On Campus
More than 50 Keystone students, faculty members, staff, parents and supports joined more than 300,000 people in the annual MLK March.

It's the biggest MLK march in the country and brings people from throughout the city to march through the East Side and end at a gathering in Pittman-Sullivan Park.

Congratulations to eighth-grader Andy, a repeat champion of the Keystone Geography Bee.

He answered every question correctly in the Bee, taking the title on Darien National Park, which Andy located in Panama.

Platinum Gala
Do you have your tickets for Keystone's Platinum Gala? This year will take place on campus and will celebrate our 70 th anniversary in style. There's still time also for your business or family to become a sponsor.
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
Second-grader Pia received a shout-out on social media for her good works in the  #MoveYourOwnMountain challenge   from author  Nancy Churnin .

The challenge comes from Churnin's book, "Manjhi Moves a Mountain," which recounts the true story of Dashrath Manjhi, who made a difference with a vision and hard work.

Meet our Upper School students: Julia and Katie
What do you hope your legacy will be at Keystone? 

I hope that the photos we take and use in yearbook help not just our generation, but generations to come in documenting what Keystone was like that year.

Little School aftercare teacher is now an RN
Congratulations to Lexi Tenorio at the Little School!

She's now a Registered Nurse, so now the Little School's aftercare program has an RN on staff.

Billy's Blog: From the Head of School
“We are all caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly affects all indirectly.”
--Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

One of my favorite holidays is the annual commemoration of Martin Luther King, Jr’s birthday, and I have come to appreciate it even more in San Antonio. For the second year in a row, I had the privilege of walking with other members of the Keystone community in the MLK march, which is now the largest of its kind in the nation.

Meet the Faculty
Theater teacher Gypsy Pantoja
Position: Lower & Middle School Theatre Arts Teacher

Education: Bachelor of Arts in Theatre & Master of Fine Arts in Acting

Why do you like working here: Love the students. I appreciate their enthusiasm for learning. I also appreciate the Staff & Faculty of Keystone. They are family!

Important Events and Notes
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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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