Codrington-Cazeau to leave after 17 years

By Lauren Sonnenberg When Julia Siegler ’14 died after being struck by a car as she crossed Sunset Boulevard, handfuls of her devastated friends gravitated to Head of Middle School Ronnie Codrington-Cazeau’s office. Surrounded by Elmo dolls and pictures from students past, Emily Segal ’14 and other grieving classmates spent hours exchanging stories with Cazeau. […]

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 […]

Wimbish to serve as Head of Middle School

By Eli Haims Upper School Dean Jon Wimbish will replace Ronnie Codrington-Cazeau as Head of Middle School next year, Head of School Jeanne Huybrechts announced in an email to all faculty members Nov. 29. Cazeau will move to Seattle to serve as the head of the Evergreen School. Wimbish said his main responsibilities for this […]

Party book events contribute funds to financial aid

By Rachel Schwartz Parents can donate to financial aid by attending a book club led by President Thomas C. Hudnut, cooking with Head of School Jeanne Huybrechts or Head of Midle School Ronnie Cazeau or taking a variety of classes taught by faculty and staff. Events offered in the Harvard-Westlake Parents’ Association Party Book range […]

Middle School drama teacher resigns mid-year

By Alice Phillips Performing Arts teacher Foster Solomon is leaving Harvard-Westlake mid-year, after teaching at the school since 2007. He and his wife will move back east, according to Head of Middle School Ronnie Codrington-Cazeau. Both Solomon and Head of Middle School Performing Arts Nina Burtchaell declined to comment on Solomon’s departure.