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The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

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Reconstructing the Honor Board

Georgia Goldberg , Assistant A&E Editor October 15, 2021

Our student government is tasked with the unique role of sitting on the Honor Board. The Honor Board was established to adjudicate academic and social infractions, often through enforcing disciplinary...

From Seaver to Shining Sea

Editorial Board October 15, 2021

In the Sept. 14 California Gubernatorial Recall Election, several members of the senior class cast their first-ever ballots, making their first contribution to a democratic system beyond the borders...

Fall sports team captains play a round of dodgeball against a team of teachers.

School hosts Fanatic Fest

Abigail Hailu October 7, 2021

Upper school students, faculty and staff gathered for the all-school annual Fanatic Fest in Taper Gymnasium held by the Prefect Council on Oct. 1. Prefect Council organized the event in which members held...

Idalis McZeal 23, Jane Hamilton 22 and Ava Weinrot 23 run the Best Buddies club booth, having secured a spot out of the blazing sun.

Clubs enlist new members at Activities Fair

Lucas Cohen-d'Arbeloff September 24, 2021

Prefect Council hosted the Activities Fair on the Ted Slavin Field on Wednesday, allowing students to explore the variety of clubs and student interest groups offered this year and speak to the leaders...

Members of Prefect Council discuss plans for the upcoming year during their August retreat.

Prefects outline plan for 2021

Sydney Fener August 25, 2021

As Prefect Council prepares for the start of an in-person school year, members of the council said they are hoping to create an enjoyable student experience by prioritizing school spirit and inclusivity. Sophomore...

Prefects organize activities

Prefects organize activities

Tanisha Gunby May 31, 2021

Seniors will participate in two weeks of activities to commemorate their time at the school starting May 28 and culminating with commencement June 11. The celebrations will begin with the last day of...

Student body elects 2021-2022 Prefect Council

Lucas Cohen-D'Arbeloff May 11, 2021

After the school held a series of elections and runoffs throughout the past month, freshmen, sophomores and juniors selected the Prefect Council for the 2021-2022 school year. For Head Prefects, students...

Speeches and runoffs take place in 2021-2022 Junior Prefect elections

Natasha Speiss May 7, 2021

Aiko Offner ’23 and Staff Writer Harry Tarses ’23 were voted as two of the four Junior Prefects for the 2021-2022 school year. The runoff election results for the remaining two Junior Prefect spots...

Junior candidates give speeches for 2021-2022 Senior Prefect elections

Lucas Cohen D'Arbeloff May 7, 2021

After selecting Jade Stanford '22 and Quincey Dern '22 as their Head Prefects last month, juniors are participating in an election to choose four Senior Prefects for the 2021-2022 school year. Results...

Newly-elected Head Prefect Jade Stanford 22 gives her runoff speech in front of the Ted Slavin field.

History-making Head Prefects elected for 2021-2022 school year

Jade Stanford ’22 and Chronicle Assistant Features Editor Quincey Dern ’22 were voted as Head Prefects for the 2021-2022 school year, announced in an email sent to students April 20. This marks the...

Prefect council hosts March Madness tournament

Natalie Cosgrove and Leo Saperstein March 27, 2021

Prefect council announced an upper school March Madness bracket tournament for the ongoing National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) men's basketball tournament. Students participating in the tournament...

Community Council plans for thrift shop drive

Fallon Dern February 7, 2021

Community Council’s Inaugural HW Thrift Shop Drive is just around the corner. The club announced that they will be collecting clothing over Presidents Day Weekend during Prefect Council’s on-campus...

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