The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

Teacher recognized for dedication to community

Andrew Ahn September 1, 2015

Math teacher Beverly Feulner was presented with the Carolyn and Marion Hays Award at a joint faculty meeting on Aug 25. The award is given to a Harvard-Westlake staff member who provides long-term service...

Visual Arts teacher wins award

Lara Mikhail September 1, 2015

Visual arts teacher Joe Medina received the Kogan Family Award for Innovation in Teaching from Head of School Jeanne Huybrechts at the opening faculty meeting on August 25. Medina has been working as the...

Juniors, seniors conduct stem cell, cancer research at USC summer internship

Jonah Ullendorff September 1, 2015

Eight juniors and seniors interned at a Stem Cell Research Laboratory at the University of Southern California this summer studying cancer cells and cutting open mice brains. Students spent the first week...

Alum returns for 31st season of ‘Survivor’ in Cambodia

Jonathan Seymour May 27, 2015

Alumnus Stephen Fishbach ’97 was one of the 20 former contestants on the reality show "Survivor" voted Wednesday night to return as a contestant on the show’s 31st season, "Survivor: Cambodia – Second...

Department heads to leave middle school

Liz Yount May 27, 2015

Three middle school department chairs will leave the school at the end of the year. Spectrum adviser and English teacher Steve Chae will replace Middle School Communications Department Chair Jen Bladen,...

New director of public affairs to reach out to neighbors

Sammi Handler April 29, 2015

Stacy Marble has been named the director of community and public affairs, a new position created to "make sure that Harvard-Westlake is engaged with the social fabric of Studio City," she said. Marble...

School hires new business manager

Bryant Wu April 29, 2015

Brian Bouchey was hired April 6 as the school’s new business manager. "My core functions are to assist with the school’s accounting and finance function, while supporting the needs of the faculty and...

16 teachers receive grant to visit Korea

Jackson Novick April 29, 2015

Sixteen members of the faculty were granted fellowships to take a trip to Korea this summer, from June 11-23. The trip, funded by the Gunter Gross Global initiative and Gyu Si and Min Sun Suh (Andy ’18),...

School offers measles vaccination to faculty

Aaron Lyons March 18, 2015

Ten faculty members were vaccinated for measles at both the upper and middle school campuses March 11. Following the measles outbreak last December that spread throughout the country after originating...

Carroll to become 7th grade dean

Claudia Wong March 18, 2015

Although he will miss the competition and measureable progress of being a swim coach, Carroll said he is excited about becoming a dean next year. "I’m really looking forward to the opportunity to take...

Supplementary classes prepare students for AP

Jesse Nadel March 18, 2015

Sophomores are attending a series of 10 supplemental history classes that will cover both additional content and test-taking skills that the World and Europe II course does not teach, to prepare the students...

Charity event to benefit Laundry Love

Layla Moghavem February 13, 2015

The Community and Character Committee is holding the Quarters for a Cause fundraiser to benefit Laundry Love, an organization that helps the homeless by doing their laundry. Deans will have jugs in their...

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