Kathleen O’Connor: Math

Kathleen O’Connor: Math

Los Angeles native Kathleen O’Connor became a member of the upper school math department, teaching Algebra II and Advanced Placement Computer Science after three years of teaching experience in mathematics. O’Connor has always been interested in mathematics, earning degrees from the University of California, Los Angeles and California State University, Northridge. “Everything just kind of […]

Woo Young Sim: Math

Woo Young Sim: Math

Woo Sim is teaching Algebra II Honors, Algebra II with Analysis and Precalculus at the Upper School. “Looking at the type of institutions that are both great for students and as a place to work for, you can’t do better than Harvard-Westlake,” Sim said. Before teaching at the school, Sim taught calculus at the University […]

Students compete in math exam contest

Upper school students were encouraged to participate in the annual American High School Math Competition that took place Feb. 2. Last year, 98 students took part in the competition to see where they stood nationally among high school math students. Two tests were administered, including the AMC 10 for 10th graders only and the AMC 12 […]