March 22, 2016

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National Honor Society Inducts 50

In a March 18 ceremony that highlighted the National Honor Society tenets of scholarship, leadership, character, and service, current members tapped 10 seniors and 40 juniors as inductees into the organization, which recognizes outstanding high school students. Following Headmaster Ellis Haguewood’s welcome, Dr. David Jackson, chairman of the Religion Department and head of the National […]

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October 26, 2015

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Portrait of Andy Saunders Unveiled

Friends and family honored man-for-all-seasons Andrew F. “Andy” Saunders III as his portrait was unveiled during a reception October 22. The painting, by Russian-born artist Sergei Chernikov, now hangs in the Dining Hall alongside 10 other portraits commissioned by the Alumni Executive Board to honor faculty members who have made major contributions to Memphis University […]

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July 31, 2015

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Senior Patton Orr and Luke Jensen ’07 Help Organize First TEDxMemphis

Tickets go on sale August 1, and they are expected to go quickly. For information visit tedxmemphis.com and follow @TEDxMemphis on Twitter. On August 29 Memphis will experience its inaugural TEDx conference, featuring 18 speakers who have turned ideas into action. The roster includes Dr. Scott Morris, CEO of the nonprofit Church Health Center in […]

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June 22, 2015

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Beck Receives Distinguished Teaching Award

Mr. Vincent Beck accepted the 2015 Distinguished Teaching Award to a standing ovation led by students in Hyde Chapel May 8. It was a spontaneous testament to Beck’s popularity both in Lower School, where he teaches Earth Science, and Upper School, where he teaches Honors Geology, as well as on the soccer field, where he […]

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May 11, 2015

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Springfield Scholars Induct 11 Plus Mr. Shelton

Inspiring testimonials, proud parents, and a surprise tribute marked the 10th annual Springfield Scholars dinner May 7. Each of the inductees – James Blatchford, Garrott Braswell, Ethan Hurst, Ethan Lam, Ev Nichol, William Quinlen, Sellers Shy, Zuhair Somjee, Loyd Templeton, Ty Williams, and Philip Wunderlich – received a commemorative tie, certificate, and pin, as a […]

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April 9, 2015

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73 Owls Earn AP Scholar Awards

Seventy-three Owls have earned Scholar Awards for their scores on the College Board’s 2014 Advanced Placement exams. MUS offers 20 Advanced Placement courses designed to reproduce the difficult content of college-level courses and help students learn focused study habits. Many earn college credit for their scores. The highest possible score of 5 deems the student […]

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March 31, 2015

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National Honor Society Inducts 48

By Megan Phillips, Communications Intern In a ceremony that highlighted the National Honor Society characteristics of scholarship, leadership, character, and service, current members tapped 13 seniors and 35 juniors as inductees into the organization, which recognizes outstanding high school students. Headmaster Ellis Haguewood welcomed parents, teachers, and students to Hyde Chapel for the ceremony March […]

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December 10, 2014

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MUS Drum Corps Instigator Keeps the Beat

When he was a little kid, Ahmed Latif was always drumming – on tables, on desks, on walls, on his knee. He put his inner beat to good use in the fifth grade, when he began taking drum lessons, and soon thereafter, playing with Drums Unlimited Renegades of Rhythm drumline. This fall Latif, now a […]

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November 21, 2014

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Luckett/Guinn Artist-in-Residence Mr. Jared Small Brings Vintage Schoolhouse to Life

  By Megan Phillips Memphis artist Mr. Jared Small brushes on a royal blue sky, a stark contrast to his white, one-room schoolhouse – with an owl in the belfry – as he describes its symbolism. “It’s an old schoolhouse, where America’s history of learning began and from which America’s educational system evolved. The schoolhouse […]

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November 20, 2014

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Friends Dedicate MUS Field House

Members of the MUS 1958 Southern Interscholastic Tennis Championship team returned to campus November 13 for the dedication of the Field House, the school’s new indoor multi-sports facility. They joined with fellow alumni, students, faculty, and friends to celebrate the school’s legacy of tennis excellence, crowned with the creation of this $2.25 million, 37,000-square-foot steel […]

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