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The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

Alumnus producer wins Emmy for journalism piece

Lexi Bowers January 15, 2016

Michael Kaplan ’08 won an Emmy in the Outstanding Investigative News Journalism category for a "60 Minutes" segment that he co-produced. After graduating from Harvard-Westlake, Kaplan graduated from...

NSPA honors articles, school publications

October 1, 2008

By Matthew Lee The National Scholastic Press Association selected The Chronicle as a finalist for the National Newspaper Pacemaker competition and gave VOX photographer Griffy Simon ’11 a third...

Chronicle selected as Pacemaker finalist

September 12, 2008

By Lucy Jackson The National Scholastic Press Association selected The Chronicle as a finalist for the National Newspaper Pacemaker competition, known as the Pullitzer Prize of high...

The Fringe business

May 27, 2008

By Michael Kaplan Nine years ago former English teacher Eric Schrode had a vision. He would put on a show with Harvard-Westlake students in Edinburgh, Scotland during the summer. He would train them on...

Experience prevails in Head Prefect elections

April 22, 2008

By Michael Kaplan Tessa Wick '09 and Brandon Levin '09, both current prefects, have been elected to serve as next year's Head Prefects.There was 80 percent voter turnout setting a new school record,...

New comedy reveals alum’s “sense of humor”

April 22, 2008

By Alex Cohen and Michael Kaplan When Jason Segel ’97 stood completely nude in front of audiences across America, he got just the reaction he expected. “I went, on Friday night, theater to theater...

Leadership summit examines dishonesty

March 19, 2008

By Michael Kaplan Two weeks after six students were expelled for cheating, student leaders searched for ways to stem academic dishonesty in the community at a hastily summoned Leadership Summit...

The infamous dirty dozen

March 18, 2008

By Michael Kaplan Amidst the hysteria of “midtermgate,” I got a call from my mom telling me that someone from the Today Show was on the line. They had read my blog on the Chronicle Online...

Seniors triumph in international trial competition

March 3, 2008

By Michael Kaplan  The two-person team of Melissa Saphier '08 and Danielle Kolin '08 won the Duke University International Moot Court Competition, held last weekend in Durham. The team of Josh...

Chronicle wins National Pacemaker

Chronicle Staff December 12, 2007

By Katherine Hong Last year’s Chronicle and Vox Populi won local and national awards. Chronicle received a 4000 out of 4000 perfect score in the National Scholastic Press Association critique and...

Specialist trains faculty to handle on-campus crises

November 6, 2007

By Michael Kaplan Led by Head of School Jeanne Huybrects and Dr. Robert Pynoos, 34 faculty members met Wed. Oct. 17 to evaluate the Student Counseling Program and crisis management at the school.Pynoos,...

National Merit honors given to 47 seniors

September 12, 2007

By Michael Kaplan A list of the 47 seniors who became National Merit Semifinalists was made public today. Fifteen thousand of the 16,000 national semifinalists will be made finalists at some point...

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