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The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

Remembering where I am

James Hur November 2, 2012

“In Section 6b, enter our school name and address,” said the proctor for the P.S.A.T. With my yellow, #2 Dixon Ticonderoga pencil I wrote School Year Abroad China, 12 Xin Jie Kou Wai, Beijing, and,...

Polls to close Tuesday for mock student election

David Lim October 27, 2012

Upper school students have until Tuesday to vote in a nationwide mock election as one of two schools representing California. An online survey that polls students on their preferred candidate for the presidential...

KHWS launches with record number of DJs

Julia Aizuss October 23, 2012

KHWS, Harvard-Westlake’s student-run online radio station, hit the air waves for the first time this school year today Oct. 23 with student DJ Alisha Bansal '14 playing "Kong" by Bonobo to kick off her...

Taiwanese educators observe curriculum

Elizabeth Madden October 11, 2012

Administrators from the Taipei American School visited Harvard-Westlake in September to study its curriculum and teaching styles on their way to an educational conference in San Diego. The visitors from...

Current events need background

David Lim October 10, 2012

In 2008, my preteen mind was consumed with hopes of getting my braces off rather than the beginning of the recession. I never thought about how fortunate I was to have health care because my pediatrician’s...

Table tennis player competes internationally

Jeremy Tepper October 10, 2012

At age 14, Oliver Friedman ’17 has already traveled all across the globe in pursuit of becoming an Olympic table tennis player.  Friedman, who has played in Vienna, New York, Las Vegas and Baltimore,...

Spears adopts stray dog, puppies ensue

Jessica Lee October 10, 2012

Ten squirming balls of fur, distinguishable only by their coloring, cuddled close together on the padded floor of Performing Arts teacher Michele Spears’s apartment. Towards the end of April, Spears’s...

On the gridiron with Henry Schlossberg ’13 and Thomas Oser ’13

Luke Holthouse October 10, 2012 Henry Schlossberg’s ’13 and Thomas Oser’s ’13 work on both the offensive and defensive lines has helped the football team start...

Corrupted camera chip requires photo retakes

Aaron Lyons October 10, 2012

A camera chip containing yearbook photos was corrupted last week, forcing yearbook staff  to arrange two make-up days last Monday Oct. 1 and Friday Oct. 5 so students could retake their pictures. The...

International journal publishes teacher’s paper

Sara Evall October 10, 2012

Upper School science teacher Dr. Antonio Nassar published his fifty-fifth research paper on quantum mechanics in the International Journal of Physics. His paper is about dissipation in quantum mechanics,...

Courtney* chooses Williams

Rachel Schwartz October 10, 2012

Courtney* Caitie Benell ’13 has finished her college process and is overjoyed with the results. "I visited Williams on Sunday [Sept. 30]," Benell said. "I will apply early decision and they will support...

Juniors take first solo flights at 10,000 feet

David Lim October 10, 2012

In the parking lot of the DMV on an October afternoon, Henry Hahn ’14 was nervously tapping his foot on the carpeted floor of his Audi as he awaited his driver’s license test. Forty miles away, but...

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