Middle school implements counseling for social skills

Eighth graders will mentor seventh graders this year in a social skills initiative developed by middle school chaplain Rabbi Emily Feigenson. The initiative will implement a counseling system led by selected eighth graders. A team of these mentors will meet with the seventh graders in their class meetings during the fall and discuss strategies for […]

When nothing actually is something

By Jordan Freisleben I hate blank pages. In fact, I abhor them. Post-AP life is great, to say the least. I’ve been going out to long lunches with friends and I get to catch up on some much needed sleep. However, the lack of classes allowed me eight straight periods to glare at the blinking […]

Alumnus advises students on high-stakes entrepeneurship

By Eli Haims and Elana Zeltser Scott Becker ’05, who sold a company he co-founded to Google for $70 million last year, spoke to a nearly packed Rugby Auditorium March 14 at break. Later in the day, he met with students in the Emery Room for a lunch reception, Upper School Mathematics Department Chair Paula […]

Theatre to feature sophomores’ plays

By Daniel Rothberg The Blank Playwrights Festival will feature two sophomore-written one act plays at the Stella Adler Theatre in June. “What all School Children Learn,” by Ben Sprung-Keyser ‘11 and “From Your Sweetheart,” by Alex Valdez ’11 were chosen by the theatre and were originally written for the Harvard-Westlake Playwrights Festival. Plays for the […]