VWS’s team captain made it official in a ceremony at halftime during Vivian Webb’s 3-0 win over Samueli Academy on February 3rd. Surrounded by her teammates, coaches, and family, Wilson signed at a table brought to the VWS sideline. The ceremony was a surprise put on by fellow classmates, and Wilson said the event surprised her. “It was really exciting because I’m seeing everyone going D-I or D-II and so since I’m going D-III it’s nice to be able to celebrate that and commemorate that.”
Wilson applied early decision to Claremont McKenna College and found out she was accepted moments after a Vivian Webb Soccer win on December 15th.Wilson is one of five seniors for Vivian Webb varsity soccer. The Gauls won the San Joaquin League, their first ever league championship, last week. Webb also finished the season undefeated for the first time ever with a record of 12-0-2 (7-0-1 in league). VWS will look to improve upon last year’s playoff performance when they advanced to the CIF-Southern Section Division Seven finals and went to the regional round of the CIF state soccer tournament
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.