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Blended Language Classes — A New Frontier

Blended Language Classes — A New Frontier

A decade ago, the concept of a blended online class would have been unthinkable. Next year, however, St. Luke’s is hoping to offer a variety of blended classes for all…

StormStyle: 2/10 — 2/25

StormStyle: 2/10 — 2/25

Over these past few weeks, we here at StormStyle have noted many stylish upper schoolers. First, we noticed senior Riley Vaske’s extremely cute outfit! Her striped pullover with an intricate…

Sr. Megan Rice, Nun, Sentenced After Nuclear Break-In

Sr. Megan Rice, Nun, Sentenced After Nuclear Break-In

In July 2012, Sister Megan Rice (who was 82 years old at the time) and two other religious peace activists, Greg Boertje-Obed and Michael Walli, broke into the Y-12 National…

Movie Review: The Monuments Men

Movie Review: The Monuments Men

The major selling points of The Monuments Men might seem like box-office gold: a World War II plot, a star-studded cast, and America’s Sweetheart himself, George Clooney. But, alas, The…

Hilltop Photo-Op: Sochi and St. Luke’s

Hilltop Photo-Op: Sochi and St. Luke’s

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 21 — During lunch and the last few periods of Friday’s All Classes Day, St. Luke’s faculty and students took the opportunity to support the United States during…

Throwback Thursday: The Depression-Era SLS Gridiron

Throwback Thursday: The Depression-Era SLS Gridiron

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 20 — The Sentinel recently had an opportunity to add to its online Archive a copy of the 1931 St. Luke’s yearbook, the Maroon and Gray. In that yearbook are…

SLS Boys Teams Rolling Through the FAAs

SLS Boys Teams Rolling Through the FAAs

SLS Boys Varsity Ice Hockey and SLS Boys Varsity Basketball. If you had asked me last season to describe both of these teams in one word, I probably would have…

Op-Ed: The Maroon and Grey Should Go Green

Op-Ed: The Maroon and Grey Should Go Green

Snowmaggedon. Snowtober. Sandy. These rather innocuous, even amusing names mask the disruption, destruction, and death wrought by extreme winter weather during my career in the Upper School. Over this past…

The Sentinel’s Infinite Playlist

The Sentinel’s Infinite Playlist

Can’t find the right words to express your feelings on Valentine’s Day? Look no further: the Sentinel can help you through song. 1. For the couple in a committed relationship: Rick Astley’s…

An All-Star Production

An All-Star Production

It was Superbowl Sunday, and I therefore made the drive out to Wilton to see August: Osage County. Based on the play by Tracy Letts, the movie tells the story…

Do You Believe in Miracles?

Do You Believe in Miracles?

“Great moments are born from great opportunities. And that’s what you have here, tonight, boys. That’s what you’ve earned here tonight…Tonight, we are the greatest hockey team in the world.”…

A New After-School Activity: Makers’ Club

A New After-School Activity: Makers’ Club

Recently, a new club has formed here on the Hilltop, called the Maker’s Club. This organization allows fifth-graders – who have hitherto never had an actual club through which to…

Meet the Science Department

Meet the Science Department

Join the Sentinel as we journey into each department here at St. Luke’s, to learn what we can about the teachers who make this community so unique. This week, the Sentinel sat…

Throwback Thursday: St. Luke’s in 1965

Throwback Thursday: St. Luke’s in 1965

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 6 — In this remarkable photograph from 1956, we can get a real idea – in living color! – of what the St. Luke’s campus looked like, long…

The Hallways Are Alive With the Sound of Music

The Hallways Are Alive With the Sound of Music

If you find yourself walking through the English Department hallway during G period you will undoubtedly hear the sound of students in the Upper School Chorale harmonizing, laughing, and beat…

Meet the History Department

Meet the History Department

The History Department – who are they? Described by Mr. Martin as similar to SAMCRO from Sons of Anarchy, welcome to this snapshot-look at the core of our very own…

Throwback Thursday: Seniors Hit the Roof

Throwback Thursday: Seniors Hit the Roof

THURSDAY, JANUARY 30 — In this picture from 1971, we can see how second-semester seniors spent their time forty years ago. Unfortunately, the weather-vane is currently obscured by construction, but…

The Name is the Game

The Name is the Game

What’s in a name? After talking to over a dozen teachers, my answer would be any of the following: family significance, a joke, a personality, or even an anecdote. The…

Crisis in the Ukraine Escalating

Crisis in the Ukraine Escalating

Since the ban on protests was passed in Ukraine, people in Kiev have taken to the streets seeking to have their freedom of association restored. Tens of thousands have rallied…

New Year, New Films: Upcoming Movies in 2014

New Year, New Films: Upcoming Movies in 2014

As we begin this new year and finish off the end of the quarter, the Sentinel took a moment to look ahead to the future – the future of 2014…