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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

Departing Teacher: Shannon Acedo

Allegra Drago June 2, 2021

After working in the upper school library for 14 years, Head Upper School Librarian Shannon Acedo will retire and devote her time to traveling and the outdoors. During her time at the school, Acedo took...

Lawler to retire, travel with husband

Ethan Lachman June 1, 2019

After 21 years at the school, librarian Clare Lawler will depart at the end of the year in order to spend more time traveling with her husband. Lawler began her career at Harvard-Westlake in 1998 working...

Library to extend operating hours following new after-school rules

Anusha Mathur January 18, 2018

Beginning Jan. 22, students who wish to remain on campus after 4 p.m. will be required to stay in adult-supervised areas, as individual classrooms and gathering places will be locked. To provide students...

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Library Stress Relievers

Jackson Novick May 21, 2016

Students visiting the front desk of the Mudd Library in the last few months may have noticed a whiteboard covered with quotes, goofy drawings, opinions and responses to current events. They might also...

Librarians allow food inside Mudd space

Sabrina de Brito October 14, 2014

The ban on food in the Upper School’s library has been lifted, and students are now allowed to eat indoors. With this change, Head Librarian Shannon Acedo hopes there will be no need for students to...

New library batteries to fix service problem

Benjamin Most April 30, 2014

New internal batteries have been ordered for every laptop in the library due to wireless settings issues. A computer services investigation revealed that the frequent removal of the main batteries from...

Save the written word in this new digital age

October 21, 2013

One question I often get these days with regard to books is, "Isn’t it all online?" I’ll usually respond with, "Well, we’re not quite at that stage yet." When someone asks "Isn’t everything online?",...

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