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The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

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The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

New members join Mock Trial

Tiffany Kim October 1, 2015

The Mock Trial captains added nine new members to this year's team, tri-captain Alec Winshel '16 said in an email to club members today. New inductees will participate in both the prosecution and defense...

Female students attend The Girls Build LA Challenge

Tiffany Kim September 30, 2015

Female students participated in The Girls Build LA Challenge by attending a forum Sept. 29. to address challenges young women face. The event premiered the film ‘He Named Me Malala,’ which depicts...

Quarterback Marshal Cohen ’16 out for the season

Jake Liker September 11, 2015

MRI results show that starting quarterback Marshal Cohen '16 tore his ACL in the season opener against Loyola, Football Program Head Scot Ruggles told The Chronicle. Consequently, Cohen is out for the...

School holds Wang Hall reception

Claire Dennis September 10, 2015

The school honored Shirley and Walter Wang (Walter Jr. ’13, Chantalle ’17, Matthew ’18) for their lead donation to fund the Wang Hall renovation at the Middle School Sept. 5. President Rick Commons,...

Cuba film screening postponed

Danielle Kaye May 19, 2015

Student-made digital storytelling projects from the semester-break Cuba trip will screen June 8, instead of the original date of May 20, at 7 p.m. in Ahmanson Lecture Hall. The date of the screening was...

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...

Smoothie samples receive mixed reviews

Liz Yount May 11, 2015

Soupure, a sports health drink company, served samples of smoothies on the quad and sold smoothies in the cafeteria on May 11 to test whether the cafeteria should add them as a permanent item. The smoothies,...

Students receive summer fellowships

Eugenia Ko May 7, 2015

Elly Choi ’18, Truth Cole ’16, Cami Katz ’16, Victoria Keating ’16, Ara Mahseredjian ’16, Kaira Muraoka-Robertson ’16 and Cameron Stine ’17 are the 2015 summer fellows, Jim Patterson, Director...

School experiences power outage

Eugenia Ko April 28, 2015

The Sherman Oaks area experienced a power outage yesterday that affected Seaver, Rugby, Munger and Mudd Library, plant manager Dave Mintz said. Mintz said only about two-thirds of the school relies on...

Science teacher asks school to turn off lights for Earth Day

Bryant Wu April 22, 2015

AP Environmental Science students encouraged teachers to turn off classroom lights and not use technology all day to celebrate Earth Day Wednesday. “This reinforces a purpose beyond ourselves as taking...

Students to read ‘Moby Dick’ aloud overnight

Sammi Handler April 15, 2015

Students will stay up all night to read "Moby Dick" aloud in its entirety April 24 – 25 at the Mudd Library for the Harvard-Westlake Moby Dick Big Read, organizers announced at assembly today. Two of...

Students help provide clean water to 2200

Kamala Durairaj March 18, 2015

Students bought around 1,700 water bottles to raise money to bring filtered water to 2,200 people in Africa, Clean Water Ambassador founder Cole Kawana ’16 announced at the assembly March 18. Clean...

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