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McCallie welcomes new faculty for 2018-19

Posted by McCallie Communications and Marketing on August 30, 2018

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.

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Topics: middle school, Upper School Life, faculty

McCallie announces Faculty Fellows for 2017-18 school year

Posted by McCallie Communications and Marketing on August 14, 2017

Nine instructors recognized for their impact in the classroom

McCallie School's Faculty Fellows program annually rewards outstanding educators who make a positive impact on both the academic and character development of their students.  
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Topics: Dr. Duke Richey, Cary Hubbard, faculty, faculty fellows, Paul Cudd, Brent Alverson, Sam Currin, Roc Evans, Cleve Latham, Randy Odle, Frank Watkins

Dr. Duke Richey '86 receives DAR teaching award

Posted by McCallie Communications and Marketing on May 02, 2017

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:

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Topics: class of 1986, history, Dr. Duke Richey, faculty

Our Simple Yet Secret Recipe

Posted by Lee Burns on May 09, 2016

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?

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Topics: boys, faculty, First Person, mission, priorities, relationships, Posts from the Ridge, rules, O Captain! My Captain!, teachers, values

Meet the 2012 Faculty Fellows

Posted by Robert W on February 14, 2013

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.

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Topics: Campus Life, faculty, Featured, fellows, jack denton, john lambert, mccallie, rebecca burnette, richard campbell, rob lyons, tim chakwin

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