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PRINT EDITION January

January 30, 2015

THE ONLINE STUDENT NEWSPAPER
OF HARVARD-WESTLAKE SCHOOL
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA



Elly Hong '15 and Jeff Macintyre prepare for an interview.

Having a ball in Havana

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Twenty-two students have been in Cuba for the past week, experiencing Cuban culture , food and music, and interviewing locals for video and journalism projects. Chronicle students on the trip have been blogging about the Digital Storytelling Adventure. See their accounts at Blogging Havana in NEWS.

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In the January Issue

Front Page Stories
  • School reviews claims of cheating

  • The Honor Board Review Committee is considering whether to bring any students before the Honor Board after a cheat sheet was discovered at the end of the last Geology midyear assessment in December. All Geology and Geology Honors students had to retake a section of that exam Jan. 6 and 7.

  • Upper School to implement 1:1 laptop program

  • Tiffany* ’16 walks into history class and sits down in her regular seat in the back left corner of her classroom in Seaver. She opens up her MacBook Pro and the first thing she does is check Facebook, emails and the daily online shopping sales.

features | January Issue

Talking It Over

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When he was 14, Camden* ’15 told his parents that it was hard for him to concentrate and that learning seemed more difficult for him than for his classmates, they decided he should see his mother’s therapist…

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Tiffany* ’16 walks into history class and sits down in her regular seat in the back left corner of her classroom in Seaver. She opens up her MacBook Pro and the first thing she does is check Facebook, emails and the daily online shopping sales.


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Opinion

Losing time to read for fun

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When I was in elementary school, my late nights were spent tucked tightly within my bed sheets, my neck craned over a book and my eyes darting from left to right at top speed as I internalized every word.

Define your own success

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The Harvard-Westlake community strives for excellence in every aspect of school life from the expectations the teachers set in the classroom to the quality of the performing arts productions.

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in harm's way

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“If I could go back to a point in my life before I started cutting, knowing what I know now, I would never have started.”

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As Matt Karo ’14 prepared to leave his dorm room at Columbia University for baseball practice, he and his teammates received an e-mail from their coach notifying them that practice was canceled. The 20-degree weather and fierce winds of mid-November in New York City had forced the players to remain indoors.

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A&E

72nd Annual Golden Globe Awards - Show

Maggie Gyllenhaal ’95 won a Golden Globe for Best Actress in a TV Movie or miniseries for her role as Nessa Stein in the TV miniseries, “The Honourable Woman” Jan. 11. This was Gyllenhaal’s first Golden Globe award and fourth nomination.


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