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Hilltop Photo-Op: Winter Sports

Hilltop Photo-Op: Winter Sports

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 21- In the photo above, St. Luke’s senior and Squash star James Watson shows off his skills on the court. With winter sports officially in full swing, make…

Throwback Thursday: Winter is Coming

Throwback Thursday: Winter is Coming

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 14– As the St. Luke’s community was so rudely reminded earlier this week, as the snow began to fall and the Service Symposium seemed to be briefly in…

A Blow-Out Weekend on the Hilltop

A Blow-Out Weekend on the Hilltop

After a week of hype to get ready for last Friday’s bonfire before Saturday’s football game versus King, students were sadly disappointed when New Canaan Fire Department officials decided to…

Common App, Common Problems

Common App, Common Problems

Every year, high school seniors across the United States come together to cry, pull their hair out, and doubt themselves. They wonder if anything they’ve ever done was right. Who’s…

Compassion after Calamity in the Philippines

Compassion after Calamity in the Philippines

In the makeshift hospital set up in Manila airport, a twenty one year old woman gave birth to a beautiful baby as she sought shelter in the wreckage of the…

Sacred Heart and GA In Volleyball Championships

Sacred Heart and GA In Volleyball Championships

Since August, the Convent of the Sacred Heart varsity volleyball players have had one goal in sight – to reach the finals of the Fairchester Athletic Association tournament.  With a…

On Civil Rights: A Review of The Butler

On Civil Rights: A Review of The Butler

Despite various drawbacks, The Butler, directed by Lee Daniels and starring Forest Whitaker, Oprah Winfrey, and John Cusack, successfully tells an interesting tale of the Civil Rights Movement through a…

Hey ‘Starry Night,’ Say Cheese!

Hey ‘Starry Night,’ Say Cheese!

In her column “Hey ‘Starry Night,’ say ‘Cheese!” Deborah Solomon challenges museums’ photography policies, arguing that such bans are “practically unenforceable and are also obsolete.” The rise of smartphones and…

Opinion: Food and Freedom

Opinion: Food and Freedom

To eat or not to eat, that is not the question. The question is what to eat, and how much. Since 2010, obesity has been a major concern in the…

Beyond the Touchdown

Beyond the Touchdown

Despite the expensive padding and durable helmets, football players are becoming more frequently concussed and injured each year. In both major and minor league football teams, players are getting battered…

Hilltop Photo-Op: Winter Sports Are Back!

Hilltop Photo-Op: Winter Sports Are Back!

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 11- Today, winter sports officially started! Sports such as basketball, squash, and hockey, are all in full swing. In the photo above, seniors Doug Butman and James Watson…

Hilltop Photo-Op: Grades Are Out!

Hilltop Photo-Op: Grades Are Out!

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 8- St. Luke’s seniors Ian Corbet and Mac Zech anxiously check their first quarter grades on the SLS website. Grades were released this afternoon at 3 pm. Don’t…

Throwback Thursday: St. Luke’s Drama in ’87

Throwback  Thursday: St. Luke’s Drama in ’87

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 7– As we look forward to the opening of the Fall play, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, tomorrow evening, we can take the opportunity to look back at St. Luke’s…

Hilltop Photo-Op: Jim Himes Lunch & Lead

Hilltop Photo-Op: Jim Himes Lunch & Lead

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 6- Today, St. Luke’s had the honor of welcoming Congressman Jim Himes to speak at a Lunch & Lead. Mr. Himes represents Connecticut’s 4th district in the House…

Hilltop Photo-Op: The Fall Play is Underway

Hilltop Photo-Op: The Fall Play is Underway

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 4- In the photo above, St. Luke’s actors rehearse for the Upper School Fall play, A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Make sure to come this weekend to see either…

The Race for NYC Mayoralty

The Race for NYC Mayoralty

This November 5 marks the first time in the past eleven years that New York City residents will elect a new mayor. Since 2002, Mayor Michael Bloomberg has governed the…

Hilltop Photo-Op: Halloween

Hilltop Photo-Op: Halloween

  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 1- Yesterday, students in both the middle and upper school dressed up for Halloween. In the photo above, seniors Salma Anastasia, Meagan Maguire, and Emma O’Brien dressed…

Lyrics with Flachs: Wrecking Ball

Lyrics with Flachs: Wrecking Ball

Lyrics with Flachs: Wrecking Ball from St. Luke’s Sentinel on Vimeo. Long-suffering Sentinel adviser and St. Luke’s icon Mr. Flachsbart reprises his pop-star role with a performance of “Wrecking Ball,”…

Blakely Disappoints in Academic Challenge

Blakely Disappoints in Academic Challenge

After Oliphant House’s landslide victory over Von Fabrice at the last round of the Founders’ Cup Challenge, we were hoping to see a slightly more cut-throat competition during last Wednesday’s…