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The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

Stegall joins Upper School Dean Team

Melody Tang September 3, 2020

Teneice Stegall joined the Upper School as a dean, replacing Maude Bond, who departed after four years at the school. Previously, Stegall served as the Associate Director of College Counseling at Lake...

Brookshire joins Upper School deans

Tanisha Gunby September 2, 2020

Sara Brookshire joined the Upper School Dean Team after Beth Slattery assumed the position of Head of Upper School. Brookshire served as the Director of Admission at Brandeis University for the past six...

JONES STRIKES A POSE: Upper School Dean Chris Jones, who will replace Beth Slattery as Upper School Deans Department Head beginning July 1, 2020, sits in his office and smiles.
Frank Jiang / Chronicle

Jones promoted to Chair of Deans

Lindsay Wu November 14, 2019

Effective July 1, 2020, Upper School Dean Chris Jones will replace Beth Slattery as Upper School Deans Department Head, following her promotion to Head of Upper School. Jones's Past During his eight years...

Juniors attend Junior College Night

Jessa Glassman April 28, 2018

Members of the junior class will join 43 college deans and directors of admission on Thursday at 7 p.m. to learn more about the college admissions process. Students will be part of a mock admissions committee...

Students attend annual academic fair

Sarah Healy February 17, 2018

Students learned about the numerous classes available to prepare for course selection for the upcoming school year at the annual academic fair on Monday.   Sophomores and juniors received information...

Photo Illustration by Sofia Heller

Staying Afloat: Seeking mental health resources on and off campus

Sofia Heller November 20, 2017

Hunter* ’18 felt his anxiety increasing. When Monday night arrived, he was on the brink of a breakdown. However, as soon as he sat down in his Peer Support group and began to share, his fears instantly...

Seniors attend Senior College Night

Kaitlin Musante September 12, 2017

Seniors and their parents attended informational sessions and met with their deans at Senior College Night. Students were able to choose two of nine special interest sessions to attend, which focused...

Photo Illustration by Josie Abugov and Kitty Luo

Easy F: the Effects of Negative Student-Teacher Relationships

Noa Schwartz January 12, 2017

Bill* sprinted from his dean’s office to his mother’s car with tears streaming down his face, hoping his dean could not see him crying through his office window. He had just been reprimanded for goofing...

Seniors apply to schools early, reach more than last year

Indu Pandey November 24, 2016

Seniors applied to colleges early action and decision by Nov. 15 in usual numbers, deans said. Roughly 95 percent of seniors applied early to at least one college, including early action schools, Upper...

Photo illustration by Pavan Tauh and Kitty Luo

The Chosen Ones: Students Request Certain Teachers from Deans

Sammi Handler September 21, 2016

After Sophie Tippl ’17 received her full schedule with teachers for her junior year, she could not help but worry. Her friends had warned her about one teacher who had a reputation as one of the most...

New dean Jennifer Cardillo sits at her desk the week before school starts. Cardillo replaced Kyle Graham. Credit: Maddy Daum/Chronicle

Jennifer Cardillo: Dean

Maddy Daum August 30, 2016

Jen Cardillo has joined the dean office after 25 years of working in the education system, replacing upper school Dean Kyle Graham. Cardillo studied history and English at Harvard University and John Burroughs...

Academic Fair kicks off online course sign-ups, McClain to become scheduler

Jake Saferstein February 13, 2015

Students browsed booths on the quad during Academic Fair to help them sign up for courses next year. The sign-up process is now completely online, and math teacher and head scheduler Beverly Feulner...

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