The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

Obscure places on campus

James Hur October 15, 2013

Most students probably know the school’s campus like the backs of their hands. They know the shorter alternative routes  to get to class as well as which stairs are less arduous to climb. Yet, there...

Big names of campus

Sophie Kupiec-Weglinski October 15, 2013

Names like Seaver, Chalmers, Rugby and Mudd are all used daily to describe where classes are taught, where a test will take place or where to meet up with a friend. Before the names were signs on buildings,...

Spanish teachers attend AP seminar

Morganne Ramsey October 15, 2013

Teachers attended a seminar last Friday titled "Vertical Teaming and Scaffolding of Instruction" given by Laura Zanke, the College Board’s co-chair of AP Spanish Language and Culture development. Due...

Cycling club rides in first CicLAvia

Angela Chon October 15, 2013

The cycling club joined thousands of other cyclists to participate in their first CicLAvia event as a group. Held Oct. 6, the eighth CicLAvia event since its  start in downtown Los Angeles in 2010, welcomed...

Commons to speak to alumni, parents

Jack Goldfisher October 15, 2013

President Rick Commons will address alumni and their parents Oct. 16 at the middle school at an event titled "Meet the President." The event already has 300 RSVPs from families and alumni. Commons said...

Administration approves Spain trip

Morganne Ramsey October 15, 2013

Students will have the opportunity to go on a two-week tour of Spain during spring break. The trip, chaperoned by Spanish teacher Javier Zaragoza, will be from March 21 to April 6. Students are scheduled...

Alumni to mentor through networking

Kenneth Schrupp October 15, 2013

HW Works and the Harvard-Westlake African-American Alumni Network will hold a speed networking night Oct. 24. Alumni representing various industries, including finance, journalism and entertainment, will...

Chamber Singers practice new songs, participate in group activities on retreat

Zoe Dutton October 15, 2013

Chamber Singers gathered at Camp Wrightwood in the San Gabriel Mountains for their annual retreat Sept. 27-28. Students rehearsed new songs and played volleyball as a group activity. At the end of the...

Midterms no longer mandatory for freshmen

Lauren Sonnenberg October 15, 2013

The ninth grade class will no longer take midterm exams, effective this year. In the past, ninth graders were separated from the rest of the middle school student body in mid-January to take semester exams...

Peer Support draws students

Carly Berger October 15, 2013

A total of 417 students, nearly half of the upper school student body, signed up for Peer Support at Activities Fair this year, making it the largest club on campus. Peer support coordinators also created...

Journal publishes teacher’s research

Jack Goldfisher October 15, 2013

Though science teacher Antonio Nassar has had 56 research papers published in physics journals during his career at Harvard-Westlake and the University of California Los Angeles, he considers his latest...

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