Category Archives: Academics

It’s All Greek to Me

There is a toga party happening in the sixth grade history classes today as Mr. Scott starts his study on Greece.  The minute students walk in the door they will become immersed in all things unique to ancient Greece by … Continue reading

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Children Around the World

Japanese Chopsticks, Arabic Writing and Mexican Tortillas were all the buzz in the first grade classes today as the students began their Children Around the World unit.  During this study students will explore the similarities and difference between themselves and … Continue reading

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Battle of the Bots! (Robotics)

Ensworth Middle School Robotics club is on their way to the State Championships!  Ensworth’s Team Fun and Games and Team Braniacs came in first place at the Second Annual Robotics Competition. Fourteen teams from the Greater Nashville area and about … Continue reading

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Cartoons and Comics

When did your math class involve comic books and cartoons? Leigh Bybee’s 7th grade math students have started their unit on proportions and Tweety Bird, Eeyore and Porky Pig were some of the cast of characters on hand. Students spent … Continue reading

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Ensworth Coffee Talk (Jim Miller)

I have had the pleasure of seeing Mr. Miller’s wonderful directing on the stage, assistant director of A Christmas Carol and faculty director of the Student One-Act Plays. However, some of his best direction can be seen in a program … Continue reading

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Cross Campus Nature Walk

There was a lot of excitement brewing yesterday when Mrs. Hempel took her Pre-first  class to visit with Dr. Miller’s science students for a day of nature observation at the high school campus. Each Pre-first student is paired up with … Continue reading

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Ensworth Coffee Talk (Dr. Wynn)

Having two small children myself, I am always thankful for those that have chosen to teach some of our youngest minds. It is impressive to witness the stamina it takes to not only focus on the fundamentals students will use … Continue reading

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Right, Privilege and Duty

Election Day is Tuesday, November 4th, and this year’s election includes new ballot measures for Tennessee that could produce large voter turnout. Our eighth grade students have been preparing for election day this past week with their study on The … Continue reading

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Chinese Collaboration

I am always hearing,  we are educating our children today for jobs that don’t even exist yet. When I think of my elementary school experience Mandarin Chinese was no where in the realm of possibility.  Ensworth students start learning Chinese … Continue reading

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Ensworth Coffee Talk (Trey House)

Carpe Diem, Bona Fide, Veritas vos Liberabit…. How well do you know your Latin phrases? The middle school is getting a thorough introduction to the language from our new Latin teacher, Trey House. Having the entire 6th grade class take … Continue reading

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