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European Summer: Coldwater Edition

Hannah Shahidi, Assistant News Editor August 25, 2023

Scrolling through Instagram is my favorite extracurricular. I basically consider it an internship at this point, and before anyone asks, it WILL be the number one activity on my Common Application. But...

Summer Activities

Georgia Goldberg, Opinion Editor, Satire Editor September 2, 2022

During the school year, the students of Harvard-Westlake — the school known for its widespread Prozac consumption, mediocre football team and parking lot often mistaken for an Audi dealership—ever...

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...

Lying on her bed, the Mittle-Man advises a student on their love life through the phone.

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. None of the articles in this column are representative of the opinions of The Chronicle...

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...

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