The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

Model UN holds elections for representatives

Tiffany Kim April 27, 2015

Model UN elections for next year’s secretariat took place after school April 27. Jaebok Lee ’16 was elected President, Grace Pan ’16 was elected Vice President, Elliot Kang ’16 was elected Treasurer...

Special Olympics reps challenge students to stop using R-word

Liz Yount March 16, 2015

Representatives of the Special Olympics of Southern California challenged sophomore students during class meeting to stop using the word “retarded” as an insult. Special Olympics Regional Director...

Garcetti to speak at assembly March 23

Sammi Handler February 17, 2015

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti ’88 will be featured as this year’s Brown Family Speaker during assembly March 23. Garcetti graduated from Columbia University as a John Jay Scholar in 1992. He studied...

Canned food drive to help needy families on Thanksgiving

Phoebe Sanders November 21, 2014

The Community Council will be collecting donations of canned vegetables on campus Monday. One bin will be located in the faculty lounge and the other on the quad. The school has committed to collect 500...

Students volunteer at Operation Gratitude to support soldiers

Jesse Nadel November 10, 2014

In a warehouse packed with more than 300 volunteers, Alex Deronde ’17 grabbed a handful of 5-hour ENERGY bottles and stuffed them into a partially filled care package to which volunteers added sanitizing...

Seniors to attend Senior College Night

Eugenia Ko September 11, 2014

Seniors and their parents will meet with their deans and attend information and special interest sessions during Senior College Night today at 7 p.m. The school has invited experts involved in the college...

Basketball player to deliver valedictory address at commencement

Marcella Park May 28, 2014

Zoe Bohn ’14 will speak at graduation June 6 as valedictorian, President Rick Commons announced at the annual Cum Laude Induction Ceremony last week. The valedictorian is elected by a faculty vote every...

90-minute exams before winter break to replace midterms

Jake Saferstein May 28, 2014

Mid-year assessments will replace midterms next year and will be held in December the week before winter break. There will be two 90-minute exams each day. "This decision was trying to be sensitive to...

Parents are responsible for parties their children host, speakers say

Aaron Lyons March 18, 2014

Parents are responsible for parties their children host, even if they are unaware of the party’s occurrence, speakers said at the“Kids and Alcohol/Drugs: The Rules, the Consequences, and the Tools...

Robotics team competes this weekend in Long Beach

Angela Chon March 18, 2014

The Robotics Club  competes beginning tomorrow through Saturday in the Los Angeles Regional FIRST Robotics Competition in Long Beach. The team participated in the third Central Valley Regional FIRST...

Science Bowl ‘B’ team wins regional competition, qualify for national competition

Scott Nussbaum February 23, 2014

The Science Bowl "B" team won the 21st Los Angeles Department of Water and Power Science Bowl Tournament held in downtown Los Angeles Saturday, Feb. 22. It was the first regional victory in a Science Bowl...

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