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Savannah schools: Savannah Christian Preparatory School receives 3 educational accolades

Friday, December 8th, 2017

Savannah Christian Preparatory School Savannah private schools

Savannah Christian Preparatory School has a lot to celebrate.

The private,  non-denominational PK-12 college prep Christian school was recognized as a National Blue Ribbon School in 2011, 2014 & 2017 & named Best Private School in Savannah Magazine in 2013, 2014, 2015 & 2017.

SCPS teacher Tracy Brown was named Georgia’s 2017 Teacher of the Year.

If all that good news inspires you to want to learn more about Savannah Christian Preparatory School, come to one of the school’s Welcome Home Wednesday open houses.

Register for a Welcome Home Wednesday open house online here.  Or email Debbie Fairbanks, Director of Admissions at dfairbanks@savcps.com or call the admissions’ office at 912.721.2114.

Welcome Home Wednesday open houses begin at 9:30AM and will last between 60-90 minutes. The open house starts at the admissions’ office, which is the first building on the left on the Chatham Parkway campus.

What can you expect at a Welcome Home Wednesday?  Parents can expect a brief school overview followed by a tour with personal interaction with teachers, administrators, and students.  If a Welcome Home Wednesday event date is not convenient, please schedule a personal meeting and tour for you when you are available.

Learn more here. 

Welcome Home Wednesday Open Houses 
9:30AM @ Savannah Christian Preparatory School
Jan. 10 2018
Jan. 24 2018
Feb. 14 2018

Savannah Christian Preparatory School,  (912) 234-1653, www.savcps.com, On Facebook hereOn Twitter here.  Follow SCPS on Instagram at savannahchristianprep   Savannah Christian Preparatory School is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

 

Savannah schools: Veritas Academy presents ‘A Taste of the Classics’

Wednesday, December 6th, 2017

Veritas Academy Taste classics Savannah private schools

Veritas Academy in Savannah is hosting their 3rd annual fundraiser, A Taste of the Classics, on Feb. 16, 2018.

This year they’re excited to feature a concert from The Fabulous Equinox Orchestra!

Not only will this elegant evening include an eleven-piece band, there will be hors-d’oeuvres, games and a live auction, all at the beautiful Mansion Hotel Ballroom on Forsyth Park.

RSVP in the event page A Taste of the Classics 2018 to stay up to date on live auction items and raffles!

Order tickets online here. 

Veritas Academy , Pre-K through 12th grade,  25 W. Oglethorpe Lane., Savannah 31401, 912-238-1222,  email info@veritassavannah.org www.VeritasSavannah.org Veritas Academy is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Savannah schools: 2018 Open Houses @ Calvary Day School

Wednesday, December 6th, 2017

Savannah Schools Calvary Day School

You & your family are invited to get a first-hand glimpse of all the amazing opportunities available for students in Pre-K through 12th grade @ Calvary Day School in Savannah.

Calvary Day School open houses are the perfect chance to see what today’s learners are doing to become tomorrow’s leaders.

Learn more here

Open Houses @ Calvary Day School, 4625 Waters Ave, Savannah

Sun. Jan 21 2018, 2-4PM
Wilder Chapel

Sun. Feb 11 2018, 2-4PM
Wilder Chapel

Sun. Mar 25, 2-4PM
Wilder Chapel

Sun. April 8, 2-4PM
Wilder Chapel

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Private Tours

Private tours are also available throughout the school year from 9AM-2PM. To schedule your private tour, call Calvary admissions department at (912) 351-2299 or email admissions@calvarydayschool.com to schedule your tour.

To learn more about Calvary Day School, visit their website at www.calvarydayschool.com.

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Calvary Day School, 4625 Waters Ave., Savannah 31404, Lower School tel: 912-351-2299; Upper School tel: 912-644-5080 email admissions@calvarydayschool.com
www.calvarydayschool.com On Facebook here. On Twitter here.  Follow Calvary Day School on Instagram here.  Calvary Day School is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

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Savannah schools open houses

Monday, December 4th, 2017

Savannah schools private charter public

Savannah school tours: Savannah school open house season is under way, for those of you school searching.

