Sophie Wasson: Psychologist

Formerly working for Notre Dame De Namur University, California College of the Arts and other institutions in psychological studies, Dr. Sophie Wasson will be the new upper school psychologist. She earned a Bachelor of Arts at Bates College, a Master of Arts, a Doctor of Psychology degree at University of California, Berkeley and received training […]

Psychologist stops middle school assembly

  By Nick Pritzker Former upper and middle school bookstore assistant and middle school librarian, Mary Noell, died of a blood clot on Jan. 28. She was feeling sick on Thursday afternoon and was rushed to the hospital, where she was diagnosed with a blood clot between her heart and lung. Noell died later that […]

Nip/Tuck

By Sonya Mitchell  In just the last two weeks, Encino facial plastic surgeon Michael Persky (Emily ’13) has operated on three teenagers. “It is an increasing trend,” he said. “A big part of it is the media,” Westwood psychologist Julie Greines said. “It is because of the increasing attention on young starlets in the media […]

Siblings get along even in close proximity

By Karen Aquino Like many siblings, Gillian and David Berry ’09 get along well, occasionally bickering yet always eventually resolving their differences. The Berry siblings do have two distinguishing qualities that set them apart from most siblings: they are fraternal twins and they are both sophomores. “[Being on the same campus as David] is pretty […]