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Spring Honors a Reliable Hit

Spring Honors a Reliable Hit

One of the best days of the school year at Miller is the day we hold Spring Honors, a day filled with music, art, literature, poetry, scholarship, and appreciation for the talents of our fellows. This year’s event did not disappoint, we enjoyed many poetry and short story readings, view […]

 
Author Dava Sobel Speaks About Her Latest Book

Author Dava Sobel Speaks About Her Latest Book

Science writer, Dava Sobel (who may be the only Miller visitor ever to have had an asteroid named after her) spoke to a packed auditorium about her latest book, The Glass Universe.  Ms. Sobel’s lecture was the culminating event in our Taste of Astronomy Series, which included a visit to […]

 
Sweeney Todd Terrorizes Stage

Sweeney Todd Terrorizes Stage

A hollow-eyed barber (played gloriously dark and broodingly by Senior Ali Marofi) and a fresh-faced young sailor (played honest and buoyantly by Junior Kevin Cox) entered the stage to begin the tale of Sweeney Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street at Miller School this past weekend. The tale is […]

 
A Stellar Opportunity

A Stellar Opportunity

Thanks to Ms. Sarah Goodbar, students and faculty had a unique opportunity recently to view both our Sun through a Solar telescope and another through which Venus could be seen. The telescopes were brought to campus for a few hours by Rich Drumm and Ed Preston of the Charlottesville Astronomical […]

 
World Renown Violinist and Lutenist Perform for MSA Community

World Renown Violinist and Lutenist Perform for MSA Community

Our students and faculty were honored to host violinist Nicola Benedetti and lutenist Ivano Zanenghi and have them play several classical Baroque pieces and answer questions this past Wednesday. Ms. Benedetti is one of the most sought after violinists of her generation. Her ability to captivate audiences with her innate […]

 
Senior Speaks Before the General Assembly

Senior Speaks Before the General Assembly

Recently, senior Jasmine Johnson spoke to the Virginia General Assembly as a representative of the 4-H program which she has been a member of for eleven years. She first joined when she was seven years old and went away to summer camp. Jasmine says that 4-H has helped to her […]

 
Maria Nimmo Places 3rd at Regional Shakespeare Competition!

Maria Nimmo Places 3rd at Regional Shakespeare Competition!

Junior Maria Nimmo has won third place at the regional level of the National Shakespeare Competition! Having honed her Shylock monologue from last week’s school competition, and having added the wry Sonnet 151 to her repertoire, Maria took to the stage at Blackfriars Theatre on Saturday, February 4. She was up against the best […]

 
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Bardfest!

Bardfest!

With our school-wide Shakespeare unit in full swing, all students memorized and recited a monologue of their choice during classroom competitions held this and last week. On Friday, January 27, the finalists met on stage in the Chapel for a Battle of The Bard! Congratulations to our winner Maria Nimmo, […]

 
Engineering Students Learn About Environmental Awareness in Modern Building Design

Engineering Students Learn About Environmental Awareness in Modern Building Design

Recently, Mr. Charles Hendricks spoke to Mr. Henry’s Applied Engineering class.  Mr. Hendricks is one of the Principals of The Gaines Group Architects with offices in both Charlottesville and Harrisonburg and is a licensed Architect with the American Institute of Architects (AIA). Mr. Hendricks spoke extensively of his experiences with […]