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The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

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Students discuss parental relationships

Alex Dinh, Assistant Features Editor February 1, 2024

Christian Horry ’24 looked around the room and saw his dad and his old co-workers. For Horry, his dad’s old co-workers aren’t just friends from the office — they are former players for the Los...

An open letter to our parents

An open letter to our parents

Chronicle Staff December 15, 2018

Dear Parents, Last year, middle and upper school students took a survey about their experiences at Harvard-Westlake. The results are in, and we feel compelled to share them with you. Students who felt...

Columnist speaks to parents

Anthony Weinraub November 23, 2016

The New York Times columnist Frank Bruni urged parents of the Class of 2018 to understand the nominal importance of prestigious college acceptance Nov. 14 in a discussion in Taper Gym. Bruni spoke about...

US Back-to-School moves to Sept. 22

September 28, 2012

By Noa Yadidi Upper School Back-to-School Day was moved to Sept. 22 due to the second installment of "Carmageddon" 405 freeway closures between the 10 and 101 freeways. The 405 will be closed on Sept....

Students attend enrichment program

Noa Yadidi September 5, 2012

About 80 rising fifth and sixth graders attended the Summer Enrichment Program at the Middle School for four weeks during the summer. Middle School Attendance Coordinator Brenda Simon runs the program,...

High Stakes: Starting the Application Process

September 4, 2012

By Rachel Schwartz   Courtney* Courtney spent her summer going to tournaments and camps for her sport. She has met with coaches and has received offers from several schools including eight division...

Students able to access grades online for 1st time

February 8, 2012

By Jack Goldfisher At the end of the first semester, for the first time since grades were made available online, students could access their grades using their own login information. Prior to the change,...

Admissions officer offers advice to juniors, parents

November 16, 2011

By Eric Greenberg The Assistant Vice President for Undergraduate Admissions at New York University advised juniors and their parents about the application process at their class meeting yesterday and...

Learn from others’ mistakes

November 16, 2011

By Camille Shooshani My first thought after ramming the hood of my car into an Audi S5 at 30 mph was "I’m going to be late for school." A few seconds later, after I felt the the full impact...

Weissenbach to run for The Cardinal

October 28, 2011

By Robbie Loeb Amy Weissenbach '12, a two-time California state track and field champion and national high school federation record holder for 800-meters, has committed to Stanford, the Harvard-Westlake...

Salamandra warns homecoming party planners

October 21, 2011

By Judd Liebman A parent sent Head of Upper School Harry Salamandra a copy of a Facebook message using the phrases "B.Y.O.B." and "don’t puke," alerting him of the possibility of a Homecoming...

Parents’ Association to host bone marrow drive

September 7, 2011

A bone marrow drive to help cancer patients nationwide will be hosted by the Parents’ Association during Homecoming on Oct. 1. The committee hopes that students and parents will help as either...

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