Welcome to Summer Stories, a special behind-the-scenes series to highlight unique campus features, dreams for future development, and the hard work of those who are making it all come together. We have so much to look forward to and hope you enjoy our 2017 Summer Stories!
Episode Seven: Outdoor Classrooms
Once upon a time, in the early stages of a great construction project, a group of eager gentlemen sought ways to enhance the grand building that would soon occupy the land. They dreamed of the days they spent outside with their fearless teachers studying the great classics and formulated several ways to make sure generations of students and teachers would get to experience some outdoor learning opportunities.
Episode Six: Amphitheater
Once upon a time, a talented theatre troupe was longing for something new. They had perfected their craft on an indoor stage, but they knew there must be more. Since their school was undergoing a great change, they began to wonder--and dream-- about how a new campus could bring new possibilities. One day, while wandering through a trail, their proud School Head stumbled upon an amazing outdoor amphitheater. There couldn't be a better stage for togas, Shakespeare, and Senior Thesis Presentations!
Episode Five: Faculty Reading Room
Once upon a time, there was a school that had the most amazing faculty. They were passionate, engaging, vibrant, and knowledgeable beyond compare. These nearly 100 people spent their days pouring into the lives of their students and molding them to be great men and women, all the while dreaming of a place to plan, read, and collaborate with one another. Perhaps the Faculty Reading Room will be just that... and more!
Episode Four: "Hat-Field"
Episode Three: Defender Creek
Episode Two: Almost 100 Acre Woods
Once upon a time, the adventures of Mrs. McWhorter led her to a discovery more magical than any before, the Almost 100 Acre Woods. With a rock garden full of many rocks to sit upon and read, Pooh Bear's Corner with a tree trunk perfect for thoughtful moments, and a bird house village with many bright homes to welcome feathered friends, this special Grammar School spot can't wait to witness the adventures of the young and young at heart alike.
Episode One: The Heritage Tree
Once upon a time, there was a land not so very far away. On this land stood the most beautiful tree. God had placed this tree there several hundred years before, and it stood reaching its limbs towards the heavens every day. The rain could not stop it, nor could the scorching sun.