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Konnie Duan 23 participates in a fencing tournament during mid-semester break in Torrance, CA.

Students participate in school activities, travel over mid-semester break

Lucas Cohen-d'Arbeloff October 20, 2021

Upper school students engaged in a variety of activities throughout Los Angeles and beyond over mid-semester break, which lasted from Oct. 13 to Oct. 15. Most sophomores and juniors participated in the...

PSAT cancelled following updated COVID-19 guidelines

Will Sheehy February 1, 2021

The school cancelled the administration of the Jan. 26 PSAT on Jan. 8 following a series of COVID-19 guidelines issued by the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, which required schools to...

Illustration by Alexa Druyanoff

Upper school deans release updated standardized testing plans

Tessa Augsberger October 17, 2020

In accordance with new guidelines released by the Los Angeles Department of Public Health, the Upper School Deans Office released updated information regarding the school’s standardized testing plans...

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National Merit semifinalists announced

Sandra Koretz October 15, 2020

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation named 40 seniors as National Merit semifinalists based on their PSAT scores. In previous years, approximately 20 seniors from the school were selected, making...

20 seniors named National Merit Semifinalists

Anthony Weinraub September 13, 2017

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation selected 20 seniors as National Merit Semifinalists Wednesday. Approximately 16,000 students from across the country are picked as semifinalists, with students...

Students adjust to new PSAT, SAT exams

Jonathan Seymour January 14, 2016

The College Board released scores Jan. 7 for the 2015 PSAT, which along with the new SAT that debuts in March, had a new structure and scoring system, and the Harvard-Westlake juniors and sophomores who...

25 seniors named National Merit Semifinalists

Cole Feldman September 11, 2014

25 seniors were selected as National Merit Semifinalists because of their 2014 PSAT/NMSQT scores: Nicholas Abouzeid Clare Chou Michael Chung Raymond Chung Sara Evall Benjamin Goldstein Jonathan...

Record 54 earn Merit semifinalist distinction

Sarah Novicoff September 25, 2013

A record 54 students, almost 20 percent of the senior class, were named National Merit Semifinalists this year, the highest number in school history. Those students represent almost 2.7 percent of California’s...

28 qualify as National Merit semifinalists

Lauren Sonnenberg October 25, 2012

28 seniors qualified to be National Merit Semifinalists based on their 2011 PSAT/NMSQT scores. Charlie Andrews-Jubelt Wendy Chen Madeleine Friendly Samantha Frischling Ben Gail Brendan Gallagher Rhett...

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