English teacher receives Moss chair endowment

The second George E. and Thuy Moss Chair in English was awarded to English teacher Amanda Angle on Jan. 5 to honor her dedication to teaching. Buddy Moss ’48 funded the endowment to ensure that the school had the resources to be able to support great teachers after he was greatly impacted by his English […]

Walch endowed chair acquires another $50,000

The Ted Walch Endowed Chair for Performing Arts and Cinema Studies has accumulated more than $50,000 in donations since the initial $1.5 million was announced at a June 2 show where performing arts and cinema studies teacher Ted Walch was surprised by alumni who sang and danced for him. Walch arrived at school that evening […]

Asia initiative to support curriculum, grants, exchange program

By Daniel Rothberg The school announced a new initiative focused on Asian studies that will support curriculum development, faculty grants, an exchange program and a speaker series. Applications for faculty grants will open by the end of this school year. A lead gift from the Gunter family and the Gross family will fund the Gunter-Gross […]

‘Harry Potter’ screening raises $75,000 for school

A screening of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” on Nov. 16 raised more than $75,000 to benefit the financial aid endowment, Chief Advancement Officer Ed Hu said. Five hundred people, including students, families and faculty, attended the event at Warner Bros. Studios. The school has hosted “Harry Potter” screenings a week before the release […]

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, […]