The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

1-1 plan to begin this fall

Aaron Lyons November 7, 2012

The “One-to-One” initiative, which aims to enable every student at the Middle School to have their own computing device, is on course to be implemented in fall of 2013, Director of Studies Liz Resnick...

Teachers to post syllabi on the Hub

September 4, 2012

By Jessica Lee Canvas, dubbed ‘The Hub’ by the Educational Technology Committee, will replace Moodle and course materials on the school and departmental websites this year. Students...

Departments to start reviewing operations

February 10, 2010

  By Hana Al-Henaid A cross-campus initiative for departmental evaluation called Renew and Review has been implemented this year according to Head of School Jeanne Huybrechts. Renew and Review,...

Surveys monitor amount of homework

December 16, 2009

  By Anna Etra Every year, at the end of each quarter, a form is distributed to every student in grades nine through twelve in every course. The form is 8.5 inches by 3 inches, with one line...

Striking College Board compromises

April 28, 2009

By Dana Glaser Tacked up in the senior art studio, alongside posters for Rhode Island School of Design summer art school and newspaper clippings of recent exhibitions is a poster with the words "AP Studio...

Middle school houses play chef

March 24, 2009

By Jordan McSpadden Sixteen teachers competed in the first-ever Harvard-Westlake Iron Chef competition Monday at the Middle School, with the ferret house coming in first place. The teachers-only competition...

Junior moves through process to start Arabic language class

November 6, 2007

By Derek Schlom Michael Diamant ’09’s quest for a Hebrew class started as a joke. After being invited to a Facebook group called “Arabic at Harvard-Westlake,” created by...

Teachers reacredit APs with College Board

February 15, 2007

By Adam Sieff AP teachers will attend a meeting this afternoon to reaccredit their courses with the College Board and receive registration materials for its inaugural “national audit,” Director...

Seniors-only seminars may fill post-AP spring

February 15, 2007

 By Jonathan Lerner Seminar-style classes may be organized for seniors after AP exams are finished, between May 21 and 25, Director of Studies Dr. Deborah Dowling said.“We used to have them many...

Senior seminars would keep us tied to school

February 15, 2007

By Lauren RoseI have a confession. You probably won’t believe me, and if you do, you may not want to talk to me anymore. But here it is: some small part of me doesn’t want APs to end. Some small...

School tops country in 4 APs

February 14, 2007

By Andrew Schein and Zach Sokoloff Two science and two English courses led the nation in Advanced Placement test scores last year, according to the College Board’s “Advanced Placement Report...

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