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English teacher receives Moss chair endowment

Angela Chon January 14, 2015

The second George E. and Thuy Moss Chair in English was awarded to English teacher Amanda Angle on Jan. 5 to honor her dedication to teaching. Buddy Moss ’48 funded the endowment to ensure that the school...

Girls Learn International club to attend conference

February 8, 2012

By Keane Muraoka-Robertson  Members of the Girls Learn International chapter will attend the Commission on the Status of Women Conference from Feb. 27 to March 2 in New York. GLI is a...

Deans encourage students to take concerns to teachers

December 14, 2011

By Saj Sri-Kumar Despite the school’s effort to recruit the best faculty possible, the administration receives many complaints each year from students about their teachers. Upper School Dean...

Wimbish named new Head of Middle School

November 29, 2011

By Eli Haims Upper School Dean Jon Wimbish will replace Ronnie Cazeau as the Head of the Middle School next year, Head of School Jeanne Huybrechts announced in an email to all faculty members. Cazeau...

School uses standardized hiring process to fill 12 teaching positions

May 25, 2011

By Chloe Lister   Harvard-Westlake receives "hundreds of resumes" from potential teachers each year, Head of School Jeanne Huybrechts said. The school acquires these resumes in three main ways:...

Senior explores religion in the works of J.D. Salinger

May 25, 2011

By Lara Sokoloff  "I love writing English essays," Mary Rose Fissinger ’11 said, and that love is what inspired her to do an independent study. Fissinger has worked with English teacher...

Harding forsees traveling, volunteering

May 24, 2011

By Jessica Barzilay   Several years ago, a high school student greeted English teacher Geri Harding with an unusual request: to participate in class discussion while reclining on a yoga mat....

Detained and Confused

Chronicle Staff April 27, 2010

By Sam Adams It wasn’t my first time receiving the dreaded e-mail from attendace coordinator Gabriel Preciado. Flagged with high importance, my inbox was almost ashamed to present the assertive subject...

Lights Out saves 13% in February

Chronicle Staff March 26, 2010

  By Jordan Freisleben The school reduced its electricity consumption over 13 percent as part of the "Lights Out H-W" campaign. Jessica Barzilay ’12 started the initiative to improve Harvard-Westlake’s...

Poet, Fulbright Scholar speaks to English II

March 25, 2010

    By Austin Block An internationally-published poet and former Fulbright Scholar spoke to sophomore English classes in Feldman-Horn Gallery on Friday, March 12. Carol Davis, English teacher...

Actor visits Shakespeare class, returns for encore

April 28, 2009

By Nicki Resnikoff Actor Marc Singer (Phoebe ’09) spoke to English teacher Jocelyn Medawar’s Shakespeare class on Thursday and Friday of last week. The class read "The Taming of the Shrew" and...

Earth Day celebrations culminate with speaker

April 28, 2009

By Hana Al-Henaid The Environmental Club invited environmental activist Ann Bradly to speak today in Ahmanson Lecture hall during break in honor of Earth Month’s culmination. Throughout the month...

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