Category Archives: Academics

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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Author’s Reception

The second graders had a very special day today that has become an Ensworth tradition for the past 17 years, the annual author’s reception. Students start the writing process by choosing a special place and then create their story around … Continue reading

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Tiger Topic (Optime Merens)

Students earning Optime Merens for the first semester were recognized in an assembly at EHS last week. The Optime Merens award goes to students who earn a GPA of at least 90 in all their academic courses in a semester … Continue reading

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Chinese New Year

The Pre-First students are celebrating the Chinese New Year (Year of the Dragon) by visiting different offices and classes on campus to sing Chinese songs. Check out the pictures and video below to join in the celebration. We will post … Continue reading

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Geography Bee

  Cologne Cathedral is the largest gothic church located in what Country? If you answered Germany you are right on par with some of the finalist of the middle school geography bee. Zach Whisenant, Turner Schooley, Henry Byrd, Anna Smith, … Continue reading

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Tiger Topic- Special Guest

Mrs. Schuld’s third grade class had a very special visitor yesterday. Alonso Silva, a Fulbright Fellow at Vanderbilt from Chile, along with his daughter Maria Jesus, shared a presentation with the students on human migration. Mr. Silva, who is studying … Continue reading

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Take pride in your city!

Last Wednesday, third grade students were able to learn about Nashville’s present, past, and future while visiting downtown. The morning was spent on a walking tour, where a storyteller guided the students from landmark to landmark, telling tales about Andrew … Continue reading

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Tiger Topic

Mr. Scott’s eighth grade history class looked a little different yesterday as the students acted out cases from the colonial Puritan trials that took place in the 1630’s. The students were given cases of crimes that range from breaking the … Continue reading

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