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Upper School English Teacher Jeremy Michaelson speaks to the senior class at the annual Senior Ceremony.

Seniors gather to celebrate annual Senior Ceremony

Mason Walline September 15, 2022

Seniors and their families commemorated their journey through the high school at the Senior Ceremony on Sunday. The Senior Ceremony has been a school tradition since 1933 at the Westlake School for...

Jacob Soboroff 01 addresses the audience filled with hundreds of friends and family of Ted Walch in Taper Gym.

School hosts 800+ for celebration of Ted Walch’s career

Davis Marks August 25, 2022

Community members celebrated the life and career of former Performing Arts and Interdisciplinary Studies and Independent Research Teacher Ted Walch at an event at the Upper School on Sunday. Walch, who...

Students dunk Math Teacher Joshua Helston and enjoy pizza during the event organized by Community Council.

Community Council organizes donation celebration

Davis Marks and Iona Lee February 1, 2022

Community Council hosted an all-school event during Conference Time on Friday to celebrate over 4,000 student donations during its November Thanksgiving Drive. The event featured free pizza for students...

Prefect Council encourages faculty members to lead online enrichment courses

Charlie Wang March 24, 2020

In an email to faculty and staff, Upper School Dean Sharon Cuseo and Dean of Students Jordan Church proposed several opportunities for faculty members to lead and engage in online enrichment courses March...

Prefects retreat to Palm Springs

Emma Shapiro August 31, 2018

Upper School prefects attended their annual retreat Aug. 19 in Palm Springs. Junior Prefect Jaya Nayar ’20 said the goal of the retreat was to plan for the upcoming school year by setting goals and...

Seniors apply to schools early, reach more than last year

Indu Pandey November 24, 2016

Seniors applied to colleges early action and decision by Nov. 15 in usual numbers, deans said. Roughly 95 percent of seniors applied early to at least one college, including early action schools, Upper...

Family psychologist Richard Weissbourd talks with Rabbi Emily Feigenson after his presentation. Credit: Sammi Handler/Chronicle

Author urges character to factor in college process

Sammi Handler February 10, 2016

Family psychologist Richard Weissbourd, a lecturer at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and the lead author of a new report calling for less competition and pressure surrounding college admissions,...

Stanford professor to present at Junior Parent Night

Jonathan Seymour February 10, 2016

All Harvard-Westlake parents are invited to hear author Julie Lythcott-Haims speak at Junior Parent Night Feb. 16 at the upper school. The deans decided to open the presentation to the entire parent community...

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