Upcoming open houses include:
Hancock Day School Admissions Previews: 9:15AM Wed. Dec. 6; 9:15AM; Thurs. Jan. 11 2018.
Savannah Christian Preparatory School open house, Welcome Wednesdays, 9:30AM, Wed. Dec. 6.
St. Andrew’s School – Savannah, GA open house, 9AM Thurs. Dec. 7
Blessed Sacrament School – Savannah, GA PreK-Kindergarten open house, 9-10:30AM Thurs. Dec. 7
Savannah Country Day School Parent Informational Coffee & Campus Tour, 9:30AM Thurs. Dec. 7
The Habersham School All Grades PreK-3-12th open house, 9AM Fri. Dec. 8
Benedictine Military School Admissions Test, 8AM Sat. Dec. 9.
Calvary Day School open house, 2-4PM Sun. Jan. 21 2018
Risen Savior Christian Academy open house, Pooler, 10AM-Noon Sat. Jan 27 2018
St. Peter the Apostle Catholic School, Savannah, GA open house, 10AM-1PM Jan. 28.
Details on all of the above at: http://ow.ly/bY7v30gJj41

For details on Savannah-Chatham public charter school open houses & application deadlines, click here. 

(Savannah schools) Open Houses & Application Dates for Savannah-Chatham Charter Schools

Friday, December 1st, 2017

Charter Schools Savannah Chatham

Charter Schools in Savannah-Chatham County  

Elementary and middle school charter schools in Savannah-Chatham area have a separate application process and different deadlines than Savannah-Chatham public schools. Contact the charter school of your choice for more detailed information on their application process.

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Susie King Taylor Community School, a community not just a school, is Savannah’s newest tuition free public charter school.

Open Houses:
Wed Dec 13 2017 5:30-7:30PM
Sun Jan 7 2018 1:30-3:30PM
Sat Feb 3 2018  9:30-11:30AM

​For questions, email info@sktcs.org

Learn more here: www.sktcs.org
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Oglethorpe Charter School (Middle School, 6th-8th grades) Application process is open. The application can be printed from Oglethorpe Charter School Web site or picked up from the school.

Applications for entry into the 2018-19 lottery will be accepted from Dec. 1, 2017 until Jan. 16, 2018. Applications must be completed and hand-delivered to OCS.

The 2017-2018 lottery will be conducted in the Martha Giddens Nesbit Theatre at OCS on Jan. 18, 2018 at 9 AM. The lottery results will be posted on OCS’s website on Jan. 19, 2018 by noon.

In order to allow parents to learn more about the programs that OCS has to offer, a series of enrollment information sessions will be held. The dates and times of the sessions can be found below.

Tues. Jan. 9, 2018 5PM
Thurs. Jan. 11, 2018 5PM
Tues. Jan. 16, 2018 9AM

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Savannah Classical Academy  (Kindergarten-10th grade. Will expand to a K-12 school by 2019.)

The 2018/19 Lottery Registration will be open from: JAN. 6 – FEB. 16 2018
Kindergarten – 11th Grade Openings for 2018-2019 school year.
All registrations will be online, with computers available at the school if needed for online access. Visit SavannahClassicalAcademy.org during the registration period to enter the lottery. You must fill out a registration for every sibling you wish to have in the lottery.
Learn more about the application process here.

For questions, email info@scasav.org.

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Coastal Empire Montessori Charter School (PreK4-5th grade) Apply online here. 

Guided Tours are every Wednesday @ 10 AM. Advanced registration is required by calling (912) 395-4070.

Learn more about the application process here.

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Tybee Island Maritime Academy (Kindergarten-5th grade)

Two upcoming open house dates for prospective students for 2018-2019

Tues. Dec. 12, 2017 9:30-11AM
Mon. Jan. 8, 2018: 5-6PM

These open houses will give students and parents an opportunity to visit TIMA, ask questions and see school in session. Please RSVP to 912-395-4060 or via email at jennifer.fleming@sccpss.com.

Learn more about the application process here. 

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Learn more about Savannah-area schools & open houses here. 

Savannah schools: St. Andrew’s hosts Gray Solana Memorial Roundball Rumble

Friday, December 1st, 2017

St. Andrew’s School  in Savannah  hosted the 3rd Annual Gray Solana Memorial Roundball Rumble this past weekend.

Bethesda Academy won for the 8th grade- division and St. Andrew’s School took the title for the JV division.

Proceeds from the annual basketball tournament support the Emerging Leader Award at St. Andrew’s in Gray’s memory and the Sudden Arrhythmia Death Syndrome Foundation. Other teams participating included Calvary Day School, Hancock Day School, Holy Trinity, and Savannah Country Day School.

