What exactly are Prefects?

The prefect system is something that we, as Upper School students, hear about often but not everybody knows exactly what it is. The prefect system began with Will Gentry ’17 and Mr. Worden, Dean of Students and Assistant Head of Upper School. Gentry that student council elections were becoming a popularity contest so he wanted…

Trailer: The Last Jedi

Last Monday night’s football game between the Minnesota Vikings and the Chicago Bears was more than just a football game; the world premier trailer for the new Star Wars film, “Star Wars: The Last Jedi,” aired. Stormtroopers marched onto to field during halftime in a cloud of smoke. The trailer of the new flick was…

Homecoming Week Themes!

This year’s Homecoming themes are inspired by Austin City Limits, the popular music festival at Zilker Park, and Keep Austin Weird, a famous phrase used by people all over Texas.   Music Monday Freshmen: Gospel Sophomores: Country Juniors: Pop Seniors: Hip Hop Keep All Saints’ Weird Tuesday Freshmen: Fleur-de-lis Sophomores: Construction Juniors: High School Stereotypes Seniors: Faculty Members…

Becoming Dr. Arrington

Growing up, many kids dream of becoming President of the United States, an astronaut, a rockstar, or even a mad scientist. It isn’t all too common for kids to dream of becoming a teacher, considering most kids dislike school at a young age. Little Ted was just like any other kid; he didn’t dream of…

Taking a Knee

Since the beginning of the 2016 National Football League season, the American public has seen the act of kneeling or sitting during the National Anthem. This started as Colin Kaepernick, who was the San Francisco 49’ers quarterback, began to peacefully protest the racial oppression he saw in America. Kaepernick sat down on the bench at…

Land of Smiles Experience

Walking through the jungle with an elephant trotting behind me like my own loving companion, I have never had a more eye-opening experience. Throughout my time in Thailand, I learned many things, but one gift in particular that I gained from my time with the Thai people was the gift of patience and understanding. My…

The Making of History

“We go through the trenches together and put in a lot of hard work,” said Chris Sale. “They don’t call these the dog days for nothing. Having them have my back and being able to share that moment with them was special. I’m very appreciative of it.” The seventh inning had just finished; Chris Sale…