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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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Alumni Honor Mr. Jim Russell with Portrait

October 8, 2014

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The Alumni Executive Board honored Mr. Jim Russell, beloved English instructor for 48 years, with a portrait that will adorn the Dining Hall. Faculty and students, friends and family gathered on campus October 6 for an unveiling reception and to celebrate Russell, who held the Sue Hightower Hyde Chair of English from 1969-2013. Mr. John […]

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Eagle Project Delivered Hope

August 4, 2014

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Concern for a young friend in the hospital prompted Preston Roberts, now a senior, to bring him a plush dog for comfort. The year was 2008, and the friend was Zachary Klinke, now a sophomore, who underwent treatment at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital for Burkitt’s lymphoma and has been cancer-free for six years. That […]

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Jarnagin Named New Baseball Coach

August 1, 2014

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New Baseball Head Coach John Jarnagin brings more than 30 years of college-level experience to his position, and he looks forward to using that experience to guide younger players. “I appreciate the opportunity to influence young men in the right direction, just like in college,” he said. “MUS provides an environment and a foundation in […]

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Science with Heart: Nail Award Recipient Analice Sowell Shares Lifelong Passion for Teaching

June 9, 2014

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When Mrs. Analice Sowell was a young girl, she set up a classroom in her parents’ home office, complete with a chalkboard and an antique student desk, so she could play school with friends. Somehow, little Analice, now the 2014 John M. Nail Outstanding Teaching Award recipient, always ended up as the teacher. After receiving […]

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McCarroll ’92 Joins History Department

May 28, 2014

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Mr. Patrick McCarroll ’92 returns to MUS to teach Upper School history courses in the 2014-15 school year. He taught here from 1998-2008, leaving to become executive director of the Live Oak Foundation Fund. He then served for three years as director of services, programs, and operations for the Diocese of Memphis Catholic Schools. In […]

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Smithson Joins Science Department

May 28, 2014

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Mr. Garrett Smithson will join the faculty in August as a Lower School science teacher. Smithson earned his B.S. in science from Christian Brothers University. After graduation he worked for the Mallinckrodt Nuclear Pharmacy in Memphis, then taught middle school science at Holy Family School in Holly Springs and at Holy Rosary Catholic School in […]

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Abel Joins Math Department

May 28, 2014

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Mr. Shawn B. Abel will join the Math Department for the 2014-15 school year, teaching honors and accelerated pre-algebra and overseeing the Lower School Math Lab. Abel is a graduate of Rhodes College, with a B.A. in mathematics, and he holds a master’s degree from the University of Memphis. Over his 27-year teaching career, he […]

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