Walch to be featured on Oprah show

By Keane Muraoka-Robertson Performing arts teacher Ted Walch will be featured on the Oprah Winfrey Network in June as part of a series thanking individuals of various professions. “It is not the kind of thing that I would ordinarily have been a part of,” Walch said. “It’s so, in many wonderful ways, not like me […]

Performing arts teacher to possibly appear on Oprah Winfrey Network

By Camille Shooshani The Oprah Winfrey Network  invited students to fill Hamilton Gym Jan. 8 in support of performing arts teacher Ted Walch, who could make an appearance on the network. The “Untitled Upper Ground Series” focuses on teachers and mentors. On Sunday, OWN will host a “spirit day” for Walch that could be included in […]

Seventeen students named as Scene Monkeys

Performing arts teacher and Scene Monkeys director Michelle Spears announced the cast list on Wednesday. SCENEMONKEYS 2011-2012: Hank Doughan Natalie Epstein David Feinerman Lucas Foster Nick Healy Nicky Hirschhorn Tara Joshi Haleh Kanani Joey Lieberman Daniel Palumbo Natalie Markiles Joel Spielberger Daniel Sunshine Megan Ward Gus Woythaler Elana Zeltser Hannah Zipperman

Gaulke names juniors as Film Festival directors

By Catherine Wang Nicholas Lieberman ’11 and Jacqueline Sir ’11 were selected by Film Festival faculty adviser and Visual Arts Department Head Cheri Gaulke to direct the 2011 Harvard-Westlake Film Festival. Lieberman and Sir were both involved in the festival this year, reviewing submissions and helping decide which films were screened.

‘Into the Woods’ we go

By Michelle Yousefzadeh “Into the Woods,” the upper school musical, will be performed this weekend. There will be one performance on Friday and Sunday and two performances on Saturday in Rugby Theater. The musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by James Lapine intertwines the plots of fairytale characters from “Little Red […]