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The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

JONES STRIKES A POSE: Upper School Dean Chris Jones, who will replace Beth Slattery as Upper School Deans Department Head beginning July 1, 2020, sits in his office and smiles.
Frank Jiang / Chronicle

Jones promoted to Chair of Deans

Lindsay Wu November 14, 2019

Effective July 1, 2020, Upper School Dean Chris Jones will replace Beth Slattery as Upper School Deans Department Head, following her promotion to Head of Upper School. Jones's Past During his eight years...

Slattery appointed Head of Upper School beginning 2020

Luke Schneider November 13, 2019

Following a months-long, nationwide search, Upper School Deans Department Head Beth Slattery will assume the position of Head of Upper School, effective July 1, 2020. Laura Ross, who currently serves...

New mid-year assessment schedule to be implemented

Lindsay Wu October 25, 2018

In order to allow teachers more flexibility while also alleviating students’ stress, the Scheduling Committee formulated a new plan for mid-year assessments this year, Upper School Deans Department Head...

Data used from the January Chronicle poll. Graphic by Indu Pandey.

School considers AP class limit in talks of student well-being, academic balance

Jean Sanders January 12, 2017

School administrators and faculty are discussing placing a limit on the number of AP classes students are able to take throughout their high school careers as part of their ongoing discussion about the...

Schedules to be available Friday morning

September 1, 2011

By Jack Goldfisher Upper school students’ schedules became available on the Harvard-Westlake web site Friday, Sept. 2, three days earlier than was expected. Final adjusted student schedules complete...

How low can you go?

February 15, 2007

By Max Rifkind-BarronDespite what may seem like an end to the stress and pressure that is said to plague the lives of seniors, seniors admitted early now face the question: how low can you go?“No...

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