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

A Wider Scope of the World

A Wider Scope of the World

Sharon Chow October 5, 2015

Two summers ago, I went to my mother’s home country, Cambodia. To be honest, I didn’t really have any expectations going into the country. Everything I knew about Cambodia was either history relayed...

Quad construction underway to fix broken underground pipeline

Sharon Chow May 14, 2015

Construction in the quad to fix a broken underground water pipeline, which has blocked the pathway leading from Seaver to Munger,  is expected to be finished on Saturday, Chief of Campus Operations Jim...

Students on college tour protest Indiana law

Sharon Chow April 29, 2015

The Bison college tour was scheduled to visit the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana, April 1 in the midst of a national controversy over Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act. The...

(bottom left) Tiana Coles ’16 is the youngest of five siblings, some of whom already have children.
(bottom, right) Jenna Thompson ’16 is younger than her two sisters, both of whom live in other cities.
(top right) Siblings of Henry Platt ’17 returned to Harvard-Westlake to watch Platt’s performance in the upper school musical “Company” last fall.
(top, left) Jona Yadidi ’16 and Noa Yadidi ’14, right, sightsee in Jerusalem with their baby brother Seth Yadidi. Printed with permission of Jenna Thompson, Jona Yadidi, Henry Platt and Tiana Coles

Bridging the Gap

Sharon Chow March 18, 2015

As the youngest of three children, Jenna Thompson ’16 first noticed the age gap between herself and her sisters when she was six years old. She and her middle sister stopped playing together because...

Blog My Life

Blog My Life

Sharon Chow February 13, 2015

Preparing for her next photo shoot for her blog "bylaureng," Lauren Genender ’17 carefully chooses outfits for each of her friends who will be modeling for her that day. Genender picks an interesting...

Gyllenhaal ’95 receives Golden Globe

Sharon Chow January 14, 2015

Maggie Gyllenhaal ’95 won a Golden Globe for Best Actress in a TV Movie or miniseries for her role as Nessa Stein in the TV miniseries, “The Honourable Woman” Jan. 11. This was Gyllenhaal’s first...

Therapist to speak on drug, alcohol abuse

Sharon Chow January 14, 2015

Parents will hear a talk called "Teen Abuse and Addiction to Drugs, Alcohol and Electronic Technology" at the Middle School Feb. 4, as part of the speaker series that the Parents’ Association has organized...

Spring break Spain trip includes Granada

Sharon Chow November 19, 2014

Plans for a Spring Break trip to Spain led by Spanish teacher Javier Zaragoza, have been finalized. The group of students and two chaperones will leave March 26 and return April 12. The itinerary was hanged...

Dance class to perform showcase

Sharon Chow November 19, 2014

Advanced Dance I will perform its annual Outreach Dance Showcase Performance in the Dance Studio Dec. 10 at 9:30 a.m. for ARC, an organization for mentally challenged adults. The dances in this annual...

Escape from Reality

Sharon Chow October 14, 2014

By Sharon Chow “I’ll sacrifice myself. Run, run, run,” Chris Lee ’16 commands with one hand on the keyboard of his computer and the other continuously clicking his mouse. Lee strategizes with...

‘Grey’s’ actress discusses role

Sharon Chow October 14, 2014

Jessica Capshaw ’94, the actress who plays pediatric surgeon Arizona Robbins on "Grey’s Anatomy," talked to girls Oct. 6 about her childhood, playing a lesbian character on the show and adapting to...

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