Stegall joins Upper School Dean Team

Teneice Stegall joined the Upper School as a dean, replacing Maude Bond, who departed after four years at the school. Previously, Stegall served as the Associate Director of College Counseling at Lake Forest Academy in Illinois. Stegall also acted as a dorm parent, a JV girls soccer coach and a member of the Multicultural Affairs […]

Bronson joins Upper and Middle School as counselor

Brittany Bronson joined the school as a counselor this year and will work with both upper and middle school students . Off campus , Bronson operates her own private practice as a licensed clinical social worker and therapist. She specializes in working with young adults , families and those experiencing depression and anxiety . She […]

Sierakowski joins History Department

Ingrid Sierakowski joined both the History and the Interdisciplinary Studies and Independent Research departments as a History and Latin American Studies teacher this fall . She will be teaching three sections of The World and Europe II, a sophomore-only class, and one section of Latin American Studies. Before coming to the Upper School , Sierakowski […]

Stewart returns to Science Department

Chelsea Stewart returned to the Upper School Science Department as a chemistry teacher following a two-year absence. After departing the school in 2018, Stewart spent two years teaching chemistry to high school students at the Lakeside School in Seattle, her hometown. Stewart earned her bachelor’s degree in both biochemistry and microbiology from the University of […]

Performing Arts Department welcomes Meyer

Bev Meyer entered the Upper School Performing Arts Department as an acting teacher this school year. In addition to teaching sections of The Actor and the Stage I and The Actor and the Stage II courses, she plans to help with the fall production. In the past, Meyer has worked as an educator, social justice […]

Bladen returns to direct yearbook program

After taking a five-year hiatus, Jennifer Bladen returned to the school to head the yearbook program. In her time away from the school , she acted as the Director of Communications for the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and consulted nationally in journalism education. Bladen has been in the […]

Peter Sheehy joins History Department

Peter Sheehy (Will ’22, Tate ’24) joined the history department this year to teach Advanced Placement United States History and Advanced Placement Government. Sheehy holds a bachelor’s degree in history from Columbia University and a doctorate in United States history from the University of Virginia. He previously taught social studies at Horace Mann School and […]

Actress Beanie Feldstein advocates for women

Actress Beanie Feldstein advocates for women

In place of La Femme’s annual EMPOWER conference, actress Beanie Feldstein ’11, who starred in the critically acclaimed movies “Lady Bird” and “Booksmart,” spoke with students about her identity as a woman and her experience in the entertainment industry through an online video call. To kick off the event, EMPOWER leaders Dahlia Low ’20 and […]

Venture speaker discusses aerospace company

Tim Ellis, co-founder and CEO of Relativity Space, spoke to students Jan. 15 as an HW Venture speaker at the Middle School. Ellis spoke to students about how he started Relativity Space, giving students insight into his experiences in starting an aerospace company. Relativity Space, a rocket company based on 3D printing, was started in […]