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The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

Chasing Trails

Tessa Augsberger April 22, 2021

From the dusty browns of Fryman Canyon to the dazzling blues of Temescal Canyon and the murky greens of Will Rogers State Historic Park, the hiking trails of Los Angeles paint a picture of the city as...

Jason Thompson '22 sits for observation with pharmacist Tiffany Farshi after receiving a dose of the Moderna vaccine at the vaccine clinic.

School holds COVID-19 vaccine clinic on campus

Natasha Speiss April 21, 2021

The school hosted a two-hour COVID-19 vaccine clinic with local pharmacy partner Elements Pharmacy for students older than 18 April 20. The clinic administered the Moderna vaccine and gave out spots on...

In-person instruction to resume under new guidelines

Will Sherwood and Melody Tang April 17, 2021

For the first time in 404 days, students and teachers will be able to return to classrooms together for in-person instruction on Monday, April 19. In an email sent to the upper school parents and students...

Californians 16 and older to be eligible for COVID-19 vaccine

Sandra Koretz March 31, 2021

All Californians 16 and older will be eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine beginning April 15 according to new California guidelines, allowing many upper school students to be vaccinated. In addition,...

Students enrolled in various visual arts courses reconnect with their peers in the same classroom on campus again, but this time requiring masks and social distancing.

Visual arts students come back to campus for classes

Keira Jameson March 28, 2021

As the rest of the community has begun its return to campus, the school has welcomed back visual and performing arts students. Those taking performing arts have had the opportunity to return to campus...

Los Angeles County enters COVID-19 red tier

Natalie Cosgrove March 27, 2021

Los Angeles County entered the California-enforced Red Tier on Monday, meaning COVID-19 safety protocols for the county will loosen. Indoor dining, museums and gyms are permitted to open with proper precautions...

After not seeing each other in person for a few weeks, Wolfy and Walter reunite on campus when they are placed in the same cohort.

Comic-Chron No. 3

Sophia Evans March 26, 2021

Comic-Chron is a new series by The Chronicle. Every issue, we publish a comic illustrating important news updates and interesting stories. This issue, Comic-Chron emphasizes the long-awaited return to...

In between online classes on campus, Chloe Fribourg ’23 and Lauren LaPorta '23 catch up as they spin together in the chairs outside the visual arts department March 9.

One year later, students return to campus following drop in COVID-19 case rates

Milla Ben-Ezra March 25, 2021

Nearly a year after the school's initial closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic, students and faculty returned to campus March 9, while the school begins to implement the new cohort learning structure and...

Hannah Han '21 takes a selfie outside Weiler Hall on March 20.

One Year Later: Back to School

Hannah Han March 20, 2021

March 11, 2020. Weiler Hall 106. Whispered rumors rushed through the Chalmers classrooms, wound through the lounge and tripped down the narrow flight of stairs to Weiler Hall. The thrum of voices built...

From left, Prentiss Corbin '22, Jade Stanford '22, Tom Baker '22 and Kate Hassett '22 gather outside the English building.

Back To School Perspectives

Kate Burry March 17, 2021

Waking up to torrential rain pounding at my window and snoozing 30 minutes past my alarm, the finale of my 364-day hiatus from in-person school was off to an inauspicious start. However, as soon as I made...

Natalie Cosgrove '23 poses for a selfie by Ted Slavin Field.

Back To School Perspectives

Natalie Cosgrove March 16, 2021

I reluctantly reach my arm to my nightstand and smack my phone to turn off my 6:50 a.m. alarm, a little different from my usual 8:29 a.m. one, but it will do. I quickly hurry to get up and get dressed,...

Quincey Dern '22 poses for a photo outside Chalmers on her first day back on campus.

Back to School Perspectives

Quincey Dern March 15, 2021

For the first time of my entire 2020-2021 school year thus far, I wore jeans to class. While that may seem insignificant to my overall return-to-school perspective, I spent over an hour and a half planning...

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