Salamandra to retire after 41 years of teaching at the school

Senior alumni officer Harry Salamandra will retire after 41 years at the school, 15 of which he spent as Head of Upper School. President Rick Commons wrote a tribute to Salamandra in the third digital edition of the HW Life Magazine, reflecting on how his leadership gave rise to many student-led programs that persist to […]

HW Works to hold internship workshop

HW Works will host its third annual internship workshop with various speakers instructing students on how to write resumes, succeed in interviews and find internships. The workshop will be held after school March 18 in the Kutler Center. Speakers will include Joe Cha ’87, President of  integrated media company Hipzone, Upper School Dean Beth Slattery, […]

HW Works gives students interviewing, résumé advice

More than 10 students attended an internship workshop hosted by the HW Works Internship and Career Network March 12, which aimed to teach students how to present themselves to potential employers. The sessions were focused on writing résumés and performing in interviews. Senior Alumni Officer Harry Salamandra spoke about how HW Works connects students with […]

Salamandra exercises body, mind with new desk

Senior alumni officer Harry Salamandra didn’t just change to a new office this year when the Alumni Office moved up the hill above the security kiosk, where former President Tom Hudnut used to work. He changed the very fundamentals of his workspace too, trading in his old office desk for a treadmill desk. “For me, […]

Computer science class takes field trip to Launchpad LA, invites speakers

The Advanced Topics in Computer Science class visited the headquarters of the business incubator Launchpad LA Dec. 5. The field-trip was part of an ongoing effort by Theo Davis ’13 to explore the other aspects of computer science besides coding. “I am trying to change how computer science is perceived both inside of computer science […]

Alumni office unveils internship program

“New Works”, a program that aims to offer students and alumni job opportunities, will launch in September, announced Senior Alumni Officer Harry Salamandra at the Senior and Faculty Barbeque on Aug. 30. Salamandra created the project as a new way to reconnect with alumni and parents of current or former students. Salamanra described it as […]