Covenant News

Covenant Student Places Second in Shakespeare Competition

Adelyn Murrie ’19 recently placed second at the annual Shakespeare recitation competition for high school students. Sponsored by the Charlottesville Branch of the English-Speaking Union (ESU), the competition was held at Blackfriars Playhouse in Staunton, Virginia. Adelyn performed a monologue from Othello and a Shakespearian sonnet as part of the competition. “Adelyn was the youngest… Read more »

Upcoming Admissions Events

You are invited to the following Upper School admissions events: Covenant Coffee with the Head of Upper School Thursday, February 16 at 8:30 a.m. AND Thursday, March 2 at 8:30 a.m. You are invited for coffee and a time to chat with Leslie Moeller, Covenant’s Head of Upper School. Leslie has a deep understanding of the… Read more »

Remarkable Faculty: Chris Hall

Chris Hall has served Covenant’s Lower School for five years as Academic Dean and Science Teacher. He has written a Lower School science curriculum called Skills of the Tracker, and is currently working with colleagues on an all-school science curriculum. Chris is a writer and speaker for national academic organizations.  What is the best part… Read more »

Middle Schoolers Attend Mathematics Competition

On January 28, twelve middle school students represented Covenant in team and individual contests at the Junior Albemarle Mathematics Competition. Hosted by Albemarle High School, the Junior Albemarle Mathematics Competition is an all-day math event for middle schoolers. Colin Anderson, Upper School Math Department Chair, attended the competition. “I really enjoyed spending the day with… Read more »

Remarkable Faculty: Bill Zimmerman

Bill Zimmerman serves as the Upper School Academic Dean and teaches a new Humanities course for eleventh grade students. During his 30-year educational career, Bill has taught, coached, and held administrative positions, and has been the recipient of two National Endowment for the Humanities grants. Tell us about your Humanities class. The Humanities class surveys… Read more »