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The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

All school assembly speaker Rosetta Lee addresses the issue of microaggression. (Credit: Crystal Baik /Chronicle)

Speaker discusses methods to address microaggressions

Casey Kim March 8, 2019

In an effort to spark conversation about the impact of microaggressions, educator and diversity speaker Rosetta Lee spoke in an all-school assembly March 8. In addition to debunking myths regarding microaggressions,...

Middle school government creates Honor Code video

March 16, 2012

By Beatrice Fingerhut The middle school’s Student Government and Character Committee created a video to promote the importance of following the Honor Code. The video was shown at an all-school...

NASA astronaut gives presentation to students

May 25, 2010

By Daniel Rothberg A NASA astronaut, who launched into space on board the space shuttle Atlantis last May, told students about his mission to fix the Hubble telescope at an optional middle school assembly...

Brown speaker to discuss disease

March 24, 2010

By Hana Al-Henaid Public health expert Peter Katona (Lindsay ’03 and Joey ’06) will be featured as this year’s Brown Family speaker in an all-school assembly on April 19, according to Executive...

Psychologist stops middle school assembly

March 24, 2010

  By Nick Pritzker Former upper and middle school bookstore assistant and middle school librarian, Mary Noell, died of a blood clot on Jan. 28. She was feeling sick on Thursday afternoon and was rushed...

Pioneer in AIDS research speaks at the Upper School

February 1, 2010

Time Magazine’s 1996 “Man of the Year” David Ho urged students to “bang on the door” about the AIDs pandemic in an all-school assembly on Monday, Feb. 1.

Head prefect candidates release statements

March 12, 2009

By Erin Moy and Allegra Tepper Juniors running for head prefect finalized and released their candidate statements today. The election for head prefect will be held on Monday, March 23, after an all...

Gay rights activist urged students to make a difference

October 10, 2008

By Catherine Wang A gay rights activist urged Harvard-Westlake students to try and make a difference in the world. Kevin Jennings, the founder of the Gay Lesbian and Straight Education Network, spoke...

Huybrechts stresses character development

September 3, 2008

By Lucy Jackson As the first step toward a new emphasis on character education, Head of School Jeanne Huybrechts will announce her theme for the upcoming school year in an all-upper school assembly today....

Online votes, forums enhance Prefect election

April 22, 2008

By Julie Barzilay The Prefecture competitions are underway in a newly renovated election process geared towards clarifying the role and duties of a Prefect.On April 8 and 9, sophomores, juniors and faculty...

Sophomores steal midterm

Chronicle Staff February 12, 2008

 By Ali Pechman The permanent expulsion of six sophomores and the temporary suspension or detention of more than a dozen more for cheating on the Spanish III and World and Europe II midterms elicited...

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