Hiring process begins for faculty

With nine job openings in four departments, Head of School Jeanne Huybrechts and other administration and faculty are busy reading resumes and interviewing candidates for the fall. 21 years ago, when she was a candidate, Foreign Language Department Head Margot Riemer, sat nervously at the lunch table with several other teachers. Her lunch barely touched, […]

Iñárritu to address Film Festival

Director Alejandro González Iñárritu (Maria Gonzalez ’13) will discuss his career in the movie industry as the keynote speaker at the Harvard-Westlake Film Festival on March 15, 2013. Iñárritu was the first Mexican director to be nominated for the Academy Award for Best Director for his film “Babel” in 2006. His films “21 Grams” and […]

Iñárritu to speak at HW Film Festival

Director Alejandro González Iñárritu will speak about his experiences in the movie industry as the keynote speaker at the Harvard-Westlake Film Festival on March 15, 2013. Iñárritu became the first Mexican director to be nominated for the Academy Award for Best Director for his film Babel in 2006. Babel also received a nomination for Best Picture. “He came to a video […]

Four film festival judges selected

The Harvard-Westlake Film Festival has selected four of the judges for its March 15 event. Cheri  Gaulke, the Upper School Visual Arts Department Head, said there would be additional judges added later on. The four judges selected are Janet Scott Batchler (Corin Batchler ’14, Sabrina Batchler ’15), Roger Corman, Norman Lear (Madeline Lear ’13) and […]

David Hoffman: Jordan/Israel

David Hoffman ’13 traveled to Jordan and Israel as part of his Junior Fellowship this summer. In Jordan, Hoffman took classes at the University of Jordan. The primary goal of his trip was to interview students on their opinions of the monarchical government ruling Jordan. Hoffman got a chance to hear the opinions of Jordanian […]