Category Archives: Features

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

Childhood Memories of the Virginia State Fair

The Virginia State Fair is one of the oldest events in Virginia. Inaugurated in 1854, this annual event has become well known…

Uncle Jerry – Journalist and Public Servant

By Jordan Leibowitz I grew up looking at several pictures of my great uncle Jerome Becker mounted on a living room wall;…

Mountain Biking in Richmond

By Matt Kollmansperger According to RichmondOutside.com, “It’s hard to imagine another metropolitan area, especially on the East Coast, with a better variety…

Pam Sutherland: Artist, Teacher, Inspiration

By Dusey Hyman “Life is bigger than the West End and Collegiate,” states long-time Upper School art teacher Pam Sutherland. As a…

Math & Swimming: Mike Peters

By Stephen Laming New this year as a full-time faculty member, Mike Peters comes to Collegiate with multiple responsibilities: during the day…

Will Renovations Save Regency Square Mall?

By Ethan Ruh Regency Square Mall has served as a popular shopping destination in the West End of Richmond since 1975. Over…

Ray Crouch: Cougar and Community Leader

By Austin Tyner For years now, Ray Crouch, known to many as “Mr. Ray,”  has been a friendly face on the grounds…

Dr. Mauer, Collegiate’s Newest Biology Teacher

By Jake Darling Dr. Karin Mauer is the latest addition to the already-talented Upper School science department. Born in Mexico City, Mexico, Dr….

Pete Follansbee: English Teacher & Photographer

By Matt Kollmansperger Pete Follansbee has been an English teacher in the Upper School for 23 years and is easily recognized on…

Fashion Around Campus

By Grace Stratford Fashion is a form of self-expression that creates varying styles that reflect different personalities. While Collegiate has policies on…