Last Thursday the Gauls played their last league game against Fairmont Preparatory School. Webb’s defense was strong with tackles lead by Simon Dawson '19 (13 tackles), Ryan Place '18 (9), Jeffrey Ran '18 (7), Chris Haliburton '20 (7), Zach “Bobi” Hamman '18 (7), and Indiana Viramontes '21 (7). Touchdowns were received by Nick Johnson '19 (2 touchdowns), Ran (1), Chris Nance '21 (1), Dawson (1), and J.J. Cunningham '19 (1). Touchdowns were rushed by Johnson (1 touchdown) and Place (1). Luke Gonzales '19 earned the team 7 kicking points, bringing the score up to 55-6, in favor of the Gauls. Webb will move on to play their first CIF game in 4 years against California Military Institute on Friday, November 10, Damien High School, 7:30 p.m. —Maddie Stoddard '18
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.