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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

Squad Falls to Santa Barbara

Jonathan Seymour September 24, 2014

The girls' volleyball team lost 3-1 tonight in an away match against Santa Barbara High School.  The squad lost the first and second games before turning it around and winning game three; however, it ended...

Soma Club raises money for the disabled

Sacha Lin September 4, 2014

The Upper School’s Soma Club was scheduled to hold a concert Aug. 31 to raise money to help a disability center in Burundi. The club will use the donations to purchase wheelchairs, crutches, shoes and...

Derrick Gay to speak to faculty, staff

Angela Chon September 4, 2014

No classes will be held on professional development day Nov. 12 while educational consultant Derrick Gay visits to speak with faculty and staff about making the school a more diverse and inclusive community. Gay...

A home away from home

Aimee Misaki September 3, 2014

I don’t mean to offend anyone, but my junior year was better than yours. I spent it at School Year Abroad in Rennes, France. If you enjoy meeting new people, experiencing freedom and gaining a more...

All-school meetings to replace Civitalks

Enya Huang September 3, 2014

Upper school students will gather in the gym during 20-minute-long breaks on the first and third Wednesdays of each month as a new form of community building, Assistant to the Head of Upper School and...

New student advisory program to ease transition for new Upper School students

Connor Reese September 3, 2014

A new student advisory system headed by Assistant to the Head of Upper School Michelle Bracken and Director of Student Affairs Jordan Church will be instated for all students new to Harvard-Westlake at...

Wolverines expect to defend title

Bennett Gross September 3, 2014

After defeating Edison High School 2-0 in the Los Angeles Field Hockey Association Championship last season, the biggest game on the schedule this season is the team’s Sept. 12 rematch against the Chargers. Last...

Student studies Chinese culture

Liz Yount September 3, 2014

Theo Velaise ’17 spent six weeks studying Chinese language and culture at the Xiamen University in Fujian on a scholarship he won through the National Security Language Initiative for Youth. The NSLI...

Getting the bigger picture

Marcella Park September 3, 2014

The Dude abides. That’s probably the most important thing I learned during break, but the Dude probably doesn’t care how high he ranks on my list of summer lessons. It all started when my cousin...

Physics teacher writes article for science journal

Jackson Novick September 3, 2014

Upper school physics teacher Antonio Nassar’s article titled "Bohemian Trajectories of Airy Packets" was published in the Annals of Physics Journal this summer. The quantum mechanics article, which discusses...

Students propose apps at StartUp Scramble

Benjamin Most September 3, 2014

Thirty-eight students developed business plans and pitched ideas to entrepreneurs during StartUp Scramble July 20-22. Led by Nicholas Abouzeid ’15 with help from Chief Financial Officer Rob Levin, the...

Practice continues after Big Bear retreat to prepare for Friday’s opener

Henry Vogel September 3, 2014

After returning from a team retreat to Big Bear, the cross country team has continued training to be ready for their season opener Friday. "The overall experience of Big Bear is great," Jeffrey Ehlers...

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