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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

Finding my forte in second semester

April 24, 2012

By Anabel Pasarow I thought second semester senior year would be one big messy free-for-all. I would be the absentee punk kid opting for surf lessons with cool college-drop-out instructors by day and pulling...

Pulitzer committee names alum runner-up

April 24, 2012

By Saj Sri-Kumar The Columbia School of Journalism named an alumna a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in National Reporting for her work examining debt collection. Jessica Silver-Greenberg ’00...

Candidate Statement: Mikaila Mitchell

April 14, 2012

1. For what position are you running? Senior Prefect 2. What makes you feel that you are qualified for the position? Please describe any leadership experiences you’ve had, if applicable. Since...

Profile: One last stand

October 20, 2009

Meg Norton prepares for senior year. 

Make it better

May 27, 2009

by Cathi Choi My junior year English classroom pulsated with energy, fueled by intellectual curiosity and heated discussions that cracked open my adolescent shell. There I explored and understood how...

Brace Yourself

April 28, 2009

By Julie Barzilay Long waits in the orthodontist’s office. Rubber bands snapping mid-sentence. Broken retainers strewn across the bathroom counter. For a handful of upper school students, orthodontia-related...

Activities conflict with SAT testing

March 24, 2009

By Drew Lash Two students signed up to take the March SAT only to suddenly have conflicts resulting from recently scheduled extracurricular commitments. These pre-set standardized test dates only occur...

Publishers consider senior’s book

December 17, 2008

By Ashley Halkett For his wish, Max Ritvo ’09 asked the Make a Wish foundation to act as an agent for his book, "Cancer Song," which is currently under consideration at Harper Collins. All proceeds...

5-time Olympian credits Westlake

November 11, 2008

By Ben Goldstein Although Dara Torres ’85 has been taken all across the globe in her swimming career, it all began in Los Angeles when she was still a Westlake Wallaby. In 1984, while most of her...

Wilson restarts magazine

September 3, 2008

By Sammy Roth With the help of Madeleine Witenberg ’08, Deans’ Office and Summer Programs Coordinator Ryan Wilson is working to re-launch the literary magazine "The Black Boot." The magazine...

Advancement office focuses on alumni relationships

May 29, 2008

By Cathi Choi At the beginning of her freshman year at college, Kate Sacks ’07 was surprised when she received a care package. “I was feeling pretty homesick during my first few months at school,”...

New strength coach wants 6-year program

Chronicle Staff December 12, 2007

By Mark Seraydarian and Cary Volpert When Jade Molina was hired last January to be the school’s Director of Strength and Conditioning, it was challenging for him to begin his new job midway...

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