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LA Private School Moms: “It Bags” By Campus

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In honor of our Truffle Hunters heading back to school this week, we break down the most frequently spotted handbags on moms from all the majors and it’s actually not that surprising … The traditional, elite schools stick to time … Continue reading

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Los Angeles Private School Tuition 2013

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L.A. private school tuition isn’t cheap! And, tuition doesn’t even cover the full cost of educating a child at a private school. So, in addition to writing the big check, a parent can expect to contribute to annual giving, auctions … Continue reading

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You Know You Go To Private School In LA If …

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We are loving this epic breakdown of LA private school ‘obvis’ from Crossroads senior Sophie Kissinger. From Soul Cycle to cutting class for Coachella to buying ALL your birthday gifts at XIV Karats to your best friend attending Le Bal Des Debutantes … Continue reading

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Annual JTD fair in Bel Air

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Sunday brought about the annual John Thomas Dye fair - a favorite for students, parents, and alumni alike. Nestled in Bel Air with a view of L.A., many of our Truffle Hunters grew up attending this private school. Headmaster Ray Michaud recently … Continue reading

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Thomas Hudnut Leaves a Legacy of Excellence at Harvard-Westlake

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The school’s retiring president and CEO set out in 1989 to make extracurricular activities an important part of the student experience. The result is a record of academic and athletic success. When it comes to trendsetters, Thomas Hudnut will go … Continue reading

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L.A. Private School Vacations – Spring Break!

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Some families at L.A. private schools spare no expense (some never even see the bill) when it comes to lavish and far away spring break vacations; many bring along a nanny or two to watch the kids. We did a … Continue reading

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‘Black Friday:’ The Day L.A.’s Top Private Schools Mail Their Acceptance and Rejection Letters

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The LA Times coined the term “Black Friday” in 2008, referring to the annual Friday in L.A. when private elementary school admissions letters are mailed. This is when parents will find out if their kindergartener is admitted to John Thomas Dye, … Continue reading

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Harvard-Westlake School has an App!

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We have released our free Alumni App for iPhone and Android. With it you can securely access the information of old friends and classmates. A few of the features: Connect safely with alumni around the corner and around the world. Stay informed about campus news … Continue reading

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Map of L.A. Private Schools & Schedules of Their Open Houses

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In honor of back to school we’ve checked in with our high school Truffle Hunters, most of whom just graduated from John Thomas Dye and are headed to Harvard-Westlake, with a couple going to Windward (which has replaced Brentwood at … Continue reading

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Changing of the Guards at Harvard-Westlake

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L.A. prep school Harvard-Westlake’s long time leader, Tom Hudnut, is retiring. And Groton vet Rick Commons is stepping in. Thomas C. Hudnut came to Harvard (when it was still all boys) in 1987, making an inaugural speech at a special parents assembly cluing … Continue reading