Congratulations to seniors Wendy Ye and Johan Bregler for being recognized as this year’s STAR (Student Teacher Achievement Recognition) students for St. Andrew’s School. Each year STAR students are selected based on their SAT scores and class standing. Once a school’s STAR student is chosen, he or she names a STAR teacher who has been…Details
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…Details
Leading the Boys Basketball team to the final four, Mel Abrams, was recently named Class 2A Coach of the Year by GISA (Georgia Independent School Association). Abrams is in his fourth year at St. Andrew’s and this marked the first year playing in the GISA division after years of competing in SCISA.
St. Andrew’s recently announced Alexus Parker will take over as the new Girls Varsity Basketball Coach for the independent school. Prior to joining the St. Andrew’s team, she taught and coached at other Savannah private schools. She will also join the Upper School science department. “Alexus brings a great deal of talent, passion, and experience…Details
Taking a break from studying dinosaurs, these pre-K and 2nd grade students worked together to design dino skeletons out of cardboard tubes.
The Colonial Foundation and Mr. Rob Demere were presented with the John R. Chandler Award at the 2019 CASE (Council for Advancement and Support of Education) and NAIS (National Association of Independent Schools) Annual Conference in Philadelphia. The award recognizes the long-term support of a corporation or foundation toward the advancement of independent schools. St.…Details
St. Andrew’s Upper School students were named 2nd runner up in the Georgia Independent School Association (GISA) State 2-AA one act play competition this fall. The 18-member cast presented a condensed version of The Outsiders, winning first place at the region level and then competing at the state level in mid-November. Putting a unique twist on the…Details
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…Details
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…Details
If it’s Friday, it must be Book Buddies. At the beginning of a new school year, each student in Pre-K, Kindergarten, and Grade 1 is paired with a student from Grades 2, 3, and 4 respectively. The students take turns selecting books and read to their buddies every Friday. Students keep the same buddy for…Details