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The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

Gohar Movsisian joins math department

Tessa Augsberger August 29, 2019

Gohar Movsisian joined the Upper School Mathematics Department this upcoming year to teach Algebra II with Analysis, Precalculus and Precalculus: Trigonometry and Functions. Movsisian worked as the chair...

Helston joins math department

September 13, 2018

Joshua Helston, the Former Assistant Professor and Chair of the Math department of Mount Saint Mary's University, joined the upper school math department this year. After receiving a bachelor's degree...

Math department head leaves suddenly

Josie Abugov January 10, 2018

Upper School Math Department Head Suzanne Lee resigned from the school effective immediately, Head of School Laura Ross announced in an email to her students Jan. 1. Lee resigned for personal reasons,...

Math department head resigns midyear

Kaitlin Musante January 1, 2018

Math Department Head Suzanne Lee has resigned from her position, effective immediately, Head of School Laura Ross announced in an email to her students Monday. Math teacher Kent Nealis will step in as...

Math teacher Kathleen O'Connor. Credit: Jake Davidson/Chronicle

Kathleen O’Connor: Math

Jake Davidson August 31, 2016

Los Angeles native Kathleen O’Connor became a member of the upper school math department, teaching Algebra II and Advanced Placement Computer Science after three years of teaching experience in mathematics. O’Connor...

Math teacher Woo Young Sim. Credit: Alexandra So/Chronicle

Woo Young Sim: Math

August 31, 2016

Woo Sim is teaching Algebra II Honors, Algebra II with Analysis and Precalculus at the Upper School. “Looking at the type of institutions that are both great for students and as a place to work for,...

Math teacher Laffite Lamberto-Egan. Credit: Kelly Gourrier

Laffite Lamberto-Egan: Math

August 31, 2016

Laffite Lamberto-Egan, who recently earned his doctorate, became a new member of the mathematics department this year. He will be teaching Advanced Placement Statistics, Introduction to Calculus Honors...

Math department chair departs after 17 years to care for ill mother

Noa Schwartz May 26, 2016

Upper School Math Department Chair Paula Evans will not return to teach next year. Evans said she had anticipated leaving at the end of the school year; however, plans changed when her mother became extremely...

Students develop bracket prediction software robot

Benjamin Most February 12, 2014

A group of students are working with the Math Department to develop the NCAA Basketball Predictor Bot to predict the results of the March Madness tournament using statistics and sports analysis. The Math...

‘One-to-one’ initiative to explore digital teaching

June 4, 2012

By David Lim This April, teachers unboxed their new iPads in the first step towards a one-to-one computing initiative that will push for every student to have their own computing device starting at the...

Departments add many new courses

September 1, 2010

By Eli Haims   In the past four years, numerous new classes have been added to the curriculum, ranging from Advanced Placement Chinese to Studies in Scientific Research. The foreign language...

Departments to start reviewing operations

February 10, 2010

  By Hana Al-Henaid A cross-campus initiative for departmental evaluation called Renew and Review has been implemented this year according to Head of School Jeanne Huybrechts. Renew and Review,...

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