On Campus
Homecoming court announced
Between games of a triple-header, Student Council announced the 2019 Homecoming Court.

C ongrats to 7th and 8th grade girls' basketball teams
Congratulations to Keystone's 7th and 8th grade girls basketball teams.

Platinum Gala
Keystone's Platinum Gala is almost sold out! Get your tickets or sponsorship while there's still time.
Alumni Gala events

Alums: Whether or not you're going to the Platinum Gala, Please join us for an alumni Happy Hour from 5-6:30 on Friday, Feb 8 at Bombay Bicycle Club, and join us at 10 a.m. on Feb 9 for breakfast and a campus tour.

More information and RSVP on:  alumni.keystoneschool.org
Once-in-a-lifetime trips
This year's Gala will offer a chance to bid on amazing travel packages to Ireland, the Amalfi Coast, France, Greece, Tuscany, Jackson Hole, an Alaskan cruise, and
San Francisco and wine country. And a secret surprise trip, too. Only at the gala!
J unior leads group that helps kids of TSA workers
The San Antonio chapter of nonprofit Girl Up collected and food and other items to help the children of TSA workers who went without paychecks during the government shutdown.

Meet our Upper School students: Carlo and Mary
What is your favorite Keystone memory?

It is hard to whittle it down to one, but the 10th grade Yosemite Trip was a highlight. This was when I really felt that the whole grade came together and I bonded with a lot of folks who I hadn’t connected to as deeply before. They are some of my best friends now.

Kinder marks 100 days of school
Can you believe we have already hit 100 days of school? The kindergarten students mark the day -- and the counting skills to recognize it -- with a special activities, and a great headband.

Billy's Blog: From the Head of School
“Doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment
-”Oprah Winfrey

What a moment! At the postseason basketball tournament, our sixth-grade girls were down much of the game but went ahead with less than two minutes on a shot that hit nothing but net.

Meet the Faculty
Art and digital media teacher Chris Parker
Position: Art and Digital Media Teacher

Education: Bachelor's from The University of Texas

Why do you like working here: I like working here because of the kids. 

Important Events and Notes
Breakfast tacos and more - Feb. 5
The Foreign Language Club is running a breakfast sale before school on Tuesday, Feb. 5. Look for breakfast tacos, hot chocolate, doughnuts, and juices.
Bake sale - Feb. 7
The Foreign Language Club will present a bake sale on Thursday, Feb. 7 during 5th and 6th periods. It's for Middle and Upper School students only.
Travel Society pizza sale - Feb. 8
The travel society is holding a pizza sale on Friday, Feb. 8 during all lunch periods. Proceeds will help defray costs for 23 Upper School students and four faculty who are traveling to Ecuador and the Galapagos for 10 days this summer.

Pizza Classics pizza will be on sale for $1.75 per slice and lemonade for 25 cents per cup.

For students in Grades K-4:  Here's the preorder form .  Please return it with payment to your teacher by Wednesday, Feb. 6

Grades 5-12 can pay in person in the lunchroom.

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Middle and Upper Parents session on cyber safety - Feb. 13
If you're Middle or Upper School parent, please make time for a presentation on Feb. 13 from attorney Donna McElroy on cyber safety . It takes place from 6-7:30 p.m. in the Theater. Child care is available in the Cafeteria.

Have you signed the Family Handbook?

Several families haven't signed the Family Handbook. Find out if you're one of them by logging into Renweb (now called FACTS). You'll see a notification that you haven't signed the the Required Family Handbook Form.  This form asks that you acknowledge that you have familiarized yourself and agreed with the terms and conditions of our Family Handbook. 

Presentation for Parents on Substance Abuse - Feb. 20

FCD (Freedom from Chemical Dependency) Educational Services counselor Will Strahan will offer a presentation for parents on the current trends with drugs and alcohol with young people, and the best approaches for parents to combat addictive substances.
The talk runs from 5:30-7 p.m. in the Theater.
Cafeteria Services is now online!
Did you know you can view and pay your balance online?

Find out how to create your online account by clicking here . Then go to ezparentcenter.com . Once Cafeteria Services activates your account, you're all set.

If you have any problems, contact Mrs. Mlcak at kmlcak@keystoneschool.org  or 210-735-4022 x356 or Cafeteria Services at 210-348-7667.
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