Dartt honored for computer program

By Saj Sri-Kumar Upper school science teacher Chris Dartt received the Kogan Family Award for Innovation in Teaching for his work designing a computerized planning calendar for upper school faculty. The program was the product of four years of work. He initially created a simple Microsoft Excel spreadsheet for himself so that he could manually […]

Medical student shares experience with students

By Michelle Yousefzadeh Lauren Wolchok, the daughter of middle school science teacher Sandra Wolchok, spoke to upper school students last Wednesday about her experiences as an undergraduate at Harvard University and at UCLA Medical School. Wolchok majored in geology at Harvard and took two years off before entering medical school. Wolchok offered to answer any […]

Alum is artist-in-residence at University of Notre Dam

By Anna Etra Daniel Schlosberg ’96 is now the artist-in-residence as a pianist at the University of Notre Dame, where he also teaches studio piano. “[Notre Dame is] a wonderful university and it is great because it is pretty well known,” Schlosberg said. “Any university position is great for an artist because it allows for […]

12 faculty members to tour China during spring break

 By Sammy Roth Twelve faculty members will travel to China during spring break, where they will tour and study in order to increase awareness of Chinese culture and history at Harvard-Westlake, Director of Studies Dr. Deborah Dowling said. The trip was made possible by a Harvard-Westlake family which Head of School Jeanne Huybrechts said will […]

Speaker advocates alternative fuel source

By Lucy Jackson Russ Evans, owner of a bio-diesel fueled car, spoke to students about fuel and energy conservation on Oct. 8 during activities period. He discussed methods of conservation and alternative fuel options to alleviate high gas prices. “I’m just someone who likes to find answers to problems, and I had a problem with […]

Mock trial places 7th at state meet

By Alex Cohen The upper school Mock Trial Team won three out of its four matches at the state competition, losing to Stockdale High School 256 to 257 the weekend of March 23. They placed seventh in state. “The competition was intense and at a very high level,” Mock Trial coach and upper school science […]