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McCallie tops Chattanooga area with six National Merit Semifinalists for 2018

Posted by McCallie Communications and Marketing on September 14, 2017

Six McCallie seniors were named National Merit Semifinalists for 2018 by the National Merit Scholarship Program this month for their outstanding scores on the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Semifinalist Qualifying Test in 2017. McCallie had the most National Merit Semifinalists of any school in the Chattanooga area.

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Topics: academics, McCallie School, national merit scholars

Spring 2017 Honor Roll students announced

Posted by McCallie Communications and Marketing on June 20, 2017

Students in the Upper and Middle schools have been honored on the school's three honor rolls for their hard work during the Spring Semester.
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Topics: academics, Honor Rolls

McCallie Chapter of National Honor Society Inducts New Members

Posted by McCallie Communications and Marketing on May 16, 2017

McCallie’s chapter of the National Honor Society inducted 71 rising seniors for the 2017-18 school year.

The National Honor Society is among the nation's best known organizations dedicated to recognizing outstanding high school students. Founded in 1921, NHS serves to recognize those students who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of scholarship, leadership, service and character. The McCallie chapter of NHS has been active since 1987.

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Topics: academics, students, national honor society

McCallie makes a mark in National History Day competition

Posted by McCallie Communications and Marketing on March 17, 2017

Months of hard work and research paid off for several history students who found success at the regional competition for National History Day.

McCallie had a strong showing at the contest in Cleveland, Tenn., with 15 students advancing to the state competition. For the third consecutive year, McCallie students swept all three spots in the essay competition.

Students competing in National History Day have been working with Dr. Duke Richey ‘86 for most of the school year on their projects, based on this year’s theme of "Taking a Stand.” The top two finishers in each category now move on to compete at the state level in Nashville on April 9, with the top two in each category at state moving on to the national competition, which will be held in Washington, D.C., this summer.

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Topics: academics, history

Fifteen McCallie Students earn National Merit Commended status

Posted by McCallie Communications and Marketing on October 06, 2016

 

McCallie students continue to produce strong results in national academic testing with 15 seniors earning National Merit Commended status for 2017 as a result of strong performances in 2016 on the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Semifinalist Qualifying Test.National Merit Commended status puts these students in the top 5 percent of all students taking the PSAT/NMSQT.

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Topics: academics, national achievement, national merit scholars