The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

Chronicling my Journalism Experience

Scott Nussbaum May 27, 2015

It was the summer before I started attending Harvard-Westlake. My mom said it would help me make friends before I started at a new school. However, I got much more out of the summer course in journalism...

School considers Chinese exchange program

Scott Nussbaum May 27, 2015

Head of Upper School Jeanne Huybrechts will visit China in June in an effort to establish a potential partnership with the Chinese International School, which could include a student exchange program. “Everyone...

Taking pride in my college

Scott Nussbaum May 27, 2015

As part of Senior Transition Day, the documentary film "The Hunting Ground" was shown to inform graduating seniors about the issue of sexual assault on college campuses across America. As part of the film,...

World Language Honors Society inducts new members

Scott Nussbaum May 19, 2015

Students were inducted into the World Languages Honor Society for their achievements in studying Chinese, French, Latin and Spanish May 19 in Rugby Auditorium. Following the reception, students and parents...

School mandates daily lunch periods in schedules

Scott Nussbaum March 18, 2015

Students will be required to completely block periods four, five, six or seven starting next year in an effort by the school to make sure students will be able to eat lunch during frees in the middle of...

CNPA announces Chronicle finalists

Scott Nussbaum March 18, 2015

The 2014-2015 Chronicle is a finalist for best high school newspaper in California in the Better Newspaper Contest sponsored by the California Newspaper Publishers Association the CNPA announced Friday....

Chronicle finalist for best high school newspaper in California

Scott Nussbaum March 13, 2015

The 2014-2015 Chronicle print edition and website are finalists for best high school newspaper in California in the Better Newspaper Contest sponsored by the California Newspaper Publishers Association,...

Administration suspends 4 on suspicion of substance abuse at home basketball game

Scott Nussbaum February 13, 2015

Reports that students were intoxicated at the boys’ basketball game against Loyola Jan. 23 prompted administrators to pull students out of the crowd and suspend four students, students said. The administration...

We should be informed voters

Scott Nussbaum February 13, 2015

As I look forward to graduating from Harvard-Westlake and entering my adult life, I realize that I am completely unprepared to be a voting citizen. The 2016 presidential election is approaching and most...

New midyear plan draws mixed reviews

Scott Nussbaum January 14, 2015

Students completed alternative assignments, such as group activities and videos, as well as traditional cumulative midyear tests in December as part of the new assessment schedule. In addition to moving...

Chemistry journal publishes senior’s research on bacteria

Scott Nussbaum January 14, 2015

Divya Gupta’s ’15 research on antibacterial surfaces, which she began in 2013 at UCLA and is now continuing in her Studies and Scientific research class, was recently published in the "American Chemical...

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