“If you have no confidence in self, you are twice defeated in the race of life.” -Marcus Garvey

Gossage Cup

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Amelia Ferris 

Fiona Chen, Charlotte Holliway, and Nadia Ristich demonstrated INTEGRITY when they alerted their teacher she was revealing quiz questions to students who weren’t taking it yet. Way to go!

Owen Koehler demonstrated KINDNESS when he volunteered to take the bucket of sheep brains to the dumpster for the biology class.

Sophia Segura demonstrated KINDNESS and RESPECT when she dried off a desk for a classmate. Way to go, Sophia!

Faith Carpenter is an unsung pillar of our classroom because of the passion she brings to everything she does. Her deep reading of Frankenstein’s final chapters has been epic.

Fiona Chen has showed great passion during our Frankenstein unit, being fully committed to each day even when remote.

Melissa Remmey is going above and beyond generating ideas for her Frankenstein essay. She’s been passionate about this whole idea-generating process.

Marques Walker showed PASSION and COURAGE in APES class when he freestyle rapped about Belly Button Bacteria during our Ecosystem Biodiversity experiment!

This week’s schedule: 

Everyone, Please congratulate Malachi Johnson, Robert Walley, Gabby Barnhart, Alicia Equan, and Jake Wood as our 2021 -2022 Honor Council members.  They will join Claudia Joyce and Quentin Clarke, who will continue to serve their 2-year term. 

Leaders interested in learning more about OWNERSHIP should plan to attend our March 3rd Leadership Lunch with Dr. Regina Nixon, our Lower School Director.

Are you interested in working with middle schoolers after school?  ASP is looking for upper schoolers to work 5days/week from 3-6 with energetic middle schoolers.  Email if you are interested!

I am dedicating my spring lacrosse season to the Jason Foundation.  This past year, my sibling lost his best friend to suicide, and many of my close friends grew up with him.  Upon hearing this news, I was compelled to try and make a change and help people who go through these mental challenges.

The Jason Foundation focuses on the prevention of the “Silent Epidemic” of youth suicide. They offer educational and awareness programs for young people, educators, and parents with tools and resources to help and identify these situations.

I have created a GoFundMe and 100% of all donations will go to the Jason Foundation.  Look for information on upcoming fundraisers soon too.

Thank you for the support.  It means so much to many people around the world and me!!


Thank you, 

Miles Edmiston

If anyone is looking for extra help with their SAT Math, please contact Drake Griffith at 

It’s Been A LOT is the understatement of the century.

Join us for time to process or escape through art expression

Upper School Students, Faculty & Staff,

The Upper School Counselors invite you to:


Art Expression for Everyone Series

Flex Time 12:30-1PM

Fridays February 26th 

In Person or ZOOM!

(Sign up for one or two!)

Art Expression Series RSVP


All are welcome—draw or color— no art experience needed to join! 

Artwork serves as a visual documentation of our thoughts and feelings. Engaging in creating these images can offer solutions to problems and insights into the cause of these feelings.

Join Ms. Cabellos and Ms. Hoffman for a short series of art expression exercises, both in person and online, to create, process, and share work in a safe group space. 

The series will run during flex time 12:30-1 PM on Fridays during February in Foundation Hall and Zoom. Please RSVP at the following link:

Art Expression Series RSVP

Have an idea for a program or series you would like to lead? Please set up a time to talk with Ms. Cabellos or Ms. Hoffman!

Schedule a meeting with Ms. Cabellos

Schedule a call/video meeting with A. Hoffman

CSG eSports – Recruiting players for Madden 21, FIFA 21, and Smash Bros Ultimate. If you are interested please email Mr. Tran @

Interested in running for a Student Council Officer (President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, PR Rep) position?  The officers’ election date is March 10th. Campaigns open Wednesday, February 24. Candidates must attend a mandatory interest meeting on February 22 at 703 during flex. Speeches are due by 3 pm on March 8th. Remote students may log into zoom for this meeting.

As always, all campaign materials must be approved before they are posted, and any social media campaigns must be public.


Course Registration Key Dates!  

Wednesday, March 10

Last day of course registration

Please watch the following videos about submitting course request.

Rising Sophomores                    Rising Juniors                            Rising Seniors

Meditation with Mrs. Miller

Thursdays at 12:15

Mrs. Miller’s classroom 614

Also on Zoom:

Are you stressed out? Bored? Seeking greater insight? Just want a quiet place to be? Join Mrs. Miller on Thursdays at the end of lunch to practice a short meditation (10-15 mins). You don’t need any experience. Students and adults are invited. I will be meditating whether anyone joins or not, so feel free to slip in silently and join if you want. I will guide a short, secular mindfulness meditation. No commitment needed. Come once or every week.

Seniors, Juniors & SOPHOMORES!!  are invited to sign-up in SCOIR for Zoom meetings with College Admission Representatives. Sessions will be during lunch and office hours. Check SCOIR for the most up-to-date listing of college representative visits and click HERE for full registration directions. Use this Zoom Meeting Link to connect and, if required on your device, the meeting ID: 707 028 3745 to tune in remotely.

You may come to The Cube if you are on campus during the rep visit and need a place to log into the Zoom session. We recommend you bring headphones for the Zoom visit!


3/9: Virginia Commonwealth University, Hendrix College and NC A&T State University

3/11: Tulane University

3/23: Johnson C. Smith

4/6: Clemson University and Gardner-Webb University

4/20: Butler University

The University of South Carolina is among more than 500 institutions participating in a National Association for College Admissions Counseling (NACAC) virtual college fair series hosted throughout the spring. Events will be offered on February 28, March 21 and May 7 from 1 – 7 p.m. EST. For more information or to register for the event, students may visit



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