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    Senior Independent Studies

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    Mock Trial team competes at Los Angeles County Mock Trial Competition

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    Guest Speaker Jeffrey Abrams presents at webinar combatting antisemitism

  • Members of Peer Tutoring meet in the Learning Center.

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    Peer Tutoring expands offerings

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    HWPA hosts Halloween Senior Appreciation event

  • Former team captain Jameson McMullen 19 poses for his swim team photo.

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    Remembering Jameson McMullen ’19

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Shanti Hinkin 22 takes her test in an empty classroom.

Pencils down, time’s up

Natalie Cosgrove October 20, 2021

Cole Hall ’24 circled the final multiple choice problem on his spring biology exam and released a deep sigh of relief before handing it to his teacher. Hall said he realized he had never before experienced...

Learning Center hosts motivation and learning webinar with Dr. Karolina Claxton

Lucas Cohen D'Arbeloff April 24, 2021

The school’s Learning Center hosted psychologist Dr. Karolina Claxton in a Zoom webinar discussing learning, motivation and performance April 22. Claxton has worked as an educational therapist, English...

New Learning Center provides students with alternative study space

Sandra Koretz September 10, 2019

A new Learning Center run by faculty members opened in Seaver 208 to give upper school students a place to study and complete their homework. Learning Resource Specialist Grace Brown, Receptionist and...

Photo Illustration by Jenny Li

Leveling the Playing Field: Talking to Learning Specialist Grace Brown

Sam Ko February 27, 2018

Matthew Berg ’19 grimaced as his teacher handed his algebra test back to him. His eyes fixated on the red B- and he couldn’t help frowning as he turned the page, the grade bleeding through the paper....

Grace Brown: Learning Specialist

Tammer Bagdasarian August 31, 2017

The school’s first learning specialist, Grace Brown, will join the faculty this year, bringing 22 years of experience in the field to the new position. Brown said that the main purpose of her position...

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