Stories from the Ridge, The McCallie Podcast

11 EpisodesProduced by McCallie SchoolWebsite

Welcome to Stories from the Ridge, where we share stories from our alumni, faculty, and friends. We'll hear about a variety of topics all anchored in honor, truth, and duty and the special bond of brotherhood shared amongst the McCallie family.

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"I Am Amazed" - A Conversation with Spencer McCallie III

June 18th, 2019


McCallie School Dean of Faculty and Curriculum Sumner McCallie talks with his uncle, former Headmaster Spencer McCallie III '55, about his time …

"Here's to Good Reading" — Sumner McCallie and Margaret Wadley on McCallie Summer Reading 2019

June 18th, 2019


Dean of Faculty and Curriculum Sumner McCallie and Librarian Margaret Wadley discuss the 2019 Summer Reading program for McCallie students. Sumner …

Music Brings People Together — Middle School Principal Scotty Jones and 2019 graduate Jesse Felker on the power of songs

June 18th, 2019


2019 Graduate Jesse Felker is joined by Middle School Principal Scotty Jones as they talk music education, performance, and even play a little music …

"Atticus Finch: The Biography" — a conversation with author and historian Joseph Crespino '90

June 18th, 2019


Join Emory University history professor and author Joseph Crespino '90 and McCallie English teacher Bill Jamieson as they discuss Atticus FInch, the topic of Crespino's book "Atticus Finch: The Biography" about Harper …

...And with the Dunk, it's Jim Suddath?!

March 20th, 2019


McCallie's own Caldwell Chair of Christian Ethics, Jim Suddath, talks with Senior (and student broadcaster) Patrick Warren about his time playing basketball at Duke University. Jim played (and scored in) a Final Four …

College Admission Truths, Myths, and Advice

March 13th, 2019


Join McCallie Director of College Counseling Jeff Kurtzman as he talks with Georgia Tech Director of Undergraduate Admission (and former McCallie …

Empathy and Teenage Boys with Troy Kemp

January 25th, 2019


National Center for the Development of Boys Executive Director Troy Kemp and NCDB board member Alison Lebovitz discuss the importance of teaching empathy to teenage boys and the ways that the NCDB is working to spread …

The Battle of Missionary Ridge with Kenny Sholl

January 25th, 2019


Join Civil War history buffs Assistant Headmaster Kenny Sholl and Research Coordinator Patrice Glass as they talk about The Battle of Missionary …

The Way to Wellness

January 25th, 2019


Upper School Chaplain Josh Deitrick and Director of Counseling Joel Coffman discuss wellness and the ways that the Counseling Center at McCallie …

Character is Destiny - Men of Honor with Dr. Duke Richey '86

January 25th, 2019


Dean of Faculty and Curriculum Sumner McCallie and Sen. Howard Baker '43 Chair of American History Dr. Duke Richey '86 discuss teaching history …

"An Intellectual Foundation": A Conversation with Jon Meacham '87

January 25th, 2019


Headmaster Lee Burns '87 interviews his classmate and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jon Meacham in a conversation about McCallie and what's next for …

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