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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…

Throwback Thursday: Katia Ramsey ’72

Throwback Thursday: Katia Ramsey ’72

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 31– In the early seventies, St. Luke’s went through same major changes. In 1970, headmaster James Jacob (who had taught on the Hilltop since 1953) stepped down, and…

SLS Biology Students Celebrate Cells

SLS Biology Students Celebrate Cells

Surely, you’ve wondered what’s been shrouded behind those delightfully fluorescent balloons… or, why on earth does a sign warning bystanders of “flying ATP” even exist? Perhaps, as we all have,…

Top Ten Best Halloween Films

Top Ten Best Halloween Films

It’s that time of year again! Families are hanging decorations, buying costumes, and stashing candy. People young and old are counting down the days to one of our most beloved…

Hilltop Photo-Op: Senior Stress

Hilltop Photo-Op: Senior Stress

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 30- St. Luke’s seniors Liza Epprecht, Sean Cullinane, and Clare Livingstone de-stress in the hallway outside of the college counseling room amid college application anxiety. #prayfortheclassof2014 (Photography by…

Hilltop Photo-Op: Football Seniors

Hilltop Photo-Op: Football Seniors

  MONDAY, OCTOBER 28- Cardboard cutouts of St. Luke’s football seniors Chris Shurr, Bryan Latoracca, and Ben Lavietes were seen through the window of the college counseling office this monday…

A Fireside Chat with Laura Pedrick ’82

A Fireside Chat with Laura Pedrick ’82

Lunch and Lead guest speaker Laura Pedrick ’82 very kindly took a few moments from her busy schedule to sit down for an exclusive Fireside Chat with the Sentinel. For…

StormStyle: 10/15 — 10/22

StormStyle: 10/15 — 10/22

It’s been yet another fashionable week on the Hilltop, where students are known for their classy looks and bold patterns. This week on StormStyle we have hot looks from Justin…

Same Love And, Now, Same Benefits in New Jersey

Same Love And, Now, Same Benefits in New Jersey

Once it struck midnight on Monday night, marriage bells could be heard chiming across New Jersey. Fourteen states now allow gay marriage, in addition to the three that recognize civil…

Alma Mater, Fight Song Appear at Pep Rally

Alma Mater, Fight Song Appear at Pep Rally

St. Luke’s students who attended this year’s Pep Rally would have undoubtedly notice something new in the program. Of course, the old traditions were upheld: the middle schoolers presented their…

Throwback Thursday: Our Female Founder

Throwback Thursday: Our Female Founder

  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 24 — When we honor Mr. Blakely and, increasingly, Mr. Oliphant as early founders of St. Luke’s, we forget the contribution that one woman – Mrs. Edward…

Review: The Met Performs “Cosi fan tutti”

Review: The Met Performs “Cosi fan tutti”

[NOTE: This content was provided by the Fairchester Student Press Association and produced by the Beachside Press] Most classical music composers wrote predominantly for one musical form. Chopin and Liszt’s great…

Hilltop Photo-Op: Photojournalist Gives Lunch & Lead

Hilltop Photo-Op: Photojournalist Gives Lunch & Lead

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 23- For this week’s Lunch & Lead, St. Luke’s alumna Laura Pedrick ’82 came to talk about her career as a photojournalist for the New York Times. During…

Opinion: A Case for Leggings at GFA

Opinion: A Case for Leggings at GFA

[NOTE: This content was provided by the Fairchester Student Press Association and produced by the Beachside Press] Leggings: a staple for girls and women of all ages. From loungewear to the…