Can’t Find Someone? Try the Cafe

Can’t Find Someone? Try the Cafe

One of the most anticipated additions to the new wing was the Cafe. The gift of the class of 2016 has finally come to life, and the student body has quickly broken in the new space. In fact, some students are going as far as saying the Cafe is the “New Commons” (with the exception of lunch, when the Cafe...

New Schedule Means Big Change – and Controversy – on the Hilltop

The 2018-2019 school year has brought big change to the Hilltop. With thousands of square feet of new humanities and arts space, members of the school community are teeming with excitement. Many, however, find themselves struggling to adapt to the change, especially that which comes with the rollout of the brand new school schedule. The old schedule, which was in...

Sports Spotlight: Softball

Sports Spotlight: Softball

Spring sports are now well on their way and one team continues to stand out. On Wednesday, the St. Luke’s softball team earned their 9th win in a row, beating King 18-8.  Before the season, the team expected to face harsh competition in teams like King School and Cheshire Academy, a previous rival. However, the team has managed to win...

Arguments for Reducing the Voting Age

Arguments for Reducing the Voting Age

If I have learned anything during my 17 years of formal and informal history education, it is that our current time, compared to the countless epochs that have come before, is, in many respects, downright strange, and undeniably remarkable. The technologies and infrastructure that now seem ordinary and concrete, from corrective lenses to the electric grid that provides light, become...

What’s New? A Look At Next Year’s Schedule

Mr. Yavenditti and other faculty members have decided to implement a new schedule for the 2018-2019 school year. For upper school students, the classes for each day will begin at 8:30 am rather than 8:00 am. Classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays will still begin at 9:00 but there is also an additional period added to the schedule on these days...

The Clean Plate Initiative

Starting this week, St. Luke’s will be participating in the Clean Plate Project. Sponsored by the Sustainability Club and Flik, the project focuses on reducing the amount of food waste produced by the St. Luke’s community. The trash in the cafeteria will be weighed and recorded each week and posted on a board above the sorting area for students and...

Test Stress: To AP Or Not To AP

Test Stress: To AP Or Not To AP

Students at St. Luke’s may be all-too familiar with a certain type of education: Advanced Placement classes. Currently, SLS offers over 15 APs, ranging from those in the STEM to those in the humanities. Taken at the beginning of May, AP tests are a trademark of the College Board, the same organization that manages the SAT and SAT Subject Tests....