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Dear St. Luke's Families,
I knew when I first joined the St. Luke's welcoming carpool line in early April that there was something special about this school. Each student stepped forward to say hello, and one girl even stopped me in the office area to introduce herself spontaneously. The students' respectful and engaging looks and comments indicated confidence and kindness. I sensed that here was a community that embraced strangers, as well as friends, and made them feel comfortable.

And that has certainly been my experience these last two weeks. "Let me help with those boxes!" "Do you need directions?" "Have you had time on the River Walk? At the Pearl? At Central Market? At the Quarry?" The recommendations and offerings are generous and heartfelt.

I have been listening and learning, asking multitudes of questions and receiving rich and colorful responses. The leadership team of division heads and administrators takes time to communicate their dedication to the school's mission and students, families, 
and faculty. No item is too small for their attention and care. I have learned about the wide-ranging and challenging academic program and its carefully articulated skills grid, about Crescendo and all the outstanding arts offerings, about the summer math workshop for teachers from both SLES and surrounding schools, about the Spalding training in developing early reading skills, about after school enrichment programs, and about Kaleidoscope (and even have remembered how to spell the word!), 

I am so happy to be here with the SLES family and am ready to welcome you to my office. Please call Linda Sledge at ext. 230 to schedule a visit with me in the weeks ahead. It helps ground me in the community when I have names matched with faces and stories. 

During the July Fourth 
week, I will be with my family in Minnesota on the lake where I spent my adolescent summers and returned every July during my East Coast professional life. Among the calls of the loons and the swoops of the eagles, I restore my soul and reflect on what lies ahead. This July my thoughts will be with SLES and the excitement I feel as I look forward to a year of joyful learning within this wonderful community.

With appreciation,
Lenesa Leana 

The SLES office is open Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 9:00am to 3:00pm during the summer weeks. The office will be closed July 2-6. Please call the front desk if you have any questions.

Summer @ St. Luke's

Make sure you sign up for our July and August summer programs.  Sign Up Genius is making class registration much easier. For more information, please contact Sherrye Macha at smacha@sles-sa.org
 

Uniform Exchange 

Stock up on affordable uniform items for the upcoming school year. Browse our Uniform Exchange inventory in our Dance classroom (Room #205) during our two summer sale days. Cash and checks are accepted.
Wednesday, June 27th: 10:00am - 2:00pm
Wednesday, July 25th: 10:00am - 2:00pm
Click HERE for our new Uniform Guide.

 

Flynn O'Hara - SLES Uniforms 

We have a new uniform vendor! Please visit Flynn O'Hara to purchase our new uniform items. Some of our uniform items have changed and include our new logo. Students are still permitted to wear the old uniform items with the seal until May 2020. Dress uniforms are only required for students grade 4 and up. New items are available for purchase online. Click HERE.  
 

Admissions Office Hours

The Admissions office will be open Monday-Thursday for the months of June, July and August with the exception of the week of July 4. If you have families that are interested in a tour or a personal visit, please contact Margaret Ann Casseb at 210.826.0664, x239 or at macasseb@sles-sa.org.

Summer Reading

Summer reading is available on our website. Paper copies were mailed and digital copies emailed to returning students. We want our scholars to stay sharp over the summer! Click HERE.

 

Spring Break 2019: England and Scotland

Start planning now for next year's spring break trip! Join our Latin teacher Ms. Kimura on an exciting tour of England and Scotland.  Explore famous landmarks in London, marvel at the ruins in Stonehenge, walk along Hadrian's Wall, and more. Experienced tour guides, hands-on learning, and a community of SLES teachers and families make this trip truly special.  For more information and questions, please contact Ms. Kimura at akimura@sles-sa.org.  
Save the Dates
Aug. 17 -Meet the Teacher & Back To School Party
Aug. 20 - First Day of School (Full Day)
Aug. 30 - EC & EL Parent Night
Oct. 17 - Admission Preview
Oct. 26 - Kaleidoscope
Business Office 
A kindly reminder that tuition was due by June 15, 2018 for the 2018-2019
academic year. Please contact Rosa Baker in the school business
office to make necessary payment arrangements.
Yearbook
The 2017-2018 SLES Yearbook will be available for pick up or purchase at Meet the Teachers on Friday, August 17th from 8:00am - 11:00am. 
Our mailing address is:
15 St. Luke's Lane
San Antonio, TX 78209

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