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  • Guest Speaker Jeffrey Abrams presents at webinar combatting antisemitism

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    Guest Speaker Jeffrey Abrams presents at webinar combatting antisemitism

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    Peer Tutoring expands offerings

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    HWPA hosts Halloween Senior Appreciation event

  • Former team captain Jameson McMullen 19 poses for his swim team photo.

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    Remembering Jameson McMullen ’19

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    Jewish activist Ben Freeman speaks on antisemitism

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    Stepping up our Spirit

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Smoke spreads across the horizon as the Getty Fire burns over 600 acres, impacting neighborhoods since 1:30 a.m. on Monday. Credit: Austin Lee/Chronicle

Getty Fire prompts school closure

Tanisha Gunby October 28, 2019

Both the middle and upper school campuses canceled classes and activities due to the Getty Fire today, which is threatening homes in Bel Air, Westwood and Brentwood. "Our thoughts and concerns today are...

School drops temporary restraining order against Jonathan Martin ’08

Sophie Haber April 25, 2018

The school dropped its temporary restraining order against Jonathan Martin ’08 that was put into effect after Martin allegedly posted a threatening photo on Instagram that caused the school to close...

Mental health facility releases Jonathan Martin ’08

Sophie Haber April 17, 2018

A mental health facility released Jonathan Martin ’08 today, two months after he allegedly shared a threatening Instagram post that prompted the school to close. Martin received a judge’s permission...

Head of Upper Schol Laura ross talks to community after security threat leads to school closure. Sophie Haber/Chronicle

Ross informs community of increased security, student resources after security threat

Sophie Haber February 26, 2018

In light of a threatening social media post that caused school to close Friday, Head of Upper School Laura Ross addressed students and faculty about increased security on campus, resources for students...

An instagram post mentions Harvard-Westlake by name. Authorities decided to close school Friday after seeing the post Thursday evening.

School closed due to security threat, suspect detained

Danielle Spitz February 23, 2018

Both the Upper School and Middle School closed Friday due to a security threat from a social media post by former NFL player Jonathan Martin '08. Police detained Martin Friday afternoon, President Rick...

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