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The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

Geology and Geology Honors students visit Death Valley.  Printed with permission of Nancy Chen

Rock on: Geology students travel to Death Valley

Celine Park March 23, 2019

As the third of three separate trips this year, Geology and Geology Honors students traveled to Death Valley National Park from March 1-3 to further their knowledge about earth science. “The trip...

Nancy Chen: Geology

Spencer Klink August 31, 2017

Nancy Chen joined the upper school Science Department as a Geology and Geology Honors teacher this year, replacing Wendy Van Norden. Previously, Chen was a teaching associate at California State University,...

Longtime geology teacher says ‘this has just been the best job ever’

Katie Perrin May 31, 2017

After 34 years, science teacher and Incident Commander Wendy Van Norden will retire to pursue her dreams to travel and explore the world at the end of this year. “I think after all these years of teaching,...

School reviews claims of cheating

Jake Saferstein January 14, 2015

The Honor Board Review Committee is considering whether to bring any students before the Honor Board after a cheat sheet was discovered at the end of the last Geology midyear assessment in December. All...

Geology students retake section of midterm after cheat sheet found, Honor Board Review Board investigates

Jake Saferstein January 8, 2015

Geology and Geology Honors students retook a section of their midyear assessments on Jan. 6 and 7 after a cheat sheet was found in the Geology classroom after the last assessment was completed in December....

Geology trip to Death Valley postponed due to rain

Scott Nussbaum February 27, 2014

The second trip for all Geology and Geology Honors students has been postponed because of the rain forecasted for Friday. Instead of leaving school on the morning of Friday Feb. 28, students and teachers...

Medical student shares experience with students

Chronicle Staff May 25, 2010

By Michelle Yousefzadeh Lauren Wolchok, the daughter of middle school science teacher Sandra Wolchok, spoke to upper school students last Wednesday about her experiences as an undergraduate at Harvard...

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