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The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

U.S. History and AP U.S. History students work in pairs to research about the candidates of their assigned districts for the midterm elections. Their predictions for the outcome of the race were shared to the rest of the class. Staged photo by Lindsay Wu and Luke Schneider/Chronicle

Teachers address midterms in class

Casey Kim November 15, 2018

During the weeks leading up to the 2018 midterm elections, the history department prepared in-class activities and discussions for students regarding possible outcomes of the race. The late-start block...

Chan to teach at Kingenstein Program for young educators

April 28, 2011

By Sanjana Kucheria Middle school history teacher Stephen Chan is one of 75 teachers from around the world selected for the Klingenstein Program, where he will help beginning teachers explore teaching...

Refugee, filmmaker to speak on genocide

October 16, 2009

By Jordan Freisleben A Sudanese refugee and a documentarian will speak during Genocide Awareness Week next month. The Darfur Awareness Activism and Training Club organized Genocide Awareness Week, which...

Experiment with the curriculum

May 26, 2009

It is indisputable that Harvard-Westlake has established itself as a highlyregarded high school, and now that we have earned credibility in the academic world, notably among college admissions officers,...

Making History

April 28, 2009

By Lucy Jackson It’s a lazy Friday afternoon and history teachers Larry Klein, Ken Neisser and Dave Waterhouse chat in the third floor Seaver history office discussing the potential cell phone ban,...

Drawing, painting students visit museums

March 24, 2009

By Hannah Rosenberg and Catherine Wang The Drawing and Painting I classes went on a field trip to the Norton-Simon Museum in Pasadena on March 11. The students, accompanied by Visual Arts Teacher Marianne...

The history girls

April 25, 2007

By Cathi Choi, Faire Davidson and Ashley Halkett Many students find the names Halkett, Waterhouse and Maddock on their schedules, but history teacher Eric Zwemer has them on his class roster. This year,...

15 new teachers, 4 staff arrive at Middle School

Chronicle Staff September 4, 2006

By Olivia Kestin and Ashley Halkett Nineteen new teachers and staff joined the Middle School this year. “The Middle School usually has more turnover [than the Upper School] because the faculty are...

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