Since August 2001, English teacher and distance coach Weldon Bradshaw has paired his love for the written word with an abundant insight into the heart and spirit of Collegiate to help tell the School’s story. Enjoy his illuminating profiles, interviews and musings on what it means to be a Cougar, JK-12th Grade, and long after one’s tenure on campus.


List of 5 news stories.

  • Rehearsal for Almost, Maine began in August

    Pioneering a New Reality

    Here we stand, Mike Boyd and I, in the very back of the Oates Theater, Collegiate’s spacious, state-of-the-art facility which hosts all manner of activities including the always well-received fall musical, a rite of the season since the ‘60’s.
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  • Scott Smith is Collegiate's director of admission and enrollment management. He and his wife Darcy (pictured here at Arches National Park in Utah) have three adult children.

    Always a Teacher

    Teaching is part of Scott Smith’s DNA.
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  • Our New Normal, Volume III

    The third installment of our look at Collegiate’s new normal begins and ends with a late afternoon visit to the athletic fields on the North Mooreland Road campus.
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  • For many years, the Rev. William Reeves served as a mentor and guardian angel for the Collegiate Family. May his memory be a blessing.

    Bill Reeves: On Leadership

    There’re many reasons why I miss Bill Reeves, not the least of which are the life lessons he conveyed to students and faculty during chapel services and assemblies back in the day.
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  • Zack Trivette places the last of a series of cones that will direct afternoon car pool traffic as it egresses onto North Mooreland Road.

    Our New Normal, Volume II

    Here we are, back for another impromptu tour around the Collegiate campus, talking to folks we encounter along the way to find out how they’re managing the new normal.
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"Welcome to Reflections, a weekly column that offers a window into the life, the culture and the soul of Collegiate School. Over the years, we've profiled students, alumni, faculty, administrators and staff. We’ve described our beautiful, state-of-the-art facilities. We’ve delved into the school’s rich history and honored the icons who, often under challenging circumstances, set the tone and provided the spirit that shaped the Collegiate of today. We’ve covered guest speakers, interpreted events, offered editorial opinion, and commented on current affairs. And we’ve detailed the compelling personal journeys of many who call Collegiate home. As Reflections has evolved, one truth, one theme has remained constant: Collegiate is truly a family school, and there is much that we do well. What we do best, however, is take care of each other. Thanks so much for reading Reflections. Thanks for sharing the Collegiate experience." Weldon Bradshaw