Hutchison Now highlights recent graduates who are at an early stage of their career, embodying how a Hutchison education can lead anywhere you can imagine. We spoke with Kate Christenbury ’07, supervisor of a multi-state telecommunications team for ConocoPhillips.
Hutchison world language students participated in the 2022 Virtual Language Fair, sponsored by the University of Memphis Department of World Languages and Literatures. Demonstrating their knowledge of Spanish and Chinese, Hutchison had a total of 38 students win awards at the fair, the most out of all independent schools that competed.
Meet Renee Grinder, who has been a kindergarten teacher at Hutchison for four years. Before she had her own classroom, she served as an assistant in pre-kindergarten for two years and a substitute teacher for two years. Her experiences as a parent inspired her to come back to the classroom at Hutchison.
Morgan Schrier ’22 is a dedicated student of the Chinese language who chose to continue to learn after completing AP Chinese. This year, she has been assisting Hutchison Chinese teacher Lynn Tian in the classroom with her fifth-grade students. Outside of helping girls learn Chinese, Morgan serves as a member of Peer Council and Morgan mentors 8th- and 9th-grade students adjusting to upper school. She also is heavily involved in her Jewish youth organization.
Note to the State of Tennessee: if you want to get legislation passed, put Hutchison girls in charge! Twelve sophomores wrote and presented five bills at the 69th annual YMCA Youth in Government conference in Nashville. All of the bills made it onto the Senate and House dockets and one was signed into law.
Hutchison Now highlights recent graduates who are at an early stage of their career, embodying how a Hutchison education can lead anywhere you can imagine. We spoke with Katie Daniel ’14, a writer for animated film and television.
Meet Maggie Blake. Ms. Blake researched baboons in South Africa and worked as a park ranger at several national parks. Now, she is imparting her love of science to students as an 8th-grade physical science teacher in her first year at Hutchison.
Sentilles wrote a guest column entitled “Focus on the good of social media” that was published by the Daily Memphian, emphasizing a new program Hutchison is using to teach students how to use social media in positive ways.
Dr. Ring appeared in the Memphis Business Journal to share how modern-day skill building includes navigating technology in positive ways and how Hutchison is launching a new program for 4th through 12th graders called #WinatSocial.
For her Certificate of Arts senior project, Camille Mattingly ’22 curated a gallery featuring work from 11 artists who are seniors in high school, including herself and seven other Hutchison students. It will be on view at Arrow through February 26.
These good boys did not know they would inspire a recent class of junior kindergarten girls for journal writing, but they were happy to help! Dr. Ring's dogs' fun caper illustrates Hutchison's approach to early literacy and engaged learning.
It is a Thursday night, early March 1977. Ebet Roberts ’63 is at CBGB, a dingy club located at 315 Bowery in Manhattan’s gritty East Village. She’s here to photograph a band, and CBGB* is considered the venue to see the up-and-coming punk and new wave bands exploding onto the music scene.
Hutchison takes a unique approach to preparing girls for college, starting with each girl at the end of eighth grade. College counselors help students chart their paths through the upper school to the end of their senior year and the completion of the college selection process.
Second graders buzzed with curiosity and excitement after harvesting honey from the Hutchison farm during their study of bees. They were mesmerized by the process, from scraping beeswax off the hive frames to bottling honey to take home.