Monthly Archives: September 2018

Our Year at the Foundation (2018-19)

September 11, 2018 / Catherine Nicholas / Events

July – August Over the summer of 2018, we raised the funds to pay for an enhanced speed surface to be added to the track during its restoration in the fall this year.  This enhancement will add to both the quality and the longevity of the new track at Maggie Walker.  Working together with Coach Holdren, who […]

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Alumni News Round-Up: Week of September 8, 2018

September 10, 2018 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

Here’s our round-up of alumni news from the week of September 8, 2018: Jenny Han (’98) was the featured guest on the September 8, 2018 episode of NPR’s Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me!  Thanks to the alumna who tipped us off that it hit #2 on the iTunes charts (see her screenshot to the right). Elizabeth […]

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Alumni Spotlight: Jake Zaslav ’16

September 10, 2018 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

This summer, Jake Zaslav (’16) got to work on a shoot with Alison Brie and stand in for Josh Grobin. That was in between grocery shopping, stocking fridges, and going on runs to the Apple store, but that’s all part of working in television production, as he did as an intern for The Late Show […]

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Alumni News Round-Up: Week of September 1, 2018

September 4, 2018 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

Here’s our round-up of alumni news from the week fo September 1, 2018: We love getting updates from our alumni around the world!  Leaf Elhai (’09) shared the following with the alumni Facebook group: “Two months ago I moved to Mussoorie, India to teach at the Woodstock School. Imagine my surprise last night when I met Dolan […]

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Back to School!

September 4, 2018 / Catherine Nicholas / Spotlight - Grants

The school year is only just now off to a start, but the MLWGS Foundation has been working all summer on enhancement grants and other funding for the 2018-19 school year.  As of this first day of school, we’ve already spent $42,000 on the enhancement grants that form the bulk of our programming.  That includes helping 20 faculty members pay for […]

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