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The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

Amato to permanently stay at John Thomas Dye

Kaitlin Musante September 11, 2017

After a 38-year tenure at Harvard-Westlake, Former Vice President of School John Amato will be staying at the John Thomas Dye School indefinitely. Amato left Harvard-Westlake at the end of the 2015-2016...

Vice President of School John Amato looks over the construction of Bing Auditorium in 2008. Amato has been an integral part of the middle school modernization project and the plans for a new parking garage. Credit: Chronicle Archives

Amato to become Interim Head of John Thomas Dye

Sammi Handler May 21, 2016

Vice President of School John Amato will leave Harvard-Westlake to take a new post as the Interim Head of John Thomas Dye School, JTD Board of Trustees President J. David Tracy announced Friday in an...

Neighbors post signs protesting construction

Scott Nussbaum September 3, 2014

Opponents to construction of a parking lot and bridge adjacent to the Upper School placed signs on the lawns of neighboring homes in early July. The signs were created by Save Coldwater Canyon!, a non-profit...

Coldwater building may begin next year

Lizzy Thomas October 15, 2013

Construction on a parking garage on the west side of Coldwater Canyon and a pedestrian bridge to the main entrance could begin by the beginning of the 2014-2015 school year, Vice President John Amato said. In...

Amato visits Qatar to develop model for new co-ed school

Michael Sugerman December 19, 2012

Vice President John Amato made a presentation to a committee planning a new school in Qatar earlier this month, showcasing  Harvard-Westlake as an ideal model. Amato flew to Qatar per the invitation...

Seventh graders elect class senators

November 29, 2010

By Lara Sokoloff Seventh graders elected their class senators to office on Nov. 9. Nine girls and 13 boys ran in the election. Votes were cast online, and 86 percent of the seventh graders participated...

Cafeteria halts sale of soda, candy

September 8, 2009

By Chelsea Khakshouri and Sammy Roth The upper and middle school cafeterias will no longer sell candy and soda, Head of School Dr. Jeanne Huybrechts said. Instead, the cafeterias will sell power bars,...

Middle School takes part in aerial photo

May 26, 2009

By Daniel Rothberg Students gathered on the middle school field for an aerial photo of the new campus on May 21. Students and faculty stood in the formation of the letters "H-W." Besides its archival...

Faculty receives reusable bottles

December 17, 2008

By Sammy Roth In a school-wide effort to decrease the use of disposable plastic water bottles, reusable metal water bottles were distributed to all faculty and staff last month and are being sold in...

Building from the ground up

September 3, 2008

By Julie BarzilayAfter 17 years of planning and two full years of construction, the revamped middle school campus welcomed students and faculty for the first time today, signifying the completion...

Visual arts teacher receives loyalty award

September 1, 2007

By Alex Cohen Visual arts teacher Kevin O’Malley was awarded the Marion Hays award, along with $5,000, last Wednesday during the annual Faculty-Staff meeting. The award is given to a faculty...

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