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Friday, March 22

Shout outs to Mia (7th), Madeleine (2nd), Ethan (2nd), and Lathan (1st) for modeling excellence at SLES!

Dear St. Luke’s Families,
 
As I was listening to the elementary level faculty discussing student shout-outs for the week, I found myself thinking about all the adult shout-outs that I wanted to share. During this year at SLES I have been amazed by the dedication of our parents and the generous volunteering of their time and talent. Every St. Luke's event is lifted by the creativity and care provided by our parents. Below are just some of the responsibilities our volunteers have undertaken during the year.
 
Our Trustees take seriously their responsibility to oversee school finances, to select and support the Head of School, and to hold fast to the school’s mission. They serve on committees that oversee development, safety and security, and governance matters. In addition, they are consistent and enthusiastic cheerleaders for the school.

Our Parent Council members focus on events that uplift the community, and provide parenting advice and information about the school’s programs. In addition, each of our classrooms has parent captains who distribute information about class events and help teachers with class parties.

There would be no Kaleidoscope gala or St. Luke’s Fund effort without the dedication of the volunteers who organize these events, follow through with detailed preparations, and offer encouragement and gratitude to everyone who participates. My memories of that magical evening on the hilltop last October will forever be a part of my St. Luke’s photographic album along with the smiles of the development team when the whole SLES community reached 100% participation in the St. Luke’s Fund. 
 
Punctuating these larger volunteer events are the wonderful Book Fair, Grandparent’s and Special Friend’s Day, Field Day, Admissions Previews and Middle School dances that benefit from the friendly and spirited participation of our parents. I have so enjoyed working alongside everyone and having opportunities to get to know you all better as we welcome our visitors, guide them through the school, check out their book purchases and cheer on our students.

A strong volunteer contingent is a sign of a healthy school where the adults model for their children what it means to contribute to the good of the whole community. There have been many times when I have overheard students say, “When I am a parent I want to volunteer in my child’s school just like my parents have done.” Believe me, they notice and remember.
 
Thank you to you all who have been a part of this excellent school year! This is your shout-out from your greatest admirer!
 
With warm regards,
Lenesa Leana
MONDAY: March 25
Regular Uniform

TUESDAY: March 26
Regular Uniform
Taco Tuesday - $2 Breakfast Tacos at Morning Carpool
8th Grade Chapel Talks (Kate and Malaika) - 8:05
AM in the Sanctuary
Girl Scout Meeting - 6:00
PM in the IL Community Room

WEDNESDAY: March 27
Dress Uniform (IL/ML)
4th Grade Declamation - 8:05
AM (No Eucharist)
Tennis Match vs. Saint Mary's Hall - 4:00PM @ SMH

THURSDAY: March 28
Regular Uniform
The Big Give


FRIDAY: March 29
SLES T-Shirt & Jeans
Track Meet - 10:00AM @ San Antonio Christian School

What? - Big Give 2019

When? - Thursday, March 28, from midnight to 11:59 p.m.
 

Why? - A 24-hour online giving event to support 556 local non-profits, including SLES!
 

Where? - Online only. The link to St. Luke’s page for giving will be emailed to you when the Big Give begins.
 

Who? - You and St. Luke’s of course! We need your support to reach our goal of $12,000 for the day. All proceeds will support the St. Luke’s Fund, which provides classroom support, teacher development and gives our students opportunities to be scholars, citizens and leaders. 
 

About Big Give
Big Give is South Central Texas’ 24-hour online giving event in support of the local nonprofits who make San Antonio such a great place to live. Over the past 5 years, Big Give has raised over $20 million from nearly 200,000 donors. This event is presented by The Nonprofit Council.

National Anthem at the Spurs Game

All SLES friends and family are invited to the Spurs vs. Mavericks game at the AT&T Center on Wednesday, April 10, at 7:30 p.m. Sign up with Mrs. Boyers to sing the National Anthem or just come to cheer us on and enjoy the game. Please click HERE for information on purchasing tickets. Go Spurs Go!

Pennies for Patients

In the coming weeks, we will be participating in the Patients for Pennies charity to support the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. On Monday, your child will receive their change collection box and directions on setting up an online giving account. For questions, please reach out to Christopher Duke at cduke@sles-sa.org

Summer @ SLES 

Summer at SLES will offer students from ages 3-13 a wide variety of cultural and academic learning with engaging enrichment classes. Classes will include gymnastics, music, cooking, dance, robotics, sports, and so much more. This is a summer experience that you will not want to miss. Camp hours are from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. PLUS early and late child care. Registration, course descriptions and schedules will be available next week. For more information, please contact us at summer@sles-sa.org

SLES Apparel at Vivroux Sports

SLES Tiger T-shirts, Climalite shirts and Climawarm hoodies are back in stock at Vivroux Sports. Please visit their store in Sunset Ridge (6446 N New Braunfels Ave., San Antonio, TX 78209) to make your purchase. 

Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast

Please join Parent Council at the home of Jennie and Ben Hart (128 Geneseo Rd. San Antonio, TX 78209) at 8:30 a.m. on Friday, April 5, for our Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast. We will be announcing the new Parent Council leadership as well as kicking off Kaleidoscope festivities. Come celebrate another fabulous year at SLES!

Chapel Lessons 

Monday, March 25
Luke 6:17-23
Thursday, March 28
Leviticus 19:1-2, 18

SLES Bus

Our white school bus is showing its school pride thanks to these newly added SLES decals. Go Tigers!

SAGE News

To find out what our Registered Dietitians think about the benefits of farmed vs. wild-caught fish please click HERE

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15 St. Luke's Lane
San Antonio, TX 78209

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