English teacher to depart after half a decade

English teacher Amber Caron will leave the school and move to England after this year’s first semester, and new teacher Megan Shakow will take over her classes. Caron has taught English for five years and will move to Cambridge, England, with her husband, who has taken a job teaching and researching history at Cambridge University. Caron’s husband […]

Debaters host British counterparts

Students from the City of London School for Girls participated in debate training exercises and exhibition debates in Los Angeles as part of an ongoing exchange program between the school and Harvard-Westlake. The debaters came to LA during a break from their school, from Oct. 18 to Oct. 25. The students, who stayed with the […]

Laurel Wayne: England

Laurel Wayne ’13 worked closely with the first female trumpet player to ever hold a principal position in an orchestra, Anne McAneney, in order to improve her playing and “rebuild a stronger foundation.” In 3 lessons McAneney was able to quickly point out flaws in Wayne’s playing that were habits she had developed when she […]

14 sophomores, juniors admitted for fall 2009

By Ellina Chulpaeff Fourteen students are joining the upper school student body next fall. Thirteen are incoming sophomores and one is an incoming junior, Associate Director of Admission David Bergquist said. The admittees represent 14 schools. Ten are from the greater Los Angeles area, including five students living within the city of Los Angeles. Two […]