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Why I Teach

History and Social Sciences teacher Matthew Blanton wants students to explore the stories we tell ourselves about ourselves.

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Coaches are Teachers Too

COACHES PLAY A CENTRAL ROLE IN A STUDENT’S EDUCATION Story by Marisa Donelan Illustration by Eric Palma From his office in the Athletic and Convocation Center, Athletic Director Lamar Reddicks has a constant, daily view of the comings and goings of student-athletes, coaches, and visitors. Whether they stop by his almost always-open door or are just passing through, Reddicks, who is also the head coach for the boys’ varsity basketball team, can get a quick read on them. “I can tell by the way a kid walks through here whether they’re having a good or bad day,” he says....

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Lisa Donohue ’83 recognized with Milton Medal

On April 30, the Board of Trustees honored its outgoing president, Lisa Donohue ’83, with the Milton Medal, recognizing her years of leadership and dedication during a significant period of growth for Milton Academy. The Milton Medal recognizes extraordinary service to the school. “Lisa’s incredible service to Milton clearly makes her deserving of this important honor,” said Board member Claire Hughes Johnson ’90, who succeeded Donohue as president on July 1. “Lisa served Milton during a critical period, and every time the school needed more from her, she increased her level of time, energy, and dedication to Milton’s success. Although Lisa credits Milton for its positive role during a formative time in her life, what is most impressive is her ability to separate the Milton of the past from what the school and the students most need today. Constantly guided by what’s best for the students, Lisa set an example for all of...

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