Tuition to rise 3.3% next year

By Rebecca Nussbaum Tuition for the 2012-2013 school year will rise by 3.3 percent to $31,350, the smallest percentage increase in 25 years, Chief Financial Officer Rob Levin said.   Chair of the Board of Trustees Christine Hazy (Steven ’00, Charissa ’03, Trenton ’05, Courtney ’11) announced this number in a letter on the Parents’ Portal […]

Trustees raise 2011-2012 tuition to over $30,000

By Rebecca Nussbaum   The Board of Trustees raised tuition for the 2011-2012 school year to $30,350, a 3.9 percent increase from this year’s tuition, Chief Financial Officer Rob Levin said. Chairman of the Board of Trustees Christine Hazy (Steven ’00, Karissa ’03, Trenton ’05, Courtney ’11) told parents of the tuition number in a […]

Vox requires students to preorder yearbook

By Carrie Davidson and Ana Scuric For the first time, yearbooks were preordered this year in an effort to stay green and reduce costs. Yearbook Chief Financial Officer Jonathan Etra ’11 worked with Chief Financial Officer Rob Levin and yearbook adviser Jen Bladen to make the change. Eliminating extra orders will save paper and lower […]

Vox requires students

For the first time, yearbooks were preordered this year in an effort to stay green and reduce costs. Yearbook Chief Financial Officer Jonathan Etra ’11 worked with Chief Financial Officer Rob Levin and yearbook adviser Jen Bladen to make the change. Eliminating extra orders will save paper and lower the yearbooks’ cost by about $6 […]

Walking Distance

By Jordan Freisleben   French teacher and Head of Financial Aid Geoffrey Bird arguably has the best commute to work every day. He and his wife, Upper School Dean Mike Bird, are two of the several administrators and employees who live in school-owned residences on the east side of the Upper School. The seven residences […]

School overturns policy requiring photo purchase

By Sajjan Sri-Kumar Students are not required to buy prints of their yearbook pictures, after the school decided to reverse its policy. The school had always required students to have their picture taken for the yearbook, but the school had never required students to purchase prints of those photos. This year, the school was planning […]

Prices go up on cafeteria entree, dairy

By Saj Sri-Kumar Prices for some items in the cafeteria have increased by since last school year. Cafeteria Manager Nipa Boonyamas said that prices were raised three to five percent, mainly on dairy items and entrees. For example, the price of a large entrée increased from $5.95 to $6.50. Before this increase, Boonyamas said that […]

Crisis means fewer applicants to get aid

By Shayna Freisleben More money has been allocated for financial aid next year, but fewer students applying for financial aid could be admitted for the 2009-2010 school year, Chief Financial Officer Rob Levin said, as more families already attending school have needed assistance. “Having to deny students whom the admission committee had admitted was heart-wrenching, […]

Admission opens online enrollment

Candice Navi Student enrollment for the coming school year is now available online as opposed to by mail. This option includes making advance tuition payments and viewing welcome-back letters from the Board Chair and Heads of School online. Although the process still requires the same documents to be read and signed, the option of doing […]

No impact on school so far

By Danielle KolinThe Writers Guild of America strike has not yet increased the number of students on financial aid, but could have an impact on Annual Giving revenue. If the strike continues, families could cut their Annual Giving donations. Annual Giving revenue makes up about $6 million of the school’s $60 million budget, Chief Financial […]