The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

School to host Studio City tennis festival

Jordan Bedikian September 1, 2015

Harvard-Westlake, in collaboration with the United States Tennis Association and the Studio City Residents Association, is sponsoring a free tennis festival in Studio City Sept. 27. "It is designed by...

Sophomores, juniors to use new sign-in

Aaron Lyons September 1, 2015

A new attendance system will soon allow sophomores and juniors to sign on and off of campus using iPads. Now, students will use an app to digitally check in. This system has been in testing for seniors,...

Future Horizons Club volunteers at UCLA

Jesse Nadel September 1, 2015

Members of the Future Horizons Club handled sign-ins at the registration desk and encouraged cancer survivors and patients June 7 at the annual Cancer Survivor’s Day at UCLA. The club, whose goal is...

Peer Support to hold annual retreat

Josie Abugov September 1, 2015

Members of Peer Support will go on a retreat Sept. 11 to Sept. 13 with counselor and faculty advisor Luba Bek. This year, approximately 25 senior leaders and 27 junior trainees, along with faculty advisor...

Former substitute teacher hired to teach English full time

Nicole Kim September 1, 2015

Darcy Cosper will return to the Upper School English department as a full-time teacher this year after previously filling in as a substitute last semester for Maura Roosevelt. Cosper has also substituted...

English teacher comes back to school after year of writing

Kate Schrage September 1, 2015

Former teacher Ariana Kelly will return to the English department this fall after one year away from school. Kelly departed from the school following the 2014 school year in order to complete her debut...

Science teacher completes credential, will teach chemistry

Danielle Spitz September 1, 2015

Heather Audesirk will return to the science department after first coming to the Upper School last spring. Since last teaching, Audesirk has completed her single-subject teaching credential in chemistry...

Middle School hosts EdTech conference

Kamala Durairaj April 29, 2015

More than 300 teachers from around the country attended the EdTech Team Los Angeles Summit featuring Google for Education that was held at the Middle School April 9 and 10. Seventeen members of the faculty...

Students volunteer at textile service event

Emily Rahhal April 29, 2015

Students will volunteer for a Latin-American Parents’ Association event May 9 to teach elementary and middle school girls to work with electronic textiles, or electronics integrated into clothing. Participants...

Seventh graders visit Washington D.C.

Jonah Ullendorff April 29, 2015

For the first time, the Harvard-Westlake middle school sponsored a trip to Washington D.C. Thirty one students traveled with middle school history teachers Matthew Cutler, Lilas Lane and George Gaskin...

LASA program begins accepting applications

Sabrina de Brito April 29, 2015

The Los Angeles Service Academy is accepting applications for students to participate in the 2015-2016 season. History teachers Francine Werner and Katherine Holmes-Chuba encouraged sophomores to take...

Spanish students supplement learning in Spain

Carina Marx April 29, 2015

Spanish students from eighth to 12th grade participated in the Aula Toledo and Escuela Montalbán educational programs while in Spain during spring break. They were paired up into groups of three or four...

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