Alexandra Callen '88, New Head of School for St. George's
On July 1, 2017, Alexandra "Alixe" Callen '88 will become the first female head of St. George's School in Newport, RI. "I am honored and humbled to be asked to serve as St. George's next head of school," said Alixe. "The chance to lead this highly professional faculty is a tremendous opportunity."
Jenny Slate '00 Double-Feature at Sundance
Jenny Slate '00 debuted two films at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. Jenny reunited with "Obvious Child" director Gillian Robespierre for the 90's family dramedy "Landline", which has been acquired by Amazon for release in theaters. Meanwhile, in her second feature "The Polka King," Jenny stars opposite Jack Black in the true story of a polka-superstar turned conman.
Editor in Chief of The Daily Beast John Avlon '91 has published a new book, Washington's Farewell Address - an examination of the last, prophetic speech delivered by our first president. Kirkus called the book “A vivid portrait…a thoughtful consideration of Washington’s wisdom that couldn’t be timelier.” John discussed the Founding Father's final words and warnings on Charlie Rose and Hardball with Chris Matthews.