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

Fleeing from the Flames

Fleeing from the Flames

Ethan Lachman November 13, 2019

Shortly after the Getty Fire ignited in the early hours Oct. 28, Charlie Albert ’21 received a notification instructing him to prepare for evacuation. A few hours later, Albert’s street was placed...

Tree People partners with Boeing

Ryan Albert October 4, 2018

Local environmental nonprofit TreePeople and American multinational corporation The Boeing Companypartnered with the help of other sponsors to revitalize burned and at-risk forest areas around California...

Extinguishing the effects of the fire

Noa Schwartz January 23, 2018

A month ago around five a.m., I was woken to the sound of helicopters and the smell of smoke. I had around five minutes to evacuate my house entirely, with little time to grab any of my belongings. Just...

Learning to cherish our lives: A reflection of the fire

Jenny Li December 7, 2017

Before this week, Los Angeles felt incredibly distant from the outside world, impenetrable and shielded from any real devastation. Waking to the sound of sirens before sunrise to discover that another...

School reopens after two-day closure; Ross changes December Assessment schedule

School reopens after two-day closure; Ross changes December Assessment schedule

Sophie Haber December 7, 2017

School reopened today after closing for two days, due to poor air quality caused by recent fires in the area. Yesterday Head of School Laura Ross announced the December Assessment Schedule would be amended,...

Students come together on Facebook to support fire victims

Sophie Haber December 7, 2017

In the wake of four wildfires in the Los Angeles area that caused students to evacuate their homes and the school to cancel classes, almost 300 students took to Facebook to show their support for those...

Smoke from nearby fires impacts campus

Kaitlin Musante December 5, 2017

Clouds of smoke hung over campus Tuesday morning after wind-fueled fires swept through Ventura and Sylmar Counties. The fires burned a combined area of 60,000 acres and damaged over 160 homes. According...

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