Five of them played on the team last year and five of them are new. Three of the new guys are “freshman who are very promising players,” says Head Coach Andrew Neyer. “All of the guys have been very enthusiastic and always want to play right up until the sun sets.”
Webb graduated quite a few solid players last year and one of the team’s biggest challenges will be filling their shoes - especially with such a young team. “I'm hoping to play the freshman as much as I can so they get a lot of experience in a competitive setting,” says Neyer. He says he will rely heavily on Dillon Kim ‘17 and RJ Duque ‘17 to bring leadership to the team. Both seniors have played all four years and will be the Gauls’ number one and number two players this season. Neyer has paired each of them with freshmen in early competition “so they could show them how everything works during a match.”
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.