Week of November 20, 2023

Grammar School News

Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! We hope you are enjoying and relaxing with your families and friends this Thanksgiving Break! Continue to spread the word about Aristoi's Open House and classical education. Cookies with Santa is a lovely Aristoi tradition and is right around the corner. Get in the holiday spirit with our 2nd Grade Sing-Along program! We are full tilt into the holiday season! Come join us! We kick off Giving Tuesday on Monday, November 27th! Mark your calendars for Coffee with the Headmaster and the Head of School coming up December 1st and 8th. More information is included below.

Visit Aristoi's new Website

November 20th - 24th

December 4th - Student Holiday/Teacher Work Day

December 12th - 15th - Early Release Days

December 18th - January 3rd - Winter Break

First Grade Field Trip, November 30th

They are off to the Natural Science Museum! Aristoi's first grade scholars are heading to the museum for a day of science, fun, and exploration!

Following are the details:

  • Permission Slips due November 15th 
  • Sack Lunch Form due November 13th 

Student Tickets:

Student tickets cost $8 each. Cash or check is accepted. Please make checks out to: Aristoi Classical Academy.   


There are a limited number of chaperone spots available for this field trip. If you are interested in chaperoning please complete the bottom portion of your child's permission slip and return it to their teacher by November 15th, 2023.

We are drawing chaperone names at random to fill each spot. If you are selected to chaperone, you will sign Chaperone Guidelines and your ticket will cost $7.50.

Mrs. Ober-Armstrong is available to answer any questions.

School Board Meeting, December 11th @ 5:30 PM

This month's School Board Meeting is held at the Katy Logic & Rhetoric Campus.

Please contact Mrs. Lester if you have any questions.

Kinder Love & Logic with Mrs. Elgie, December 5th @ 8:00 AM

Please contact Mrs. Elgie for details.

Through December Aristoi scholars will have health screenings throughout the day. 

Screenings are as follows:

New Students, regardless of grade, and Kinder, 1st & 3rd grade will have Vision, Hearing, and Acanthosis Nigricans (AN) Screenings.

Early Release Days

December 12th - 15th

Students are dismissed at 12:05 PM each day.

After-School Clubs are meeting the week of December 11th

After-school clubs are meeting the week before Christmas Break. Clubs will begin immediately after early dismissal at 12:05 PM, and finish at 1:00 PM.

December 15th, End of 2nd Quarter Grading Period

Lunch in the classrooms and no specials:

  • 1st - 10:00 AM
  • Kinder - 10:15 AM   
  • 2nd - 10:30 AM
  • 4th - 10:45 AM
  • 3rd - 11:15 AM


Classroom parties – in the Commons


  • Kinder - 8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
  • 1st - 9:15 AM - 9:45 AM
  • 2nd - 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
  • 3rd - 10:45 AM - 11:15 AM
  • 4th -11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Please note: Scholars may wear dress code OR Spirit Wear on December 15th. Christmas/holiday socks are approved, but Christmas attire is not.

Special Note: Siblings may not stay in the Commons during other siblings' parties. Students must return to their classrooms at the end of their party.

Aristoi's Prospective Family Open House, December 2nd

Community. Disciplined. Academically-Challenging.

Virtue-Centered. Critical Writing. Logical Thinking. Electronics-free.

Grounded in Tradition.

If those are the things you want for your students, friends, and neighbors, please forward information about Aristoi Classical Academy's Open Houses on December 2nd.

Learn more about  Aristoi's Prospective Family Open House here

We're kicking it off Monday, November 27th!

Giving Tuesday kicks off the Aristoi Classical Academy Year-End Appeal. However, we're getting a head start at Katy Grammar and launching the program Monday, November 27th! Watch the announcements for more information.

The top 10 contributors on Giving Monday or Tuesday will receive a one-of-a-kind Aristoi Christmas Ornament.

Coffee with Katy Headmaster, Kathryn Locheed December 1st @ 8:15 AM, Griffin Cafeteria (at the Logic & Rhetoric Campus)

Please RSVP to Ms. Miller. Please pick up (and return) Visitor Badges at the Main Office.

Sing Along with Aristoi's 2nd Grade Scholars,

December 5th

The annual Holiday Sing-Along Program happens December 5th @ 6:30 PM in the Commons. Singing together is the perfect way to join the community in festive holiday spirit!

Ms. Boroughs has all of the details.

Scripps Spelling Bee,

December 7th

School Bee for 2nd - 8th grade.

For more information please contact Mrs. Mausbach.

Coffee with Head of Grammar, Tamara Polvogt, December 8th @ 8:15 AM

This is an excellent opportunity to learn more about your Aristoi Grammar School, the leadership, and the great events that go on! Please join us!

Email Mrs. Ober-Armstrong for more details.

Volunteers are so vital to Aristoi Classical Academy! There are several ways in which you can be involved at the Aristoi Katy Grammar School. Please see the links below for more information about each of these opportunities. Contact Mrs. Ober-Armstrong for any questions or for more information.

  • WATCH D.O.G.S. (Dads of Great Students)
  • Library

Holiday Shopping at the Aristoi Spirit Shop

Check off your holiday shopping list with Aristoi attire. Whether you're looking for gifts for your scholar and family or want to treat yourself to something! Select your preferred item, choose the item color, and add an Aristoi-approved logo.

When making purchases, please be sure to follow the guidelines provided on the Aristoi Spirit Shop page.

Friday Spirit Shirts for Scholars are identified here.

Visit Aristoi's Spirit Shop

Follow Aristoi Classical Academy on Social Media!

Instagram  Facebook  LinkedIn

Aristoi Katy PTO Updates

For more information or to RSVP:

Visit the Aristoi Katy PTO website or Contact Aristoi Katy PTO