In the following pages we share stories of how Baylor remains committed to sending students out into the world and bringing the world to Baylor in authentic and meaningful ways.
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Today, world language classes at Baylor are a stark contrast with the staid grammar charts, rote language labs, and nitpicky details from decades ago that were designed to teach students how to speak a language perfectly.
Baylor School hung a (metaphorical) ¡Bienvenidos! banner this school year when a small cohort of students kicked off a new sixth grade language program.
As a child growing up in Spain, Javier Garcia Nieto ’23 began learning English at a young age, but it wasn’t until he traveled to England at age 11 that he began to fully understand the advantages of learning another language.
Baylor’s exchange program is off and running with the arrival of two French exchange students this winter and a send-off in May for six Baylor students heading to France, Spain, Germany, South Africa, and New Zealand.
Bobby Lahiere’s ’88 love of languages and travel and his success as Founder/CEO of SpokenHere Language Services are rooted in his desire to nurture relationships.
The Baylor football team has accepted an invitation to compete in the Global Ireland Football Tournament in August of 2023 in Dublin, Ireland.
Even as students experiment with new ways to discover books that are radically different from the card catalogs that were a familiar site to generations of library users, the ability to inspire curiosity about the world through reading is unchanged.
Reference and instruction librarian Lee Howick is in the perfect position to help Baylor students navigate deep dives into a variety of research topics.
Even though it can be common for Middle School students to gradually lose interest in reading, Rhonda Sixto is not going to let it happen on her watch as Baylor’s reading librarian.
At the fall Board of Trustees meeting, Head of School Chris Angel ’89 outlined plans to increase boarding enrollment to 250 students in the coming years.
More than 800 educators and administrators, representing more than 40 independent schools attended the TAIS Biennial Conference Nov. 6-7 on Baylor School’s campus.
Baylor Trustee Dr. Rob Headrick ’82 organized an event for students to paint and sign white ribbons to promote lung cancer awareness.
Tiffany Townsend ’95 is returning to her alma mater to head Baylor’s advancement office.
Baylor School’s 2022-23 academic year began Wednesday, Aug. 17, with the traditional convocation ceremony.
Baylor School welcomed five new board members at the September Board of Trustees meeting.
Faculty & Student News
Baylor welcomed a large group of new faculty members this fall. That and all the other student leadership, art, and faculty news here.
After a long hiatus, Baylor returns to the state football throne, a new Baylor swim coach is named, and more...all in the sports update.
Arriving in the fall of their senior year as the school’s fifth headmaster and president, the young Presbyterian minister with no experience in school administration began laying a foundation for significant changes in the school’s culture.
Megan Watters Prewitt ’00 turned an obsession with candles into a successful business with a purpose.
Precious Birdsong’s '14 professional career is progressing at about the same pace as her trips around the bases.
The saying “home is where the heart is” seems to summarize Laurel Hensley Powell’s ’04 career path.
A chance meeting between a boy and a horse is a moving example of how big dreams can make wishes come true.
As an Angel Flight pilot, Andrew Godbold '04 has transported patients for medical appointments, all at no charge.
Baylor honored 14 members of our community during the Head of School Awards and Memorial Chapel Service as part of Alumni Weekend activities.
More noteworthy news about Baylor alumni.
A Message from the Head of School
There has never been a better time to be a member of the Baylor family!
As the great-granddaughter of Baylor's second headmaster, Alexis Guerry Bogo '89 has interesting insights about the early days of Baylor.
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Cover photo courtesy of Matt Hamilton/Chattanooga Times Free Press
Chris Angel '89
Molly Glascock Smith '12
Melissa Love Snyder '90
President and Head of School
Chris Angel '89
Chairman, Board of Trustees
Ryan Crimmins '78
President, Alumni Council
Christie Dillard '97
President, Parent Alliance
Jenny Yates Stickley '90