine, a group of African-American students who were the first to desegregate an all-white high school in Arkansas in 1957, will be speaking during assembly...

Vietnam Initiative Project video wins award in festival

Katie Plotkin November 19, 2014

The Vietnam Initiative Project’s video, "My Aunt Kim," was named a Short Film Official Selection in the Bayou City Inspirational Film Festival Oct. 3-4. The video also received the Audience Award at...

Social Committee to host Halloween Week

Katie Plotkin October 14, 2014

The Social Committee will host a week of movies, candy and costume contests to celebrate Halloween. Students will vote for the winners of costume contests on Halloween who will be awarded Starbucks gift...

New in the classroom: Upper School faculty

Katie Plotkin September 5, 2014

Jamie Chan left her job of eight years in Atlanta as an Emory University assistant dean of undergraduate admission to become an upper school dean, replacing the recently retired Mike Bird.  At Emory,...

VIP club video to be screened at film festival

Katie Plotkin September 3, 2014

A film created by the Vietnam Initiative Project about Kiva, a non-profit organized to loan money to entrepreneurs in low-income countries, will be screened at the Fifth Annual Awareness Festival taking...

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