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School makes AP exams optional for the year

Mimi Landes February 27, 2021

The College Board announced a new schedule for AP Exams for the school year. The tests will be administered by the school both in-person on paper and at home online over a three-week period. Students...

In which direction should Harvard-Westlake go?

Joaquin Fernández-Castro May 28, 2014

The constant pursuit of excellence and the successful placement of our graduates at some of the most competitive colleges in the nation has long been the essence of Harvard-Westlake’s identity. The majority...

Schedule will shortchange school

May 28, 2008

Head of School Jeanne Huybrechts said that school will start and end one week earlier. Is the new schedule cleaner? Probably: it frontloads the schedule so that we have more teaching days for AP classes...

College Board allows leeway for trip to Israel

Chronicle Staff December 12, 2007

By Michelle Yousefzadeh Seniors who choose to participate in a two week trip to Poland and Israel will be allowed to miss their AP exams this May. The program, sponsored by the Bureau of Jewish...

Food for thought

May 30, 2007

By Ali Pechman Sydney Ember ’08 is no stranger to training and eating right for marathons, completing over a dozen of them this year. However, half of them were what she considers “marathon...

Extended time changes remain in finals schedule

February 15, 2007

By Tiffanie Young Extended time students will take their final exams in the same room as other students this year, Head of School Jeanne Huybrechts said.  The schedule for finals will most likely be...

Seniors-only seminars may fill post-AP spring

February 15, 2007

 By Jonathan Lerner Seminar-style classes may be organized for seniors after AP exams are finished, between May 21 and 25, Director of Studies Dr. Deborah Dowling said.“We used to have them many...

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