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

Trying to maintain an inclusive student body

Su Jin Nam May 27, 2015

"Harvard-Westlake strives to be a diverse and inclusive community united by the joyful pursuit of educational excellence, living and learning with integrity, and purpose beyond ourselves." We’ve heard...

Senior wins trip to Croatia for Rwanda film

Su Jin Nam May 13, 2015

Katherine Calvert ’15 won a full scholarship to a three-week summer program in Dubrovnik, Croatia with Relativity Film. The scholarship was one of the two highest awards presented at the Archer Film...

Fear Factor: Students with Phobias

Fear Factor: Students with Phobias

Su Jin Nam April 29, 2015

In one of her AP Biology lectures last year, the teacher showed a photo of a beehive. Even though it was merely a picture on the screen, Jill* ’15 remembers breaking out in a cold sweat and choking on...

Cambodian genocide survivor visits Upper School

Su Jin Nam April 2, 2015

Cambodian genocide survivor Arn Chorn-Pond visited the upper school campus on April 13, the day classes resumed after spring break. Chorn-Pond answered questions during a presentation in Feldman-Horn...

Seven novice debaters win speaker awards in Atlanta

Su Jin Nam March 25, 2015

Seven debate students in the novice division won speaker awards at the Woodward Novice Nationals debate tournament, which took place in Atlanta on March 20-22. Liz Yount '17 won the first speaker award,...

Grafitti sparks dialogue to empower

Su Jin Nam March 18, 2015

Posters of students and faculty imitating the Wonder Woman pose with an encouraging word they chose were hung on the quad and displayed on TV screens around campus in reaction to the "lipstick graffiti"...

Homespoken

Homespoken

Su Jin Nam February 13, 2015

All students attending Harvard-Westlake have gone through its application process, most with help from parents or guardians. Youna Choi’s ’17 experience was different from others’. Her mother speaks...

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...

in harm’s way

Su Jin Nam January 11, 2015

Harker debater wins tournament hosted at upper school

Su Jin Nam January 6, 2015

Many of the top debaters in the country competed at a national Lincoln-Douglas tournament hosted by Harvard-Westlake that concluded Monday night at the Courtyard Sherman Oaks. Pranav Reddy from Harker...

Schedule for homecoming events

Benjamin Most September 25, 2014

The boys’ varsity football team will play Westchester among Homecoming festivities on Saturday, Sept. 27. Food booths and attractions such as skee-ball, a dunk tank, and a Ferris wheel will open at 3...

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