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The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

Science teacher takes leave of absence

Leily Arzy October 15, 2013

Upper school science teacher Walt Werner has taken a medical leave after being diagnosed this past June with Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, a cancer of the lymph tissue. Doctors are confident that he will be...

Shelby Heitner: England

Zoe Dutton August 27, 2013

Shelby Heitner ’14 spent time examining the bubonic plague and its effects on 14th century English society during her trip to London, England as a recipient of the Junior Summer Fellowship. Heitner...

3 AP curricula to change next academic year

February 8, 2012

By Megan Kawasaki The curricula of three Advanced Placement courses will change for the 2012-2013 school year, according to the College Board website. AP Biology, which has been taught for the past 20...

Biology Three Hang Ten

October 15, 2010

By Meagan Wang On any given day, students walking into the Science Department will most likely be greeted by a colorful array of Hawaiian shirts. Three teachers, all of whom teach AP Biology, are known...

‘The Day Jack Played’

May 28, 2009

By Dana Glaser Let me introduce you to my little brother, Jake: Jake started 7th grade this year, he’s half my height, wears glasses, plays the guitar and can solve a Rubics cube faster than anyone...

Motion pictures move classes forward

March 17, 2008

By Danielle Kolin An AP Biology class peers down an athlete’s esophagus and into her stomach, where stomach muscles busily squeeze food into pulp. The muscles convulse and students flinch...

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