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ON POINTE: One of the pre-recorded videos available to grandparents and special friends via website entails a performance by the middle school Contemporary Dance I class, taught by performing arts teacher Joe Schenck. The video lasts about one minute and details a dance routine created by the class.

Grandparents’ Day hosted online for first time

Ethan Lachman June 17, 2020

In order to maintain the annual tradition of Grandparents and Special Friends Day, the school launched a website that allows guests to experience students’ daily lives during distance learning May 27....

School administration receives results from Stanford survey

Ryan Albert August 30, 2018

School administrators received results from the Stanford Survey of Adolescent School Experiences that middle and upper school students took last spring. The results include information ranging from workload...

Employees, neighbors react to Weddington purchase

Sofia Heller August 29, 2018

Nicole Robbins has been a tennis coach at Weddington Golf and Tennis for 19 years, so when she found out that Harvard-Westlake had purchased the property and would be reserving the tennis courts she typically...

Photo Illustration by Nicole Kim

Sculpted by Students: Students discuss the way they shape their own grades

Sofia Heller March 21, 2018

Glenn* ’19 felt a wave of relief as he made his way through the quad. He had just passed his teacher, who confirmed that his quarter grade had been successfully changed. Despite original assurance from...

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School increases security measures after threatening post from alum

Danielle Spitz March 21, 2018

Nearly a month after closing due to a security threat, the school is reviewing and updating security measures to ensure that the campus remains safe for all students, faculty and staff. The administration...

A neighbor hits a golf ball on the driving range at the Weddington property. The facilities are now open to all community members. Students and faculty can swipe their school ID card to use the golf and tennis courts during the day. 
Credit: Kaitlin Musante/Chronicle

Weddington opens to community

Kaitlin Musante February 13, 2018

Weddington Golf & Tennis facilities are now open for student and employee use free of charge after the school officially closed escrow on the property in early January. The facilities, which include...

Administrative heads speak on their visions for the school

Kaitlin Musante September 14, 2017

Administrative heads stressed the importance of fostering a supportive community and announced the introduction of various programs at the State of the School on Wednesday. President Rick Commons addressed...

A step in the right direction

September 3, 2014

In the condensed new mission statement, the most significant change lies in the phrase, “the joyful pursuit of educational excellence.” It acknowledges the emotional aspect of learning, reminding the...

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