McCallie Blog

The McCallie Teacher

Posted by Kenny Sholl on November 12, 2015

By Kenny Sholl, Assistant Headmaster at McCallie School

Over the course of his 32-year career at McCallie, Kenny Sholl has been a teacher, a coach, a dorm head, and an administrator.
 

For the last 20 years I have had the tremendous honor and immense pleasure to visit and observe our teachers on the Ridge as they work with boys in their classroom environments. While they are very different individuals teaching a wide range of content and skills, over the years I picked up on some incredibly effective common themes that our teachers practice and share with their students on a daily basis.

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Topics: boys, Campus Life, A Word to the Wise, excellence, First Person, learning, teaching, Upper School Life

The Fellowship is the Thing

Posted by Kenny Sholl on December 13, 2011

By Kenny Sholl

For the last 15 years on the Friday afternoon after Thanksgiving, my son and I have put up a star on the side of the hill right below our home on campus.  I am sure most of you have seen it.  It is quite a tedious task as we build it from scratch and work very hard to make it as “geometrically sound” as possible.

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Topics: fellowship, A Word to the Wise, community, cooperation, First Person

More Than Just A Game

Posted by Kenny Sholl on May 11, 2011

Men of McCallie,

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Topics: advice, A Word to the Wise, class of 2011, First Person, graduation, honor, seniors, Upper School Life

Is Your Honesty Worth a Nickel?

Posted by Kenny Sholl on March 01, 2011

Men of McCallie,

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Topics: A Word to the Wise, First Person, honor, integrity, Posts from the Ridge, Upper School Life

Words of Wisdom from Miss Martha

Posted by Kenny Sholl on February 08, 2011

Men of McCallie,

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Topics: examples, A Word to the Wise, First Person, furtherer, leadership, Posts from the Ridge, Upper School Life