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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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