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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

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

Sunday, October 15th, 2017

Savannah schools alumni St. Andrew's School Rucker

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

St. Andrew's School Savannah Open Houses 2016

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

Savannah Schools St. Andrew's Wilmington Island

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

Savannah schools St. Andrew's Wilmington Island

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.

St. Andrew’s School in Savannah named one of the top challenging U.S. high schools

Thursday, May 11th, 2017

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St. Andrew’s School  recently received recognition as one of the most challenging high schools in the nation.

The Washington Post’s Jay Mathews has been ranking the most challenging schools in the country for 30 years. This marks the sixth year in a row for the Savannah private school to receive the honor.

St. Andrew’s is the only private school in Savannah to be recognized on the most challenging list and ranked #5 in Georgia.

Savannah Arts Academy  – a public Savannah high school – was also on the most challenging list and ranked #10 in Georgia.

View the Post’s complete most challenging list here.

“St. Andrew’s is honored to be recognized through the ranking again this year. This ranking reflects the mission of our school to help each student pursue challenging opportunities and reach their fullest potential. We are proud that our students choose to challenge themselves academically through our International Baccalaureate program,” said Tom Forti, Head of the Upper School.

About St. Andrew’s School 

St. Andrew’s is an independent International Baccalaureate World School on Wilmington Island in Savannah. For more information on the Pre-K 3 through Grade Twelve school, visit www.saslions.com or call 912.897.4941.

St. Andrew’s School, 601 Penn Waller Road, Savannah, 31410, www.saintschool.com  St. Andrew’s School is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

St. Andrew’s School seniors hold Art Show in Savannah

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

Savannah schools St. Andrew's St. Andrew’s School is Savannah is hosting a student art reception on Friday, March 24 from 6:30 until 8PM at Oglethorpe Gallery, 406 East Oglethorpe Ave.

The show features six senior International Baccalaureate (IB) visual art students.

The IB visual arts curriculum encourages students to challenge their own creative and cultural expectations and boundaries. As they work on their portfolios, these students are asked to explore the arts from a local, regional, national and international perspective. The final piece of the IB art course is to select and present works for exhibition, explaining the various ways the works are connected.

St. Andrew’s is an independent International Baccalaureate World School in Savannah, Ga. For more information on the Pre-K 3 through Grade 12 school, visit www.saintschool.com or call 912.897.4941.

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.

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Savannah schools: FREE History of Basketball program @ St. Andrew’s School

Tuesday, February 21st, 2017

History of Basketball St. Andrew's School Savannah

The public is invited to a special free program History of Basketball @ St. Andrew’s School in Savannah on Thursday, Feb. 23 which highlights the history of basketball.

The program begins at 8AM in Compton Gym, St. Andrew’s School, 601 Penn Waller Road, Savannah 31410.

The history of basketball will be presented by actor Clyk Cozart, former collegiate and ABA athlete Jim Dawson, former Globetrotter Larry “Gator” Rivers, and sports publicist Keith Zimmerman. And for the first time, the Olympic Berg Ball will be on display. This is the winning basketball used by the American team in the 1936 Berlin hosted Olympics, the first year basketball was a part of the Olympic games. Later this year, the gold medal ball will be auctioned off at a starting bid of $1 million.

The evening program is free and open to the public. For more information, visit https://saslions.com

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.

Savannah schools: Going beyond the classroom @ St. Andrew’s School

Friday, February 10th, 2017

Savannah schools St. Andrew's School GOING BEYOND THE CLASSROOM @ St. Andrew’s School, Savannah.

Since receiving a grant this fall from the Georgia Farm Bureau (GFB), St. Andrew’s relationship with the organization continues to grow.

Today Fri. Feb. 10, GFB manager Debra Gibson introduced the school’s first graders to some baby chicks. The young students prepared questions about chickens and farm life, in general. The highlight was learning to properly hold the baby chicks.

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.

Savannah schools: Open House @ St. Andrew’s School, Feb. 2

Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

Savannah schools St. Andrew's Wilmington Island

Come see St. Andrew’s School on Wilmington Island in action @ an open house 9AM Thurs. Feb. 2 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
Feb. 2
March 2
April 6
Call to make a reservation 912-897-4941 ext. 452

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 announces new Head of School

Wednesday, November 30th, 2016

Savannah private Schools St. Andrew's School Wilmington Is. St. Andrew’s School Board of Trustees is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Kelley Waldron as the next Head of School for St. Andrew’s. After serving as Interim Head of School for the past several months, Dr. Waldron received unanimous support from both the Head of School Search Committee and the Board of Trustees.

Dr. Waldron has been a part of the St. Andrew’s community since 2002. In that time, she has served as Director of Admissions, Academic Dean of the Upper School, Director of Studies, International Baccalaureate Coordinator, Lower School Head, teacher, mentor and so much more.

Dr. Waldron is an alumna of Leadership Savannah, serves on the board of Savannah Horizons, is co-founder of Teach the Future Fellowship, and was selected as a 2015 Rising Star by Savannah Magazine.
Last year, in preparation for the Head of School search, the Board of Trustees compiled a profile for an ideal candidate to lead the school. The Search committee found Dr. Waldron to possess the qualifications and characteristics that St. Andrew’s needs to prepare all students for the world of tomorrow. She has a strong understanding of the St. Andrew’s mission and holds student welfare at the core of each decision. Her history of success in leadership roles and her position in the forefront of educational innovation make her an asset to the community.

More about St. Andrew’s School 

St. Andrew’s School on Wilmington Island in Savannah – named Best Private School in Savannah by the readers of Savannah Magazine – is for ages 3 through grade 12. St. Andrew’s offers  the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program

For more information on this Pre-K3 through 12th grade school, visit https://saslions.com

OPEN HOUSE: See St. Andrew’s in action at an open house for prospective families, 9AM this Thurs. Jan. 5. Details here. 

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

(Savannah schools) St. Andrew’s 8th grade students study sea life first-hand

Monday, November 28th, 2016

St Andrew's School Savannah STEM private

Students & teachers @ St. Andrew’s School on Wilmington Island in Savannah know more about microplastics and the impact they can have on sea life, thanks to a program launched by Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant and funded by the Landings Landlovers, Inc.

The students and teachers participating in the program went on a trawl aboard the R/V Sea Dawg and collected, sorted, identified and counted the organisms they caught, including shrimp, blue crabs and fish. They also collected water samples and took those back to the Marine Education Center lab to examine for the presence and abundance of microplastics.

Read about this program here.

More about St. Andrew’s School 

St. Andrew’s School on Wilmington Island in Savannah – named Best Private School in Savannah by the readers of Savannah Magazine – is for ages 3 through grade 12. St. Andrew’s is an International Baccalaureate World School.

For more information on this Pre-K3 through 12th grade school, visit www.saintschool.com

OPEN HOUSE: See St. Andrew’s in action at an open house for prospective families, 9AM this Thurs. Dec. 1. Details here. 

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

Savannah schools: Open Houses at St. Andrew’s School, Wilmington Island

Monday, September 26th, 2016

St. Andrew's School Savannah Open Houses 2016

Come see St. Andrew’s School on Wilmington Island in action.

St. Andrew’s School Open Houses 2016-17 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

 

February 2

March 2

April 6

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

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.