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Course Selection Advice From SLS Upperclassmen and Teachers

When it comes to the upcoming 2019-2020 year at St. Luke’s, students have many new courses to choose from, especially in terms of electives. Since many upper school students are likely confused about what courses to take, we have decided to break down some of the new course selections, while also offering insight into which...

Homecoming All Year Long: Ms. Fancher’s SLS Journey
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Homecoming All Year Long: Ms. Fancher’s SLS Journey

For one SLS faculty member, teaching at St. Luke’s has not only been an opportunity for professional development, but also a chance to see her alma mater in a whole new light. Ms. Fancher is a member of the SLS Class of 2014. This fall, she returned to the Hilltop as a Teaching Fellow in...

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Gender Imbalance in Humanities: SLS English Classes Lack Male Students

If you’re enrolled in an honors level English class at St. Luke’s, chances are you’re a girl – about an 80% chance, to be exact. While the school’s student body is nearly 50/50 in terms of the distribution of male and female students, SLS English classes are noticeably female-dominated. According to Mr. Flachsbart, who chairs...

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A Recap of SLS’ First “Evening of Poetry”

Students and teachers are raving about the success of St. Luke’s first “Evening of Poetry,” which took place on February 5. The night’s schedule was filled with readings from over thirty student poets and a handful of teachers as well. After hot cider and cookies in the cafe and a short introduction from Mr. Flachsbart,...

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With a Scarcity of Meditations, Students and Faculty Wonder What’s Changed

Here at SLS, “Meditations” are a time when the Upper School comes together to listen to a faculty member or student give a short 10-minute speech on a topic of their choice every Thursday. Speakers have shared stories of life-changing vacations, family memories, and lessons they have learned through personal experiences. The testimonies have always...

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Some Things Really Do Last Forever

We’ve all been subjects of the same speech: the one that highlights the eternal existence of social media posts. We’ve been told to think before we post something or hit send, because there is no such thing as a real “trash” on the internet. While this may be true and worthy of our attention, recent...

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SLS Students No Longer Allowed to Park at Vista

For years, SLS students have been using the Vista parking lot near St. Luke’s because only seniors are allowed to park on campus. But a shock came when, on January 31, Junior Class Dean Mr. LeBris sent out an email to inform underclassmen that beginning on Monday, February 4, no students would be allowed to...

English Department to Host Evening Poetry Reading
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English Department to Host Evening Poetry Reading

Next week, the English Department will be hosting a poetry reading to highlight student poets in the St. Luke’s Community in celebration of student voices. On February 5th from 6:00-7:30pm, in the new humanities wing, students and teachers will have an open stage to express their innermost thoughts and sentiments. Students are encouraged to read...

Girls Varsity Squash: Rise to Nationals
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Girls Varsity Squash: Rise to Nationals

With less than one month remaining in the winter sports season, the Girls Varsity Squash Team is still on their game as they prepare for tomorrow’s upcoming National Tournament and next weekend’s FAAs. The team has had a solid season so far, and its team dynamic and strong set of players surely contribute to their...