Theiss transitions to teaching full-time

Andrew Theiss joined staff to teach computer science and lead the robotics program full-time this school year, having started at Harvard-Westlake as the part-time advisor to the US robotics team last school year. Since earning his undergraduate degree in computer science, Theiss worked at numerous businesses as a web developer, software engineer and administrator. He […]

Wagerman returns as psychology teacher

Seth Wagerman returned to the Interdisciplinary Studies and Independent Research department this year to teach Introduction to Psychology, as well as continue to teach Social Psychology.  Before Harvard-Westlake, Wagerman taught at universities, lecturing at Pepperdine and California Lutheran Universities as well as the University of California, Riverside. He taught numerous courses such as Health Psychology, […]

Students attend WLSA conference in Jeju

Students traveled to Jeju Island, South Korea to attend the World Leading Schools Association (WLSA) Conference and engaged in cultural activities and workshops. The school was a founding member of WLSA, Director of Kutler Center and Summer Programs Jim Patterson said. The organization brings students together from all around the world to discuss timely topics […]

HWOP performs final two shows

Harvard Westlake Outreach Performers traveled to St. Martins In the Fields School and the Jewish Home for the Aging on Friday and Saturday for the last performances of the year. While visiting St. Martins, a local elementary school that receives no arts funding, the club performed, lead a series of workshops and helped students with […]

Students attend annual academic fair

Students learned about the numerous classes available to prepare for course selection for the upcoming school year at the annual academic fair on Monday.   Sophomores and juniors received information on the courses from seniors and faculty members staffing the tables and were able to ask questions.     Students said that they left the […]

Student win awards for national Chinese essay contest

Eight students received awards for their essay submissions to the 2017 ChineseĀ Language Association of Secondary Schools National Essay Contest on Jan 5. Students had the chance of being awarded a gold, silver or honorable mention certificate. Chronicle staff writer Astor Wu ’20 and Strauss Cooperstein ’18 were granted gold awards, five students received silver awards […]