Former admissions officer, college counselor to replace Wimbish as dean

By Lara Sokoloff College counselor and former admissions officer Christopher Jones will replace Upper School Dean Jon Wimbish for 2012-2013 school year. Wimbish will serve as Head of Middle School following the departure of current Head of the Middle School Ronnie Codrington-Cazeau. Jones first worked in admissions at Kenyon College from 1994 until 1996, and […]

NBA stars run summer basketball camp

By Hayley Alperin  “Starting this camp was an opportunity for my brother and I to work with kids and teach them, while we are also giving back to our community,” said Jarron Collins, 32, an alumnus of Harvard-Westlake and currently an NBA player. The Collins twins, who graduated from Harvard Westlake in 1997 and Stanford […]

Ju – no Him?

By Esther Zuckerman Jason Reitman ’95 sits in the waiting room of his company Hard C Productions. It is 4:30 p.m., but he is still wearing the gray suit that he wore to attend the Academy Awards nominee luncheon to accept his nomination certificate for Best Director for the film “Juno.” Surrounding him are oversized […]

7 new faculty members come to Upper School

By Julie Barzilay and Marni Barta This year, seven new faces will join the upper school faculty. Jennifer Bladen will be a publications and yearbook teacher and will teach at both campuses. She worked for Taylor Publishing, the company that publishes the yearbook. She has taught yearbook journalism and technology to high school students and […]