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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

Approximately 40 fail to meet extended community service deadline

June 4, 2012

By Michael Sugerman Roughly 40 students failed to meet the community service requirement, even after a 14-day extension to May 21. After around 80 students missed the original May 7 cutoff, Head of School...

Defending their honor

November 16, 2011

By Eli Haims "When an Honor Code infraction has happened, the community is broken to a certain degree," Chaplain Father J. Young said. "If it’s a big one like that history cheating scandal,...

FAC reviews Kutler class proposals

November 16, 2011

By Lara Sokoloff Five new courses for the Kutler Center for Interdisciplinary Studies and Independent Research were proposed to the Faculty Academic Committee at a meeting yesterday afternoon. Interdisciplinary...

School overturns policy requiring photo purchase

October 12, 2010

By Sajjan Sri-Kumar Students are not required to buy prints of their yearbook pictures, after the school decided to reverse its policy. The school had always required students to have their picture taken...

Campus reduces electricity use

Sammy Roth February 10, 2010

Electricity use at the upper school campus was reduced by 13 percent last week, capping off the school'€™s second week of participation in the Green Cup Challenge. More than 200 public and private schools...

LAUSD cancels Friday night football game due to air quality

September 8, 2009

By Ashley Khakshouri The varsity football team was forced to scrimmage against itself Friday night when the season opener game was cancelled because of concerns over the air quality in the East San Fernando...

Seniors to retreat in Big Bear

March 24, 2009

The senior class will head to Big Bear in June for a year-end retreat, Head of Upper School Harry Salamandra said. Salamandra met with Head of School Jeanne Huybrechts and retreat point person...

New support group to aid students with family alcoholism

February 10, 2009

By Michelle Nosratian A student-facilitated support group overseen by student counselor and humanities teacher Luba Bek will meet over second semester in an attempt to help students cope with family members...

Cafeteria takes ecofriendly approach

November 11, 2008

By Sade TavangarianThe upper school cafeteria is taking on a new approach to becoming ecofriendly by introducing disposable plates, cups and compostable products. The school’s decision to become...

French teacher takes leave of absence

October 29, 2008

By Ester Khachatryan French teacher Marilyn Shield is taking a leave of absence, Harry Salamandra said in a letter addressed to parents. Shield’s French 1 and French 3 Honors classes are...

Schrode to resign after 14 years of teaching

Chronicle Staff January 3, 2008

By Michael Kaplan Eric Schrode, who during 14 years teaching English and history at the Upper School instituted both the One-Acts Festival and a program that over several summers took hundreds of Harvard-Westlake...

New lights complicate practice schedules

September 5, 2007

By A.J. Calabrese In an effort to maximize the practice time for all athletic teams, this coming year there will be the first evening practices ever held on Ted Slavin Field. Due to the extended stay...

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