On Campus
Arts Festival offers inspiration, encouragement, community
From Mr. Ciaravino:

Last weekend, twenty-one Keystone upper school students, and the entire Fine Arts faculty, gathered with 3,700 students and teachers from around the region at St. Stephen’s Episcopal School in Austin to participate in the 52nd annual ISAS Arts Festival.

Celebrating poetry all month long
Middle school students participated in several activities to commemorate April's National Poetry Month. This week, they spent a day passing out poems on campus.

Lower School shows off musical progress at Spring Fling
In a series of shows that showed their musical progress, Lower School students sang, played ukuleles, recorders and tubanos during the Spring Fling.

Family Fun Day 2019
Even though a torrential rain and hailstorm threatened early in the day, the skies cleared for Fun Day that transformed campus into a bustling carnival. Check out some photos here.
Keystone students score well at engineering competition
Three Keystone students garnered awards at the recent National Society of Black Engineers annual conference.

Keystone trustee's lecture packs Trinity venue
Keystone Board of Trustees member and Trinity professor Michael Fischer delivered a lecture this week on why democracy needs the humanities.

Roscoe says hello
Thanks to the Wellness Council, Upper School students enjoyed a visit from Roscoe, a therapy dog. How can you not relax with that adorable face?
Billy's Blog: From the Head of School
"The thousand injuries of Fortunato I had borne as I best could, but when he ventured upon insult I vowed revenge.”

With this sentence, I began to read aloud Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Cask of Amontillado” to the 9th graders last week. 

Meet the Faculty
Upper School math & computer science teacher Sean Lindsay
Position:   US Math & Computer Science Teacher

Education: BS in Math from University of Maryland, Baltimore County (2005), MAED in Instructional Technology from UTSA (2017)

Why do you like working here: I love the culture of Keystone. I get to work with incredibly bright and driven students and have the autonomy to adjust my curriculum to meet their passions .

Important Events and Notes
Book Buddies Book Drive - Through April 30

Look for grey bins around campus to collect kids' books for Book Buddies.

Fourth grade Leadership is helping Book Buddies. That's an initiative of San Antonio Youth Literacy to collect books suitable for kids in grades Pre-K through 5, that kids can take home to read over the summer. Please consider donating your gently used picture books, chapter books, fiction or non-fiction, but please no dirty, torn or religious books. Click here for more information.

The drive runs throughout April.
Get your Fiesta medal now!
This year's Fiesta medals are available for purchase for $10 in the Development Office or Business Office, both upstairs at Founders Hall. All proceeds will go to the Alumni Scholarship. Medals will also be available for purchase at the King William Alumni Reunion and Fun Day.

Middle School Main Event - April 25
Reminder that parents need to pick up Middle School students who will attend the Main Event by 7 pm on Thursday 25. Students will travel to the Main Event on buses after school. Contact Ms. Powers with any questions:  tpowers@keystoneschool.org
Book Fair - April 25 - May 3
No classes April 26 - Battle of Flowers Parade
Alumni Reunion at King William Fair - April 27
Celebrate Fiesta with Keystone Alumni during the King William Fair! Reminisce and celebrate with drinks and snacks at a private party. Our Alumni Reunion will take place from 11am-3pm on Saturday, April 27th. 

RSVP and additional information can be found  HERE .
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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