We Are Westridge

A community blog featuring Head of School Elizabeth J. McGregor, the Westridge Leadership Team, our esteemed faculty members and occasional special guests

Stick-figure Scientists and Backyard Bobsledding (California-Style): Proof That Female Representation Matters

by Samantha Chaffin, Webmaster & Online Content Manager

 
Source: TIME

During a study conducted in the 1960s, researchers asked a …

Head of School Elizabeth J. McGregor on Mr. K’s Thought-provoking and Entertaining Send-off to Seniors


Leo Kitajima was selected by the senior class to speak at this year’s Senior Class Day Assembly, a lovely tribute to all involved as…

Posted by Samantha Chaffin in senior, upper school, reflections, from the head of school on Wednesday May 24, 2017
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Good Reads for Girls Who Want to Change the World by Head of School Elizabeth J. McGregor

One of our students recently introduced us to The Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes, a program founded by children’s and YA …

Posted by in reflections, from the head of school on Tuesday March 28, 2017 at 03:50PM
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Head of School Elizabeth J. McGregor on Her Recent "Magical Moment" at the 8th Grade American Studies Showcase

There are many beautiful, inspiring moments that one experiences as an educator, and then there are the magical moments when you see all …

Head of School Elizabeth J. McGregor on New Research Revealing that Girls Believe Boys are Innately Smarter than Girls

New research reveals that somewhere between the ages of 5 and 6, girls begin to believe boys are smarter than girls.  This can have a…

Posted by _TestParent _Test in from the head of school, westridge thought leader on Friday February 3, 2017 at 02:51PM
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The Fun Spirit is Alive (and spreading) at Westridge

by Elizabeth J. McGregor, Head of School


I talk a lot about the sense of joy on our campus.  Our girls and their teachers …

Posted by _TestParent _Test in reflections, Events on Thursday September 15, 2016
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Summer Greetings (and Readings!)

by Elizabeth J. McGregor, Head of School


I trust that you are enjoying your days of summer - with time to breathe, laugh, travel, …

Posted by _TestParent _Test in reflections, from the head of school, summer on Wednesday August 10, 2016
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