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Senior Tutorial

Preparing for Tutorial Communication Intern and Cambridge Junior Alejandra Gonzalez writes about the process of Senior Tutorial. 5/1/2019 At The Cambridge School of Dallas, all seniors are required to present a tutorial in front of their peers and Cambridge community. The purpose of tutorials is to shape students into scholars. As a rising senior,  I […]


The Purpose of Tutorials

The Purpose of Tutorials From the archive: a reflection on the purpose of senior tutorials from former faculty member and tutorial director Dr. Robert Sloan Lee. 4/11/19 In order to really catch the vision of the “capstone” of the Cambridge curriculum, namely, the senior tutorial competition, one has to understand its goal, or end, or […]


Senior Tutorial Finals 2018

Senior Tutorial Finalists Presentations April 25, 2018 Senior Tutorial is the capstone of the curriculum at The Cambridge School of Dallas and a requirement for graduation. Its purpose is to provide students with an occasion to study a topic in depth, to write a rigorous academic paper on that topic, and to present and defend […]


Laws Smith, 2016 Trivium Winner

Senior Lawson Smith was selected as the recipient of the 2016 Trivium Award for his Senior Tutorial presentation and paper entitled “Tolkien: Reinterpreting Immorality Through Myth.” The other two finalists were Zachary Raybourn, “The Moral Implications of Covert Operations,” and Florence Solomon, “Not a Tame Lion: A Theodicy for the Wrath of God.” Laws examined […]