Weekend Links: Articles, Events and More!

Cheers to my son's team, Pacific Elite, champs at the SGV Aloha hoops tournament in Anaheim last weekend. What a pass!
Cheers to my son’s team, Pacific Elite, champs at the SGV Aloha hoops tournament in Anaheim last weekend. What a pass! This is my favorite shot from the tournament.

Contrary to popular opinion, private school teachers earn less than public school teachers.  The Secret Lives Of Private School Teachers in Take Part


Harvard-Westlake’s high school is planning to expand and some neighbors are upset, reports the Daily News. I live in Coldwater Canyon so I’ll be curious to see how this issue evolves. Check out the architectural rendering for the proposed sky-bridge over Coldwater.


One of the coolest open house invitations I’ve ever seen. Check out the Sequoyah School in Pasadena invitation to see its newly completed campus expansion. Sat. Nov. 9th. On You Tube. In case you missed it, here’s our profile of Sequoyah. 


My favorite parenting guru, Betsy Brown Braun, will be speaking Tuesday evening (Oct. 22). www.betsybrownbraun.com

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A new documentary, American Promise, has just been released. It chronicles the life of an African American Dalton student and the film was made by his own parents. Over-invested parents or filmmakers reflecting on their kid’s education at an elite NYC private school?  I’m curious to see it. Here’s the New York Times review.


That’s all for now. We have soccer games, guitar and tennis lessons, kid’s birthday parties to attend and dinner with friends this weekend. And, we’re reviewing the final edits for the 2nd edition of our book. Have a great weekend! –Christina

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Christina Simon: Los Angeles, California, United States I'm the mom of two kids who attended The Willows School in Culver City and Viewpoint School in Calabasas. My daughter is a graduate of Northwestern University Medill School of Journalism ('23) and my son is a sophomore at UPenn/Wharton ('26). I live in Coldwater Canyon with my husband, Barry, and our dogs. Contact me at csimon2007@gmail.com

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