Upper school deans release updated standardized testing plans

Upper school deans release updated standardized testing plans

In accordance with new guidelines released by the Los Angeles Department of Public Health, the Upper School Deans Office released updated information regarding the school’s standardized testing plans in an email sent to upper school students Sept. 22. The SAT exam is scheduled to take place Oct. 14 for seniors attending the school , and […]

National Merit semifinalists announced

National Merit semifinalists announced

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation named 40 seniors as National Merit semifinalists based on their PSAT scores. In previous years, approximately 20 seniors from the school were selected, making this year’s selection of 40 semifinalists almost double that of previous years. In addition to having high PSAT scores, semifinalists must be high-achieving and distinguished high […]

20 seniors named National Merit Semifinalists

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation selected 20 seniors as National Merit Semifinalists Wednesday. Approximately 16,000 students from across the country are picked as semifinalists, with students chosen based on their PSAT scores. The number of semifinalists from Harvard-Westlake follows a downward trend: last year, 26 seniors qualified, and in the year prior 31 students were […]

Students adjust to new PSAT, SAT exams

The College Board released scores Jan. 7 for the 2015 PSAT, which along with the new SAT that debuts in March, had a new structure and scoring system, and the Harvard-Westlake juniors and sophomores who took the exam last October do not seem to have been adversely affected by the updates, upper school dean Beth Slattery […]

25 seniors named National Merit Semifinalists

25 seniors were selected as National Merit Semifinalists because of their 2014 PSAT/NMSQT scores: Nicholas Abouzeid Clare Chou Michael Chung Raymond Chung Sara Evall Benjamin Goldstein Jonathan Heckerman Enya Huang Seaok Kim Jonathan Klein Bryanna Lee James Lennon Alexandra Liao Amelia Miller Rahul Natarajan Marcella Park Nadia Rahman Aaron Shih Jonathan Sington Jamie Skaggs Riley […]

Record 54 earn Merit semifinalist distinction

A record 54 students, almost 20 percent of the senior class, were named National Merit Semifinalists this year, the highest number in school history. Those students represent almost 2.7 percent of California’s 2,028 semifinalists, ranking the school fourth in the state in number of semifinalists and second in percentage of the senior class. “It’s a […]

28 qualify as National Merit semifinalists

28 seniors qualified to be National Merit Semifinalists based on their 2011 PSAT/NMSQT scores. Charlie Andrews-Jubelt Wendy Chen Madeleine Friendly Samantha Frischling Ben Gail Brendan Gallagher Rhett Gentile Clinton Hooks Martine Johannessen Brian Jun Harrison Kalt Kenneth Kim Maya Landau Joshua Lappen David Lim Elana Meer Yasmin Moreno Elias Putnam Michael Rothberg Chris Sebastian Demren […]