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The Academic Epidemic: Some Seniors Lose Motivation Once they Enter Second Semester

Danielle Spitz June 1, 2017

After discussing genetic mutations in AP Biology, the conversation took a lighthearted turn to talk about a condition more relatable to students. The symptoms for “senioritis,” including lack of motivation...

Junior wins Italian essay competition

June 4, 2012

By Mariel Brunman Annie Wasserman ’13 placed first in an Italian essay writing competition run by the Consulate General of Italy and the Department of Italian Language and Research at UCLA. The...

4 debaters compete with national team in Turkey, New Zealand

February 16, 2011

By Wendy Chen Three students are competing in a New Zealand debate tournament this month, while one student has recently returned from a debate tournament held in Turkey.Ben Sprung-Keyser ’11,...

Make it better

May 27, 2009

by Cathi Choi My junior year English classroom pulsated with energy, fueled by intellectual curiosity and heated discussions that cracked open my adolescent shell. There I explored and understood how...

English teacher fills in while Turner on leave

February 10, 2009

By Sade Tavangarian Chuck Berezin has joined the English department for the remainder of second semester in place of teacher Jill Turner. Berezin is returning to teaching after working for a management...


February 10, 2009

by Erin Moy Lately, change has been in every aspect of our lives. Signs, bumper stickers and news reports inundate us daily. It is no longer a mere word; change has become a dogma. Obviously, change is...

Pressed for time

November 11, 2008

By Jamie Kim and Lauren Seo Paulina Shahery ’09 is not ashamed of using something that is her right. She doesn’t see her disability as anything but a difference in the way her brain is wired. According...

Schrode to resign after 14 years of teaching

Chronicle Staff January 3, 2008

By Michael Kaplan Eric Schrode, who during 14 years teaching English and history at the Upper School instituted both the One-Acts Festival and a program that over several summers took hundreds of Harvard-Westlake...

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