McCallie Blog

Getting Out of the Box

Posted by Faculty Contributor on September 30, 2010

By Stuart Chapin

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Topics: boys, bushwhacking, climbing, First Person, hiking, leadership, outdoor, O Captain! My Captain!, Upper School Life

Therefore I Row

Posted by Student Contributor on September 27, 2010

By Joel Avey

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Topics: crew, First Person, high school, regatta, rowing, The Runway Perspective (Seniors), Upper School Life, varsity

The Technology Hangover?

Posted by Billy Faires on September 22, 2010

When it comes to technology, education, and adolescents, how much is enough, and how much is too much?

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Topics: Technology, kids, learning, Posts from the Ridge, teenagers

Not Running On Empty

Posted by Student Contributor on September 22, 2010

By Michael Zeiser

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Topics: encouragement, First Person, mentors, running, senior, The Runway Perspective (Seniors), Upper School Life

“I am Amazed”

Posted by Kenny Sholl on September 21, 2010

Men of McCallie,

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Topics: courage, A Word to the Wise, First Person, influence, leadership, respect, Upper School Life, young men

Fighting Fire

Posted by Student Contributor on September 15, 2010

By Sam Campbell
12th Grade 

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Topics: character, firefighter, volunteer, community service, First Person, The Runway Perspective (Seniors), student, Upper School Life

The Lime Snow Cone

Posted by Kenny Sholl on September 13, 2010

Men of McCallie,

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Topics: A Word to the Wise, First Person, money, parenting, parents, responsibility, sons, Upper School Life

Tom Sawyer’s “Old Scratch”

Posted by Billy Faires on September 10, 2010

What would life be like for Tom Sawyer in the 21st Century?

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Topics: anne applebaum, boys, washington post, education, learning difficulties, Posts from the Ridge

The Ten-Minute Walk

Posted by Faculty Contributor on September 09, 2010

During a free period at the end of May, I walked from the Dining Hall to the house just outside campus which would become my residence in August.  The air had lost most of its spring luster; the close of another school year was imminent.  Standing on the porch that I knew would become my porch, I fished the cell phone from my messenger bag and checked the time. 11:55.  I walked down the steps, turned right, then left, and headed across campus.  When I arrived at the door of the Caldwell Writing Center, I checked the cell phone again. 12:05.

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Topics: boarding school, decisions, Caldwell Writing Center, college essays, First Person, students, teachers, Upper School Life

To Be a Furtherer

Posted by Kenny Sholl on September 07, 2010

Men of McCallie,

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Topics: A Word to the Wise, community, First Person, furtherer, respect, responsibility, Upper School Life

If You Think Boys Don’t Like To Read, Think Again

Posted by Faculty Contributor on September 06, 2010

By BOB BIRES

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Topics: boys, count of monte cristo, First Person, reading, summer, O Captain! My Captain!, teachers, Upper School Life

The Mystery Box

Posted by Faculty Contributor on September 01, 2010

By EDWARD SNODGRASS III

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Topics: boys, courtesy, classroom, First Person, mom, O Captain! My Captain!, Upper School Life