The Monthly Newsletter of St. Christopher's
This monthly newsletter is a companion piece to our biannual print publication. In it we highlight the boys' successes in academics, arts and athletics. You can access the archive on our website.

Kate Childrey "Buddy Bench" is dedicated in Lower School chapel
Kate Childrey, who served our community as a JK assistant, passed away in April of 2017. Although Kate's time at St. Christopher's was short, her impact was immense, as she shared kindness everywhere she went on our campus. On Tuesday, Feb. 5, family, friends, faculty and Lower School boys honored Kate's legacy of kindness by dedicating a "buddy bench" for the playground. READ MORE AND WATCH

Pursuing Academic Excellence

Ms. Zhu's Chinese students ring in the Chinese New Year

This month Upper School Chinese students led a lively chapel service that included prayers read in both English and Chinese, a Chinese culture themed quiz game, a lesson in Chinese colloquialisms, and the hanging of the Chinese flag in the chapel to recognize Ms. Zhu and her home country as a part of our community.   READ MORE AND WATCH
Joint eighth grade French classes tour VMFA Congo Mask exhibit

St. Christopher's and St. Catherine's eighth grade French students have been studying French colonialism in West Africa. Touring the VMFA exhibit furthered their study of the subject.  READ MORE

Fifth grade boys and their dads/male mentors compete in "Dad's Read"

Teams made up of the boys and their fathers/male mentors squared off to test their knowledge of books they've been reading at home.  READ MORE AND WATCH

Caldecott Medal-Winning author Sophie Blackall visits StC

Blackall, author of the 2019 Caldecott Medal-Winning book "Hello Lighthouse," spoke to Lower School boys about her books and her humanitarian work around the world.  READ MORE
Creative Pursuits

Photos from Winter One Acts and "The Wizard of Oz"

Ampersand presented Winter One Act plays Jan. 31- Feb. 3 in the Luck Leadership Playhouse Theatre. 

Outr é presented "The Wizard of Oz" at St. Catherine's McVey Theatre Feb. 15-16.

The Beaux Ties perform mashup tune at Valentine's Day concert

Last week the Beaux Ties sang their annual Valentine's Day concert at St. Catherine's. One performance included solos from Seniors Cameron Lovings and Philip Maruri. WATCH
For All the Saints

Mason Bates '95 wins Grammy Award for Best Opera Recording 

Bates, hailed as the most-performed composer of his generation, won for his work "The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs." Mason is the Honorary Chair of our Orchestrating Leadership campaign to give creativity a home on our campus.  READ MORE
Alice Flowers shares original Rorschach cards with psychology students

Longtime staff member Alice Flowers recently visited Dr. Ann Vanichkachorn's AP Psychology class to share original Rorschach cards that belonged to her late father who was a psychiatrist.   READ MORE AND WATCH
Follow Head of School on Twitter

Be sure to follow Head of School Mason Lecky on his new Twitter  handle  @StCHeadOfSchool .  Mason is using the channel to provide updates on important events happening on campus, articles of interest, and announcements.

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