February 20-27
Gala Online Auction

February 26 - March 2
Awty Appreciation Week

February 28 - March 2
Book Fair

March 1
Fine Arts Month Begins

March 3
2018 Awty Gala
Sea the World
The Ballroom at Bayou Place
6:30 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.



Here's a quick glance at our new full-time faculty, staff members, and administrators who have been hired since November, as well as a list of employees who are leaving Awty at the end of the school year to pursue new adventures.


Welcome to the Awty family!


At the end of the 2017-2018 school year, we will say goodbye to the following faculty and staff members. We will miss them, and wish them the best in their future endeavors.

Gwen Bergman
Co-Director of College Counseling

9 Years of Service

She will be taking a "gap year" to travel and do some private consulting in education and nutrition.

Josh Culbreath
US English Teacher and Coordinator for the OIB English and History programs

12 Years of Service

He will be moving to Izmir, Turkey where he will be teaching IB Language and Literature and Theory of Knowledge at the American Collegiate Institute.

Louise Dreyfus
Director of Counseling

20 Years of Service

She will continue her independent practice as a psychotherapist, and enjoy exercising, spending time with friends and family, painting, and continuing my dedication to Zen practice.

Erna Forbes
MS/US German & Dutch Teacher

4 Years of Service

She will be moving back to Assen in The Netherlands to be closer to her three children who live in The Netherlands and the UK.

Majeda Hourani
Secondary Arabic Language Teacher

4 Years of Service

She will be taking a year off from teaching to concentrate on finishing creating an Arabic Language Curriculum for Middle School students.

Kevin McTernan
Chief Advancement Officer

4 Years of Service

He will be moving to Colorado Springs where he will serve as Director of Mission Advancement at Benet Hill Monastery.

Céline Mustière
CM1 Teacher

3 Years of Service

She will be moving back to Paris, France, where she will teach French, Latin, and possibly Greek to Middle and Upper School students.