Category Archives: Academics

Authors’ Reception

The second grade students celebrated a very special day today that has been an Ensworth tradition for the past 20 years: the annual authors’ reception. Every year second grade students create their very own hard bound book. Students start the … Continue reading

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Capstone Projects

At Ensworth students are always encouraged to pursue their academic passions and  become life-long learners. Capstone projects  give students in grades 11 and 12 and opportunity to dive further into a specific area of interest. Students perform extensive exploration of … Continue reading

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Egg Drop

One of the best things about Ensworth is that the faculty are always looking for ways to give students hands-on experience inside, and on these beautiful spring days, outside the classroom. Mr. Picklesimer’s fifth grade students started their unit in … Continue reading

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“May the 4th be with you”

Happy Star Wars Day everyone! No, it’s not just a pun. “May the 4th be with you” is a full-fledged unofficial holiday according to many Star Wars fans and apparently what is currently trending on Twitter.  In honor of the … Continue reading

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Pre-Med Chemistry Challenges Students

One of the goals at Ensworth is to create life-long learners through our challenging curriculum. I recently learned more about Dr. Crystal Miller’s Pre-Med Chemistry class. This upper-level elective emphasizes the study of chemistry as it relates to current medical … Continue reading

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The Heart of the Matter

The seventh grade students in Ms. Little’s science class were given an insider view into what really makes up the human heart. Dr. Evelio Rodriguez, a cardiothoracic surgeon at St. Thomas hospital and the father of Ensworth students, Lucas (2018) … Continue reading

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By the Numbers (Book-Em)

Every year our fifth grade students hold a book drive with Book’ Em, an organization  helping economically disadvantaged children, from birth through high school, discover the joy and value of reading through book ownership and enthusiastic volunteers. This year our … Continue reading

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Parade of Words

Can you define the word hoodypeak? Try using the word vociferous in a sentence or dressing to represent the word obtuse. Students and faculty alike were given a lesson in vocabulary during the third grade vocabulary parade. The third grade … Continue reading

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Islamic Center Comes to Ensworth

Wow, what a week it has been with the snow….ahem ice storm that has kept us all home- bound the last few days. Can you believe there is still more to come? The roads aren’t quite safe enough for off-campus … Continue reading

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Students Skype Paris

This January, satirical newspaper magazine Charlie Hebdo was attacked by two Islamist terrorists resulting in the death of 12 lives. It is the deadliest attack of it’s kind in post-war France. Former Nashville Scene editor, Liz Garrigan who works and … Continue reading

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