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National Honor Society Inducts 50

March 22, 2016

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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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Springfield Scholars Induct 11 Plus Mr. Shelton

May 11, 2015

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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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73 Owls Earn AP Scholar Awards

April 9, 2015

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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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National Honor Society Inducts 48

March 31, 2015

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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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73 Owls Earn AP Scholar Awards

September 22, 2014

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The College Board awarded 83 Advanced Placement honors to 73 MUS students taking part in the 2014 Advanced Placement exams. Ten students received the highest honor of National AP Scholar, nine more than last year. MUS offers 20 Advanced Placement courses designed to reproduce the difficult content of college-level courses and help students learn focused […]

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Expansion of AP Chemistry Lab Expands Possibilities

September 16, 2014

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Students in Ms. Rosalyn Croce’s Advanced Placement Chemistry class were busy with beakers, pipettes, burettes, and pH probes on a recent Friday afternoon, working to standardize sodium-hydroxide concentrations to use in acid-base neutralization procedures. Thanks to the recent expansion of the AP Chemistry Lab, they had ample room – nearly three times the previous space […]

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Dalle Compiles Owl Anthology

August 25, 2014

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Dr. Eric Dalle ’93 likes tackling large projects. He finished his dissertation two years ago, and he was looking for something else. The project he found – creating The Owl Anthology of American Literature (University Readers, 2015) – will benefit waves of sophomores and their instructors for years to come. In consultation with fellow American […]

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Robotics Engineers at Work in New Lab

August 25, 2014

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Seniors, from left, Bennett Wilfong, Jerry Oates, Spencer Richey, and Zack Whicker work on their robot in the new Robotics Lab. They are participating in the school’s first Honors Robotics course. The students are learning about the science of robotics and, working in teams of four, applying those principles in the construction and programming of […]

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18 Reach Perfection on Latin Exam

May 9, 2014

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Eighteen Owls – that translates to XVIII Bubones – earned perfect scores on the 2014 National Latin Exam, and 111 received gold or silver medals, according to Mr. Trey Suddarth, chair of the Department of Foreign Languages. Junior Richard Ouyang received his third perfect score, which put him in select company: Only 28 students in the […]

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Students Tour T.E. Maxson Wastewater Treatment Facility

May 5, 2014

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by Mrs. Rebecca Greer On a secluded peninsula at the edge of the Mississippi River just west of T.O. Fuller State Park, there is nasty work brewing. Billions of tiny workers are quietly going about the task of bringing to light what Shelby County residents might prefer to keep in the dark. This is the […]

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