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BMS Varsity Volleyball 2014

Kaylee, Aubry, Katie, Grace, Elly, Celia, Logan, Aspen, Ann Chapman, Bri, and Sidney This has to be the best team picture ever! Special thanks to Ann-Marie Hensley, our photographer extraordinaire (and mom of Elly). Check out her site – when she’s not in the bleachers cheering, she’s photographing some of …


Camp Nakanawa 2014: Aspen

Reunited with Ramsay r Aspen’s favorite classes: Riding and Sailing Circus Seals Intermediate Camp, Cabin 22 Aspen and Chase With Olivia at the Overnight The 3 Little Pigs go to Prom

Reef Bay and the Hike

Yesterday, we went on the Reef Bay Trail Hike. It was fun, and I learned lots of new things. Our hike leader, Mr. Kent, was very nice and knew a lot about the island. First, we took a taxi to the beginning of the trail. Then we started off. Along …

Camp Nakanawa 2013

Oakley and McKenna. Bunkies for the 3rd year in a row! Rainy day fun on Tuesday Amazon Picture 2013. Compare to 2011 (wow!) and 2012 Junior Camp, Cabin 19: Oak writes that her bunkies are “awesome!” Free Day Thursday: Setting out on the Cumberland Cove hike Cabin 19 squeezes into a …

St. John: An Inauspicious Beginning

The girls’ “big” Christmas gift this year was, in fact, big: a family trip to St. John, United States Virgin Island. Tim and I have been planning this since March and decided to keep it a secret from the girls. Saving the big reveal to Christmas Day was awesome! For …

Viking Volleyball

in August, right before school began, Aspen tried out for the 6th grade volleyball team at Brentwood Middle School. She was competing with 39 other girls for one of the 9 spots. Alas, she didn’t make the team. Instead, she along with 2 other 6th graders, Aubrey and Logan, made …

Asheville Again

Aspen likes Asheville in late August. Last year she toured the Biltmore, had an assist, and made the finals. This year she kayaked 7 miles down the French Broad River, scored a goal, made some awesome saves in goal, and reached the finals again.

5 straight

In April of this year, Aspen was playing club volleyball.  They played with a lighter ball, and lower nets, and they were allowed to serve from the “20 foot” line.  For two weeks, Aspen really struggled to get a serve in. She worked on it, though.  And she worked on …