The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

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

Manager of Security Mark Geiger checks classroom doors during the security staff’s first active shooter drill, which involved the entire campus. Students and faculty were instructed to lock doors, turn off lights and remain silent inside their classrooms.

Security staff leads school in active shooter drill

Jenny Li January 31, 2019

Security guards in tactical gear joined the rest of campus in a lockdown drill Feb. 23 to ensure that students and faculty members were aware of appropriate and secure locations in the case of an active...

Sophomores take training in shooting scenarios

Aaron Lyons January 13, 2013

Sophomores threw tennis balls at security guard Mark Geiger as he rushed into the classroom wearing a black padded suit and wielding a mock gun last Friday at an ALICE training session. The practice drill...

10th grade course now teaches safety

Noa Yadidi September 5, 2012

Safety tips will return to the Choices and Challenges curriculum this year after a four years absence. With unmonitored access to social media, and sophomores beginning to drive, the reintroduction was...

Thieves break into student cars

Chronicle Staff December 14, 2010

By Austin Block  Burglars broke into five student vehicles parked on Coldwater Canyon Avenue just outside the Upper School during the school day on Nov. 10. Security Officer Mark Geiger said...

Roadside manners

September 8, 2009

By Candice Navi Robert Kim ’10 was driving on Cahuenga Boulevard when he heard the sirens of a police car quickly approaching his car. He was being pulled over for speeding. Kim was polite when...

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