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About St. Andrew’s

St. Andrew’s is a college preparatory school for Pre-K3 through Grade 12 located on Wilmington Island, Savannah.

The independent school is an International Baccalaureate World School and has been recognized
for the past five years as an Apple Distinguished School. St. Andrew’s School was named best Savannah private school in Savannah Magazine in 2016.

For more information, visit saslions.com or call 897.4941.

St. Andrew’s School, 601 Penn Waller Rd, Savannah, 31410. 912.897.4941, www.saintschool.com , email admission@saintschool.com  On Facebook here.   On Twitter here. St. Andrew’s is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

(Savannah Holidays 2017) St. James School Christmas Carnival

Monday, November 20th, 2017

Christmas Carnival St. James School Savannah Catholic schools

Bring your family to St. James School Christmas Carnival on Sat. Dec. 2 2017, 11AM-3PM.

Kids will enjoy bounce houses, a rock wall, cliff jump, zip line, gingerbread golf, ice fishing, penguin race, booths, rides, Santa & MUCH more!

This event is open to the public.

Activity Wristband: $28
Tickets: $1/each
(*Cake Walk, Escape the Room and Concessions not included with Wristband)

Questions? Contact Alyssa Harvey via email at lyssas18@msn.com or Alison Doan at alison.doan@gmail.com

St. James Catholic School
8412 Whitfield Ave.
Savannah GA 31406

St. James Catholic School, 8412 Whitfield Ave., Savannah, Georgia 31406, www.stjameschargers.com (912) 355-3132, email LatrelleFe@sjcs-savannahga.org.  St. James Catholic School is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

(Savannah schools) Admissions Test 2017 @ Benedictine Military School

Monday, November 20th, 2017

Savannah schools Benedictine Military School Admissions

If your son is interested in attending Benedictine Military School in Savannah then register him for Benedictine’s admission test held Sat. Dec. 9 2017, 8AM.

Founded in 1902, Benedictine Military School is an all-male, Catholic, college preparatory day school educating young men grades 9-12.

Freshman applicants must also take the Admissions Test.  Learn more about Benedictine’s admissions process here.

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Benedictine Military School
6502 Seawright Drive
Savannah, GA 31406
(912) 644-7000

Benedictine Military School, 6502 Seawright Dr. Savannah, GA 31406, tel: (912) 644-7000, On Facebook here.  Follow Benedictine on twitter here.  Benedictine Military School is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser. 

Savannah schools: St. Andrew’s instructor selected as Master Teacher

Thursday, November 16th, 2017

St Andrews School Savannah Nick Broom, an Upper School math teacher at St. Andrew’s School  in Savannah was recently selected by the Georgia Independent School Association (GISA) as a 2017 Master Teacher. Mr. Broom was one of only twenty-five teachers selected from over 166 GISA member schools.

To be considered for the honor, candidates are required to submit an application as well as a portfolio including three tangible examples of outstanding work related to the classroom and related to sharing and collaborating with other educators. Among other requirements are an unedited video of the candidate’s classroom teaching utilizing best practices and five letters of recommendation.

In November, Mr. Broom was honored at the Annual GISA conference in Atlanta.

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About St. Andrew’s

St. Andrew’s is a college preparatory school for Pre-K3 through Grade 12 located on Wilmington Island, Savannah.

The independent school is an International Baccalaureate World School and has been recognized
for the past five years as an Apple Distinguished School. St. Andrew’s School was named best Savannah private school in Savannah Magazine in 2016.

For more information, visit saslions.com or call 897.4941.

St. Andrew’s School, 601 Penn Waller Rd, Savannah, 31410. 912.897.4941, www.saintschool.com , email admission@saintschool.com  On Facebook here.   On Twitter here. St. Andrew’s is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

(Savannah schools 2017) PreK-Kindergarten Open House @ Blessed Sacrament School

Monday, November 13th, 2017

Savannah private schools Blessed Sacrament open house Kindergarten

If you have a little one preparing for PreK or Kindergarten, please join Blessed Sacrament School in Savannah for the school’s Cookin’ Up PreK-Kindergarten Round-Up – Rolling out the Future at BSS.

The informative event will be Dec. 7, 9AM to 10:30AM or by appointment.

Please R.S.V.P by calling the school office (912) 356-6987.

Learn more about Blessed Sacrament – a pre-K through 8th grade school – here.

