“Service learning is the heart of what Ensworth is,” says the new High School Director of Service Learning Betsy Thomas. We sat down to discuss her background, where she came from, and what she is most excited to develop and establish on the Frist Campus and beyond.
After a very successful 14-year run, Ricky Bowers has decided to step down as Ensworth’s Head Boys’ Basketball Coach, although he will continue in his roles as Athletic Director and Associate Head of School. Ensworth is excited to announce that Bradley Pierson will be the school’s new Head Boys’ Basketball Coach.
Ensworth has named C. Prentice Stabler as its eighth Head of School, beginning Summer 2022. Stabler’s appointment was made after an extensive international search that drew over 170 candidates for consideration.
The transition of Rebekah Capps to Director of Enrollment Management opened a space for a new Director of Admission in the Lower School. Caroline Sirko is no stranger to Ensworth, being a 1999 alumna, but we sat down to discuss what brought her (back) to Ensworth and hear more about what she’s most passionate about in her new role.
It was an amazing day for golf and the Robert Inman Tiger Classic. This past Monday, 27 teams had a shot-gun start to play 18 holes to benefit the Robert Inman Finacial Aid Fund. Thank you to all the golfers and supporters who have made this fund possible since 2006!
The Grade 8 class continued the decades-old Ensworth tradition of nominating Black and Orange captains. The candidates, representing two girls and two boys from each team, then gave speeches before an election by their Grades 4–8 peers.
Tyra Gittens ‘17, who already won three NCAA track and field titles this year for the Texas A&M Aggies, is competing in the Long Jump finals at the Tokyo Olympics. Tune in at 8:50 p.m. CDT on Monday, August 2 on CNBC or online to watch her perform.
For the second year running, Grade 2 has produced and starred in a Poetry Slam involving costumes, props, and lots of memorization. Although the pandemic prevented a live performance, the magic of technology brings their performances live to you.
For this installment of World Language Week, Señorita Morales has supplied a list of restaurant and recipe recommendations. These Hispanic restaurants that offer take-out or delivery options in Nashville.
It’s easy to shy away from discussions about politics, religion, and other topics that are potentially divisive. But at the high school, Ensworth students are demanding to have those conversations and pushing for more opportunities to engage with their peers.
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.
Ensworth’s celebration of Black History Month took on a variety of forms, engaging faculty, students, parents, and alumni in honoring the history and contributions of Black people and continuing the conversation on racial equity and justice.