The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

Commons, Huybrechts to speak at PA meeting

Lauren Rothman April 30, 2014

President of Harvard-Westlake Rick Commons and Head of School Jeanne Huybrechts will speak at the Parents’ Association meeting today. All parents are invited. Commons and Huybrechts will share their...

Symphony earns award at festival

Noa Yadidi April 30, 2014

The Symphony Orchestra earned the highest award possible at the Southern California Band & Symphony festival Saturday, April 12. The orchestra had to play a piece that was not professionally arranged....

An eye-opening experience

Lauren Rothman February 12, 2014

At Harvard-Westlake, students get upset when they don’t get the Mercedes Benz convertible they asked for.  In Rwanda, giving a student an empty water bottle can bring them happiness for the next year.  We...

Alum tells Chronicle staff about editing college paper

Lauren Rothman January 10, 2014

After working from late afternoon to sometimes 5 a.m. from Sunday through Thursdays, Sammy Roth '10 has been feeling a sudden increase in free time after his yearlong stint as editor-in-chief of the Columbia...

Playwrights submit drafts

Lauren Rothman December 18, 2013

Second drafts of Playwrights Festival submissions were due Friday Dec. 13. 49 plays were submitted,  and the final deadline is Jan. 16. These one-act plays will be evaluated by a panel of judges in January,...

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...

Student clubs take own yearbook photos

Lauren Rothman October 15, 2013

The yearbook is asking clubs to submit their own photographs for the yearbook this year. Photos are due Nov. 1, and club leaders can post their photos, taken with a phone or camera, on the iPhone app Instagram...

Butler, Thomas named student athletes of the month

Lauren Rothman October 3, 2013

Desmond Butler ’15 and Lizzy Thomas ’14 were named the September Student Athletes of the Month by the Student Athletic Advisory Council. Butler is the defensive captain of the varsity football team. ...

New teacher: Mercedes Barletta

Lauren Rothman August 27, 2013

Mercedes Barletta moved to Los Angeles two weeks ago and will begin teaching Latin at the Middle School this year. Barletta will teach all grades and all levels of Latin. She and fellow Latin teacher Moss...

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