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The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

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The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

Valedictorian Brendan Rose ’17 speaks to his fellow classmates.
Credit: Pavan Tauh/Chronicle

Huybrechts honored at commencement ceremony

Sophie Haber June 10, 2017

The school bestowed outgoing Head of School Jeanne Huybrechts an honorary diploma at the commencement ceremony on Friday, which marked a first in Harvard-Westlake history. The Class of 2017 received their...

¡Viva México!: Faculty plan historical and cultural trip

Saba Nia February 15, 2017

Seventeen members of the staff and faculty will have the opportunity to travel to Mexico in early June for a week and a half to learn more about Mexican culture and history in the goals of better gaining...

Faculty attends professional growth day

Noa Schwartz November 22, 2016

Faculty from both the middle and upper school campuses attended Understanding by Design’s daylong workshop Nov. 11 to learn about the most effective way to plan a lesson. Understanding by Design is an...

Science teachers to instruct new engineering class

Claudia Wong September 1, 2016

1A new year-long science course called Principles in Engineering will be taught this year by science teachers Karen Hutchinson and Jesse Reiner to give students exposure to engineering.   UTeachEngineering,...

Search for upper school head narrows

Sammi Handler August 31, 2016

A team of administrators, deans and faculty narrowed the search for a new head of the Upper School to eight candidates and expects to make an appointment at least before Thanksgiving. Two of the eight...

Huybrechts to launch global education site

Noa Yadidi December 18, 2013

Head of School Jeanne Huybrechts plans to launch a global education website in the next six weeks to promote and encourage global connections for students and teachers. The website will be linked to the...

Insolvency unlikely to affect bus service

Julia Aizuss December 18, 2013

School bus operations will remain unaffected by Atlantic Express Transportation Corp.’s declaration of bankruptcy, Bus Service Director Patti Snodgrass said Dec. 4 in an email to all families who use...

Hudnut gives away books, tchotchkes

Julia Aizuss May 29, 2013

“Someone grabbed the beautiful thing that I had,” President of School Thomas C. Hudnut said as he stood among a room full of various tchotchkes and memorabilia he had collected in the past 26 years. He...

Molecular Gastronomy

David Lim October 26, 2012

Kutler Center Officially Dedicated; Ribbon Cut

September 28, 2012

By Jack Goldfisher The Kutler Center for Interdisciplinary Studies was officially dedicated after school Friday, and the Kutler family cut the building's ribbon in a ceremony featuring speeches from...

Student locker selection opens tomorrow

August 14, 2012

By Noa Yadidi Defining convocation as a meeting of scholars, new Head of Upper School Audrius Barkdukas kicked off the first day of school Tuesday morning in an assembly that included...

‘One-to-one’ initiative to explore digital teaching

June 4, 2012

By David Lim This April, teachers unboxed their new iPads in the first step towards a one-to-one computing initiative that will push for every student to have their own computing device starting at the...

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