Blessed Sacrament Catholic School, www.bss-savannah.org, 1003 E. Victory Drive, Savannah 31405. On Facebook here 912-356-6987. Blessed Sacrament Catholic School is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser. 

(Savannah schools) St. Andrew’s JV Cheerleaders Win State Title

Monday, November 13th, 2017

Savannah Private Schools St. Andrew's School Wilmington Island

St. Andrew’s School JV Cheerleaders took the SCISA State title for 2017. This marks the second year in a row for the team to be recognized as state champs in their division.

These young student athletes have been training as a team since August and only three girls are returners from last year’s winning team.

“The hard work paid off and seeing the excitement on their faces was worth the long hours,” said Donna Krauss, JV Cheer Coach. “They hit every stunt and pyramid perfectly and the routine was sharp.”

Team members are: Marie Audebert, Marisol Babcock, Greta Forti, Taylor Hamilton, Kinnett Howard, Grace Loehr, Meghan Maust, Lucy Miller, Caroline Schwalbe, Lauren Sparks, Sterling Stephens, Elizabeth Vaughn

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About St. Andrew’s

St. Andrew’s is an independent International Baccalaureate World School for ages 3 through Grade 12 located on Wilmington Island, Savannah.

The college preparatory school offers the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program and has been recognized
for the past five years as an Apple Distinguished School. St. Andrew’s School was named best Savannah private school in Savannah Magazine in 2016.

For more information, visit saslions.com

St. Andrew’s School, 601 Penn Waller Rd, Savannah, 31410. 912.897.4941, www.saintschool.com , email admission@saintschool.com  On Facebook here.   On Twitter here. St. Andrew’s is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

 

(Savannah Schools) St. Andrew’s Kindergarten Open House for Prospective Families

Friday, November 10th, 2017

St. Andrew's Kindergarten Open House 2017 Savannah schools

St. Andrew’s School on Wilmington Island invites prospective families to the Kindergarten Open House, Wed. Nov. 29 2017, 9AM.

BEGINNINGS MATTER.
Kindergarten at St. Andrew’s School includes
Spanish • Art • Music • PE • STEAM Lab
One to One Technology • Small Group Instruction

Learn more: Kindergarten Open House, Wed. Nov. 29, 9-10AM

St. Andrew’s School
601 Penn Waller Rd
Savannah, GA 31410

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About St. Andrew’s

St. Andrew’s is a college preparatory school for Pre-K3 through Grade 12 located on Wilmington Island, Savannah.

The independent school offers the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program and has been recognized
for the past five years as an Apple Distinguished School. St. Andrew’s School was named best Savannah private school in Savannah Magazine in 2016.

For more information, visit saslions.com

St. Andrew’s School, 601 Penn Waller Rd, Savannah, 31410. 912.897.4941, www.saintschool.com , email admission@saintschool.com  On Facebook here.   On Twitter here. St. Andrew’s is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

Savannah schools Kindergarten Open House 2017 St. Andrew's

(Savannah Schools) Open Houses @ Savannah Christian Preparatory School

Tuesday, November 7th, 2017

Open Houses Savannah Christian School Preparatory private

You’re invited!

Tailor-made just for you, come sample a day in the life of a student in Savannah Christian Preparatory School’s thriving school environment.

Meet teachers, administrators and other parents to see the SCPS mission in action.

Most importantly, come learn about the relationships which are at the heart of Savannah Christian Preparatory School.

It’s the way in which SCPS professionals care for your child and family that will make your whole family feel at home on our Chatham Parkway campus.

Register for a Welcome Home Wednesday open house online here.  Or email Debbie Fairbanks, Director of Admissions at dfairbanks@savcps.com or call the admissions’ office at 912.721.2114.

Welcome Home Wednesday open houses begin at 9:30AM and will last between 60-90 minutes. The open house starts at the admissions’ office, which is the first building on the left on the Chatham Parkway campus.

What can you expect at a Welcome Home Wednesday?  Parents can expect a brief school overview followed by a tour with personal interaction with teachers, administrators, and students.  If a Welcome Home Wednesday event date is not convenient, please schedule a personal meeting and tour for you when you are available.

Learn more here. 

Welcome Home Wednesday Open Houses 
9:30AM @ Savannah Christian Preparatory School
Dec. 6 2017
Jan. 10 2018
Jan. 24 2018
Feb. 14 2018

More about SCPS

Savannah Christian Preparatory School (SCPS) is an independent, non-denominational PK-12 college prep Christian school.

