This fall, the Red Gables Campus was filled with the sounds of Chinese poems and Spanish songs, the movement of scarf dances, and the sights of wishing stars and paper sculpture flower gardens. While these might sound like elements of a multi-cultural festival, they were student creations that lined the walkways and hallways of campus as part of the Path of Peace.
Although in-person learning, with its emphasis on discussion around Harkness tables, has continued at the High School despite the restrictions of the COVID-19 pandemic, Ensworth has not been able to welcome outside guests and speakers to campus.
Before young students can fully grasp the concept of civil discourse, they must learn the Core Skills that lay the foundation upon which civil discourse can be built. For many Lower School students, this begins with Morning Meeting.
While the Ensworth community implemented many significant changes this school year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the use of technology and the required infrastructure was largely already in place. Nowhere was this more apparent than in the student athletics broadcasts that provided a lifeline to families and friends who were not able to attend games.
The vision of the Excellence Begins with E Campaign requires collective motivation from a variety of stakeholders to bring it to fruition. We asked a family in our community to share the inspiration behind their decision to step up as leaders in supporting the capital campaign.
In recent years, Ensworth lost four formidable women whose leadership and philanthropy were instrumental to the growth and development of the school. Edie Bass, Patricia Frist, Alice Hooker, and Margaret Ann Robinson shared a passion for education and a love for Ensworth, and each was appointed a Permanent Trustee in recognition of her dedication and service.