Drive-By Celebration

This spring will be remembered for turning the world and especially schools upside down, moving to digital classrooms, implementing virtual events, and finding creative approaches to every challenge presented. But the spirit of community could not be dampened. Last weekend, St. Andrew’s hosted a drive-by celebration for families as the faculty lined the entire campus. It was…

First Grade interactions

HARVEST IS A SIGN OF HOPE

First grade teachers, Beth Adams and Jen Standing, picked veggies from the Lower School garden this week and delivered them to all their students. It was a great way to stay connected during the quarantine and celebrate their hard work in the garden this year.

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For the Birds

First grade is doing an in depth study of birds and has already made a quick connection with Rolee McCullar ’20 in the Upper School. Rolee is a true bird lover, spending time watching them, studying the species and caring for 14 birds at home. He paid a visit to first grade to introduce them to his…

Theory of Knowledge

What is the Multiverse?

In January 2015, Mrs. Tiffany Phillips, our IB Coordinator and TOK teacher, asked Mr. Chris Morrow if he’d be interested in making a presentation for the Junior TOK class in the mathematics area of knowledge. Little did she or he know, this would become an ever-growing presentation that has now been presented to five classes…

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CLASSROOM CONSTITUTION

3rd grade spent time studying the nation’s Constitution and then establishing their own Constitution for the Class of 2029! After collaborating in small groups, the entire class came together to write the formal document. Finally, everyone signed the Constitution, making it official.

Speaker Series Selects Sotomayor

Middle School Spanish teacher Grace Sotomayor has been selected to present at the 2019 TEDx Savannah conference in June. She is one of 19 individuals selected from a pool of more than 80 applicants for the annual event. Each speaker is limited to a maximum of 12 minutes to present an original talk influenced by the theme…

A Fish Tale – 10:35 a.m.

Each year, the 1st grade studies the animal life cycle and this year the focus is on fish. And what better place to start than Betz Creek which runs right through the middle of campus. Ms. Adams and her students are catching minnows this week to study their behavior with plans to release the minnows…

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Thundercluck on Campus 10:15 a.m.

SCAD professor Paul Tillery was on campus today to read portions from his newest novel, Thundercluck, to some Lower and Middle School students. The fiction story is about a Viking chicken with the power of thunder. As a child, Paul struggled at school until third grade. Then he fell in love with reading. His grades improved, and…