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  • Webb's Pew Research Center

    Taylor B. Stockdale
    April 2, 2014

    Several weeks ago in Sunday Chapel, one of our highly talented and devoted faculty members gave an address to the students that I thought was particularly moving.

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  • Swimming Records Fall

    Coach Ken Rosenfeld
    March 28, 2014

    Despite being out-numbered in the cool, windy weather, three Webb swimming records fell during a home meet just before Spring Break...

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  • All League Honors for 19 WSC and VWS Winter Season Athletes

    March 27, 2014

    Congratulations to our 15 WSC and 4 VWS students who received All League honors for their outstanding athletic performances during the 2013-2014 winter season. The WSC Basketball, WSC Soccer, WSC Wrestling and VWS Basketball teams all made CIF playoff appearances.

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    The Week @ Webb - March 17-23, 2014

    Scott Nichols
    March 24, 2014

    The Week @ Webb is a photojournal of the week's events, both on and off campus. As promised, there are more scenes of our students working on their academics than of their extra-curriculars in this week's photo series. Come take a look!

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  • Unbounded @ 98,000 Feet

    March 24, 2014

    This year’s Unbounded Days program was one of the most exciting Webb has ever offered its students. Courses were wide-ranging: exploring the iconic history of Los Angeles, kayaking with sea otters in Monterey Bay, launching a weather balloon into the upper atmosphere with a GoPro camera attached. Click for video...

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    The Week @ Webb - March 10-16, 2014

    Scott Nichols
    March 17, 2014

    The Week @ Webb is a photojournal of the week's events, both on and off campus. This week was full of extra-curricular excitement. From the start of our spring athletic season, to the ever-epic Webb Day competitions, it was sometimes easy to forget we are a top-tier school and not just a fun place to hang out in between classes. Next week I'll feature more academic photos to balance the mix, but until then come check out all the fun we had!

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    Wildlife in the Tropical Forests of Prehistoric California

    Dr. Andrew Farke
    March 17, 2014

    Sixty million years ago, the Mojave Desert of southern California was blanketed by a lush tropical forest. Where desert tortoises and sidewinders now roam, early mammals thrived alongside crocodiles and river turtles on a coastal plain. Thanks to hundreds of new specimens uncovered by the Alf Museum, our picture of this ancient world is now much clearer...

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  • Hector Martinez

    College Week Summer 2014

    Hector Martinez, Director of College Guidance
    March 7, 2014

    If you had a chance to spend the day with a top admission officer from Harvard University what would you ask them? What about a chance to speak with a dean of admissions from USC or UCLA? Well, this summer all the students that take part in College Week at The Webb Schools will have a chance to do just that...

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    The Week @ Webb - Special Unbounded Edition

    Scott Nichols
    March 3, 2014

    This installment of The Week @ Webb features mostly student and faculty photography from nearly all 31 Unbounded Days courses that ran during the last week of February. There are some amazing stories flying around about each trip, some of which are featured here, others will be featured in an upcoming video that will be released soon. So come take a look and see all that our beloved Webbies have been up to recently!

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  • Unbounded Days: Winter Adventure

    Brett Potash
    March 3, 2014

    During Unbounded Days, every Webb student enrolls in an intensive course for three to five days. Our course, "Adventure Winter," was intended to take students into the depths of winter on San Jacinto. After learning navigation skills on campus, the group departed Thursday for the Palm Springs Aerial Tram, and then a hike into Round Valley...

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  • Exploring Careers During Unbounded Days

    March 1, 2014

    Do you know what you want to be when you grow up? This can be a tough question for a teenager to answer, but during Unbounded Days a group of 15 students had an opportunity to explore their career interests and even experience some of their "out of the box" ideas by visiting alumni and parents at local offices and businesses.

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  • Webb Debater Wins 1st Place Speaker in Compton Competition

    Jessica Fisher
    February 20, 2014

    The Webb Schools Debate team travelled to Compton High School for one of the most competitive debates of the year on February 8, 2014. Results and a recap are after the jump...

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  • Get Ready for Summer

    February 19, 2014

    Although summer can feel far away in March, here at The Webb Schools it’s always on our mind as we prepare for what promises to be an incredible summer of learning, exploration and discovery in our new Junior Paleontology and Global Leadership programs.

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    The Week @ Webb - February 10-16, 2014

    Scott Nichols
    February 17, 2014

    The Week @ Webb is a photojournal of the week's events, both on and off campus. While it was a short week for academics and activities due to our February Break, there was still plenty going on - namely some tributes to our senior athletes. Come take a look!

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    The Week @ Webb - February 3-9, 2014

    Scott Nichols
    February 10, 2014

    The Week @ Webb is a photojournal of the week's events, both on and off campus. Even though the school is on February Break this week, we still had a lot to do during the week leading up to break. Come take a look at what life was like on campus last week!

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  • All CIF & All League Honors for 13 Webb Athletes

    February 5, 2014

    Congratulations to our 10 WSC and 3 VWS students who received All League honors for their outstanding athletic performances during the 2013 fall season. Both WSC Cross Country and WSC Water Polo made CIF playoff appearances, with three students from the WSC water polo team receiving All CIF 1st, 2nd and 3rd team recognition. Go Gauls!

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  • The Legacy Campaign

    February 4, 2014

    Leadership. Honor. Moral courage. Serving with a generous spirit. Thinking boldly, mindfully, and creatively. The heart of a great school like Webb is forged in lifelong bonds with friends, teachers, and values such as these.

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    The Week @ Webb - January 20-26, 2014

    Scott Nichols
    January 27, 2014

    The Week @ Webb is a photojournal of the week's events, both on and off campus. Two huge, monumental events happened this week - first a poetry reading from one of Webb's teachers from her new book of poetry; and second, the multicultural festival of LA Times paid homage to Webb's diversity and celebrated the different ethnicities of Los Angeles. Come take a look!

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  • WHAT LIES BEHIND: Winter Dance Concert 2014

    January 24, 2014

    WHAT LIES BEHIND is a 70-minute, vignette-style dance show that asks what it means to be a woman. Through creative movement and spoken word, the performance highlights some of the personal joys and societal boundaries experienced by the dancers. Ranging from celebratory lightness to spiritual darkness, 23 young women take to the stage as they embody struggle and triumph, empowerment and objectification, and their enduring commitment to finding meaning and hope.

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  • Dr. Tracy Miller

    To Live and Learn at Webb

    Dr. Tracy Miller
    January 22, 2014

    To live and learn at Webb is to be always on guard for moments of inspiration, for opportunities to learn, for chances to grow and stretch. This feeling—the constant buzz of possibility, the palpable energy and creativity on our campus— excites me most about this summer.

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