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Striving for Honor

Posted by Faculty Contributor on September 01, 2015

The following is a slightly-abridged version of a speech given by math teacher and Senate advisor Jim Carlone '88 to the Upper School student body on August 26, 2015. The Senate is the student body charged with upholding McCallie's Honor Code, adjudicating guilt and recommending punishment.

One of McCallie's students sign The Book of Honor, a tradition going back two decades. More than 1,000 student and faculty signatures have been collected in the book, as they express their intent and aspiration to abide by the Honor Code.

 

Good morning. Today, I am going to talk to you for a few minutes about the Honor Code and the Senate. When McCallie alumni are asked what they remember most about their time here, they inevitably choose one of three things: their relationships with their teachers, the bonds they form with their fellow students, and the Honor Code.

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Topics: boys, character, cheating, duty, First Person, honor, honor code, lying, mccallie, plagiarism, responsibility, Posts from the Ridge, stealing, O Captain! My Captain!, truth

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!

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

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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