Christina Mercer McGinley ’84 is one of the original VWS Pioneers who helped to develop Vivian Webb’s school rules, government, and emblem. She was active in student government, on the Honor Cabinet, and in Blue and Gold, yearbook, varsity basketball, theater, glee club, and Chamber Singers. Christina has remained an active member of the Webb community, serving on the Alumni Council, Board of Trustees and in 2002 as the VWS commencement speaker. She earned her BA from Pomona College and her MA and PhD in English literature from UC Riverside. Her daughter, Corrine ’16, attends UC Berkeley; her son, Tim ’12, is a graduate of UC Berkeley.
Eshaana Sheth ’10 describes her short film, "The Butter Knife" as "a snapshot of modern, intercultural dating." It has won Best Romantic Comedy at the Los Angeles Film Awards and Top Shorts online film festival so far.
In this fascinating article in The Atlantic, writer Jeffrey Selingo dives into the argument many economists, educators, and work-force development professionals are making today--our education in early life does not seem sufficient for the needs of our 21st century economy. The third wave, as he describes, will be one of continual training and education and retraining. Read more in The Atlantic.
Alumni, family and friends are invited to join Head of Schools Taylor Stockdale and special guests for three events this April in New York City (April 11), Philadelphia (April 12) and London, England (April 14).
Once again, Webb athletes had a strong showing across the board during the 2018 winter season. Led by WSC soccer, which finished the season League Champions and with a deep run into CIF, both VWS and WSC athletics posted very positive results. VWS Water Polo also finished its league play in second place.
“It is always great each season to not only see our athletes and teams be successful on the field of play, but to see them learn and grow as individuals and part of a community,” said Director of Athletics Steve Wishek.