Category Archives: Features

Feature stories from our staff, including profiles of people and places of interest to our community.

Student Diversity Leadership Conference: A Perspective

By Austin Tyner Each year, the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), gathers together 1,600 students from across the country at the…

6th Grade STEAM with Mr. Lupini

By Ellis Henderson Paul Lupini is a renowned Middle School science teacher at Collegiate, known for his numerous stories about his life, handiwork…

Virtual Reality Teaches History In Third Grade

By William Fallon Ever since the beginning of Collegiate’s STEAM program, STEAM Coordinator and engineering and robotics teacher Daniel Bartels has been…

Middle School Fishing Club: More Than Just an Activity

By Matt Kollmansperger As participation in outdoor sports has grown in Collegiate’s Upper School, the Middle School is also following suit. I spoke with…

Andy Stone: A Lifetime Of Wrestling

By Ethan Ruh Collegiate’s varsity wrestling coach Andy Stone “was born in Lock Haven, Pennsylvania, also known as Mat-Town USA,” due to…

A One Man Show

By Zach Bostic In the depths of the Saunders Family Library lies a trapezoidal room of Latin genius. Here, all Upper School…

Thanksgiving: Myths And Facts

By Stephen Laming Around America, Thanksgiving is a time for families to come together, to reunite and enjoy a feast. People enjoy…

Duck, North Carolina: A Mini Oasis

By Caroline Curtis I ran down the wooden stairs and shrieked when my toes hit the scorching hot sand. My three sisters…

The Fifth Graders’ First Brunch

by Kate Johnston Brunch, Collegiate’s holiday tradition known for painted cars and whistle mornings, is much more than just those things visible…

Richmond’s Grand Illumination

By Bailey Andress After waiting 15 minutes in crawling downtown traffic, Laura Fairlamb (‘19), Isabella Vita (‘19), and I gave up on…