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   ” Do not educate your child to be rich. Educate him to be happy. So when he grows up, he’ll know the value of things, not the price.”-unknown

Day 1 English Drops


          Birthdays: none

House Standings

Animus Shield Humanitas Shield 2 Impetus Shield Integritas Shield





Core Values:


Kendall Thomas showed KINDENESS sweetly offered to take our advisory’s stockpile of cans to Senora Zelaya’s room.

Mr. Wise’s E Block World History I showed TEAMWORK, INTEGRITY, RESPECT, and PASSION that they showed to study history without their teacher today. They were fantastic and have glowing reviews from my 3rd floor colleagues.

Tre Anderson-Davis demonstrated INTEGRITY.

Erin Mason showed KINDNESS graciously offered to take some forms for me to the College Counseling offices during class.

Dean Booker gives a cougar growl to senior.

Dean Booker gives a cougar growl to senior.


 Public Proclamations

Yearbook Picture Make ups

Mr. Barma talks with  senior Gossage.

Mr. Barma talks with senior Gossage.

8:00 AM
Location: Taylor Hall


Winter Cheerleading is about to begin — this is a sport open to boys and girls at all grades in the upper school.  Come find out more on October 29th – bring your lunch to room 616 to meet Coach Jeanette and learn about practices, basketball game and competition. Stay active and have fun!

Please join us for a night at Dressler’s Restaurant in Birkdale to help support the Make a Wish Foundation. Dressler’s Restaurant has agreed to donate 10% of it’s profit on Wednesday October 30th to the Make a Wish Foundation in honor of Daniela and Vanessa’s Capstone. We are working to raise $6,000 dollars to grant the wish of a child with a life-threatening disease through the Make a Wish Foundation. Every dollar counts so please try to attend! October 30th is the night before House Games, so there will most likely not be any homework! It is the perfect date night or family dinner night! If you have any questions please email Daniela or Vanessa at or

STUDENT HUNGER DRIVE Yearbook Picture Make ups

8:00 AM
Bring in canned goods of any kind (no ramen, please) from now until Wednesday, October 30th at 3:00pm.

The house with the most  cans will be announced at House Games on Thursday, October 31st.  Winning house will receive a dress down

Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors please sign up on Family Connections to meet with college representatives from:

October 28th: Radford University (8:40)   October 29th: Hollins University (10:40)   November 5th: Carleton College (8:40)   November 6th: Rhodes College (2:25)

November 7th: Meredith College (12:55)

Upperclassmen order class rings.

Upperclassmen order class rings.

 JuniorsSeniors: The Princeton Review SAT Prep course can help students determine strengths and weaknesses, develop a study plan, and gauge progress. Offered two times during the school year (Fall and Winter), both courses are open for registration at Space is limited, so please register early.


After School Events 

SAT Fall Review
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: Upper School Room 505
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Varsity Soccer Team and Parent Dinner
6:15 PM
Location: Stadium, Cafeteria


About The Dean Team

Student Life: Our passion is to know our students, create an unforgettable high school experience, celebrate student achievement; and to empower every student to know themselves, own their actions, seek adventure, conquer challenges, lead others, and pursue balance.
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