A Need for Nicotine: Teenage Nicotine Addiction

A Need for Nicotine: Teenage Nicotine Addiction

For three months during her sophomore year, Billie* ’20 couldn’t get through a 45 minute period without vaping. What started out as a small desire she would satisfy sporadically throughout the week quickly escalated into a need to use her Juul when she woke up, while she was in the car, between passing periods and […]

Middle schoolers face discipline for selling, using vape devices on campus

Middle school students faced disciplinary consequences for buying and selling vaping devices and cartridges on campus, as well as vaping on campus, President Rick Commons announced in an email to parents Monday. “As last week made clear, Harvard-Westlake students—both middle and upper schoolers—are by no means immune to the problems of use and potential addiction […]

School uncovers middle school students vaping, may take disciplinary action

Middle school students will likely face disciplinary measures after a number of students were found using vape devices, President Rick Commons said. Commons said he does not have an estimated number of students involved in the incident. “It’s not widespread, but it’s more than two or three,” Commons said. Commons also said he could not […]