The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

Bake sale for homeless raises $500

Rebecca Katz May 16, 2013

A bake sale May 15 raised $500 to buy hygiene kits including items such as toothbrushes, toothpaste and soap for the homeless youth in Los Angeles. Addison Abdo ’14, Sam Hummel '14, Patrick Angelo '14...

Find your own idea of peace

Rebecca Katz April 24, 2013

 Within seconds, it appeared on tons of screens as the Facebook pages loaded and Instagram and Twitter apps were opened. There it was - so small, yet so big – “World Peace for Justin.” Justin Carr...

Class of 2015 elects junior prefects

Rebecca Katz April 22, 2013

The Class of 2015 elected Jackson Beavers '15, Albert Choi '15, Rachel Persky '15 and Sarah Winshel '15 as next year’s junior prefects. All four served as sophomore prefects this year. Six female...

Next year’s Prefects announced

Rebecca Katz April 16, 2013

The Class of 2015 elected Jackson Beavers ’15, Albert Choi ’15, Rachel Persky ’15 and Sarah Winshel ’15 as next year’s junior prefects. All candidates were asked a prepared question by this year’s...

2 seniors create a graphic novel for Senior Independent Study

Rebecca Katz February 13, 2013

Avalon Nuovo ’13 was reclining in a dental chair waiting for X-rays of her wisdom teeth when her phone buzzed with an incoming text from Lucas Foster ’13. “Hi, Rav. Pretty classic revelation/idea...

Alumna guest teaches during gap year

Rebecca Katz February 13, 2013

At a chance encounter with Hallie Brookman ’12 at a coffee shop off campus, Mia Ray ’14 excitedly approached her and effusively praised choreography she recently taught to her in her Advanced Dance...

Two football players named all-state

Rebecca Katz February 13, 2013

Thomas Oser ’13 and Desmond Butler ’15 were both named to California all-state football teams. There are three California all-state football offensive teams, three defensive teams and one multi-purpose...

Outreach Performers act, sing at care home

Rebecca Katz December 19, 2012

Members of the newly-formed club, Harvard-Westlake Outreach Performers, sang and acted at the Vista del Sol care center, a nursing home in Culver City on Dec. 15. “I’m very excited about the performance...

New club helps tutor students using Skype

Rebecca Katz December 19, 2012

The Bridge to a Brighter Future completed its first month of tutoring sixth graders at the Valor Academy, raising the student’s math grades by an average of 11 percent. This is Bridge to a Brighter Future...

‘It’s everything you can’t see…’

Rebecca Katz November 7, 2012

In a Rugby auditorium dimly lit by the tiny lights in the tech booth and the spotlights on the stage, Performing Arts Department Head Rees Pugh was up to his hands and knees in sawdust on a freshly painted...

Scene Monkeys hold open improv workshops

Morganne Ramsey October 10, 2012

From new sophomores unfamiliar with improvisation, to experienced seniors, 50 people danced, yelled, and acted at the Scene Monkeys worksop Oct. 5. Two more workshops were scheduled for Oct. 9 and today. Performing...

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