The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

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

Spring college admissions grow in popularity

April 24, 2012

By Rebecca Nussbaum Most college-bound 18-year-olds graduate high school in June and begin college in August. However this common path is changing as more universities are offering spring admittance to...

Admins name 5 seniors for full-ride scholarships

October 24, 2011

By Eli Haims A committee of administrators and deans selected five seniors to compete for prestigious scholarships at East Coast colleges. Natalie Epstein ’12 was chosen as the Morehead-Cain...

Outscoring the Nation

October 18, 2011

By Arielle Maxner   Four hours of sitting. A scantron of blank bubbles. A pile of freshly sharpened pencils and bright pink erasers. The newsprint standardized testing packet. All are familiar...

Summer school offers new classes, increases enrollment

September 7, 2011

Summer school at Harvard-Westlake experienced an increase in student enrollment and new class offerings. New classes such as Boil, Fizz, Pop: The Science of Cooking and Eating and Introduction to the...

Deans to host admissions from 40 colleges

April 28, 2011

By Emily Khaykin Representatives from 40 colleges will host sessions for juniors and their parents at the 30th annual Junior College Night tomorrow night beginning at 7 p.m. "This year is going to be...

Oxelson accepts counseling position at Horace Mann School

April 27, 2011

By Alice Phillips Upper School Dean Canh Oxelson will leave at the end of this school year to become Horace Mann School’s Director of College Counseling. "There were only a few opportunities...

Top schools restart early applications

March 24, 2011

By Saj Sri-Kumar The return of early admission to Harvard University and Princeton University stands to benefit Harvard-Westlake students, Upper School Dean Beth Slattery said. "It’s better...

2 teachers attend Colbert, Stewart rally in capital

November 23, 2010

By Arielle Maxner Director of Financial Aid Geoff Bird and Upper School Dean Mike Bird attended the Rally to Restore Sanity And/Or Fear at the Washington, D.C. National Mall on Oct. 30. The Rally was...

Deans end spring break college tour to Northeast, add tour to South

November 11, 2010

By Saj Sri-Kumar The school will not be running a college tour for juniors to the northeastern states this spring break. Upper School Dean Jon Wimbish said that the school elected to run a tour through...

School hosts bowling competition for faculty

Chronicle Staff May 25, 2010

By Megan Kawasaki About 40 faculty members from both the Middle School and Upper School competed against each other in a bowling game at Pinz Bowling Alley, after school May 7. The Middle School has hosted...

‘2 Hats Award’ to honor Kutler

Chronicle Staff April 28, 2010

  By Sam Adams One member of the Class of 2010 will receive the first "Two Hats Award" in memory of Brendan Kutler ’10 at the awards assembly June 1, Head of School Jeanne Huybrechts announced...

School hosts ACT on upper school campus

September 8, 2009

By Michelle Nosratian For the first time ever, the American College Test will be administered on the Upper School Campus on Sept. 12 and June 12. "Over the years, we’ve seen a rise in the number...

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