Commemorating Zwemer: Hearts are filled with cherished memories of history teacher

Commemorating Zwemer: Hearts are filled with cherished memories of history teacher

Brilliant, passionate, talented and witty. During his 29 years of teaching at Harvard-Westlake, Eric Zwemer impacted the lives of students and teachers alike. From his engaging lectures to his legendary sense of humor, he stood out in the community as a man who had earned respect and admiration from everyone who knew him. Zwemer died […]

Donors, alumni, celebrities surprise Walch with endowed chair

Close to 100 alumni surprised performing arts and cinema studies teacher Ted Walch Monday night by singing and dancing for him at the announcement of the establishment of a Ted Walch Endowed Chair for Performing Arts and Cinema Studies. The $1.5 million endowment, President Rick Commons said, will help the school bring and keep “the […]

Zoe Bohn '14 to speak as valedictorian

Zoe Bohn ’14 will speak at graduation June 6 as this year’s valedictorian, President Rick Commons announced at the annual Cum Laude Induction Ceremony Monday. Bohn was one of 59 seniors inducted in what Head of School Jeanne Huybrechts called “the highest-GPA gathering ever in Rugby” in her opening remarks. The valedictorian is elected by […]

Gentile '13 to speak as valedictorian

Rhett Gentile ’13 will deliver the valedictory speech at graduation June 7, President Thomas C. Hudnut said at the annual Cum Laude Induction Ceremony today in Rugby Auditorium. Gentile, who was one of the 57 seniors inducted today, was chosen in a faculty vote. Head of School Jeanne Huybrechts opened the assembly by reciting one […]