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Savannah schools: St. Andrew’s Alumni Receives Pulitzer Prize

Thursday, April 19th, 2018

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St. Andrew’s School  alumni Philip Rucker ’02 received a Pulitzer Prize as part of The Washington Post’s series of articles investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election. Rucker was one of eleven journalists recognized for the Russian articles. Rucker has worked at The Post since 2005 and has covered an array of beats, including suburban news and Maryland state politics, as well as philanthropy and non-profits.

Rucker is the White House Bureau Chief at The Washington Post, leading its team chronicling Donald Trump’s presidency. He is also a Political Analyst for NBC News and MSNBC.”

Rucker previously served as National Political Correspondent, traveling the country to anchor The Post’s coverage of the 2016 presidential campaign. He has also served as White House Correspondent, chronicling President Obama’s second term, and as Congressional Correspondent, covering the Republican Party’s rise to power and the emergence of the tea party.

Rucker graduated as Valedictorian from St. Andrew’s School in 2002 and from Yale University in 2006 with a degree in History. While attending Yale, he worked as a reporter and editor of the school’s daily newspaper.

About St. Andrew’s

St. Andrew’s is an independent International Baccalaureate World School in Savannah inspiring young people age 3 through grade 12. Learn more here or call 912.897.4941

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

St. Andrew’s School
601 Penn Waller Road
Savannah, Ga 31410

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 Summer Camps 2018) Day & Specialty Camps @ St. Andrew’s School

Tuesday, March 13th, 2018

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Summer Programs at St. Andrew’s School on Wilmington Island in Savannah are an opportunity to make new friends, take on new challenges, and fill the long summer days with sun, fun, and fresh experiences.

St. Andrew’s Summer Camps are open to all. Your child does not need to be a student at St. Andrew’s School to attend.

Summer Day Camp
Available for rising PK3-6th(the minimum age for a child to attend is 3 years old by June 4 and must be fully potty
trained).
June 4-Aug. 3 2018
9AM-4PM Extended care available.
$175 per week

Specialty, Enrichment & Athletic Camps
Available for different age groups
Times various per specialty camp
New camp additions include Guild Hall STEAM Camps; Minecraft I, II & III; Robotics camps; Design & 3D Printing; Tech Startup Jam.

DETAILS ON ALL OF THE CAMPS HERE.

STEM, Sports & Programs for Preschoolers 

The diverse array of St. Andrew’s summer camps consists of hands-on experiences beginning at the age of 3, with new camps being offered in computer program design and STEM for older children. St. Andrew’s sports camps are coordinated by the St. Andrew’s School experienced coaches and teachers and provide training at different levels in many athletic areas including football, basketball, soccer, volleyball, lacrosse, and cheer.

The St. Andrew’s summer camp brochure is filled with programs to spark interest from 3 years of age to upper school.

Long-time favorites will continue with the addition of new camps involving 21st century material. All of the camps will offer the chance for children to develop strong bonds with other children.

See the St. Andrew’s Summer Camp 2018 Brochure here.

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 private schools) St. Andrew’s School student wins Shakespeare Competition

Saturday, February 24th, 2018

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St. Andrew’s School  sophomore Eden Young won the regional National English Speaking Union’s Shakespeare Competition last month in Savannah.

Eden took on the role of Queen Katherine for her monologue from Henry VIII and also performed Sonnet 146. Since January, she has been working on the two Shakespeare pieces with SAS theatre teacher Ms. Maggie Hart. Eden now receives an all expense paid trip to the National Competition in New York City this April. A panel of judges will select the top three performances. 

The purpose of the English-Speaking Union National Shakespeare Competition is to help young people develop critical thinking skills, improve public speaking abilities, and increase his/her self-confidence through reading, analysis, and performance of Shakespeare works.
 
(pictured Eden Young & Ms. Maggie Hart)

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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.

Schedule a tour.

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.

Open House: Learn more about St. Andrew’s at an open house, 9AM Thurs. March 1 2018. Call 897.4941, x. 452 for more information or to reserve a spot

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 private schools) St. Andrew’s School students give back to the community

Thursday, February 1st, 2018

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100 DAYS SMARTER

St. Andrew’s School 4 year olds celebrated the 100th day of school by giving back to the Savannah community.

