School News

2020

  • February

    Grandparents' and Special Friends Day

    On February 6 and 7, St. Andrew’s Episcopal School welcomed over 400 grandparents and special friends to our two campuses. Grandparents and friends were able to meet teachers, attend chapel and special performances, and experience classes, getting a peek into the day-to-day lives of their students.
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  • Highlander Dialogues: SAS Faculty and Staff Practice Active and Experiential Learning

    On February 18 the St. Andrew's faculty and staff gathered on the Upper School campus for a day of active and experiential teaching and learning. Highlander Dialogues, the moniker for the mid-February teacher inservice day, is an opportunity for faculty and staff to share their personal and professional skills, passions, and hobbies with their colleagues. 
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  • St. Andrew's Scientists Participate in Austin Regional Science Festival

    On February 20 a small group of St. Andrew's scientists participated in the Austin Regional Science Festival at the Palmer Events Center. The Austin Festival is one of Texas' largest regional science fairs with almost 3,000 students participating. 
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  • Latin Students Take Top Honors at Austin-area Latin Convention

    This President’s Day weekend, Westlake High School hosted the Austin-area Latin Convention.  The convention brought together students from over twenty area schools, allowing students to network and compete in various Classical events. 
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  • Upper School Latin Students Earn Awards in National Exam

    In December sixteen Upper school Latin students opted to take to the National Classical Etymology Exam contest which tests students about Latin & Greek root words and their English derivative words. As this contest is sponsored by the National Junior Classical League, these students joined students from across the country in taking this exam.  Awards are based on how a student’s score compared to other students in their same grade and level of Latin nationwide. 
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  • 7th grader, Major Jaimes, publishes children's book about his journey with OIT

    Congratulations to 7th grader, Major Jaimes, on the release of his book My OIT Journey: How It Worked for Me. Major spent most of his life living with a severe dairy allergy.  He couldn't eat any dairy, or even come in contact with someone who had eaten it. About two years ago, he and his family decided to pursue oral immunotherapy. 
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  • January

    New Upper School Head: Mr. Ben Courchesne

    This fall, St. Andrew’s engaged in a national search for a new Head of Upper School following the news that Dr. Todd Stephenson would be retiring from St. Andrew’s after twenty years of service. Today, we are pleased to announce that Ben Courchesne, from Episcopal High School in Alexandria, Virginia, will be our next Upper School Head.
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  • Science Research Symposium 2020: Dawn of Tomorrow

    For the second year in a row, the Science Research Symposium was a wonderful celebration and display of the important work St. Andrew’s students are doing within the world of science. This year’s theme, Dawn of Tomorrow, focused on how science is playing an integral role in shaping our future through new discoveries and innovations. Building off the momentum created from last year’s inaugural event, the Symposium was extended, and ran for two days this year, offering something for everyone. 
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  • JANUARY UPPER SCHOOL ATHLETES OF THE MONTH

    Congratulations to our January Upper School Athletes of the Month!
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  • SAS Model UN goes to San Antonio

    St. Andrew's Model UN team headed to San Antonio earlier this month to participate in Model UN San Antonio hosted at Trinity University. There were close to 1,000 delegates from all over Texas and surrounding states, plus delegations from Mexico and Japan.
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  • Pollyanna Conference

    On Saturday, January 11, St. Andrew’s hosted the Pollyanna Conference for the first time. The theme of the day’s conference was “Building Community Through Inquiry: Culturally Responsive Teaching, Culturally Caring Community.” This was a day for our school to come together -- students, faculty, alumni, parents, and trustees -- and examine issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion. It was a day of listening, sharing, and questioning. 
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Back 2020

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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.