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The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

Remembering Liz Resnick

Remembering Liz Resnick

Alex Goldstein and Sofia Heller May 2, 2019

Known for her dedication to education, memorable catchphrases and the heart she brought to every interaction, Associate Head of School Liz Resnick will be a deeply missed presence on campus. Her spirit...

Associate Head of School passes away

Associate Head of School passes away

Sofia Heller March 26, 2019

Associate Head of School Liz Resnick died March 26 after battling cancer for two years, President Rick Commons said in an email to the school community. "For me, working side by side with Liz in the...

Weddington officially open for student and employee use

Kaitlin Musante January 16, 2018

 The school has closed escrow on Weddington Golf & Tennis, allowing students and employees to officially use the facilities, Associate Head of School Liz Resnick announced in an email this afternoon. The...

Ross, Resnick each assume new positions at the Upper School

Ross, Resnick each assume new positions at the Upper School

Noa Schwartz August 29, 2017

Entering Harvard-Westlake after a year of both difficult and important conversations, new Head of Upper School Laura Ross said she aims to spend her first year focusing on how to best support student needs...

Resnick discusses changes to proposed AP limits policy

Alena Rubin March 15, 2017

Interim Head of Upper School Liz Resnick shared newly developed details of the administration's AP limit proposal with students at the second of five meetings to discuss the proposed limits Wednesday...

Administrators forget to cancel AP limits meeting

Alena Rubin March 7, 2017

No members of faculty nor Prefect Council attended the third of four open meetings to talk about AP limits, which was scheduled to take place Monday during Activities. Several students arrived and waited...

Resnick holds first meeting to discuss possible AP limit

Danielle Kaye March 1, 2017

Interim Head of Upper School Liz Resnick and senior prefects discussed the administration’s proposed AP class limit with upper school students at the first of three open meetings today during fifth period. All...

Alumni host Jewish activities panel

Alison Oh January 27, 2017

School alumni and Jewish education professionals hosted an open panel on activities for Jewish teenagers Jan. 19 at the Upper School. Panel members discussed opportunities centered around Judaism that...

Prefect Council changes colors of graduation gowns

Sophie Cohen October 9, 2016

The administration and Prefect Council jointly decided to end the commencement tradition of male seniors wearing black robes and female seniors wearing white robes in order to create a more inclusive community....

La Femme club hosts town hall to address dress code

Josie Abugov October 7, 2016

La Femme club leaders held a town hall meeting open to all students Tuesday afternoon to discuss the newly enforced dress code with Interim Head of Upper School Liz Resnick. After Resnick informed students...

Huybrechts delivers her last convocation speech. Credit: Aaron Park/Chronicle

Huybrechts to retire after 28 years

Jesse Nadel October 7, 2016

After 28 years at the school, Head of School Jeanne Huybrechts will be retiring at the end of this year, Chair of the Board of Trustees Philip Holthouse and President Rick Commons announced in an email...

Administration to restructure in July

Sammi Handler October 7, 2016

After the retirement of Head of School Jeanne Huybrechts, the administration will restructure, with President Rick Commons adding the position of head of school to his title and Interim Head of School...

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