Area Champs!
Girls Varsity Basketball advances in state tournament
Congratulations to the Girls Varsity Basketball team! They are Area Champs and have made the top 8 in the state tournament. The next game is Feb. 22 in Schulenberg against Rosehill Christian School of Tomball.

On Campus
Fourth-graders host baked potato fundraiser
The aroma of hundreds of baked potatoes and sweet potatoes filled the cafeteria and just about all of Founders Hall for the fourth-graders' Baked Potato Sale.

Keystone's Chief Science Officers attend training
Keystone now has two   Chief Science Officers  -- ninth-graders Riley and Shreya. Fellow students elected them to these positions, and they will promote STEM education both here at school and beyond.

Happy birthday, Mrs. Quintero!
To celebrate Mrs. Quintero's birthday, her husband, Jose, brought mariachis on campus.

Billy's Blog: From the Head of School
Only the boring are bored.
If you’re bored, it must be because you’re boring.
Boredom is an insult to the gods.

My wife and I both believed that there is far too much to do in this world and way too many wonderful things to discover to be bored. 

Meet the Faculty
First grade teacher Michelle Quintero
Position: 1 st Grade Teacher

Education: BBA Accounting, St. Mary's University; BS Elementary Education, UT PanAm

Why do you like working here: It's the happiest place on earth just like Disney World; my colleagues are top notch.

Important Events and Notes
Lower School Coffee - Art of Writing: Part 2 - Feb. 27

Join Mrs. Vilagi and Mrs. Denny at 8:30 a.m. on Feb. 27 in the Lower School Library as they share more of the Lower School's journey with the Writing Units of the Writer's Workshop. Download a flyer here.
5 th and 6 th Grade Parent Social - March 1

Fifth and 6th Grade parents are invited to a social at Tycoon Flats from 5-7 p.m. on March 1, before opening night of Miss Nelson is Missing . The play will begin at 7:30pm. If you have questions, please feel free to email Kat Golando at   kgolando@keystoneschool.org
Coming soon: Alumni meet-ups in Austin, Houston
Attention Austin Alumni: Register now for a Meet and Greet with Billy Handmaker from 5-7 p.m. Sunday, March 3.
RSVP here: 

Houston Alumni – Save the Date! Meet and Greet with Billy on Thursday, March 21. Here's the Houston RSVP link: https://www.paperlesspost.com/flyer/go/58MvXresNz9lZBcbJZG3
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.
Have you signed the Family Handbook?

Several families haven't signed the Family Handbook for the 2018-19 school year. 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. 

Alumni News
Ian Thompson '98 honored among 40 Under 40
Congratulations to Dr. Ian Thompson '98, for his award as a member of this year's class of 40 Under 40.

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