Savannah Christian Preparatory School’s Lower School was recognized as a National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence in 2017 and in 2011, and the Middle School in 2014, for overall academic achievements. SCPS was also named Best Daycare/Preschool and Best Private School in 2013 & 2014 by Savannah Magazine.

Savannah Christian Preparatory School,  (912) 234-1653, www.savcps.com, On Facebook hereOn Twitter here.  Follow SCPS on Instagram at savannahchristianprep   Savannah Christian Preparatory School is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

Holiday Shopping Extravaganza @ St. Vincent’s Academy

Sunday, November 5th, 2017

Holiday shopping St. Vimcent's Savannah 2017

 

You are cordially invited to St. Vincent’s Academy for their 8th Annual Holiday Shopping Extravaganza in Savannah.

The event will be Thurs. Nov. 30, 6 – 9PM in Walsh Hall on the corner of Harris and Lincoln Streets in Savannah’s Historic District. $15/admission supports scholarship and student aid.

Enjoy complimentary hors d’oeuvres and beverages.

Join St. Vincent’s at this one-stop holiday shopping event with over 40 local boutiques and vendors for one of our favorite events.

St. Vincent’s would like to thank their generous sponsors as well: USI Insurance, Ashley’s Business Solutions, Bahama Joe’s, Southeastern Heating & Air, and JanPro.

FREE HOLIDAY PARKING

The City of Savannah is offering a holiday parking deal every Thursday and Friday in starting Nov. 23 through Dec. 22.

The first three hours in any city-owned garage is free. Any time over three hours is the daily rate.

Garages included: Bryan Street, Liberty Street, Robinson garage on Montgomery Street, State Street Garage and the Whitaker Street Garage.

Details here. 

St. Vincent’s Academy, 207 E. Liberty St. Savannah 31401,  www.svaga.net , St. Vincent’s Academy is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

You’re invited: St. Vincent’s Academy Oyster Roast, Savannah

Saturday, November 4th, 2017

Savannah Schools St. Vincent's Academy

You are invited to join the St. Vincent’s Academy Alumnae Association for their 4th Annual Friends & Family Oyster Roast on Sat. Nov. 11, 6:30PM at Molly McGuire’s in Savannah.

The event will be on the outside deck & patio at 216 Johnny Mercer Blvd on Wilmington Is.. Overflow parking will be available in the adjacent Ace Hardware’s parking lot.

Enjoy live music by Greg Williams! Admission includes an Oyster Roast, Fried Chicken Fingers, Cole Slaw, Red Rice, Hushpuppies, and 1 Drink Ticket. Participate in the 50/50 Raffle & Themed Basket Raffles.

Tickets: $40/each and can be purchased here

Molly McGuire’s
216 Johnny Mercer Boulevard
Savannah, GA 31410

Contact
Carmel Haslam Kelly
St. Vincents Academy Alumnae Association
ncarmelkelly@gmail.com or 912.401.5231
Or Schaaf Helmly at hitidemgmt@comcast.net

St. Vincent’s Academy, 207 E. Liberty St. Savannah 31401,  www.svaga.net , St. Vincent’s Academy is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

Savannah Schools: Open Houses @ St. Andrew’s School, Wilmington Island

Thursday, November 2nd, 2017

Savannah schools St Andrew's School

Come see St. Andrew’s School on Wilmington Island in action @ an open house 9AM Thurs. Oct. 5 2017.

Call to make a reservation 912-897-4941 ext. 452

St. Andrew’s School Open Houses 2017 for Prospective Families
9AM on first Thursday of each month
601 Penn Waller Road, Savannah, GA, 31410
Call 897.4941, x. 452 for more information or to reserve a spot

Open Houses
1st Thursday of every month at 9AM
Dec. 7
Jan. 4
Feb. 1
March 1

Schedule a tour.

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About St. Andrew’s

St. Andrew’s is a college preparatory school for Pre-K3 through Grade 12 located on Wilmington Island, Savannah.

The independent school offers the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program and has been recognized
for the past five years as an Apple Distinguished School. St. Andrew’s School was named best Savannah private school in Savannah Magazine in 2016.

For more information, visit saslions.com

St. Andrew’s School, 601 Penn Waller Rd, Savannah, 31410. 912.897.4941, www.saintschool.com , email admission@saintschool.com  On Facebook here.   On Twitter here. St. Andrew’s is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.