Commercial space flight on a large scale is coming sooner than most people think.
Flynn Cruse ’18 moved to Florida in October to join an industry in its infancy. He works as the Cabin Pressure Control Systems Engineer for a company called Space Perspective. The startup has already sold more than 1,000 reservations for trips which are expected to begin as soon as 2024. An unmanned test will be conducted later this year.
Joel Samuels believes we are living through an especially fraught time. There are the geopolitical implications of the war between Russia and Ukraine. Domestically, a big concern is the ever-growing polarization of American politics.
Samuels told the boys Monday that their generation has a chance to either accept the current climate as it is or do everything in their power to be agents of change.
Head of School Dr. Sean Jenkins asked every eighth grader to stand in Tuesday's Assembly. He saluted the boys for the vital role they will play in the future of the Christ School community and the courage they have shown in their first five months as Greenies.
The moment dovetailed nicely into Tuesday night's Eighth Grade Exhibition in the Lower Science Wing.
Dean of Academics Emily Pulsifer touts the culture and curriculum of Christ School whenever she can, as the mother of two saw firsthand the effect the school community and an all-boys education had on Liam ’15 and Zach ’17.
Mrs. Pulsifer was recently interviewed by the World News Group for an article which delves into national studies that have shown boys are falling behind girls in terms of completing high school and college.
Friday was the final Assembly before Thanksgiving Break and included Christ School’s monthly Student and Residential Life Awards.
Nominations for the awards are submitted by the faculty and their anonymous comments about each Greenie are in quotations below. These boys had their names read aloud by Dean of Students Drew Hyche ’94 and Special Assistant to the Head of School/Dean of Campus Life Benjie Colberg.
Christ School senior Triston Mowry '23 has received a $1,000 scholarship to the college or university of his choice after graduating from the Colony Leadership Academy in his home state of Georgia.
The Academy is sponsored by Colony Bank and an 11-month program designed to encourage students to recognize their own potential and develop leadership skills through service-learning projects, workshops, and interaction with local leaders and decision makers.
Presiding Bishop Michael Curry is in Asheville for the next few days to help the Diocese of Western North Carolina celebrate its 100th anniversary. He sat at the front of St. Joseph's Chapel for Thursday's hour-long question and answer session with Christ School students and faculty, moderated by the Rt. Rev. José A. McLoughlin.