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Honors Independent Research Study Program

For nearly 10 years, the St. Mary's Honors Independent Research Study program has offered juniors and seniors the opportunity to craft a research project on a topic of their choice, select a professional mentor in the Memphis community, and create a scientific paper and oral presentation. Grace Sammarco '18 who presented on hydroponic farming said, "I enjoyed getting a feel for something I would like to do later in life, and I appreciated the opportunity to work with professionals in the community."

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Junior Class Presents "Voices of St. Mary's"

St. Mary's Upper School curriculum is taking its own approach to "ted-style" talks. Our Junior Class is presenting "Voices of St. Mary's" in Rose Theater this week as part of midterm exams for English and History. These three to four minute presentations, accompanied by visual slides that incorporate principles of good design, tell a compelling story that describes what the girls have learned and how they have been changed by something in our English or History curriculum this semester.

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