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The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

HW Life publishes new design this year

Casey Kim January 11, 2018

The most recent winter issue of HWLife, a magazine that highlights the school’s notable alumni, showcased a new, modern design. Alumni in the magazine featured Broadway actor Ben Platt ’11, LAUSD...

Alumni make strides in government roles

Anthony Weinraub August 30, 2017

With news of nearly daily firings coming from the White House and Congress struggling to pass major legislation, school alumni have experienced mixed success in their own bids for political office. Reelected...

Nick Melvoin ’04 elected to LAUSD Board

Noa Schwartz May 17, 2017

Alum and former Chronicle Editor-in-Chief Nick Melvoin '04 emerged victorious in L.A. Unified School District Board elections May 16. After garnering enough votes in the March primary election to advance...

Members of Unconventional Leadership encouraged students to vote. Credit: Saba Nia/Chronicle

Unconventional Leadership encourages students to vote for LAUSD

Saba Nia May 16, 2017

Members of the Unconventional Leadership class promoted the May 16 Los Angeles Unified School District elections with a booth on the quad that featured a sign-spinner, Krispy Kreme doughnuts and music...

Nick Melvoin ’04 to compete in LAUSD runoff

Noa Schwartz March 8, 2017

Alum and District Four L.A. Unified School District board candidate Nick Melvoin ’04 will compete in a runoff with incumbent District 4 School Board President Steve Zimmer after a second place finish...

Kat Edmiston 17 speaks to an alumn pursuing a career in law at an HW Works roundtable Monday. Credit: Sophie Haber/Chronicle

HW Works hosts law and policy career roundtable

Sophie Haber February 28, 2017

Seven alumni with careers in law and policy spoke to students and answered questions about their experiences in education and the workforce at an HW Works roundtable on Monday. Litigation and Trial Associate at...

Nick Melvoin 04 is challenging LAUSD school board President Steve Zimmer for the District Four seat. Credit: Noa Schwartz/Chronicle

Alum challenges school board president

Noa Schwartz February 16, 2017

Alum and District Four L.A. Unified School District board candidate Nick Melvoin ’04 aims to lead the charge in implementing necessary change to modernize the LAUSD. Melvoin is in the final month of...

Alum out-fundraises incumbent in race for school board

Danielle Spitz January 23, 2017

Former Chronicle editor Nick Melvoin '04 is currently running for the Los Angeles Unified School Board and is out-fundraising his opponent, incumbent Steve Zimmer. Melvoin announced his candidacy in February...

Alum declares candidacy for LAUSD board

Sammi Handler March 9, 2016

Attorney and public education advocate Nick Melvoin '04 has declared his candidacy for a seat in the 2017 Los Angeles Unified School Board to "ensure that every student in Los Angeles has the opportunity...

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