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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

Zooming Back Online

Zooming Back Online

Leo Saperstein, Assistant Sports Editor January 20, 2022

When broken down to their core components, in-person and online instruction are not so different. Both challenge student engagement, retention and curiosity. After the shock of returning to in-person school,...

Illustration By Sydney Fener

HW Pride hosts Zoom with gender consultant

Iona Lee December 10, 2021

Senior Director for Professional Development at Gender Spectrum Joel Baum spoke in a Zoom webinar hosted by the HW Parents Association (HWPA) and HW Pride after school Dec. 6. Gender Spectrum is a consulting...

In an illustration, a figure takes notes watching the Back to School virtual meeting of an English class. For Back to School Day, parents and guardians were able to follow their childs schedule and attend their classes.

Teachers host Back to School Day

Lucas Cohen-d'Arbeloff October 1, 2021

The school hosted a virtual Back to School Day for upper school parents Sept. 25. The event helps parents learn more about their children’s courses, teachers and learning experiences. Although students...

Appreciating interaction

Sydney Fener May 29, 2021

It’s just the truth. Being at school every day is tiring. Waking up early in the morning, driving in Los Angeles traffic, physically walking to different classrooms—it’s a lot to manage after a year...

Students continue to find themselves readjusting to a different way of learning on Zoom.

Initiative on In-Person Issues

Caroline Jacoby March 1, 2021

As students log into their classes each day, many experience chronic Zoom fatigue compounded by an excess of assignments from teachers, some of whom have not made significant changes to accommodate students...

Credit: Caroline Jacoby

When home-work doesn’t work

Sarah Mittleman December 11, 2020

When the news first broke that school would continue online for the next two weeks, sounds of joy and excitement echoed across campus. Students lugged their textbooks home, eager for a much-needed break....

Bonding Between the Bandwidths

Julian Andreone October 14, 2020

Although we students are constrained to virtual learning environments, it remains crucial that we engage in them cooperatively and enthusiastically; the connections they promote are extremely important...

Football hosts contest with New York school

Marine Degryse June 3, 2020

The football program competed in a virtual sports competition against Poly Prep Country Day School, located in New York, on April 24 in what is being called “the 400.” The competition consists of...

School to continue using Zoom despite nationwide Zoom bombing episodes

Siobhan Harms April 15, 2020

New York City schools suspended the use of Zoom last week over security concerns, according to an article from the U.S. News & World Report, days after an FBI Public Service Announcement cited a recent...

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