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  • Sean Murphy Elected to NAES Board

    At its April 2017 meeting, the National Association of Episcopal Schools (NAES) elected St. Andrew’s Head of School Sean Murphy to its Governing Board. Sean joins two other newly elected members, Rex Bates and the Rev. Mauricio Wilson, D.Min (read their bios on the NAES website here).

    Sean says, “I'm deeply honored to serve the NAES community in this capacity, and I look forward to working with such talented colleagues on the board.” His three-year term begins in July. Congratulations Sean! Go Cru!
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  • Scott Politz '15 To Be Seen On ESPN3 Friday Afternoon

    Former Crusader pitcher Scott Politz '15, who is in his sophomore season for Yale University, is scheduled to start the opening round NCAA Division I Tournament Game vs. University of Nebraska Friday at 3 p.m. CST on ESPN3.

    To view the game click here
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  • 6th Grade's "Aladdin" Spotlights Rising Vocal, Acting Talents

    The sixth grade Musical Theatre class’ production of the Disney hit musical “Aladdin” was a fantastic display of acting, dancing, and vocal talents! The beautiful costumes transported the audience from McGill Chapel to Agrabah. Musical Theatre teacher Jason Kruger explained the focus of the class, “We focus on learning the ‘process’ of putting a production together, from audition prep and techniques, to rehearsal and choreography, to the final show. It's not so much about the final product, but about understanding how all of the pieces fit together.” The final product was nevertheless a fantastic showing of some rising stars! Click here to see the Aladdin photos.
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  • Gormin '26, Kumar '26 Designs Featured at Austin's Fashion Week

    Third graders Abby Gormin and Lilly Claire Kumar participated in Austin’s Fashion Week (“Fashion X”) this month! As students at Austin School of Fashion Design (ASFD), they designed an original outfit and walked the runway modeling their final product at the JW Marriott on May 20 (Click here to see an ASFD video of the runway walks on YouTube). They answered some of our questions below:
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  • Adrian Almy

    Over $10K Raised for MS Research by SAS Team

    “It is always worth trying new challenging things, especially if you do not think you can do them. You might just surprise yourself!” says Adrian Almy '19. This year, Adrian formed a biking club at the Upper School to train for the BP MS 150 Ride—a 150-mile, two-day bike ride from Houston to Austin in April that raises money for multiple sclerosis research. According to the National MS Society, “with 13,000 cyclists participating each year, it's the largest event of its kind in North America.”
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  • MS Civics Fair Draws Many SAS Parents, Faculty

    This year parents, faculty, and students swarmed the Middle School hallways to get a peek at the eighth grade's final Project Citizen presentations. Project Citizen challenges eighth-graders to spend the spring trimester finding solutions to local or national issues of their choice through intensive research and interviews. Their tremendous efforts culminated in live presentations at the second annual Civics Fair in Dell Hall on May 15. Click here to see the Project Citizen Civics Fair photos.
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  • Artists Collaborate on Successful "Mary Poppins" Musical

    Our Middle School musical “Mary Poppins” was another opportunity to show off the many talents of our SAS artists! The cast and crew mastered a challenging choreography sequence to physically spell out “supercalifragilisticexpialidocious,” technical details like proper harness rigging to make Mary ‘fly’, all while under the physical demands of multiple performances for students, faculty, parents, and newly accepted families for 2017-18. Senior Hana Arriaga designed the sets as part of her Senior Project, Upper Schoolers played key supporting roles, and faculty had cameo appearances as well - it was truly a collaborative effort! Thank you to SAS parent volunteers Peggy Keelan and Laura Reed for sharing their photos with us, click here to view Mary Poppins photos on SmugMug.
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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.