FEBRUARY 6
100th Day of School
Check With Individual Teacher for 100th Day Celebration Details

FEBRUARY 6
Rising 2nd, 3rd and 4th Grade Move Up Meeting

FEBRUARY 7
Rising 1st Grade Move Up Meeting
See School Calendar

FEBRUARY 8
Rising 6th, 7th, and 8th Grade Move Up Meeting
FEBRUARY 10
Smalls and Talls Dance

FEBRUARY 19
President's Day Break

FEBRUARY 20
Classes Resume

FEBRUARY 20
PA Meeting
St. Benedict's Rolls Out 2024-2028 Strategic Plan
We are excited to share that our Fiscal Year 2024-2028 Strategic Plan landing page is now live. The creation of this plan has been a collaborative effort involving our school's leadership team, dedicated faculty, and hardworking staff. The strategic plan is more than just a document; it's a roadmap for the future, outlining our shared goals and aspirations for the coming years. 

Additionally, we are excited to announce the official launch of our Imagine Capital Campaign! The collective input and commitment of the entire school community, including the leadership team, faculty, staff, and the guidance of Thesisen Consulting, have played a crucial role in shaping this forward-thinking and ambitious roadmap for the future.
Summer Camp 2024

St. Benedict's Episcopal School is excited to share a new lineup of Summer Camp offerings for our 2024 Summer Camp. Summer is just around the corner, and the time to plan and register for summer camp is here! Click here to view our Summer Camp 2024 brochure and register here!

For more general questions about St. Benedict's 2024 Summer Camp, please contact Maurice Shaffer, Head of Auxiliary Programming, by email at summer@stbs.org or by phone at (678) 388-1521. 
Smalls and Talls Dance

Embark on an enchanting evening of joy and connection at St. Benedict's Smalls and Talls Dance! Mark your calendars for Saturday, February 10, 2024, from 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M., as we gather at the Smyrna Community Center. Prepare for a delightful celebration filled with dancing, delectable snacks, and engaging activities tailored for students and their cherished family members.

Secure your tickets now for just $30 per family, and join us for an unforgettable night of laughter and togetherness. We eagerly anticipate your presence at this enchanting event!
St. Benedict's Episcopal School is thrilled to share the State of the School 2024 presentation for our community. During this presentation, community members had the opportunity to hear from our leadership team as they unveil the new strategic plan extending through FY2028, discuss the Capital Campaign, and share insights into the future of our school. Both presentations will be live-streamed on YouTube. If you missed it, catch the video recap below.
Chapel Updates

Ash Wednesday
The first day of Lent, Ash Wednesday, is coming up on February 14th. Please join us as we mark this holy day with special services that week

There will be NO CHAPEL on Tuesday 02/13 and Thursday 02/15. PS/K students will receive ashes in their rooms, and regular PS/K chapel will resume the following week on 02/21.

8th Grade Chapel Talks
Ever since our first graduating class, our 8th grade students honor us with their words and courage by giving a Chapel Talk in the Middle School Chapel.

Join us in prayer (or in person) as we celebrate this week's Chapel talk speakers: Tripp P. and Tais S.
St. B’s Parent Association Hosts The St. B’s Gala

Mark your calendars for the must-attend soirée of the year – "St. B's Gala" (formerly Annual Gala & Fundraiser), taking place on Friday, March 22, 2024, from 7:00 P.M. to 10:00 P.M. at Terminal West (887 West Marietta St NW C Atlanta, GA 30318).

Secure your event tickets now for an evening filled with culinary delights, refreshing drinks, and a showstopping performance by the sensational Boogalicious band. Your participation is pivotal in making this one of our most successful fundraising events. Seize the moment and purchase your tickets. See you there!
Athletics at St. Benedict’s

Our basketball season comes to an end! We are so proud of both our boys' and girls' teams. Each and every player showed grit and heart in every play. Thank you to everyone who came to show their support at our final home game at our partner location at Life University. We can't wait to see what next year's season will bring!
 
Register for Spring Break Stingers Unplugged
Stingers Squad will be offering care and fun during Spring Break, as follows:

  • Friday, March 1, 2024: early dismissal day; Stingers Unplugged will be available from dismissal until 4:00 P.M.
  • Monday-Friday, March 4-8, 2024: Stingers Unplugged will be available from 8:00 A.M. until 4:00 P.M., with an option for half days. Care will be offered at a weekly rate, not as individual days. 

Registration will be open from Friday, February 2, 2024, until Monday, February 26, 2024. If your student is signed up for aftercare on Fridays, you do not need to register for early dismissal Stingers Unplugged for Friday, March 1, 2024. If your student is NOT signed up for aftercare on Fridays, please make sure you register. Everyone must register for March 4th-8th Stinger's Unplugged regardless of aftercare registration.

Stingers Unplugged will be offered May 29-31, 2024, to St. B’s students only.
Continuous Enrollment: Key Dates
We invite you to our annual Move-up Meetings, tailored to each rising grade level, to keep you informed and engaged. Move-up meetings will provide valuable insights into the curriculum, extracurricular activities, and any changes for the upcoming school year. It's an excellent opportunity to learn more about your child's academic journey and ask any questions you may have.

Move-Up Meetings Schedule:

  • Tuesday, February 6 - 8:45 A.M. (Right after chapel):
  • Rising 2nd & 3rd grades in the Nave
  • Rising 4th grade in Parish Hall
  • Wednesday, February 7 - 9:30 A.M. (Right after chapel):
  • Rising 1st grade in the Nave
  • Thursday, February 8 - 8:45 A.M. (Right after chapel):
  • Rising 6th-8th grades in the Nave
Celebrating Black History Month at St. Benedict's Episcopal School
We are delighted to embark on a month-long celebration of Black History at St. Benedict's Episcopal School! This year, our focus is on the captivating theme set by the Association for the Study of African American Life & History (ASALH): "African Americans and the Arts."

Our mission for Black History Month extends beyond mere acknowledgment; it encompasses creating an environment of learning, appreciation, reflection, and celebration of the remarkable contributions made by countless African Americans. Our goal is to inspire curiosity and ignite passion within our students.

Stay tuned for updates and speaker announcements.
Join Us for February Parent Association Meeting
Join us for the next PA meeting, Tuesday, February 20, 2024, via ZOOM at 9:00 A.M. Please continue to check the PA section for more information on things to come.