These young students prepared, packaged and donated 100 sandwiches to the Inner City Night Shelter which provides help to homeless men and women. The Pre-K class has been studying the importance of service and working together to help others and marked this day in a unique way.

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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.

Schedule a tour.

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.

Open House: Learn more about St. Andrew’s at an open house, 9AM Thurs. March 1 2018. Call 897.4941, x. 452 for more information or to reserve a spot

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 private schools) Community Partners Support St. Andrew’s School Fundraiser

Sunday, January 28th, 2018

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St. Andrew’s School in Savannah is pleased to announce plans for the 33rd annual Live Auction and Gala set for Sat. March 10 at The DeSoto Savannah. Asset Black and Synovus Bank are the two lead sponsors for the event.

Asset Black is a Savannah-based company, offering a full spectrum of telecommunications services designed to meet the needs of business customers from small to large.

Synovous Bank, one of the largest community banks in the Southeast, was named number one on American Banker’s 2017 list of “Most Reputable Banks.”

Guests are able to choose from numerous fine art selections, bid on a wide variety of silent and live auction items, and enjoy cocktails and dinner. Last year’s event included over 200 guests and netted over $110,000. All monies raised from the event go directly to support students and teachers in the classroom at the Pre-K 3 through Grade 12 school.

Tickets are $150 per person and include dinner and an open bar. To purchase or for more information, visit www.saslions.com/giving

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St. Andrew’s School Open House for Prospective Families
Thurs. Feb. 1
9AM
Pre-K 3 through Grade 12
Call 897.4941, x. 452 to reserve a spot

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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: 2018 Open Houses & Application Info @ private & public schools

Thursday, January 4th, 2018

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Savannah school tours: Savannah school open house season is under way, for those of you school searching. Upcoming open houses include:
* Calvary Day School open house, 2-4PM Sun. Jan. 21
* Savannah Christian Preparatory School open house, Welcome Wednesdays, 9:30AM, Wed. Jan. 24.
* Risen Savior Christian Academy open house, Pooler, 10AM-Noon Sat. Jan 27
* Coastal Empire Montessori Academy & Charter School (CEMCO) open house, 6PM Thurs. Jan. 25 & Mon. Feb. 12.
* The Habersham School open house for 8th-12th graders, 9AM Fri. Jan. 26
* Savannah Honor Academy Middle School open house, 2PM Sun. Jan. 28.
* St. James Catholic School open house, 9AM-1PM, Sun. Jan. 28.
* St. Peter the Apostle Catholic School open house, 10AM-1PM, Sun. Jan. 28
* St. Andrew’s School  open house, 9AM Thurs. Feb. 1.
* Veritas Academy presents “A Taste of the Classics” w/ live music, hors-d’oeuvres, games, live auction @ Mansion Hotel Ballroom on Forsyth Park, Fri. Feb. 16

Learn more about the above schools here. 

* Savannah-Chatham Public School Open Houses start in January 2018. Find the schedule & application info here.

* Savannah Charter School Open Houses & application deadlines info here. 

 

Savannah schools: St. Andrew’s students give back this December

Tuesday, December 12th, 2017

St. Andrew's School Savannah private schools St. Andrew’s School  5th & 6th grade students headed to Target on Victory Drive to shop for children in Chatham County. The gifts will be delivered to The Salvation Army as part of the Angel Tree project.

“Every child should have a gift to open at the holidays,” said Jesse Lazzuri, Head of the St. Andrew’s Middle School.  “This event is a wonderful way to end our first semester at St. Andrew’s.  We are committed to providing meaningful service opportunities here at home.”

The annual tradition takes place on the last day of fall semester. It’s an event that the students & teachers look forward to each year.

Prior to the shopping excursion, students performed chores for friends & family to raise the needed funds. All monies are then collected in anticipation of the big shopping adventure.  Finally, each student shops for one child based on age & interest.

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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: 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 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) St. Andrew’s JV Cheerleaders Win State Title

Monday, November 13th, 2017

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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

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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.

