Audrey Perkins ’23 watched as a plume of smoke rose out of the Bobcat Fire while at a friend’s house in Pasadena. Before long, a layer of gray smoke blanketed the sky, obscuring the Californian sunshine and the white clouds. “I live in Silver Lake, which is closer [to the fire] than a lot of […]
Both the middle and upper school campuses canceled classes and activities due to the Getty Fire today, which is threatening homes in Bel Air, Westwood and Brentwood. “Our thoughts and concerns today are for all those in our community who are suffering through evacuations and potential loss,” Head of Middle School Jon Wimbish and Head […]
Â By Neha Nimmagadda and Michelle Yousefzadeh In the past month, hundreds of Los Angeles residents were evacuated due to the numerous fires that have attacked Southern California. Helicopters flew over communities ordering mandatory evacuations while nearby firefighters tried to contain the flames. Dean Rose-Ellen Racanelli was evecuated because of the Mountain Gate fire on […]
Due to poor air quality because of fires off season practice is cancelled and intense aerobic activity is not allowed on the Harvard-Westlake campus, Head of Athletics Audrius Barzdukas said. Some games, including girl’s tennis have been cancelled.
All outdoor athletic events were cancelled today due to unsafe air conditions. Fires across Southern California have caused the airÂ quality to beÂ unhealthy, Head of Athletics Audrius Barzdukas said.Â Â “You can go out there and walk around but there will be no running on the track or swimming in the pool,” Barzdukas said. Football will still […]