SLS Volleyball Program Welcomes Esteemed Coach

This season, the St. Luke’s Volleyball program has added an incomparable new coach to its staff. The week before preseason, the volleyball team arrived on the Hilltop to participate in a team camp run by Gold Medal Squared, a company which runs training camps for high schools all across the country. At the end of the camp, the squad was...

Mrs. Meatto’s Classes Bring “Latinx” to SLS

On Friday, October 12, Upper School Spanish students gave informative presentations on aspects of Latin culture. The exhibition was thorough, touching upon topics ranging from history to culture; presentations focused on the term “latinx,” with which many people of Latin American heritage identify. While some students used technology to organize and display their information, others stuck to more traditional methods....

Service Symposium Brings 20 Organizations to the Hilltop

During last week’s Service Symposium, SLS students embodied the school motto, “Enter to learn and go forth to serve,” by learning about local organizations and how to expand their volunteer options. Representatives from twenty different service groups in the area were invited to talk to Upper School students and faculty for the afternoon. This year, Susanna Montgomery ‘19 and Cate...

Admissions Team Accepts a New Member – and Gets a Brand New Look

Admissions Team Accepts a New Member – and Gets a Brand New Look

As a part of the school’s summer construction, the St. Luke’s admissions office got a brand new look – and a new member. This centrally located space is where the admissions team welcomes prospective families, allowing them to gain a better feel for this special community. With the addition of the new space, the school welcomed Admissions Associate, Mrs. DeRienzo....

Frankenstein Turns 200!

Frankenstein Turns 200!

Artwork by Samantha Schwartz ’21 St. Luke’s is participating in the international celebration of the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. During the week of October 22, Upper Schoolers were prompted to create a story in 45 minutes that reflected the themes and values of the novel. Since the Upper School could not gather in the SPAC on Halloween itself,...

New designLab Gives a Home to Innovators

Note: This article was co-written by Victoria Whitcomb ’20 and Michael Pizzani ’19 One of the crowning glories of the new wing is the vast designLab. The new designLab, located on the second floor, right next to the Black Box, is both a department and physical space that houses engineering and robotics courses along with computer classes. In fact, within...

The Parking Conundrum

The Parking Conundrum

I was licenseless all of my sophomore and junior year, but I knew that having a license would be a senior year necessity. After all, driving to school is a rite of passage for St. Luke’s seniors, and as an SLS student for the past eight years, it’s something I’ve always looked forward to. But as I began driving to...

Freshmen Embark on Class Trip to Sharpe Reservation

Freshmen Embark on Class Trip to Sharpe Reservation

The ninth grade class recently embarked on an overnight trip focused on bonding, cooperation, and team building. Last week, freshmen traveled to Sharpe Reservation in Fishkill, New York, where they participated in various group activities, designed to ease the transition from eighth to ninth grade in an enjoyable way. Highlights of the trip included a high ropes course and a...

Mr. Davis Departs for Six-Month Sabbatical

A road trip to Texas? A silent retreat? An Alabama civil rights tour? These detail just a few of the many adventures that Mr. Davis will embark on during his six-month sabbatical. Though St. Luke’s does not have a traditional sabbatical program like many higher institutions, the Board of Trustees suggested that, if Mr. Davis intended to elongate his time...

New Academic Technologist to Bring Innovation to Classrooms

SLS students and teachers now have the opportunity to incorporate cutting-edge technology into their academic and artistic lives thanks to Ms. Mathrani, a brand new addition to the SLS faculty. Ms. Mathrani is the school’s Academic Technologist, a position that allows her to work with various members of the community, mostly teachers, to brainstorm and implement specific classroom-friendly technology. Her...