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Building Something Bigger

Posted by Faculty Contributor on August 16, 2013

By Sumner McCallie

An amazing thing happened this past year on McCallie's Habitat house build site. On the first Saturday in December, about twenty McCallie guys gathered at 8:45 a.m. in a neighborhood about five minutes from campus to construct the floor system for a new house. The woman whose house this would become stood with her 16-year-old son, hammers in hand, ready to go; she had worked hard for a long time for this dream to come true.

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Topics: Campus Life, college, community service, Featured, goals, Habitat for Humanity, Posts from the Ridge, ShowMe, spotlight, Upper School Life

The Power of Integrity

Posted by Faculty Contributor on September 08, 2011

By Jim Carlone
Faculty Advisor to the Senate

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Topics: First Person, honor, honor code, integrity, Posts from the Ridge, students, O Captain! My Captain!

Our Most Segregated Hour

Posted by Faculty Contributor on March 03, 2011

The following is an excerpt from "Our Most Segregated Hour," one of 10 essays collected in Erin Tocknell's new book of creative nonfiction, Confederate Streets. It is available in bookstores on March 19 and can be ordered through as a paperback or Kindle version.

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Topics: writing, Caldwell Writing Center, childhood, First Person, religion, Upper School Life

The Quiet Library Evolution

Posted by Faculty Contributor on February 25, 2011

By Beth Reardon

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Topics: Technology, First Person, learning, library, research, Posts from the Ridge, students, Upper School Life

An Incident

Posted by Faculty Contributor on January 13, 2011

By Ken Henry

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Topics: boys, First Person, honor, leadership, Posts from the Ridge, O Captain! My Captain!, teachers, Upper School Life

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