The first and second grade students honored their grandparents by sharing funny and heartfelt songs and displaying some fancy footwork during our Annual Grandparents Celebration!
Our PK Rainbow Fish and our Kindergarten Kinder Bears gave thanks for their family, friends, and many wonderful things during their precious Thanksgiving Program!
Congrats to Lillian for winning the Anti-Defamation League’s No Place for Hate Art Contest in the 6th-8th grade division. On Wednesday November 15 during morning exercises Jaymi Baum, a representative from ADL, presented Lillian with her award. Additionally, congratulations to Simone, Sarah, Jasmine, and Nia for receiving honorable mentions for their submissions!
St. Andrew’s students visited the Native American Museum created and hosted by the 5th grade class on Friday October 27th. Students learned about various tribes and their customs, visited a Native American habitat, explored man-made tools, and even sampled cuisine. A creative and fun hands-on lesson for the curators and visitors alike!
We look forward to seeing all of you on campus for Parent-Teacher Conferences this Thursday and Friday, September 28-29th. After meeting with your child’s teachers, please swing by the library and visit our Fall Korndorffer Book Fair!
Noon dismissal on Thursday (no lunch provided), and no school for students on Friday.
Conference Care will be available Thursday afternoon ($10 per child) and all day Friday ($20 per child), and students must be registered and paid for by Wednesday September 27th. For more important details regarding Conference Care, please see our Newsletter or email Venessa Laurent Jones.
Coffee & Conversation with Head of School Mel Brown
Cottage Families – Monday, August 21, 8:15 am to 9:15 am
Pre-K and K – Tuesday, August 22, 8:15 am to 9:15 am
Lower School (Grades 1-4) – Thursday, August 24, 8:15 am to 9:15 am
Middle School (Grades 5-8) – Friday, August 25, 8:15 am to 9:15 am
*All events held in the Chalstrom Parish House, 1031 S. Carrollton Ave.
St. Andrew’s has a wonderful tradition called “morning exercise.” Our entire school meets for a morning assembly with a prayer, pledge and song led by our students followed by a few words from our Head of School. Today, our Head of School, Mel Brown, read one of his favorite poems: “Sure On This Shining Night,” by James Agee. After the reading, Mr. Brown and his wife, Inka, performed the beautiful and contemplative song by Samuel Barber that uses the poem as the text. Listen to the beautiful music and singing.