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Hermeline to teach in New York City

Chloe Schaeffer June 1, 2019

Jérôme Hermeline finished his sixth and final year at Harvard-Westlake this year, after serving as World Language Department Head for three years. He will teach French at Horace Mann School in New...

Wilairat to serve as new World Languages Head

Tammer Bagdasarian May 2, 2019

Latin teacher Derek Wilairat will replace French teacher Jerome Hermeline as the World Languages Department Head starting next school year. Over his 13-year career at the school, Wilairat has taught...

Guest speaker Genevive Delfosse leads a meeting with French teachers to encourage the introduction of interpersonal assessments and other new sources into the French curriculum. Credit: Claudia Wong/Chronicle

French staff incorporates new sources

Claudia Wong August 30, 2016

  French teachers began a process to improve the French curriculum during a professional development workshop called “Planning and Evaluation with IPAs and Authentic Sources” at the Upper School...

Languages department expands honors classes

Angela Chon November 19, 2014

The Upper School World Languages department will offer Spanish and French II Honors starting next school year to “better prepare students for three honors and for [the] AP program.” Upper school students...

World Languages teachers host speaker

Angela Chon September 12, 2014

All French, Spanish and Chinese classes on both campuses attended Keys to Planning for Learning, the third world languages professional development day on Wednesday to keep their teaching “up-to-date”....

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