Janet Peddy, Director of Finance, Planning and Operations
Janet holds a master of arts in Management from Saint Mary's College and a master of business administration from University of California, Davis with a dual emphasis in finance and accounting. Her directed study (i.e. thesis) was in strategic planning. Before coming to Webb in 1999, she served for 13 years at Sacramento Country Day School in a number of positions including business manager, director of finance and operations, and assistant head of finance. As director of finance, planning and operations, she directs the schools' and museum's financial planning, accounting and human resources practices, investment management, operations, technology, campus master planning and oversees the implementation of capital projects. Janet has also served for six years on the board of NBOA, as trustee, officer and chaired both the program and governance committees.
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.
The president of the University of California, Janet Napolitano, announced today her intention to work towards guaranteed admission for all qualified state community college students to the UC system. This announcement follows Governor Jerry Brown and the state Legislature withholding $50 million in state funding this year--until among other things--the UC system admits one transfer for every two freshman systemwide at each of its undergrad campuses. Read more in the LATimes.
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.