The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

World Languages teachers host speaker

Angela Chon September 12, 2014

All French, Spanish and Chinese classes on both campuses attended Keys to Planning for Learning, the third world languages professional development day on Wednesday to keep their teaching “up-to-date”....

National Spanish Exam now available

Su Jin Nam March 19, 2014

For the first time, the World Language department will offer the National Spanish Exam to students currently enrolled in Spanish 3 at the Upper School, and to students currently enrolled in Spanish 1A...

Spanish teachers attend AP seminar

Morganne Ramsey October 15, 2013

Teachers attended a seminar last Friday titled "Vertical Teaming and Scaffolding of Instruction" given by Laura Zanke, the College Board’s co-chair of AP Spanish Language and Culture development. Due...

Language faculty adopts new name

Noa Yadidi September 25, 2013

The Foreign Language department has changed its name to the World Language department. "The modern languages we teach are not ‘foreign’ to our country or school community, and the classical languages...

Riemer will head foreign language department

Lucas Gelfen September 5, 2012

Spanish teacher Margot 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...

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