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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

From Left: Quinn Callaghan '21, Maddie Boudov '21, Alon Moradi '21 and James Johnson Brown '21 pose in their choir classroom.

Zooming into the Classroom

Julian Andreone and Ryan Razmjoo March 25, 2021

Alon Moradi ’21 opened his computer Feb. 23 to an email from President Rick Commons announcing that students would be allowed to return to campus March 9. Mixed reactions echoed throughout the school...

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...

Caroline Jacoby '22, takes a selfie in the classroom she was assigned to on her first day back on campus.

Back to School Perspectives

Caroline Jacoby March 14, 2021

Anyone who knows me would agree that I am definitely not a morning person, but I was eager to get out of bed early and get dressed for my first day back at school. Wearing jeans and a sweater was a welcomed...

Fallon Dern '23 takes a selfie with the other sophomores in her cohort in the Chalmers classroom they were assigned to.

Back to School Perspectives

Fallon Dern March 13, 2021

I often overthink the little things only to ignore the big issues in front of me. Returning to school meant I would ponder my outfit for hours and completely forget to download the Trace App or take my...

Students return to arts online

Sydney Fener August 27, 2020

In order to adapt to the difficulties that remote learning poses, performing arts teacher Michele Spears said the department announced changes to the regular fall play in an official school-wide email...

Campuses to host Back to School Day

Sharon Chow September 4, 2014

Parents will follow their child’s schedule, which has been compacted into 10 minute classes, and meet teachers Sept. 13 at the Middle School and Sept. 20 at the Upper School for Back to School Day. There...

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