Teachers of Webb

As we gear up for Webb's centennial celebration in 2022, the Alumni Council invites all members of the Webb community to participate in the Teachers of Webb Project.
We can all agree that the teachers made a major impact on every student's experience. To that end, the Alumni Council invites you to share a favorite story or remembrance of a Webb teacher, current or former, to be added to the school archives. Some of these stories are reflected here.

List of 2 news stories.

  • Ramsay Harris

    The Protean Life of Ramsay Harris

    Thomas Butterworth '63
    In fulfillment of his official duties at Webb, Ramsay taught history, English literature, Latin, and occasionally one of the Bible classes. Of course, he also performed the daily duties required of a faculty member at the time, presiding over study hall, serving as Officer of the Day, giving the occasional chapel talk and making himself available for nearly any activity that one or more students were enthused about. Who could forget Ramsay saying in study hall, "Gentlemen, sharpen your wits, not your pencils."
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  • Jacques and Mimi Pauwels

    Jacques and Mimi Pauwels

    Students who experienced French class with Jacques Pauwels or enjoyed the warm and gracious hospitality of Jacques and his wife Mimi in their home on the Webb campus throughout the 1970s, 80s and 90s, remember a family that happily and generously provided a “home-away-from-home” for scores of boarding students, and a teacher who encouraged and motivated his students to appreciate the value of learning another language.
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