The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

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

Cross Country teams finish second and third; Individual runners take first

Grant Nussbaum September 6, 2012

By Grant Nussbaum In their first Mission League meet, the girls' and boys' varsity cross country teams placed second and third respectively at Woodley Park on Thursday. Although each team fell short of...

New cameras surveil former construction areas

September 4, 2012

By Scott Nussbaum Forty cameras were installed on campus over the summer to increase security and will remain on campus, Head of Security Jim Crawford said. "Most of the cameras are visible and will be...

Also known as…

April 24, 2012

By Sanjana Kucheria and Rebecca Nussbaum Justin "Chestnut" Berman ’13 Justin Berman’s ’13 name changed on his first day of cross country practice. When coach and Olympic gold...

Tuition to rise 3.3% next year

March 15, 2012

By Rebecca Nussbaum Tuition for the 2012-2013 school year will rise by 3.3 percent to $31,350, the smallest percentage increase in 25 years, Chief Financial Officer Rob Levin said.   Chair...

Teachers adjust to change in course loads

October 21, 2011

By Rebecca Nussbaum First quarter is when students adjust to new teachers, subjects and schedules. But the changes are not limited to students. On the other side of the desk, many teachers are adjusting...

Librarians implement new extended time system

October 19, 2011

By Rebecca Nussbaum To prevent cheating, students using extended time must place their tests in a drop box in Silent Study that the librarians installed on Oct. 13. This year, while the library is under...

Junior year lives up to its reputation

May 24, 2011

By Rebecca Nussbaum Yikes, you’re a junior. That’s killer. This is the typical reaction I get when people ask me what grade I’m in. And they are right. Everyone hears about...

Junior wins grant to study geology

May 24, 2011

By Rebecca Nussbaum Xochi Maberry-Gaulke ’12 will take a two-week driving tour of Iceland as the winner of the Junior Summer Fellowship, learning about plate tectonics and how locals cope with...

Panal urges parents to combat teen drinking

April 27, 2011

By Rebecca Nussbaum Parents are being asked to help combat a binge drinking culture at the Upper School in light of the hospitalization of six intoxicated students at the unauthorized semiformal afterparty...

School controller resigns post after 14-year tenure

February 16, 2011

By Rebecca Nussbaum School controller Vanessa Rhodes resigned as of Jan. 1 after holding her position for 14 years. "You get a sense when someone’s ready for the next step in their life, and...

Business office finishes budget, awaits board of trustees approval

November 10, 2010

  By Rebecca Nussbaum  The Business Office is finishing the preliminary 2011-2012 budget that will be approved by the Board of Trustees at its Dec. 6 meeting, Chief Financial Officer...

Business office takes measures to collect delinquent tuition

October 12, 2010

By Rebecca Nussbaum Parents pay tuition for their children to go to school. What happens when parents fail to pay the bills? One month after the Aug. 1 tuition deadline, about 98 percent of parents had...

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