Chinese teacher Zhou will retire, continue scholarship next year

When some people retire, they play golf,  watch television and play with their grandkids. Chinese teacher Qinru Zhou, however, plans to fill his life after teaching with even more scholarly pursuit. “Leaving from the school is just changing track from ‘working with an institute’ to ‘working on one’s own will,’” Zhou said. “Fortunately, I am […]

‘Conscientious teacher’ Shield to leave after 24 years

After her 24th year of teaching French at Harvard-Westlake, Marilyn Shield will retire to participate in her Unitarian Universalist Church choir and spend more time with her husband and their dog Sammi. “I thought it was time to turn over a new leaf in life,” Shield said. She said she will miss her daily routine […]

Wei to teach Chinese in Korea

Chinese teacher Binbin Wei will teach Chinese at Seoul International School in Wonju, Korea, where her husband will be a professor. She plans to leave during the summer. Wei taught at Harvard-Westlake for seven years. She initially substituted for Chinese teacher Qinru Zhou, and was eventually offered a full time job. Wei taught part time […]