The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

Risk it for the biscuit

Patrick Ryan May 31, 2014

As my time at Harvard-Westlake comes to a close and I’ve had some time to reflect on my experience, I wanted to give a few tips on how to make the most out of your time here. First off, don’t get jealous....

Students win awards for computer science

Patrick Ryan May 28, 2014

The National Center for Women and Information Technology honored seven Harvard-Westlake students with the Aspirations in Computing Award during a ceremony in Newport Beach May 20. The ceremony was part...

Obama, Time Magazine recognize Collins’s ’97 influence, achievements

Patrick Ryan April 30, 2014

Jason Collins ’97, the first active athlete in a major American sport to come out as gay, was recognized by Time Magazine 2014 list of "100 Most Influential People in the World" and by President Barack...

History journal publishes student’s term paper

Patrick Ryan March 19, 2014

A history paper written by Sarah Novicoff ’14 has been published in the Concord Review, a history journal that publishes strictly high school papers four times a year. Her paper, titled "Isolationism...

Boys’ basketball coach reaches 600-win mark

Patrick Ryan February 12, 2014

Basketball coach Greg Hilliard, who has accumulated nine CIF titles and two state championships in his tenure, added another milestone with his 600th victory Jan. 31, when the boys’ varsity basketball...

School to host relay meet in memory of Carr ’14

Patrick Ryan February 12, 2014

Harvard-Westlake will host the first annual Justin Carr ’14 Memorial Relay Meet March 1 at the Copses Family Aquatics Center. All members of the Mission League will compete, with the times counting towards...

School to accept more sophomore applicants

Patrick Ryan December 18, 2013

The Office of Admission will accept as many as 20 new sophomores into the class of 2017 for next year, Director of Admission Elizabeth Gregory said Friday. The school has enrolled 29 new students into...

School to host cultural exchange program, second WLSA conference

Patrick Ryan December 18, 2013

As a founding member of the World Leading Schools Association, Harvard-Westlake will host the second annual WLSA Student Conference in July. The school will also launch a new summer program, the World...

Fanatics, athletics department resolve student section dispute

October 15, 2013

One aspect lacking from the Homecoming 2013 finale football matchup against  Palisades other than a Wolverine victory was the presence of a single, distinct student section in the stands. Instead of congregating...

Teachers attend Florida Round Square conference

Patrick Ryan October 15, 2013

Upper school history teacher Nini Halkett and middle school Spanish teacher Melissa Strong attended the Round Square School Association Conference in Boca Raton, Florida from Oct. 6-10, hosted by Saint...

Athletics to propose Taper renovation

Patrick Ryan August 27, 2013

A proposal to renovate the west side of Taper building will be presented to the Board of Trustees this academic year. The plan will include a remodel of the players’ and coaches’ locker rooms and...

First year coach helps seven qualify for CIF Finals

Patrick Ryan May 29, 2013

The swimming team sent seven athletes to the CIF Finals meet in Head Coach Jonathan Carroll’s first year at the helm. Kassie Shannon ’13 represented the girls’ team while Matt Chen ’13, John Chu...

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