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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

AN EASYGOING EVENING: Jewish Family Alliance (JFA) members mingle as they enjoy the food provided at the summer JFA Shabbat dinner.

JFA hosts summer Shabbat dinner

Natalie Cosgrove September 6, 2021

Harvard-Westlake Jewish Family Alliance (HWJFA) hosted their first Shabbat potluck dinner Aug. 20. The gathering was a back-to-school celebration allowing student members to sing blessings and discuss...

Illustration Credit: Sydney Fener

The Mittle-man on Campus: Tips and Tricks for the Graduating Class

Sarah Mittleman June 16, 2021

‘The Mittle-man on Campus’ is a satirical column centered around high school clichés and the teenage experience that will appear in The Chronicle once every two weeks. None of the articles in this...

Evie de Rubertis ’21 builds a model for her studies on the representations of the female form. Credit: Evie de Rubertis, used with permission

Evie de Rubertis studies women in art

Harry Tarses August 30, 2020

Evie de Rubertis ’21, one of the seven recipients of the Junior Summer Fellowships, used her resources to explore the history and evolution of women in art and examine how these feminist works relate...

Summer quarantunes

Sydney Fener August 27, 2020

Tongue Tied - Grouplove “I love ‘Tongue Tied.’ It banged when it first came out, has banged since and will bang forever.” — Kyle Reims ’21 Ribs - Lorde “‘Ribs’ is one of those...

Students accompanied by faculty members visited Eagle’s Nest, Adolf Hitler’s secret hideout in the Berchtesgaden, Germany.

Upper, middle school students visit World War II monuments in Europe

Celine Park August 28, 2019

Students and teachers from both campuses traveled to Europe from Jun. 9 to 22 to experience historical World War II landmarks first-hand. The group began its journey in London, where attendees visited...

Sketches of Summer- Mimi Offor ’21

Sarah Reiff August 28, 2019

Students spent their summers attending programs to help further develop their skills in various art forms. Aspiring painter and photographer Mimi Offor ’21 attended the School of the Art Institute...

Photo Illustration by Samantha Ko

Sun’s Out, Funds Out: Discussing the Cost of Summer Activities

Madison Huggins September 1, 2018

When Maddie Boudov ’21 stepped off the plane and saw the Los Angeles skyline, she was taken aback by its stark contrast to the rural landscape of Interlochen Center for the Arts in Traverse City, Mich....

Printed with permission of Sophia Nuñez and Ginebra Ferreira.

Photo of Peter Sykes by Annie Beckman

Artists Abroad

Annie Beckman and Jordan Murray August 29, 2018

Sophia Nuñez '20: By Jordan Murray As Sophia Nuñez ’20 sat painting in her morning art class, she said she hoped that her work and the story behind it would challenge people and make them understand...

Megan Chang ’19  is featured with friends at camp.

BUTI-ful Tones

Joanna Im August 29, 2018

Students attended the Boston University Tanglewood Institute, a performing arts summer program for students from June 17 to Aug. 11 to sharpen their musical skills. Students could choose from a variety...

School to host Coro Leadership program

Zoe Redlich May 31, 2018

Students will gain leadership skills at the first Coro-Harvard-Westlake Civic Leadership Summer Program at the Upper School for three weeks beginning June 11. Coro Southern California works to build up...

Devoting summer to sports

Devoting summer to sports

Zoe Redlich March 17, 2018

It would be a lie to say that being on a sports team is just an extracurricular activity, instead, I would describe it as a lifestyle. Long gone are the days of participating in a sport as a mere hobby....

Graphic by Eshanika Chaudhary.

Rock the Vote: Students Participate in Presidential and Mayoral Election Campaigns as Summer Interns

Josie Abugov September 14, 2016

Audrey Kotick ’17 said she ventured nervously to the Hillary Clinton campaign headquarters on her first day of work in Brooklyn, New York. She would spend the rest of her summer immersed in the world...

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