Welcome to the Crossworld: Meet Your Guide, Dr. Matt Luter

Authored by Marty Kelly Matt with Middle Schoolers on Free Choice Friday Please don’t judge me, but I didn’t pick up a pandemic hobby. I mean, if gluttony counts, then absolutely I did. And, sure, I dyed my hair hot pink at one point, but other than that, I was quite the pandemic let down.Continue reading “Welcome to the Crossworld: Meet Your Guide, Dr. Matt Luter”

She Contains Multitudes: Meet Claire Whitehurst

Authored by Marty Kelly Claire at work “Those who can, do; those who can’t, teach” is a laughable sentiment for most St. Andrew’s faculty, particularly for Claire Whitehurst, one of our Upper School art teachers and an artist herself. This SA alum (‘09) gets her artist blood honest–and got it early too. When a youngContinue reading “She Contains Multitudes: Meet Claire Whitehurst”

Meet and Greet (the) Dawn

Posted by Marty Kelly Teacher, writer, singer, cyclist, traveler, and newest addition to St. Andrew’s Upper School English department, Dawn Denham is, above all, a storyteller. And an honest one at that. Despite the fact that she had been coming to Mississippi since she was 16, “I didn’t like Mississippi,” she told me. “I hadContinue reading “Meet and Greet (the) Dawn”