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“I am who I am because somebody loved me, somebody cared for me, somebody attended to me.” This powerful invocation of the importance of being known, supported, and loved moved me when I heard it on Saturday morning in Philadelphia. Dr. Cornel West opened his keynote...
As spring approaches at Webb, we are gearing up for the admission cycle for our exciting, residential summer program for rising 7th, 8th, and 9th graders - The Webb Schools Junior Scholars Program!
The clock is ticking towards the application deadline for admission to The Webb Schools for the 2017-2018 academic year! Click here for a full schedule of Admission deadlines and upcoming events.
The holiday season, and end of first semester, brings out a lot of smiles and camaraderie on Webb's campus. The strong foundational bonds of friendships are called upon a lot this time of year, but thankfully we're all here for each other. Come take a look at the gallery!
A school library is not only what it holds, but how far it can reach.
National Book Critics Circle Award-winning author Jonathan Lethem (Motherless Brooklyn) visited The Webb Schools on Friday, December 16 to talk with students about his writing. Webb students enrolled in three different humanities offerings, including the new upper-level courses Mythology and the Hero’s Journey and LA Literary Culture, took part in the event.
Thomas Friedman’s new work Thank You for Being Late: An Optimist’s Guide to Thriving in the Age of Accelerations is an un-gentle, mind-bending account of life today—ever-frenzied and ever-accelerating.
This past summer, my brother Sid and I spent several weeks at our childhood home in Coronado, California cleaning out its contents from our mother’s passing last October. Our dad passed away in 2005, and it was time to confront the massive task of sifting through every item in a home where our family had lived for over 60 years.
This year's dinner celebrated 80 years since the original peccary discovery and 25 years of Dr. Lofgren’s leadership.
It's time to look at what Webb does best: create meaningful and caring friendships that, in most cases, last a lifetime. Come see this fun and uplifting album.
I consider myself lucky to have known and been a student of the great thinker Peter Drucker—perhaps the most profound writer and educator on the subject of human organization of the twentieth century.
ARGONAUTIKA transforms the story of Jason and the Argonauts into a mesmerizing piece of theater.
According to a recent in-house study completed by Wellesley College, Vivian Webb has the greatest percentage of girls matriculating to women’s colleges of any girls’ school in the United States.
Prospective students and their families are invited to spend the afternoon hearing from faculty, students, and parents. Come tour the campus and experience what it would be like to be a Webbie. Please RSVP with this link. We look forward to welcoming you at Discover Webb Day on November 13 at 1:00 p.m.
Writing for “Knowledge Quest,” the online blog space for the Journal of the American Association of School Librarians, Webb’s director of teaching and learning resources Mark Dzula wrestles with the intersection of library collaboration and improv. He enlists Amy Poehler to help him out. Read it here.
“Knights of Webb” and its medieval theme played out on the lower field with nearly 400 parents, alumni and friends in attendance—traveling to Webb from across the country and around the world - and grossed nearly $200,000 to benefit The Affiliates Athletic & Afternoon Activities Fund.
Parents Weekend has provided yet another wonderful day within our community. Parents participated in lectures and debates, acting out skits or sketching images, and testing virtual reality games. Come take a look at some of the highlights.
Theme Week is one of the most exciting and fun weeks for our community that Webb has to offer. This year, the school-wide spirit competition between each of the classes featured four beloved movies amongst Webbies: Toy Story, The Incredibles, Monsters INC, and Peter Pan. Here are some of the best costumes and moments from the week, including scenes from Theme Night, presented without commentary. I hope you enjoy all of the zaniness.
On Thursday, October 13, from 7:00-8:30 pm, Mr. Taylor Stockdale, Head of Schools and Dr. Jamila Everett, Director of Admission & Financial Aid at The Webb Schools, will host an informational evening for parents of prospective students in the Liu/Cheung Theater on the campus of The Webb Schools.
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.