Week of November 27, 2023

Grammar School News

Aristoi's Open House is this Saturday! Two more weeks until Cookies with Santa and the 5th Grade Sing-Along program! We are full tilt into the holiday season! Come join us! We kick off Giving Tuesday on Monday, November 27th! Get in the holiday spirit with our 2nd Grade Sing-Along program! Mark your calendars for Coffee with the Headmaster and the Head of School coming up December 1st and 8th. More information is included below.

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  • December 4th - Student Holiday/Teacher Work Day

  • December 11th - Full Day of School; Regular Club schedules are 3:05 PM - 4:00 PM

  • December 12th - 15th - Early Release Days; Clubs are 12:05 PM - 1:00 PM

  • 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!

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.

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.

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

Please contact Mrs. Elgie for details.

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.

School Board Meeting, December 11th @ 5:30 PM, at the Logic & Rhetoric School

Please contact Mrs. Lester for details.

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 may return to their classrooms at the end of their party.

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

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

Giving Tuesday kicks off Aristoi's 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.

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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

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.

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.

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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.

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Aristoi Katy PTO Updates

For more information or to RSVP:

Visit the Aristoi Katy PTO website or Contact Aristoi Katy PTO