The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

22 students perform at year’s first Coffee House

Benjamin Most November 13, 2013

Students and faculty packed the lounge Monday after school to watch 22 singers, actors, pianists and guitar players for the first of three Coffee Houses this year. To kick off the performances, coffee...

New detention to include table cleaning

Jake Saferstein November 13, 2013

Students serving detention will now serve their detention cleaning tables and picking up trash in the quad. Students who receive detention must help the maintenance crew for 15 to 20 minutes for five days...

Debate team hosts tournament

Aaron Lyons November 13, 2013

The debate team hosted a tournament at the Upper School Nov. 2-3. The tournament was comprised of schools mainly from California with a select few schools from other states. Harvard-Westlake debaters did...

Deans open signups for spring college tours

Jake Saferstein November 13, 2013

Juniors must turn in their tour preference form and a signed set of the college tour rules by Dec. 10 if they chose sign up for the east coast college tours. Both tours will take place over the first week...

In defense of rigor

Jensen Pak November 13, 2013

A Los Angeles Times headline recently proclaimed that "At Harvard-Westlake School, Some Wonder if Standards Are Too High."  I, for one, believe that as a community, we would be much better off wondering...

Peer Tutoring program to change, 6 head coordinators announced

Julia Aizuss November 13, 2013

Garrett Cayton ’14, Eugenie Lund-Simon ’14, Sarah Novicoff  ’14, Chelsea Pan ’14, Rayne Peerenboom ’14 and Josh Shapiro ’14  will serve as Peer Tutoring Coordinators for this year, Head of...

Drama students view ‘Pericles’ on field trip

Enya Huang November 13, 2013

Students in Advanced Acting and Directing and the Actor and the Stage I and II attended a daytime performance of “Pericles” at A Noise Within Theatre in Pasadena Nov. 6 on the first-ever day-time field...

An unusual SAT experience

Alex McNab November 13, 2013

The SAT made me nostalgic. I don’t think it’s supposed to do that, but, with the time I had left at the end of the writing section, I couldn’t help but think back to the first time I took the SAT,...

Center midfielder commits to UCLA

November 13, 2013

Girls soccer center midfielder Chloe Castaneda ’15 has decided to take her talents to Westwood and become a UCLA Bruin in two years.  Castaneda, who was selected for the United States U17 Women’s...

A tried and true tradition

Nikta Mansouri November 13, 2013

My mom starts preparing for Thanksgiving about six months in advance. Around May, she’ll start thinking about what she’ll cook this year. Of course there will be the staples: turkey, stuffing, cranberry...

Take a step back and make memories you’ll never forget

Aaron Lyons November 13, 2013

Opening up the Google document, I was presented with a workload survey that would take me a good 20 minutes to fill out. Finally I reached the last section that instructed me to answer three free response...

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