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The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

Cami Katz 16 (third from left) passes out candy to visually-impaired children at a Tibetan school as part of her volunteer work for a summer fellowship. Credit: Cami Katz, used with permission

All Aboard the Fellowship Express

Jesse Nadel September 14, 2015

Victoria Keating '16: Bejing A boy with a toy doctor kit in hand approached Victoria Keating ’16 to give her her daily thousand shots in a span of a couple of seconds. "The problem was, the first...

Junior named to national debate team

Sabrina de Brito September 14, 2015

Liz Yount '17 was named to the 2015-2016 USA Debate team on Tuesday and is looking forward to the upcoming season, she said. Nine high school students from across the country made the team after enduring...

Faculty and alumni perform in Assassins in the Pico Playhouse. Upper School Dean Adam Howard (third from right) plays Leon Czolgosz. Photograph used with permission of Adam Howard.

Critics praise alumni revival of musical ‘Assassins’

Sabrina de Brito September 10, 2015

Alumni are involved in the revival of the five-time Tony award winning musical “Assassins," which opened on Aug. 21 to positive critical reviews. The show runs to Sept. 27 at The Pico Playhouse in Los...

Alumni go to ‘Friday Night Lights’ event

Sabrina de Brito September 1, 2015

Alumni living in the Los Angeles area supported the Wolverines against rival Loyola Cubs at the football game last Friday after a dinner and a reception in the Feldman Horn gallery as part of the "Friday...

Students and alumni honor retiring adviser

Sabrina de Brito June 8, 2015

Past and present Chronicle staff members gathered outside of Weiler Hall June 8 to celebrate the retirement of Communications Department Head Kathy Neumeyer. “It is not an understatement to say that...

7th annual STEMfest features apps, social research, free food

Jean Sanders May 20, 2015

Nitrogen-infused ice cream, smartphone apps, robotic presentations, statistical research projects and free tacos were highlights of the seventh annual STEMfest held on the quad during a special activities...

LASA program begins accepting applications

Sabrina de Brito April 29, 2015

The Los Angeles Service Academy is accepting applications for students to participate in the 2015-2016 season. History teachers Francine Werner and Katherine Holmes-Chuba encouraged sophomores to take...

Backstage at Shakespeare’s ‘As You Like It’

Sabrina de Brito February 13, 2015

“Standby 120 ... 120, then house lights and sound.” When stage manager Victoria Keating ’16 gives the cue, lights and sound shift, and the play ends. The winter play "As You Like It" was Keating’s...

Alumni gather at annual winter reunion

Sabrina de Brito January 14, 2015

More than 100 recently-graduated alumni gathered in the Feldman-Horn courtyard on Jan. 7 at the annual Young Alum event and stayed to support Wolverine teams in sports events. This party had one of the...

Cirque de Soleil performer teaches dance techniques

Sabrina de Brito October 14, 2014

Broadway dancer Ari Loeb ’97 taught an excerpt of finale choreography from the musical "Spiderman: Turn Off the Dark" to advanced classes on Oct. 1 and held an open Q&A after school in which he offered...

Librarians allow food inside Mudd space

Sabrina de Brito October 14, 2014

The ban on food in the Upper School’s library has been lifted, and students are now allowed to eat indoors. With this change, Head Librarian Shannon Acedo hopes there will be no need for students to...

Junior attends Aspen Music Festival and School in Colorado

Sabrina de Brito September 4, 2014

Sacha Lin ’16 spent eight weeks improving her musical abilities through one-on-one violin classes and orchestra performances at the Aspen Music Festival and School in Aspen, Colorado this summer. The...

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