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Former Upper School English teacher publishes fiction

Former Upper School English teacher publishes fiction

Jordan Murray May 1, 2019

After retiring last June, former Harvard-Westlake English teacher Jeff Kwitny released his first book, “Desolation Lake.” “It’s a small press and it’s a first start and I feel very proud...

Book Club Vice President Kat Edmiston '17 discusses books with high school students in foster care at the Literacy Event at Celebration Orientation at Pasadena City College on April 20. Printed with permission of Rachel Seplow '17.

Volunteers give out books to foster care students

Jenny Li April 30, 2017

Student volunteers handed out used books to high school kids in foster care at the Literacy Event at Celebration Orientation at Pasadena City College on April 29. The Book Club collected almost 150 used...

Physics teacher writes book

Connor Reese October 7, 2015

Upper school science teacher Antonio Nassar co-authored a research book entitled "Quantum Measurement in Bohmian Mechanics." Nassar wrote the book with professor Salvador Merte-Artes from the Spanish Institute...

Student self-publishes collection of poetry

Lexi Bowers February 13, 2015

Neda Mazdisnian ’16 self-published her first book, "Le Passage," Jan. 24. The book is a compilation of 28 original poems that she wrote during her high school career, starting in the ninth grade. One...

Kelly to pursue writing career

Sophie Kupiec-Weglinski April 30, 2014

English teacher Ariana Kelly, who has taught at Harvard-Westlake for six years, has received a book deal and will not teach at Harvard-Westlake the next school year. Her book, which might be titled "The...

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