Owl News

List of 20 news stories.

  • 15 Owls Commended Scholars

    The following 15 seniors have received recognition as National Merit Commended Scholars indicating their PSAT scores rank among the top 3-4% in the United States: Dannie Dong, Henry Duncan, Harry Feild, Harrison Goetze, Hayes Graham, Nathaniel Griffin, Will Hess, Andrew Kuhlo, Tucker Lowery, Zander Mathes, Eshaan Patnaik, Everett Sego, Neil Seth, Charlie Treadwell, and Jerry Xiao.
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  • Class of 2029 Hutchison Tailgate

    Hutchison’s seventh graders invite Class of 2029 Owls to join them for a fall football tailgate Friday, October 13, 5-6:30 p.m. at Hutchison's Alumnae Courtyard.
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  • Evan Wu’s Research Published

    Senior Evan Wu spent much of his free time the last two years on an unconventional task for a high school student: analyzing genetic data for human and mice tissue and writing about it. His resulting research paper – Conserved Spatiotemporal Expression Landscape of Dominant tRNA Genes in Human and Mouse – has been published in the peer-reviewed journal Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications.
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  • Lower School Aglu: Oct. 9

    An Aglu, also spelled agloo, is a breathing hole made in the ice by a seal. Lower School Owls will take a breath Monday, October 9, and enjoy a day free of tests, quizzes, and homework.
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  • Golfers Wins 20th Regional Title 

    The varsity golf team won the TSSAA Division II-AA West Region Tournament at Windyke Country Club on Wednesday, September 20, registering a team score of 285 (-3). This is the varsity golf program’s second consecutive region title and its 20th overall.
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  • Juniors, Sign Up: Oct. 14 Practice ACT

    The College Counseling Office has partnered with Compass Education to offer a free on-campus, paper/pencil ACT practice test (linear, non-adaptive). We encourage all juniors to sign up for this free practice ACT.
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  • US Digital PSAT Days: Oct. 11-12

    Wednesday, October 11
    We will not follow our regular class schedule in Upper School while we conduct digital PSAT testing. Anyone needing to arrive before their scheduled arrival time or stay after dismissal time can use the Dining Hall for quiet study.
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  • College Visits: Sept. 18-29

    Students, sign up in SCOIR for upcoming college visits and come chat with admission professionals! Following are the colleges visiting MUS next:
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  • Homecoming Dance: Oct. 21

    The football Homecoming Dance is Saturday, October 21, 8-11 p.m., in the Campus Center Dining Hall. The theme is Ski Lodge, and the dress will be semi-formal, so Owls should wear coat and tie. This dance is open to Upper School students.
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  • Lunch with Jean Lee: Oct. 9

    Students should RSVP by Friday, September 29, to join us for “The Art of Storytelling for TV and Film with Jean E. Lee” on Monday, October 9, from 12:45-1:15 p.m.
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  • Fall Break: Oct. 2-6

    MUS will be closed Monday-Friday, October 2-6, for Fall Break.
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  • Balfour Orders Due: Sept. 26

    Seniors, the Balfour representative will be available Tuesday, September 26, during OP in Morgan Foyer to collect order forms and deposits for graduation supplies – including last-minute class ring orders!
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  • Sports Events: Sept. 25-30

    Get out and support the Owls as cross country, football, golf, and tennis teams push toward Fall Break! 
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  • Join LS Cross Country Now

    Sign up for the Lower School cross country team - all are welcome! Practice schedule for the team will be Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays, 3:30-5 p.m., and Wednesdays, 3-4:30 p.m.
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  • Sign Up for Fencing!

    Join the fencing team! Open to all Owls in all grade levels, the team practices Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4:30-6:30 p.m., and Saturdays, 10 a.m. - noon.
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  • College Board Honors 3 Owls

    Jeremiah Tisdell ’24, Ammar Duldul ’25, and Tyler Edmundson ’25 received National African American Recognition Awards as a part of the College Board National Recognition Program.
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  • 9 National Merit Semifinalist Owls

    Nine seniors have been named National Merit Semifinalists, indicating their PSAT scores rank in the top 1% nationwide.
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  • Founders Day 2023

    September 13 is MUS Founders Day, a commemoration of the original school opening in 1893. On this day we honor the two teachers whose vision brought it to life, James White Sheffey Rhea and Edwin Sidney Werts. 
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  • LS Swimmers Needed!

    It’s time to sign up for the Lower School swim team! Contact Coach David Ferebee to sign up.
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  • New Faculty-Staff Off to Great Start

    We have welcomed 10 new faculty and staff members this fall, and they are off to a great start!
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Communication, Media Requests

All media requests, including campus photography, videos, or student, faculty, or staff interviews must be sent to the director of communications at (901) 260-1357. Photographers, videographers, and media personnel must be accompanied by a member of the Communications Office.

List of 4 members.

  • Photo of Elizabeth Copeland

    Liz Copeland 

    Communications Dir.
    (901) 260-1357
  • Photo of Rebecca Greer

    Rebecca Greer 

    Communications Asst. Dir./Webmaster
    (901) 260-1348
  • Photo of Jonah Jordan

    Jonah Jordan 

    Communications Specialist
    (901) 260-1416
  • Photo of Kaitlan Koehler

    Kaitlan Koehler 

    Graphic Designer
    (901) 260-1354


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