Mascot Mania – Top 3

Have you heard? The Modern Saint launched a mascot nomination process with students in EC-Grade 12 to gauge the level of interest in a secondary mascot. The tallies are complete and it’s time for the entire community to vote! Students will cast ballots on May 1. Parents, faculty/staff and alumni will receive an email on…

Can child prodigies keep the spotlight?

Have you ever heard the names Tara Lipinski, John Nunn, Sarah Chang, Joey Alexander, or even Gabby Douglas? All of these people are child prodigies. Every once in a while, we see stories of children accomplishing great success in their lives at such a young age, but then their stories seem to fade. According to…

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…

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…

Clearfork: What to Expect

It was only a few years ago when we patiently waited for the Chisholm Trail Parkway toll road to open, making traveling in North Texas a little easier. We watched as new bridges and roads popped up all around Fort Worth, especially near the Trinity River. Then came the beloved Press Cafe and Mellow Johnny’s…

Middle School Performs “Annie”

As the curtains roll, you see children lying on their beds. The children are dirty and tired, they are orphans. You see a child with bright red curly hair, they call her Annie. “Tomorrow, Tomorrow, I’ll love ya tomorrow, you’re only a day away..” softly sings the orphan Annie. The All Saints’ Middle School production…

The new Beauty and the Beast is a must see!

Disney has a prominent role in most children’s lives and the impact of Walt Disney’s legacy can last a lifetime. Many children have grown up watching classic Disney movies such as Cinderella, Little Mermaid, 101 Dalmations, and of course, Beauty and the Beast. Beauty and the Beast first came out in 1991 and has since…

Lady Gaga Super Bowl Review

Millions of people watched as Lady Gaga preformed during the Super Bowl Halftime Show. The show was pure Gaga, without help from other singers and without political innuendo. Lady Gaga began her performance with a tribute to the USA by singing “God Bless America” and “This is Your Land” on top of the stadium. She pulled…

Your moral imperative: Report what you see

Imagine you are walking down the street and witness a violent crime. Would you immediately stop what you are doing and call the police to report the incident? Or would you just mind your own business and go along with your day? We should feel a moral imperative to help those who can’t help themselves.…

Are the Big E’s easy to ascertain?

In the 2016 election, the traditional issues have taken a backseat to all of the noise and the commotion going on in the candidates personal lives. The “Big E’s” – Education, Economy, Environment and Equality – are the issues most people are still looking to understand before election day. As you would expect, Hillary Clinton…