The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

Google Drive accounts ready for student use

October 1, 2012

By Rachel Schwartz The Harvard-Westlake Google Drive media platform is up and running, ready for students to sign in and set up their accounts. “In Google Drive, you can create new documents,...

Kutler Center Officially Dedicated; Ribbon Cut

September 28, 2012

By Jack Goldfisher The Kutler Center for Interdisciplinary Studies was officially dedicated after school Friday, and the Kutler family cut the building's ribbon in a ceremony featuring speeches from...

Students attend enrichment program

September 28, 2012

by Erina Szeto About 80 rising fifth and sixth graders attended the Summer Enrichment Program at the Middle School for four weeks during the summer. Middle School Attendance Coordinator Brenda Simon runs...

School Year Abroad to begin research

September 28, 2012

By Allana Rivera A student control group consisting of Upper School foreign language students who have studied abroad will be tested on cognitive abilities in September and May by the School Year Abroad...

US Back-to-School moves to Sept. 22

September 28, 2012

By Noa Yadidi Upper School Back-to-School Day was moved to Sept. 22 due to the second installment of "Carmageddon" 405 freeway closures between the 10 and 101 freeways. The 405 will be closed on Sept....

Library replaces search engine

September 28, 2012

By Sarah Novicoff A new library catalog search engine called Destiny will replace the previous system, Infocentre, for the upcoming school year. "[Destiny is] faster, slicker, and easier," head librarian...

10th grade course now teaches safety

September 28, 2012

By Ally White Safety tips will return to the Choices and Challenges curriculum this year after a four years absence. With unmonitored access to social media, and sophomores beginning to drive, the reintroduction...

College Board to enforce SAT security procedures starting Oct. 6

September 27, 2012

By Claire Goldsmith The College Board implemented new security procedures that require students taking the SAT to complete a four-step identification check before they can be admitted to the test. The...

Prefect Council institutes Monthly Meals events

September 27, 2012

By Lauren Sonnenberg The Prefect Council kicked off its Monthly Meals events selling cheese rolls, apple strudel and chicken empanadas from Porto's Bakery this Monday, Oct. 1. In past years, food from...

Admissions Office to hold Student Ambassadors Training Event

September 25, 2012

 By Julia Aizuss The Admissions Office will hold its annual Student Ambassadors Training Dinner at the middle school campus on Sept. 27. From 6 to 8:30 p.m. all ambassadors from grades seven through...

African-American Alumni Network to host ‘Night of Speed Networking’

September 24, 2012

By Jensen Pak The Harvard-Westlake African-American Alumni Network will host a Night of Speed Networking on Thursday, Sept. 27 for  students to learn about prospective careers. Alumni from the...

African-American Alumni Network to host Night of Speed Networking

September 24, 2012

By Jensen Pak The Harvard-Westlake African-American Alumni Network hosted its first Night of Speed Networking event on Thursday, Sept. 27 where  students learned about prospective careers. Alumni...

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