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McCallie students gather gifts to make Christmas special for area children

Posted by McCallie Communications and Marketing on December 19, 2017

With exams over for the Fall semester and Christmas Break under way, the McCallie community will take time to spend with family and friends to celebrate this special season. However, before leaving for the semester, students in the Upper and Middle schools gave generously to ensure this Christmas season is a merry one for others who may not have as much during the holidays.

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Topics: christmas, McCallie School, public purpose

200 smoke alarms, one big thank you

Posted by McCallie Communications and Marketing on November 06, 2017

We all know that Southerners are duty-bound to send thank-you notes early and often, but a gift last week from McCallie to the Chattanooga Fire Department has special significance.

During the summer, McCallie suffered a significant fire in the school’s Sports and Activities Center, and it was thanks to the quick and diligent work of the CFD that the SAC and potentially other buildings are still standing.

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Topics: TEPS, public purpose, chattanooga fire department

McCallie alumnus Chirumbole '13 delivering ambulance to Mongolia with Georgia Tech classmates

Posted by McCallie Communications and Marketing on July 25, 2017

Tony Chirumbole '13 and several of his classmates from Georgia Tech are traveling from Belgium to Mongolia to deliver a vehicle to be used as an ambulance in that country.

Tony Chirumbole ‘13 and some of his Georgia Tech classmates are spending the summer taking the road trip of a lifetime with the ultimate goal of providing much-needed help to the residents of Mongolia.

Chirumbole, a mechanical engineering student, and classmates Jonathon Murphy, a computer science major; Mitch Hotop, a recent aerospace engineering graduate; Rohan Iyer, an industrial engineering major; and Gunner Robinson, a mechanical engineering major, are traveling 11,000 miles from Brussels, Belgium, to Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, as part of the Mongolia Charity Rally to benefit United Kingdom organization Go Help.

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Topics: Alumni News, community service, class of 2013, public purpose

McCallie's Future Business Leaders of America start 2017 strong

Posted by McCallie Communications and Marketing on February 22, 2017

The McCallie chapter of the Future Business Leaders of America has had a busy and efficient start to 2017.

On Feb. 2, ten members of the club went to Knoxville to compete in the regional FBLA competition, while three other members took a test before the event.

All thirteen members who took part in the regional competition were top finalists in their respective event and were invited to compete in the state tournament that will be held in Chattanooga.

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Topics: students, Student Organizations, public purpose, FBLA

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