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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

Teachers discuss differences between American, Chinese educational systems

May 1, 2012

By Lara Sokoloff Two teachers who visited Beijing No. 12 during spring break discussed the differences between Harvard-Westlake and Beijing No. 12’s classroom environment and school culture during...

Science Bowl teams fall to Lincoln, Bravo in regional competition

February 25, 2012

By Allison Hamburger The Science Bowl teams lost in the 10th round to Lincoln High School and Granada Hills High School when they competed Saturday at the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power’s...

Cinema Studies to be offered only to senior students

February 8, 2012

By Allison Hamburger Cinema Studies will be offered only to seniors next year because of the recent high enrollment. There are currently 89 students in the four sections, 25 of whom are juniors. Cinema...

Math teacher by day, gamer by night

October 18, 2011

By Victor Yoon "Looks like I won’t be able to pick up ‘Gears of War 3’," math teacher Kevin Weis said as he stopped writing equations and Greek symbols on the whiteboard...

The Last Teacher-Coach

March 25, 2011

By Alex Leichenger Erin Creznic is the last of a dying breed at Harvard-Westlake. In the mornings and afternoons, she goes by Ms. Creznic as an English teacher on the middle school campus. When her day...

Alumnus explains challenges of research, academic math

March 22, 2011

By Alex Gura and David Lim Mathematics professor Jeremy Martin ’92 presented research and academic experiences to math students in an open discussion afterschool Monday. Explaining his field...

Stock market club to compete at investing

September 21, 2010

By Eli Haims After receiving questions about the stock market and investing in his AP Economics classes, math teacher Kent Nealis decided to start a club devoted to the stock market with Graham Gallaher...

Middle school student scores 5 on AP Caluculus BC exam

September 14, 2010

By Ally White and Rachel Schwartz Fourteen-year-old Aaron Anderson ’14 received a five on the Advanced Placement Calculus BC exam May 5. Anderson prepared for the exam by taking a Calculus BC...

Two freshmen form singing group based on TV show ‘Glee’

November 11, 2009

By Anna Etra   Inspired in part by "Glee," the new Fox television show, Bronty O’Leary ’13 and Megan Ward ’13 started a middle school Glee Club. A Glee Club is a group of people...

Despite missteps, leaving in peace

May 28, 2009

By Shayna Freisleben It could be said that my high school career has been marred by regret. I mean, that’s one of the fundamental issues at a place like Harvard-Westlake. With so many opportunities...

Club goes to NASA to launch rocket

April 28, 2009

By Sammy Roth The Rocketry Club travelled to Huntsville, Alabama to launch the rocket which the National Aeronautic and Space Administration commissioned them to build last October. The club spent over...

Huybrechts approves 5-day cycle schedule

April 28, 2009

By Lauren Seo A nearly unanimous decision to impose a new schedule based on a five day cycle for the next school year was made by the Faculty Academic Committee on Tuesday, April 21. The cycle will function...

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