The 116th graduating class of McCallie received diplomas in Spears Stadium on May 16.
The Blue Tornado added eight state championships to the ledger, joining cross country, football and three individual wrestlers – all state title winners from earlier in the school year.
There are seven members of the faculty and staff who retired at the end of the 2020-21 school year.
A series of evening gatherings last February and March by 18 middle school boys – nine from Chattanooga Prep and nine from McCallie – resulted in finding ways to share their history, to find ways to bridge differences, and to become future leaders of the Chattanooga community.
During this school year, McCallie faculty and staff have embodied resilience like never before. They have shown their true strength, courage, and commitment to serving the boys of McCallie in spite of the unsettling and unpredictable circumstances of the year.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, McCallie nurses and medical staff have shown heroic leadership and diligence in managing the health and safety of the school community. As conditions continue to improve, they found time to share some reflections.