Current Issue

Summer 2018

What's Inside


  8 | Traditions
Excerpts from Valedictorian Charlotte Fontham's speech

13 | A Q&A with Jim Taylor '84
Meet the 2018 Commencement Speaker

14 | Finding Enduring, Not Fleeting Success
Excerpts from Jim Taylor's Commencement speech

16 | Snapshots: Moments from Commencement

20 | Class of 2018 Fast Facts

22 | Upper School Prize Day

24 | Middle School Snapshots
Awards Day and Eighth Grade Graduation

26 | Lower School Snapshots
Fifth Grade Recognition and Grandparents and Special Friends' Day

28 | Our Retiring Faculty
Diane Dunning, Marsha Way, Jean Lynch, Jan Jacobs, and Dona Davis

36 | Storyteller
Jennifer Griffin '87 Receives the 2018 Distinguished Alumni Service Award.

40 | Global Studies 
Saints springtime travel to nine countries


  6 | Headliner
59 | Saints in Action
64 | Athletic Highlights
70 | Alumni Connections
73 | Milestones & In Memoriam

Previous Issues

Spring 2018

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  • Features Inside

    More Than a Game: Excerpts and observations from an interview with Sebastian Abbot '94 about his newly released book, "The Away Game."
    Saints Write: A look at non-fiction writing in all three divisions
    You've Got This! Saints alumni reflect on their freshman year in college and offer advice to our seniors.
    The Upper School Stage One Players Present "The Addams Family"
    Award-Winning Viewpoints: 19 Upper School students win numerous art awards
    Ready to Read? Faculty and Staff favorites, just in time for summer!

Fall/Winter 2018

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  • Features Inside

    Planting Goodness by Seeding Social Innovation
    Journey to Guatemala
    One Question 3 Answers: Alumni educators reveal how they foster respectful discourse and good citizenship in their classrooms.
    Read Into It: Our Lower School Director reveals her five most memorable moments as a new Saint.
    Welcome aBoard: Meet our new members of the Board of Governors and the Foundation Board
    Meet Our New Faculty & Staff: 28 Fun and Quirky Facts
    "Tartuffe" Rave Reviews: The Upper School fall drama

Summer 2017

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  • Features Inside

    Stay Amazed: Exerpts from Valedictorian Sam Dubke's speech
    Déjà vu: Meet Caroline Edsall Littleton '02, the 2017 Commencement Speaker
    Finding Your Ikigai: Excerpts from Caroline Edsall Littleton's Commencement speech
    Snapshots: Moments from Commencement
    Class of 2017 Fast Facts
    Upper School Prize Day
    Middle School Snapshots: Awards Day and Eighth Grade Graduation
    Lower School Snapshots: Fifth Grade Recognition and Grandparents' & Special Friends Day
    Our Retiring Faculty: Suzanne Nuckolls, Anna Vascott, Kathy Green, and Jan Hirshberg
    Transformations: Spring Break Adventures: Around theWorld in Seven Days

Spring 2017

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  • Features Inside

    Telling the Untold
    Welcome to Saintsville: Middle School pre-algebra students are learning math through real world scenarios.
    Once Upon a Time... AP Psychology students journeyed to kindergarten
    Tech Bytes: Learn about the anatomy of a robot and the many innovative activities happening on and off campus.
    From the Archives - Behind the Scenes: Inspirational faculty who helped build our performing artsprogram.
    "The Little Mermaid" 1 Musical, 128 Saints
    Read Into It: Middle School Art Teacher Jean Lynch shares which artists inspire her and why.
    My Motif: Our Faculty Artists
    Enriching Afternoons: Lower School students are making the most of their afternoons.
    In the Know: Justin Taft '94 is leading expert on the federal cybersecurity market.
    One Question, 3 Answers: Mary Stewart Malone '03, Sasha Price Hogan '87, and partners
    Tim Moll '00 and Brian Thompson '00 on starting up a business.
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