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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

Rabbi Brous speaks in a discussion moderated by Community Council members (left-right) Jonathan Cosgrove '21 and Mia Shelton '21

Rabbi Sharon Brous speaks on faith-based activism

Claire Conner and James Hess March 27, 2021

Rabbi Sharon Brous, the founder of the Jewish congregation IKAR, discussed the importance of faith and activism to students during Community Flex Time Tuesday, March 23. Brous spoke about the history...

In Loving memory of Rabbi Emily Feigenson

In Loving memory of Rabbi Emily Feigenson

Lauren Nehorai March 3, 2020

Compassionate, bright and devoted to students’ wellbeing, Rabbi Emily Feigenson touched the entire Harvard-Westlake community during her 14 years at the school. On Jan. 23, Feigenson passed away after...

Middle School Chaplain passes away

Hannah Han January 27, 2020

Rabbi Emily Feigenson passed away Jan. 23, surrounded by her loved ones after a two year battle with brain cancer, President and Head of School Rick Commons announced in an email to alumni, faculty, staff...

Middle school implements counseling for social skills

September 7, 2011

Eighth graders will mentor seventh graders this year in a social skills initiative developed by middle school chaplain Rabbi Emily Feigenson. The initiative will implement a counseling system led by...

Big Sunday founder to speak Nov. 19

November 11, 2010

By Caitie Benell The founder of Big Sunday told students at an upper school assembly on Friday to find something they enjoy doing and give it back to the community. David Levinson encouraged students...

Mourners remember Kutler

February 10, 2010

By Allegra Tepper Senior Brendan Kutler, 17, who died Dec. 29 on a family vacation in Hawaii, was remembered at his memorial service for his love of Japanese culture, his "eclectic and obscure" taste...

Touchstone contest entries due Friday

April 28, 2009

By Emily Khaykin Touchstone entries are due on Friday for the middle school and on May 8 for the upper school. The Touchstone contest created by the Character Education Committee, a group of staff members...

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