The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

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

Riemer will head foreign language

September 5, 2012

By Lucas Gelfen Riemer is set to begin her new position as foreign language Department chair this year. Riemer, who is entering her 21st year of teaching as a Harvard-Westlake Spanish teacher, accepted...

Department ends Japanese program

May 24, 2011

By Saj Sri-Kumar Japanese will no longer be taught after the current school year. The school began to phase out the program, which was cancelled due to declining student interest, in the 2008-2009 school...

Chenier offers first Greek directed studies

March 25, 2010

By Chloe Lister Matthew Lee ’11 and Alice Newman ’11 have studied Latin since seventh grade, so when Latin teacher Paul Chenier mentioned his knowledge of Greek, the two approached him about...

Back to his roots

April 28, 2009

By Alexia Boyarsky or most people, pears are fruits bought at supermarkets, while sheep are animals played with at petting zoos. Latin teacher Paul Chenier, however, could tell you that pears are the...

Latin students win 62 National Latin Examination awards

April 25, 2008

By Melanie Love and Maya Spitzer Upper school Latin students earned top honors in the National Latin Examination. Twenty five students won gold medals with Summa Cum Laude certificates and 17 were...

Teachers use forums, blogs

November 6, 2007

By Julie Barzilay and Cody Schott The History and Foreign Language Departments have started using online blogs and forums to help connect and educate their classes, Spanish teahcer Nancy...

Latin teacher to leave for Canada, husband to fill spot

March 15, 2007

By Kaizeen Mody and Katherine Shaum “I wonder if I’ll ever talk about St. Francis of Assisi again,” Middle School History Department Chair and Latin teacher Paul Chenier said. Next year,...

7th grade deans to reshuffle, deans to depart

March 14, 2007

By Claire Lew Three faculty members at the Middle School will leave at the end of the school year, causing a shift in dean positions. Math teacher and seventh grade dean Josh Budde, Admission Associate...

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