Author Archives: Allison Costello

Presidents are people too

Pulitzer Prize winning author and Ensworth parent, Jon Meacham, visited Red Gables students today for a special assembly then visited with individual classes to answer questions. “Presidents are real people. They get sick, they get scared, they have good days … Continue reading

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A Golden Ticket

Ensworth third graders were treated to a unique opportunity today to tour an actual sweets factory to coincide with their study of Roald Dahl’s classic book, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.  Students were granted an all access tour of the … Continue reading

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The Heart of the Matter

Ms. Little and Mr. Reveal’s 7th grade students had a very special visitor in class yesterday, Dr. Evelio Rodriquez. Dr. Rodriquez, parent to an Ensworth 7th grade student, is also currently Director of Minimally Invasive and Robotic Cardiac Surgery and Director of … Continue reading

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The Ensworth Grind

Today we are introducing you to Middle School English Teacher Dee Dee Little! She had really great responses to our questions, so why delay? Enjoy! Q: Tell us a little about your journey to Ensworth. What brought you here. How … Continue reading

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The Natatorium is…Officially Open!

The Ensworth Natatorium officially opened today with a special assembly including a brief word from Head of School David Braemer and a ribbon cutting with Dr. and Mrs. Frist. The short presentation was followed by an assortment of house competitions … Continue reading

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The Runaway Pancake

Mrs. Voigt’s 3rd grade class presented their rendition of The Runaway Pancake adapted from the story by John Lithgow. It seemed like a good idea for the Pancake to escape from Auntie May’s kitchen oven, it really did! The pancake … Continue reading

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The Ensworth Grind

Work starts at 5:15 a.m. when it is your responsibility to make sure that 600 plus students and faculty are fed, provided with healthy snacks, and all food allergies are avoided. Just a normal day for Debbie McQuitty, the Food … Continue reading

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Play Season Kicks Off

The third grade students are working hard on their line memorization and acting skills as play season started today! To lead off was Mr. Sherland’s class with their adaptation of Todd’s TV. This super cute play tells the story of … Continue reading

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1st Grade Pet Show

This morning was one of our favorite events of the year, the 1st grade pet show! Pets and animals play a big role for the 1st grade students as part of their Service Learning project for the year. During the … Continue reading

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Tiger Topic- Enside the Classroom

“From the remarkable reign of the young King Tutankhamen to the lost queen Hatshepsut, Ensworth’s sixth grade students hand crafted individual projects to relive the culture and traditions of Ancient Egypt.  The activity was designed for the students to gain … Continue reading

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