Science teacher to depart after 5 years

AP Environmental Science teacher Florence Pi will not be teaching next year and instead will take a break to travel in Africa. Pi has been teaching for five years at Harvard-Westlake, four of which were spent teaching biology at the Middle School. Last year marked her first year teaching AP Environmental Science at the upper […]

High Stakes: Hearing back from colleges

Melvin*, The Brain Out of the two schools he applied to, Melvin* has only heard back from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he was deferred. He said it was “kind of disappointing, but definitely not out of the blue.” Had he been accepted to MIT early action, he would have continued applying to schools. It […]

High Stakes: Finalizing early schools

Melvin*, The Brain Still very undecided about his college plans, Melvin will be applying Early Action to the University of Chicago, the University of Michigan and MIT. ā€œIā€™d be happy to go to any of them,ā€ he said. Melvin has yet to finish any of his applications, but he has started all of them. He […]