Policy requires classrooms to be locked after hours

Individual classrooms and gathering spaces are now locked after 4 p.m. every day to prevent student use without adult supervision. As a result, Mudd Library is now open until 6 p.m. to provide students with a place to work until the 6:15 late bus departs. Previously, the library was open from 7:30 a.m. to 5 […]

Library to extend operating hours following new after-school rules

Beginning Jan. 22, students who wish to remain on campus after 4 p.m. will be required to stay in adult-supervised areas, as individual classrooms and gathering places will be locked. To provide students with a place to work until the 6:15 p.m. late bus, the Mudd Library will stay open until 6 p.m. daily. Previously, […]

A whale of a time: students take part in Moby Dick read

Students and faculty read the entirety of “Moby Dick” aloud over the course of approximately 21.5 hours in Seeley Mudd Library, starting at 10 a.m. April 21 and ending the following morning. The readings were broadcasted on KHWS so that students who were not able to attend the event in person could listen in. “This […]

Many students prefer audiobooks

The library has recently experienced a surge in the popularity of checking out iPods filled with audiobooks for the majority of the upper school English curriculum rather than with music. “The audiobooks have an added value because they don’t take the place of a book but rather give a student inflections and emotions that they […]

Library reinstitutes book exchange

The library has reinstituted the “Take a book, leave a book” shelf where students may leave a used book and/or take a book another student has left. The program was popular two years ago but stopped during the construction of the new Mudd Library. The shelf currently has about 10 books but head librarian Shannon […]

Pool revamp finally begins, Kutler permits still pending

By Eli Haims The school has received permits and has begun construction on the pool, Head of Campus Operations and Construction J.D. De Matte said. The Harvard-Westlake website has reported that permits for the Kutler Center have been granted and construction has begun. The pool permits were granted Nov. 7, and the next day, part of […]