The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

Hinden to retire after 30 years at the school

Siobhan Harms June 3, 2020

Director of the Institute for Scholastic Sports Science and Medicine David Hinden is retiring after almost 30 years at the school. Hinden has served the community in many different roles, including teacher,...

Former teacher to head ISSM

Eli Adler January 13, 2016

Former science teacher David Hinden will return to run the school’s Institute for Scholastic Sports Science and Medicine. Head of Athletics Terry Barnum and Head of Upper School Audrius Barzdukas founded...

Students to research sleep deprivation

Nicole Kim January 13, 2016

Several students will investigate the effects of sleep deprivation for the track team’s academic and athletic performance for a study at the Children’s Orthopedic Center at Children’s Hospital Los...

96 percent value academics, but only 55 percent enjoy classes, study finds

Noa Yadidi April 30, 2014

Although almost all upper school students find their academics valuable, only half find them enjoyable and only a slight majority of students are satisfied and not distressed, according to the workload...

Hinden to retire after 23 years

Morganne Ramsey April 30, 2014

After 23 years at Harvard-Westlake, science teacher David Hinden will be retiring at the end of this school year. When Hinden first arrived at the school, he only taught Biology and Biology Honors. However,...

Workload committee finishes analyzing data, begins proposal process at meeting

Noa Yadidi March 19, 2014

The workload study committee finished analyzing the data from the workload study and began formulating proposals at its meeting March 13. The proposals will draw from the over 60-page report on the findings...

Workload committee begins data analysis

Noa Yadidi December 18, 2013

The workload study committee convened for its first meeting Dec. 12 at the Middle School, where committee members met each other for the first time and went through the surveys and data collected from...

Mock trial debates in first competition

Kristen Gourrier November 13, 2013

Students in Mock Trial attended their first competition  Nov. 4. Teams from over 30 counties across California competed in the event. The team portrayed lawyers and witnesses in its own version of a case...

Committee to administer workload survey, evaluate student stress levels

Nikta Mansouri August 27, 2013

A workload survey will be administered in November to monitor and understand student stress  related levels and to  track stress issues between generations of students.  This assessment will be the...

Science classes visit harbor, aquarium

Jessica Lee April 24, 2013

The Genetics and Biotechnology class went on a fishing trip to Ventura Harbor on April 17 for a DNA barcoding project, and the Oceanography and Marine Biology class went to the Aquarium of the Pacific...

Moot Court team wins national tournament

Jack Goldfisher March 15, 2013

The night before the Moot Court team’s national tournament in Durham, N.C., the entire 6-person team huddled together in one hotel room, weeping loudly after hearing that Justin Carr ’14, a close friend...

Moot Court team wins national tournament

Jack Goldfisher March 13, 2013

The night before the Moot Court team’s national tournament in Durham, N.C., the entire 6-person team huddled together in one hotel room, weeping loudly after hearing that Justin Carr ’14, a close friend...

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