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  • New Admission Office Takes to the Road

    September 23, 2016

    As the fall admission season gets underway across the country, Webb’s new admission team prepares to hit the road to recruit the Class of 2021.

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  • 24th Annual Peccary Society Dinner

    September 22, 2016

    In November of 1936, eighty years ago, Ray Alf took a group of Webb students into the Barstow badlands in search of fossils. What was found changed the course of Webb history: the skull of a new species of fossil peccary, a find that inspired Alf to devote his life to the study of paleontology working together with Webb students. This partnership, referred to as the Peccary Society, resulted in the establishment of the only museum of paleontology in the world located on a secondary school campus. At the museum’s dedication in 1968, Alf referred to it as “a living memorial to what students and teachers can accomplish together.”

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    The Week @ Webb - Building Blocks

    September 15, 2016

    We're two and half weeks into our academic year, and the community is building itself into something wonderful. From the omnipresent physical construction projects, to those of emotional and intellectual bonding, we're all working together at making the start of this year a really special one.

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  • The Cold War and Webb

    September 7, 2016

    Our new courses not only cover exciting topics –they also represent a fundamentally different approach to learning. Webb’s new electives are designed to enable students to direct their own learning.

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  • Service Beyond Self -- Another Look at Annual College Rankings

    August 31, 2016

    Beginning in 2005, the Washington Monthly began publishing an annual issue devoted to college rankings of a new type—a ranking based on public good, or more specifically what colleges and universities are “doing for the country.”

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  • Taylor and Anne Stockdale

    Opening Weekend: We Begin!

    August 26, 2016

    From the time I arrived at Webb over 29 years ago, I have only deepened my admiration—and my love—for this extraordinary institution and this remarkably beautiful place. Each August, as Head of Schools, it is my privilege and pleasure to welcome our new students and families to the Webb community. Our opening days always begin in an atmosphere of such palpable optimism, energy, and anticipation.

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  • Summer Peccary Trip 2016

    August 15, 2016

    This year's trip traveled from Webb to Pipestone Springs, Three Forks, Bozeman, and the wonderous National Parks of Yellowstone, Bryce Canyon, and Zion.

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    The Week @ Webb - A Photographic Orientation

    August 15, 2016

    The beginning of the year is an exciting time for many, myself included. Webb is a special community, one built on trust, friendship, and understanding. I hope you enjoy this gallery of some of my favorite aspects of life at Webb.

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  • Taylor Stockdale

    WELCOME HOME

    August 11, 2016

    It is my great pleasure to welcome our faculty, students, and families (new and returning) to the start of the year!

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    A Cultural Exploration of Spain

    August 10, 2016

    Another amazing Spain trip is in the books! Come read all about their wonderful journey through Santiago and the countryside from Senora Cardalliaguet. A beautiful photo gallery is also included!

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  • No Bummer Summer

    July 19, 2016

    Dr. Mark Dzula shares his thoughts on how he's made the Fawcett Library a hub of activity and thought in the summer months via a Knowledge Quest blog.

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  • Inside NAIS's Independent School Magazine: Webb Makes Its Mark

    June 9, 2016

    The summer issue of Independent School magazine is themed “Access and Affordability in an Age of Growing Inequity” and includes two features centered on senior administrators at The Webb Schools.

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  • Dr. Theresa Smith

    A Total Education: The Humanities Core at Stanford and Webb

    June 7, 2016

    As Stanford and Webb educators agree, a Humanities education is a central and enduring piece of a liberal arts education, necessary for all students, whether they will become doctors, engineers, or poets.

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  • Utah Dig Continues to Surprise

    May 25, 2016

    During a recent peccary trip, a partial skeleton of a rare flying reptile, known as pterosaur, was found in southern Utah. Staff and students from the Alf Museum will return to the fossil-rich Cripe Site to continue the excavation this summer.

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  • A Fond Farewell Celebration for Ogden, Lacroix and The Marshalls

    May 23, 2016

    Over 150 alumni, parents, faculty, staff and friends gathered on May 21 to bid farewell to four special members of the Webb community: Brian Ogden, Susan Lacroix and Leo & Stevie Marshall.

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  • Back-to-Back League Champions!

    May 12, 2016

    Last year the Vivian Webb softball team made school history with their first League Championship since 1993. The team made history again this week by winning a League Championship two years in a row!

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  • A Record-Breaking Alumni & Friends Peccary Trip

    May 2, 2016

    The Peccary Society enjoyed another successful Barstow adventure. Alumni came from as far as Hawaii, Portland, Salt Lake City, and New York to partake in this exciting and fun annual weekend gathering.

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    The Week @ Webb - Springtime on Campus

    May 2, 2016

    Spring sports, musicals, and academics have us all working hard. What has it been like on campus? Come see the latest gallery and find out.

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  • Senior Dinner for Class of 2016

    April 27, 2016

    The Alumni Council hosted the annual Senior Dinner on April 27, in honor of the Class of 2016. Members of the Alumni Council and President Rahmi Mowjood '90 were on hand to enthusiastically welcome the future graduates into the Webb alumni community.

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  • Spring Musical Opens May 5th

    April 26, 2016

    “Something familiar, something peculiar, something for everyone…” The opening song of A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum tells the audience exactly what’s in store: Pure Comedy.

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