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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

Students are able to sign up for time slots and share music with their peers through the school's radio station, KHWS.

Celebrating 10 Years of KHWS

Fallon Dern March 11, 2021

With one click to khwsradio.com, you are greeted with a gif of Bart Simpson jamming out to music and the club’s name formed out of white computer mice. The front page holds a setlist from April 2020,...

Teachers’ Tastes in Music

Leo Saperstein March 4, 2021

Faculty members took time to reflect on music through their lives, both during COVID-19 and leading up to it, revealing what it has meant for them on a grander scale. Science Teacher and Coordinator...

Spotify and Apple Music wrap up the songs of 2020

Natalie Cosgrove February 3, 2021

Spotify celebrated an unprecedented year for their users with a list of their most streamed songs, artists, podcasts and genres for the culmination of 2020 on Dec. 2. Lavinia Tyagi '23 said she enjoyed...

Virtual Community Chapel gatherings unite community

Emmy Zhang and Lily Lee February 3, 2021

Despite the absence of the collective voices of student performers and the colored stained glass windows that illuminate St. Saviour's Chapel , the Community Chapel Time continues to unite students and...

Summer quarantunes

Sydney Fener August 27, 2020

Tongue Tied - Grouplove “I love ‘Tongue Tied.’ It banged when it first came out, has banged since and will bang forever.” — Kyle Reims ’21 Ribs - Lorde “‘Ribs’ is one of those...

Industry Insiders

Industry Insiders

Keira Jameson August 26, 2020

Producer and songwriter Gabe Yaron '22 sat down at his piano to play and sing to his pop song “No Obligation.”  Throughout quarantine, he has been constantly making new music and collaborating with...

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Tunes Through Time

Ethan Lachman January 29, 2020

Blink-182 bassist Mark Hoppus influenced artists that are famous today. When he was younger, if someone had told Blink-182 bassist and co-lead vocalist Mark Hoppus (Jack ’20) that he would influence...

YoungArts winners announced for 2020 school year

Sarah Mittleman November 29, 2019

The YoungArts Foundation awarded 10 students Tuesday for their accomplishments in music, photography, writing, visual arts and singing. 10 artists, writers and musicians receive awards The annual YoungArts...

The Key to Competition

Hannah Han November 13, 2019

The morning before her live audition for the Elite International Music Competition, Mia Shelton ’21 ate her usual breakfast, a cup of yogurt, and ran through a series of pre-competition rituals.“I...

Hot Girl Summer Playlist

Hot Girl Summer Playlist

Jordan Murray August 28, 2019

Senior staff members share their quintessential “Hot Girl Summer” playlist picks, along with a reason why they love each song. 1.Fake ID (Riton and Kah-Lo) “Blast it with your friends.”- Sarah...

Cultural Connections

Cultural Connections

Joanna Im May 28, 2019

As the Mariachi band performed, she said she felt embarrassed walking through the crowd. However, as Anna Martinez-Yang ’20 approached the center of the room and saw those around her,...

Music in the making

Jordan Murray March 20, 2019

As Ben Beckman ’19 sat down to film a last-minute audition tape for one of the most prestigious music programs in the country, he made sure to position the camera so his pajama pants would not be seen....

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