The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

Lowest attendance occurs before break

Lexi Bowers April 30, 2014

Friday, March 21 was the second worst attendance day in school history. On the day before spring break, 20 percent of the student body was absent from school. The worst attendance day was April 2005 on...

Lowest attendance occurs before break

Enya Huang April 29, 2014

Friday, March 21 was the second worst attendance day in school history. On the day before spring break, 20 percent of the student body was absent from school. The worst attendance day was April 2005 on...

Parents to resolve absences online

Alex McNab September 25, 2013

A new system for submitting parent notes has recently gone live on the Parent Portal. With the new electronic note sending system, when  students have an unresolved absence on their record, a parent is...

Don’t excuse Coachella absences

April 24, 2012

By Judd Liebman For the second consecutive year, the administration excused Coachella-related absences. At first, I was furious that the teachers and deans would accept such a ridiculous excuse for missing...

Seniors skip 263 classes for college visits last week

October 25, 2011

By Victor Yoon Seniors missed 263 classes last Thursday and Friday for confirmed college visits, Head of Attendance Gabriel Preciado said. However, in total 353 classes were missed, leaving 90 absences...

Fires disrupt commutes, athletic events

November 6, 2007

By Andrew Lee The raging California wildfires forced faculty and students to evacuate their homes, complicated commutes to school and interfered with athletic events two weeks ago.  The school, government...

Mono causes students to miss school, sports

April 25, 2007

By Michael Kaplan After suffering from a searing throat, a pounding headache and constant fatigue for over a week, Katie Cook ’08 decided it was time to see a doctor. Realizing Cook’s symptoms...

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