Views From the Ridge Blog


A Battlefield and Farm, A Home and a Ridge

McCallie School opened the 2016-17 school year with the annual Convocation ceremony, this year held on the Spencer J. McCallie III Quadrangle. Headmaster Lee Burns ’87 welcomed the students and faculty back to the Ridge...


Prince & the Paisley Park Pancake Pajama Party

By Neal Morris ’90 This is the first in what might or might not ever be a series of “Alumni Brushes with Greatness” essays that might nor might not always include brushes with greatness. If...


Mac Caldwell Thrives at U.S. Air Force Academy

As the approximately 4,000 United States Air Force Academy cadets stood at their tables awaiting permission to sit and begin their noon meal in late August at the Academy’s campus in Colorado Springs, Colo.,...