Students and Faculty to Chinese Economy Conference

By Catherine Wang Eleven AP Economics and AP Comparative Government students heard experts discuss China’s economy Feb. 26 at a conference at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in downtown Los Angles hosted by the University of Southern California’s US-China Institute and sponsored in part by Harvard-Westlake’s Global Asia Initiative. The conference focused on the health and […]

It’s history and it should be

Semiformal as we know it is history,” Head of School Jeanne Huybrechts said — and history it should be. After the alcohol and drug-related hospitalizations of students who attended the afterparty, the administration made the logical decision to cancel semiformal. Though the actual semiformal dance was not the problem, its existence in its current form […]

Students seek change in water bottle policy

By Daniel Rothberg   Student government representatives from both campuses advocated lifting the cafeteria’s water bottle ban in a meeting with Head of School Jeanne Huybrechts and an environmental club leader last week. “There were good reasons for eliminating them and the Prefect Council and Student Council have presented us with potential reasons for returning […]

Accreditation report lists school’s goals

By Daniel Rothberg Partnering with a sister school for community service, expanding the summer program, growing the school’s endowment and exploring new teaching methods are goals the school set for itself for the next six years in a report submitted this month. The nearly 250-page report was compiled for accreditation from the Western Association of […]

Hudnut, Huybrechts talk about summer experiences

By Camille Shooshani  President Thomas Hudnut and Head of School Jeanne Huybrechts told new and returning parents what they learned from their trip to China and Singapore. They also stressed the importance of independence, accomplishment, and assurance at the first Parents’ Association Meeting Sept. 22. Both speeches centered on connection; both the connection that parents […]

New Kutler Center to focus on research, interdisciplinary studies

Jon and Sara Kutler’s lead gift, combined with donations made in memory of their son, Brendan Kutler ’10, who died in his sleep in December, will fund the creation of the Kutler Center for Independent Research and Interdisciplinary Studies. Mudd Library will be renovated as part of the project to create a permanent home for […]

Kim replaces Huston as middle school dean

    By Alice Phillips Middle school science teacher and Admission Associate John Kim will replace Rod Huston as a middle school dean for the class of 2014. “Huston’s shoes will be hard to fill but I look forward to working closely with Kim,” Head of the Middle School Ronnie Codrington-Cazeau said. Kim has taught […]

Alum, parent lecture at leadership summit

  By Catherine Wang The third annual Student Leadership Summit featured Dr. Howard Marks (Andrew ’05), founder and chairman of Oaktree Capital Management, Saturday March 13 from 1 to 3 p.m. in Chalmers East and West. Students attending the summit included Prefect Council members, Community Council members, Student Athletic Advisory Committee members, Chronicle and Vox […]

2010-11 school year to start in August

By Daniel Rothberg Due to a number of holidays falling on school days next year and a late Labor Day, the administration decided to begin the 2010-2011 school year before Labor Day, on Aug. 31. The start date of this current school year was Sept. 9. While the 2010-2011 school year will still end on […]