Holiday Events 2019

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! We encourage you to pop-in to any of these events to celebrate the season with us. Parents, grandparents, alumni, and friends traditionally join us at our Advent Evensong on Sunday, December 15 at the Upper School Chapel (reception following!) and at our Lower & Middle School's Lessons & Carols on Friday, December 20. 

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"Carol of the Bells" by St. Andrew's Select Choir

Tuesday, December 3

Christmas Tree Lighting (Grades K-5)
9:10 am - 3rd, 4th, 5th
10:10 am - K, 1st, 2nd

Christmas Around World Percussion Concert (Grades 5-6)
7:00-9:00 pm

Teddy Bear Toss- Varsity Girls Basketball vs. St. Michael's. 6:30 p.m. 
Upper School Gym
6:30 pm

Wednesday, December 11

Upper School Choir & Instrumental Concert
6:30-8:00 pm

Friday, December 13

8th Grade Play: Peter and the Star Catcher
Nazro Lab Theatre, DFAC, Southwest Parkway Campus
7:00 pm

Saturday, December 14

8th Grade Play: Peter and the Star Catcher
Nazro Lab Theatre, DFAC, Southwest Parkway Campus
2:00 pm

Sunday, December 15

Advent Evensong
6 - 8 pm
Performances by Upper School Concert Choir and Select Choir culminate in candlelight in the Chapel. Reception with small bites and refreshments in the library immediately following the service.

Tuesday, December 17

Las Posadas (Grades K-5)
9:00 am grades K, 3
10:00 am grades 1, 4
11:00 am grades 2, 5
Students sing their way through campus seeking shelter for Mary and Joseph, ending with hot chocolate and churros!

Silent Night- Varsity Boys Basketball vs Regents School
Upper School Gym
8 pm
Students remain quiet until the 10th point is scored and then erupt in cheering. In the late moments of the game, "Silent Night" is sung.  

Thursday, December 19

1st Grade Christmas Pageant
2:30-3:00 pm
Our oldest tradition that began with the first first-grade class in 1952.

Friday, December 20

Lessons and Carols (Grades K-8)
8:30-10:00 am
Vocal and musical performances help tell the Christmas story. Stream it live via our Facebook page here

Select Choir Caroling
State Capitol Rotunda
12:00-1:00 pm
Select Choir is available to hire for your
event! Contact

Alumni Holiday Get-Together
6:30 - 9 p.m.

Friday, December 20 - Monday, January 6

Christmas Break
Have a wonderful holiday!

Sunday, December 22

Begins at sundown on Dec. 22

Tuesday, January 7

Classes Resume

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  • Lower & Middle School

    1112 West 31st St.
    Austin, TX 78705
    Lower (512) 299-9800
    Middle (512) 299-9850
  • Upper School

    5901 Southwest Pkwy.
    Austin, TX 78735
    (512) 299-9700

Located in Austin, Texas, St. Andrew’s Episcopal School is a private co-ed elementary, middle and high school for grades K-12. Students benefit from dedicated faculty, a challenging academic program, fine and performing arts, competitive athletics, and a wide selection of extracurricular activities.