2018 Pep Rally Will Bring Homecoming Spirit to the Hilltop

Homecoming is just around the corner, and this year’s student council is determined to make the pep rally a riveting and spirited event for both students and faculty. Though SLS sporting events consistently draw large crowds, Homecoming is, without a doubt, the most anticipated athletic event of the year. With every fall sports team competing throughout the day, delicious food...

19 Faculty Members Display Artwork in New Exhibition

Located by the English office, the new art exhibition space displays a collection of 39 pieces that were created by 19 teachers. Representing the art department, Mr. Lynch and Ms. Yankura both have pieces scattered across the wall. However, there are a few unexpected artists who have pieces in this collection. Evidently, a thirst for artistry runs deep within the...

Why I Decided to Petition the Cell Phone Policy

Hello, my name is Scott Vollmer, and I’m a senior here at St. Luke’s. If you don’t know who I am, just look up. I’m probably there. Anyways, I’m the catalyst behind the petition opposing the new rule against our cellphones. After weeks of hearing my peers and teachers complain about the banning of cell phones (aside from limited access...

Varsity Field Hockey Defeats Hopkins for First Time in 10 Years

Varsity Field Hockey Defeats Hopkins for First Time in 10 Years

It was a hard-fought victory against Hopkins. Despite an initial setback with Hopkins scoring first, Hannah Decatur and Caroline Price netted two goals to give the Storm the lead. Although this was a great win, it was in 2008 – the last time St. Luke’s Field Hockey beat Hopkins. Who would’ve thought that it would be ten years before another...

Madame Berry’s New Role

Many people know Mrs. Berry for teaching middle school French. In fact, she’s taught the language since 2010 and has spent much of her time focusing on making language learning more enjoyable. This year, however, Mrs. Berry steps into a brand new role: Head of the Middle School. “I was anxious for this moment,” she said. “Since last year, I...

A Lifer’s Thoughts on the New Cell Phone Policy

As what we at St. Luke’s call a “lifer” – someone who has been here since fifth grade – I remember my excitement to enter high school for two reasons only: coffee and phones, as both were not allowed in middle school. Although there was no clear blueprint for the cell phone restrictions in middle school, I vividly remember filing...

New Year, New Library

New Year, New Library

The renovation of the St. Luke’s Library as part of the construction of the new wing was a highly anticipated addition to campus. Last year, in the absence of a traditional library space, students utilized the Global Classroom as a makeshift library. The brand new space, which was revealed to the community at the beginning of the school year, is...

An Introduction to SLS’ New Club: Americares

By Victoria Whitcomb ’20 and Lynden Steele ’19: As St. Luke’s students return to the Hilltop for the outset of the 2018-2019 school year, there are many new opportunities for us to explore. Since attention has been focused on the new wing and especially the Cafe, new clubs that offer several different ways to advance and educate our community have...

Upper School Fall Play: The 39 Steps

On Friday, November 9th, at 7 pm, and on Saturday, November 10th, also at 7 pm, the Upper School play, The 39 Steps, will be performed. The talented cast and crew have been working hard, and the play will surely be entertaining and fantastic. The play is perfect for those who are interested in spies, accents, and action. The 39...