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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

Practicum dropped after no signups

Morganne Ramsey September 25, 2013

Although the English department added two new courses to the senior year curriculum, the vast majority of seniors still elected to take the AP courses. Only eight seniors signed up for the year long Shakespeare...

English offers new senior options

Marcella Park December 19, 2012

The English Department will offer two new, non-Advanced Placement courses next year for seniors, Shakespeare as a year-long course and Senior Practicum. Senior Practicum "will be a literature-centered...

Understanding the subtleties of the Honor Code

March 15, 2012

By Judd Liebman Waiting outside her first period class, a girl frantically skims her English book. Her friend, in the same English class, has the same problem: they sense an English quiz coming, and neither...

Through the looking glass

May 26, 2009

By Alexia Boyarsky When asked to describe their department in five words, the English teachers have some trouble. "It’s amusing that of all people, we can’t come up with five words," English...

New comedy reveals alum’s “sense of humor”

April 22, 2008

By Alex Cohen and Michael Kaplan When Jason Segel ’97 stood completely nude in front of audiences across America, he got just the reaction he expected. “I went, on Friday night, theater to theater...

AP English IV: Barriers and Bridges added to curriculum

Chronicle Staff February 12, 2008

By Tiffanie Young AP English IV: Barriers and Bridges, which was approved by the Faculty Academic Committee last November, will replace English IV: Barriers and Bridges in September. Once again, seniors...

Two English teachers publish poem, short story

September 1, 2007

By Emily Friedman and Alex Edel It’s all Greek to Weber The Antioch Review will feature English department head Larry Weber’s poem “Charon’s Humor” in the fall 2007 issue.“Charon’s...

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