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  • President Rick Commons sent a school-wide email Tuesday detailing the most recent incident of antisemitic vandalism.

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    Commons reports new incident of antisemitic vandalism

  • Brady Dunlap 23 decommits from Notre Dame

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    Brady Dunlap ’23 decommits from Notre Dame

  • Boys basketball continues eight-game win streak

    Basketball (Boys)

    Boys basketball continues eight-game win streak

  • Trent Perry ’24, Brady Dunlap ’23 and Jacob Huggins ’23 of Harvard Westlake pose alongside Dusty Stromer, Mercy Miller and Caleb Foster of Notre Dame High School for picture day.

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    Boys basketball tops national and local high school rankings top 12 in national high school rankings

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    Alumni panels speak to juniors

  • Sanders is currently Director of Admission and Financial Assistance at Francis Parker School in San Diego.

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    Sanders appointed Head of Admission and Enrollment

  • Asher Rossen 23 fights for the ball in the Loyola match Jan. 13.

    Soccer (Boys)

    Boys soccer ties Loyola in first draw of the season

  • Students play chess against each other during Prefect Council and the Chess Clubs tournament.


    Prefect Council and Chess Club host tournament

  • Alyssa Thompson 23 picked first overall in NWSL Draft

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    Alyssa Thompson ’23 picked first overall in NWSL Draft

  • The schools emergency broadcasting system notified the community at  6:20 AM that in-person instruction would be canceled Tuesday.

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    Both campuses closed due to rain storms

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On the ceiling of Rugby Hall, a bat lays still. The student who initially noticed bat assumed it to be a decoration, but the bat was later removed by maintenance staff.

Bat found and removed from Rugby Hall

Davis Marks and Tate Sheehy November 18, 2021

Students discovered a live bat on the ceiling of the Rugby Hall lobby during morning break Wednesday, drawing crowds of students and faculty. Ellie Whang ’24 said she saw the bat after walking down...

SOUND THE HORNS: Students show off their musical skills during their spring concert. The annual showcase was held April 20 at the Upper School in Rugby Theater.

Students perform in annual spring jazz concert

Tiffany Kim April 30, 2016

About 70 students performed in the spring jazz concert April 20 in the Rugby Theater. The students have been rehearsing since the beginning of the year. There were six jazz groups that played in total....

Student plays to be performed in Rugby

Ellis Becker April 27, 2016

Rugby Theater will showcase 13 student-written plays Thursday to Saturday for the annual Playwrights Festival. The plays were chosen by a committee led by performing arts teacher Christopher Moore, the...

Amelia Miller ’15 to give valedictory at graduation

Lauren Kim May 18, 2015

Amelia Miller ’15 was named valedictorian at an annual ceremony Monday inducting 57 seniors in the top 20 percent of the class into the national Cum Laude Society. Miller will deliver the valedictory...

Photo Gallery: Advanced Dance II Showcase

March 8, 2011

The Advanced Dance II yearly showcase took place in Rugby Auditorium March 4, 5, and 6. This year’s show was movie-themed. The show was primarily choreographed by the Advanced Dance II students,...

Sports Council votes on policy

Chronicle Staff February 12, 2008

 By Michelle Nosratian Sports psychologist Tom Crawford stressed the importance of honorable competition and the role of parents in their children's sports lives at a Feb. 20 Parents Association...

Vandals attack art projects in hallways

April 25, 2007

By Annie Dreyer After 24 years at Westlake and then Harvard-Westlake, art teacher Marianne Hall experienced something unprecedented in her career earlier this year: a piece of student artwork was defaced....

Activist, producer to speak at assembly

Chronicle Staff November 9, 2006

By Ali Pechman Sound difficulties that plagued last year’s production of “Company,” such as static and microphone failure, will be eliminated by the purchase of an entirely new $120,000...

School renovates costume shop to allow more room for students

Chronicle Staff October 10, 2006

The costume shop,located in Rugby, underwent a renovation this year. The reconfigured space provides more room for the costume design students. On Oct. 27, there will be an open house for students...

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