VWS Tennis League Champions for Fourth Consecutive Year
Girls tennis just clinched the San Joaquin League Championship for the fourth consecutive year. League MVP and singles champion for a second year in a row, Thea Kirkpatrick VWS ’18, will lead the Gauls into CIF play at home on Wednesday, November 1st. The tournament draw comes out on Monday.
Macy Huang ’18 and Emily Schoffman ‘19 also finished the season as league doubles champions.
"It has been an amazing run for the girls’ tennis team—a joy not just to watch them succeed on the court, but truly bond as a team and have fun. I am thrilled they will get to continue their season in the CIF tournament next week," said Director of Athletics, Steve Wishek.
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.