Math department chair departs after 17 years to care for ill mother

Upper School Math Department Chair Paula Evans will not return to teach next year. Evans said she had anticipated leaving at the end of the school year; however, plans changed when her mother became extremely ill, requiring full-time care. Evans now resides with her in Northern California. “[Evans] left a few weeks ago to attend […]

Computer science course enrollment increases 72 percent

Flipping through a 2013-2014 curriculum guide, Laura Campbell ’16 landed on AP Computer Science A, a college-level programming course that teaches object-oriented software design as well as Java. Campbell had taken programming outside of school, but this year was the first that it fit into her schedule. “I’m doing computer science because it’s always interested […]

New computer science course covers programming for websites

Web Technologies will be offered next year as a directed study for students who want to learn about websites from a Computer Science perspective. Math Department Head Paula Evans, who will teach the class, created the course to broaden the curriculum and support the growing interest in computer science. “Lots of kids come in and […]