Mark Shpall '86 Announced as new Head of School at de Toledo
Mark Shpall '86 was announced as the new Head of School of de Toledo High School, effective July 1, 2018. During this upcoming school year, Mark will serve as Head of School Designate, working closely with the current Head of School to develop a smooth transition. Mark was chosen from a national pool of candidates and was appointed with the enthusiastic support from the search committee.
Mark was a founding faculty member of de Toldeo High School and has served its community tirelessly ever since. Throughout his career at de Toledo, he has held numerous positions: AP Government Teacher, 11/12 Grade Dean, Director of Community Programming, Coordinator of CAIS/WASC Accreditation, Dean of Students, and many more.
Mark earned his BA from UC Santa Barbara, his JD from USC, and his MA in Education from Pepperdine. A dedicated Webb alumnus, he has served as a reunion chair and class agent for many years. He also spoke at Sophomore Career Evening in 2016.
Sponsored by the Robert ’53 and MeiLi Hefner Foundation and offered here at Webb to two current students, The Hefner Initiative aims to foster a close and positive relationship between the people of China and the US. This extraordinary 12-day summer program includes travel this year to Beijing and Suzhou—allowing for living/learning opportunities with host students and families.
Shyam Arya '18 and Ellie Canty '18 have been accepted to present a poster at the National American Chemical Society conference in New Orleans in March 2019--an extremely rare honor for high school students.
It’s November 2nd and the College Guidance office is quiet this morning—nothing like the last few days when countless numbers of panicked seniors were popping in to get their essays looked at one last time before pressing “submit.”