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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

Cami Katz 16 (third from left) passes out candy to visually-impaired children at a Tibetan school as part of her volunteer work for a summer fellowship. Credit: Cami Katz, used with permission

All Aboard the Fellowship Express

Jesse Nadel September 14, 2015

Victoria Keating '16: Bejing A boy with a toy doctor kit in hand approached Victoria Keating ’16 to give her her daily thousand shots in a span of a couple of seconds. "The problem was, the first...

Summer video program to launch music workshop

Lauren Kim May 27, 2015

A new pilot program will be added to the Righteous Conversations Project focusing on World War II-era music, folk song traditions and 21st century composing. Participants in the Righteous Conversations...

Amelia Miller ’15 to give valedictory at graduation

Lauren Kim May 18, 2015

Amelia Miller ’15 was named valedictorian at an annual ceremony Monday inducting 57 seniors in the top 20 percent of the class into the national Cum Laude Society. Miller will deliver the valedictory...

Student receives national recognition for work

Lauren Kim April 29, 2015

Danielle Stolz ’15 received a Silver Medal in the 2015 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards for her watercolor titled "I’ll Take It To Go." The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards are presented by the...

Snapchat geofilter created by students

Lauren Kim February 13, 2015

Snapchat users at the Upper School can now add a geofilter to their photos, consisting of a cartoon image of the campus and "Harvard-Westlake" written across the bottom. Pictures sent through the popular...

Upper school applicants shadow students on campus

Lauren Kim January 14, 2015

All sophomore and junior applicants to Harvard-Westlake who have interviewed so far have participated in a shadow day offered by the Office of Admission from the beginning of November to the end of February. Upper...

Team to participate in first Ethics Bowl

Lauren Kim November 19, 2014

Seven members of the Ethics Bowl Club will attend the inaugural Southern California High School Ethics Bowl Dec. 6 at the University of Southern California. The students will be accompanied by English...

Rwanda films screen on Oct. 29

Lauren Kim October 26, 2014

Films made by students who visited Rwanda last year screened in Ahmanson Lecture Hall on Oct. 29. The 14 students who made these documentaries spent 10 days in Africa interviewing the Rwandan people and...

Thefts prompt revision of security protocol

Lauren Kim October 14, 2014

When Clara McCarthy ’15 arrived at her locker on the morning of Sept. 20, she noticed that her lock was missing. She had left it hanging on the loop unlocked, and as she checked for other missing items,...

Cuba trip to require digital work

Lauren Kim October 14, 2014

Preparations for the Digital Storytelling Adventure: Cuba trip led by Visual Arts Department Head Cheri Gaulke began with an information session held on Sept. 18. The session, attended by both prospective...

Rwanda films to screen Oct. 29

Lauren Kim October 14, 2014

Films made by students who visited Rwanda last year will screen in Ahmanson Lecture Hall on Oct. 29. The 14 students who made these documentaries spent 10 days in Africa interviewing the Rwandan people...

Thefts lead to tighter security at home games

Lauren Kim September 24, 2014

Security at home games will be tightened after members of a visiting sports team were caught on videotape stealing cameras from unlocked lockers last week, Head of Security James Crawford said Wednesday. Crawford...

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