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New faculty and staff join for 2022-2023 school year

New faculty and staff join for 2022-2023 school year

Julee Madkins: Director of the Learning Center By Nathan Wang Julee Madkins joined the Upper School this year as the Director of the Learning Center. Previously, Madkins served as the Director...

Remembering Liz Resnick

Remembering Liz Resnick

Alex Goldstein and Sofia Heller May 2, 2019

Known for her dedication to education, memorable catchphrases and the heart she brought to every interaction, Associate Head of School Liz Resnick will be a deeply missed presence on campus. Her spirit...

Chenier to depart US, move to MS campus

Zoe Redlich June 1, 2018

After 11 years on the upper school campus, English teacher Paul Chenier will be returning to the middle school history department next year. When Chenier originally began working at the school in 1999,...

LAHSO presents on student experiences

Casey Kim May 31, 2018

The Latin American and Hispanic Student Organization presented on experiences of Latinx and Hispanic students to faculty members during the Brown Bag Lunch events on May 14 and 16 at both the Middle and...

Student leaders share experiences with faculty

Anusha Mathur March 22, 2018

Students and faculty participated in student-led discussions about fostering more effective and inclusive learning in the school community March 13. Faculty across all departments and student leaders...

Jones to hold DEI meetings

Alena Rubin January 13, 2018

New Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Janine Jones (Taylor ’18, Avery ’23) has implemented critical changes in the school’s hiring policies to create a more diverse faculty. Jones held...

Faculty gets DEI training at growth day

Cameron Stokes November 20, 2017

Faculty discussed improving gender, sexuality and racial inclusion in classes and sports teams at the Faculty Growth Day at the Middle School on Nov. 10. Tricia Rose, Chancellor’s Professor of Africana...

Milo Sini to act as new Health Officer

Saba Nia August 31, 2017

After serving in the upper school trainers’ office, Milo Sini assumed the newly minted position of Community Health Officer. "I’m in charge of the overall general health of the student body and anything...

Sephora Escarpeta-Garcia: Spanish

Marcelo Blander Rodriguez August 31, 2017

After teaching four different levels of Spanish over the course of fifteen years and serving as department chair at Lancaster High School in Lancaster, Ohio, Sephora Escarpeta-Garcia will begin the school...

Patrick McCullough: History

Jordan Murray August 31, 2017

Patrick McCullough said he is looking forward to discussing contemporary issues with his students as a new member of the History Department. McCullough will teach United States History. "I am excited to...

Grace Brown: Learning Specialist

Tammer Bagdasarian August 31, 2017

The school’s first learning specialist, Grace Brown, will join the faculty this year, bringing 22 years of experience in the field to the new position. Brown said that the main purpose of her position...

Oscar Cancio ’04: Admissions

Luke Schneider August 31, 2017

After working as a Harvard-Westlake Alumni Volunteer for over seven years, Oscar Cancio ’04 will join staff this year as an Associate Director of Admission. Cancio previously worked in admissions at...

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