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Savannah schools: St. Andrew’s School recognizes Rucker as Distinguished Alumni

Sunday, October 15th, 2017

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St. Andrew’s School in Savannah presented the 2017 Distinguished Alumni Award to Philip Rucker during the school’s recent homecoming festivities. Rucker is the White House Bureau Chief at The Washington Post, leading its team chronicling Donald Trump’s presidency.

Rucker previously served as National Political Correspondent, traveling the country to anchor The Post’s coverage of the 2016 presidential campaign. He has also served as White House Correspondent, chronicling President Obama’s second term, and as Congressional Correspondent, covering the Republican Party’s rise to power and the emergence of the tea party.

Rucker has worked at The Post since 2005 and has covered an array of beats, including suburban news and Maryland state politics, as well as philanthropy and non-profits. Rucker and a team of Post reporters were finalists for the Pulitzer Prize in breaking news for coverage of the 2009 massacre at Fort Hood, Texas.

Rucker graduated as Valedictorian from St. Andrew’s School in 2002 and from Yale University in 2006 with a degree in History. While attending Yale, he worked as a reporter and editor of the school’s daily newspaper.

About St. Andrew’s School

St. Andrew’s is an independent International Baccalaureate World School on Wilmington Island in Savannah inspiring young people age 3 through grade 12.

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: Open House @ St. Andrew’s School, Wilmington Is.

Tuesday, September 19th, 2017

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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
Nov. 2
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.

Savannah schools: St. Andrew’s Football announces make-up game

Monday, September 18th, 2017

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St. Andrew’s Varsity Football will play First Presbyterian Christian Academy (FPCA), 308 E Court St, Hinesville, on Fri. Sept. 22 at 7:30PM. The original game was postponed by Hurricane Irma.

The St. Andrew’s Lions have outscored their opponents 173-6 in their 4-0 start. This game against FPCA will be the 5th game on their schedule.

Our team motto this year is ‘never let good enough be enough’ and the young men are taking this to heart,” said Doug Dixon, SAS Football Coach & Athletic Director. “These student athletes have worked hard all year in the weight room and on the field training for the season.”

About St. Andrew’s 

St. Andrew’s is an independent International Baccalaureate World School located in Savannah, Georgia. For more information on the Pre-K 3 through Grade Twelve school, visit www.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: St. Andrew’s School partners with JCB on weather balloon eclipse project

Thursday, August 17th, 2017

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Students of St. Andrew’s School (SAS) will send a weather balloon above the Earth’s atmosphere this Mon. Aug. 21, 2017, to capture images and data of the first total solar eclipse since June 1918. During the solar eclipse, the moon will completely cover the sun, resulting in one of the most unique celestial events of the past century.

For more than one year, 30 students ranging in grade from seven to 11, have designed, built and tested the device consisting of a weather balloon, Raspberry Pi software, digital cameras and a JCB LiveLink unit. The students’ goal is to capture photographs of the eclipse and ‘flight data’ such as pitch, roll, altitude, barometric pressure and any change in temperature that may occur during the solar eclipse.

“This partnership with St. Andrew’s provides JCB with an opportunity to contribute to the educational development of our local community,” states Chris Giorgianni, vice president of Product Support and Government & Defense for JCB North America. “Congratulations to Mr. Greenall and St. Andrew’s for inspiring this young team of future technologists as they work on a project that could shape their future educational and career decisions.”

Pictured above L to R: Josie Weeks, Johan Bregler, Chris Giorgianni (JCB), Ariella Scalese (WSAV Meteorologist), Sydney Bacon

About St. Andrew’s

St. Andrew’s School on Wilmington Island 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.

St. Andrew’s now offers FREE A.M. bus service with centralized pick up locations in Sandfly and on Skidaway Island.

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 Class of 2017 receives over $1.6 million in scholarships

Monday, June 5th, 2017

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Congratulations to the Class of 2017 @ St. Andrew’s School on Wilmington Island with over $1.6 million in merit and talent scholarships (excluding HOPE) for 41 seniors!

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.

NEW: Beginning in Fall 2017, St. Andrew’s offers FREE A.M. bus service with centralized pick up locations in Sandfly and on Skidaway Island.

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.