Nevin Bernet: Thacher’s Own Up-and-Coming Youth Filmmaker

On December 14, Nevin Bernet '16 won the Ojai Youth Film Society grand prize for his film Getting There. The film, shot over Thanksgiving break, is about a son with an abusive relationship with his father. This was an interesting thematic choice considering the father-son duo of filmmakers. In a recent interview, Bernet revealed the inspiration … Continue reading Nevin Bernet: Thacher’s Own Up-and-Coming Youth Filmmaker

Tycho and Apollo Helping Japan

Approximately three years ago an earthquake measuring 9.0 (the fourth highest since the turn of the 20th century) on the Richter Scale struck Japan. To exacerbate the devastating effects of the earthquake, a tsunami and a level-7 nuclear meltdown delivered the final jab and upper cut to the island nation. Apollo Kaneko '15, who was … Continue reading Tycho and Apollo Helping Japan

The Way It Was: Remembering John “Uncle Jack” Huyler III

Thacher legend Jack Huyler,  or “Uncle Jack” as we all knew him, passed away on January 2nd, 2014, peacefully in his sleep at the age of 93. Uncle Jack, through his 64 years of involvement with Thacher, became a staple of the school with his direct influence in the freshman horse program, his fulfillment of … Continue reading The Way It Was: Remembering John “Uncle Jack” Huyler III