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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

(Left to right) Chronicle Digital Managing Editor Lucas Gelfond '19, Editor-in-Chief Sophie Haber '19, Presentations Managing Editor Kendall Dees '19 and Print Managing Editor Alex Goldstein '19 sit outside of Weiler Hall on their favorite steps, where they spent hours coming up with article pitches and page concepts. Illustration by Samantha Ko

Where my peers became my teachers

Sophie Haber March 5, 2019

Alex hung up on me, so I called Lucas. Lucas hung up on me, so I called Kendall. “Just relax,” she said. “There’s nothing to worry about. Go to sleep.” “I’m not worried,” I said. ...

Candidate Statement: Mazelle Etessami ’14

April 18, 2012

1. For what position are you running? I am running for the position of Junior Prefect. 2. What makes you feel that you are qualified for the position? Please describe any leadership experiences you’ve...

PE requirement limits students

September 7, 2011

By Rebecca Nussbaum With seven classes, Ryan Lash ’12 faces a full course load, and instead of having a lunch period, she must take yoga to complete her physical education requirement. "I go...

Coffee House receives full support and encouragement

Chronicle Staff December 14, 2010

On Monday, Nov. 22, the Prefect Council held the first Coffee House of this year. Aside from the incredible talent of everyone that performed, one thing that struck us (as well as many faculty members...

National organization names Thill Teacher of the Future

Chronicle Staff May 25, 2010

By Jordan Freisleben Math teacher Bill Thill was named one of 20 Teachers of the Future by the National Association of Independent Schools. The Teachers of the Future program was established in 2007...

Student body revealed

March 24, 2009

By Emily Friedman and Faire Davidson Assistant to Head of Upper School Michelle Bracken keeps a box of shirts in a cabinet beside her desk. These shirts, mostly extra Peer Support shirts, are used once...

Prefect Statement: Reid Lidow

March 12, 2009

Reid Lidow Why do you think you should be Head Prefect? I am running for Head Prefect because I enjoy being involved in Student Government. There are many ideas and goals I have yet to examine and execute...

Prefect Statement: A.J. Sugarman

March 12, 2009

A.J. Sugarman Why do you think you should be Head Prefect? I should be Head Prefect because I can ably and convincingly represent the needs of the students before the administration. I not only understand...

KABC features senior as “Cool Kid of the Week”

November 11, 2008

By Michelle Yousefzadeh Allison Lerner ’09 was featured as KABC’s "Cool Kid of the Week" for working with and teaching her peers about the environment. Lerner wrote a children’s book,...

Students, Faculty can nominate candidates for Head Prefect

April 8, 2008

By Julie Barzilay Sophomores, juniors and faculty members can nominate juniors to run for the position of Head Prefect by filling out a form at the table outside of Chalmers all day this Tuesday and...

Practice proper netiquette

December 12, 2007

First and foremost, the student body must forget the notion that the school administration is some Orwellian body out to punish students. After years of students using the internet to maliciously attack...

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