Senior wins national Chinese essay contest

Chinese student Strauss Cooperstein ’18 won the Gold Award in the 2017 Chinese Language Association of Secondary Schools National Essay Contest Jan. 5. The contest tests students in categories including grammar. Cooperstein won the award in the Advanced category, where non-native Chinese speaking students nationwide can enter. 10 Harvard-Westlake students entered the contest, and eight […]

Four worldly fellows

Say you have a few thousand dollars to spend on 12 weeks of summer. If you’re not already committed to an internship, summer program or trip abroad, the money could finance three months of hard-won relaxation. After waking up luxuriously late at 11 a.m., a student might spend some of it when they head over […]

7th graders may opt for Chinese

By Erin Moy Starting this year, Chinese will be offered to seventh graders. Though the class used to be offered to ninth graders, middle school teacher, Bin Bin Wei will be teaching nearly 40 seventh graders this fall in three separate classes. With an additional three freshman classes, there will be a total of six […]