News & Media
Senior Margaret B., co-founder of the Upper School club Feminist Lit and Tea, discusses the founding of the club and the impact the space has had on its members.
By Larry Sandomir
An annual English project challenges seventh graders to think like philosophers. While pondering complex questions, students reflect on the philosophies of famed writers, thinkers and characters, ultimately shaping their own.
Teacher and parent Christy Kong shares how strong relationships between teachers and students enhance the learning experience for Little Calhouners and help to build the foundation for academic success.
The start of high school is a big transition for any student. Whether a student has been at Calhoun since preschool or is coming in as a new ninth grader, high school is sure to be an exciting and transformative time. Here are some things to look forward to in Calhoun’s Upper School.
Fourth grade math teacher Austin Applegate helps his students gain a deeper understanding of math concepts by challenging them to articulate their thinking as they apply different methods of problem-solving.
Middle School is a transformative time in a student's academic journey. At Calhoun, it's when students will gain independence, learn new things, and grow into their own unique selves. Here are some things to look forward to in Calhoun’s Middle School.
Current teacher and Calhoun alum Erika Brinzac '10 shares how Calhoun educators place children at the center of their learning, keeping them invested as they make new discoveries in the classroom.
Hear from Calhoun teacher and parent Shnieka Johnson about what makes students excited about coming to school every day and how teachers keep children engaged in the classroom throughout their time at Calhoun.
Mandarin Teacher Yutong Chen helps Middle Schoolers fall in love with Chinese culture and nurtures the development of a global mindset as she teaches engaged students a new language.
Middle and Upper School students shed light on life at Calhoun during the annual MS/US Student Panel, sharing their personal experiences and answering questions from attendees.
Fifth graders in Computer Technology class are learning core technology skills through real-world application. From building a personal budget using Excel to delving into coding, students are learning to navigate an increasingly technological world.
By Larry Sandomir
7th grade English teacher Larry Sandomir sheds light on how he creates an environment in which students feel motivated to express themselves through writing, creating meaningful work imbued with their personal points of view.
Inspired by their Literature and Science of Happiness class, Upper Schoolers came together to bond as a community during Calhoun's first-ever Phone Free Day.
As part of their Introduction to Anthropology course, Upper School students engaged in a critical examination of the ways in which indigenous cultures and materials are represented in museums, coming face-to-face with the ethics of archaeological practice.
Sixth grade math teacher Kevin Randazzo challenges his students to think flexibly. As they take on problems and engage in projects, Kevin encourages students to work through challenges and use missteps to inform new problem-solving strategies.