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

Assembly phone ban comes into effect

Alexandra So April 26, 2017

The Upper School Deans announced a new cell phone policy regarding student cell phone use during assemblies following an increase in student distraction during a presentation by Director of Los Angeles...

Rule restricts phones to outdoors

September 8, 2009

By Nicki Resnikoff Cell phones will not be banned on campus this year as had been planned; however, the rule that cell phones may not be used for texting or talking in school buildings, including halls...

FAC votes to ban cell phone use

April 28, 2009

By Lucy Jackson The Faculty Academic Committee passed a proposal last Tuesday banning student cell phone use during the school day, said Head of Upper School Harry Salamandra, who sits in on FAC meetings....

New exam policy clamps down on presence of cell phones in testing rooms

May 27, 2008

By Ashley Halkett Students have been asked to leave cell phones in their lockers or cars during final exams to enforce a stricter anti-cheating policy.  The administration announced at the...

Rugby teachers intensify cell phone rule enforcement

April 25, 2007

By Shayna Freisleben Teachers in Rugby have been strictly enforcing the cell phone rule over the past few weeks, posting warning signs throughout the building and threatening cell phone confiscation....

Environmental club recycles cell phones, ink cartridges

February 15, 2007

By Julie Barzilay The Environmental Club is collecting used cell phones, old batteries and used ink cartridges. When discarded improperly, batteries and cell phones can release harmful toxins. Everything...

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