As the 2018-19 school year gets started, there are several new faculty and staff joining the McCallie community. These new members of the McCallie family will bring new insights and enthusiasm to life on the Ridge and will give the boys new perspectives on learning and growing.Read More
Nine instructors recognized for their impact in the classroom
|Dr. Duke Richey '86 accepts his award as Tennessee's Outstanding Teacher of American History by the state chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. Duke stands at the state DAR awards banquet with DAR state Historian Cindy Dearing, left, and Joye Duke, DAR Chickamauga Chapter Regent.|
Dr. Duke Richey '86 was honored last week as Tennessee's Outstanding Teacher of American History by the state chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
Dr. Richey, who holds the Baker Chair of American History at McCallie, teaches AP American History at McCallie and regularly has students competing and winning at the district, state and national levels in the History Day competition.
The Outstanding Teacher of American History Contest honors notable full-time teachers of history (and related fields such as social studies, government, and citizenship education) in public, private, and parochial schools, grades 5-12. To be considered for this honor, a teacher must have demonstrated excellence in:
By Headmaster Lee Burns '87
Locked in a vault in Atlanta is the secret formula for Coca-Cola. Kentucky Fried Chicken likewise has its secret recipe of eleven herbs and spices to give their chicken its distinct flavor. From Apple’s code for its operating system to Google’s search algorithm, successful companies have carefully-guarded, proprietary information, processes and products that account for much of their success. In short, they each have a secret formula or recipe.
What’s McCallie’s secret recipe?Read More
The McCallie Faculty Fellows program annually rewards outstanding educators at the school who make a positive impact on both the academic and character development of their students. Former Board of Trustees Chairman Ed Michaels ’60 proposed his plan for the development of a faculty fellows program several years ago, and it was born in 2008. It is designed to acknowledge outstanding faculty members during their professional review year. A committee will select the Fellows from the review pool and award each a $2,500 supplement per year for four years, funded through an endowment established by Mr. Michaels.Read More