Wilairat to serve as new World Languages Head

Latin teacher Derek Wilairat will replace French teacher Jerome Hermeline as the World Languages Department Head starting next school year. Over his 13-year career at the school, Wilairat has taught Latin II, Advanced Placement Latin, Latin Literature Honors and Directed Study: Latin. Wilairat said his experience will help bring a comprehensive perspective to the position. […]

Students recognized for achievements in language classes

The Foreign Languages Department inducted students into the World Languages Honors Society in celebration of their achievements in studying Spanish, French, Chinese and Latin on May 16. In addition to the induction, a senior from each language was given the outstanding student award. Theodore Velaise ’17 received an award for his dedication and high level of […]

Kattie Xu: Chinese

Kattie Xu: Chinese

Kattie Xu has joined the upper school Chinese department and is teaching AP Chinese after spending four years at a Los Angeles Unified School District school. “I like teaching to a different diversity of students,” Xu said. “Before I graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles , I taught at a public school in […]

Veronica Cherry: Spanish

Veronica Cherry: Spanish

New world languages teacher Veronica Cherry is teaching Spanish III and Spanish III Honors, replacing former Spanish teacher Margot Riemer. Cherry has been working as a Spanish teacher for two decades at a mix of public and private schools. “Before I came here I taught for 15 years at Hutchison School and before that I […]