In an era of specialization, multi-sport athletes still thrive at St. Luke’s

St. Luke’s requires students to participate in at least two activities per year, but some motivated students elect to do three activities, and some students even elect for those activities to be three different sports. They play on a new team every season and spend their days after school perfecting their skills.  When asked why she is committed to playing...

To Sweatshirt or Not to Sweatshirt?

For the past few years, St. Luke’s students have had the privilege of being able to wear Storm sweatshirts to school as part of the dress code. As these sweatshirts provide a comfortable alternative to the otherwise unpleasant oxford button-down uniform, many students opted to purchase one for school use. However, as the 2019 school year began, students discovered upon...

Seniors Spill: Halloween Edition

As the leaves fall and the weather gets cooler, everyone starts looking forward to Halloween. It’s all about carving pumpkins, haunted houses, and of course, getting free candy.  As October 31st rolls around, the seniors began to feel a little nostalgic about what this holiday once entailed for them.  Margaret Gregorich reminisced on dressing up as Hello Kitty and accumulating...

Brown and Johnson Bring a Monsoon of School Spirit to SLS!

In order for St. Luke’s to maintain our school spirit, two enthusiastic seniors, Nick Brown and Dylan Johnson, stepped up to become our Monsoon Leaders. St. Luke’s has had new Monsoon Leaders from the senior class every year since the tradition began, and their job is to contribute energy and spirit to our sports teams. Monsoon Leaders attend most sport...

Newcomer Hendricks ‘22 at the Helm for Storm Volleyball

Though pounding hits and diving saves draw fans’ attention at Storm Volleyball matches, the team’s most vital player often goes unnoticed.  In volleyball, the setter controls the court and runs the team’s offense. She analyzes opposing defenses and uses that information to decide which hitter has the greatest chance of scoring – all within the few seconds that the ball...

What Really Goes on in Blues Band?

Everyone in the St. Luke’s community looks forward to the fall’s annual Blues Band concert, but what people don’t consider are all the hours of rehearsals that take place behind the scenes. All they know is that every day after school from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m., the world language hallway is booming with music.  Upon entering the choir room,...

Bounce Back Season for SLS Girls Varsity Soccer

With the fall season in full swing, the St. Luke’s Girls Varsity Soccer Team has four wins and one upsetting loss behind them.  On September 23, the soccer team traveled to Sacred Heart for a game on the opponent’s home field. Unfortunately, the St. Luke’s team walked away with their first loss of the season. This loss was especially hard...

New Faces: Ms. Santos

A recent college graduate, Ms. Santos has joined St. Luke’s as a teaching fellow in the Upper School Mathematics Department. Ms. Santos is a Connecticut native with roots in Brazil. She attended the Wooster School and during her time there, she had a clear idea that she wanted to major in math. Consequently, at the University of Connecticut, she studied...