The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

Deans revoke parking passes after students drive in center lane

Sammi Handler September 17, 2015

Security guards revoked parking passes from about 20 students Thursday who were driving in the center left turn lane on Coldwater Canyon for more than 200 feet. Drivers can legally drive in center lanes...

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...

Annual Giving reaches a record $7.7 million

Sammi Handler September 1, 2015

Parents, alumni, faculty and staff donated a record of $7.7 million to Annual Giving last year, the most for an independent day school in the country, according to Head of External Relations Ed Hu. Faculty...

Grass replaces trailers, history offices renovated

Sammi Handler September 1, 2015

Two trailers outside Rugby Hall were removed during the summer because of "a desire to return green space to the general community," Vice President John Amato said. Teachers and students used the trailers...

Admissions gains international interest

Sammi Handler September 1, 2015

Forty-six students from international schools applied this year, an increase over last year when 36 students applied. Five students from foreign countries enrolled. There are four students from the United...

Leave some room for error

Leave some room for error

Sammi Handler September 1, 2015

Time and time again failure is seen as an essential stepping-stone for success. So I find it strange that we have such a high expectation for success and scarcely any room for failure. Providing a more...

Students to perform ‘The Glass Menagerie’

Sammi Handler May 15, 2015

Students from the Actor and the Stage classes will perform “The Glass Menagerie” in the Drama Lab Monday at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free, and the performance will be about two hours and 15 minutes....

Cárdenas to replace Adegbile as dean

Sammi Handler May 7, 2015

Celso Cárdenas will replace Dean Tamar Adegbile next year, Head of Upper School Audrius Barzdukas said in an email to parents today. Cárdenas was previously the Associate Director of College Counseling...

Concerns arise on trip to Death Valley

Sammi Handler April 29, 2015

Concerns that some students were using illegal substances marred the March 14-16 geology trip to Death Valley, geology teacher and trip chaperone Wendy Van Norden said. Van Norden noticed that "some students...

New director of public affairs to reach out to neighbors

Sammi Handler April 29, 2015

Stacy Marble has been named the director of community and public affairs, a new position created to "make sure that Harvard-Westlake is engaged with the social fabric of Studio City," she said. Marble...

Students to read ‘Moby Dick’ aloud overnight

Sammi Handler April 15, 2015

Students will stay up all night to read "Moby Dick" aloud in its entirety April 24 – 25 at the Mudd Library for the Harvard-Westlake Moby Dick Big Read, organizers announced at assembly today. Two of...

School announces filmmaking trip to Cambodia

Sammi Handler March 18, 2015

HW! Go’s Digital Storytelling Adventure trip to Cambodia has not been officially approved by the school, but registration is open on the Friendship Tours World Travel website. Ninth to 12th grade students...

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