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…

Legacy of Kindness

The Big and Little Sister program at All Saints’ Episcopal School, named SIS, is a mentorship program designed for rising freshman and senior girls. SIS has 37 freshman girls and 41 senior girls participating this year, and is led by Rachel Simpson as her senior project. The current senior class began working on the program…

Out with the old jumpers, and in with the new!

School uniforms have many pros and cons. Some students love that they don’t have to pick out what they will wear every morning, and others hate uniforms because they downplay individuality. Regardless of how one feels about uniforms, it is becoming apparent that the All Saints’ jumpers need to be updated. The All Saints’ jumper is…

The Open Book Project

With little possessions and almost nothing to call his own, a homeless man from Tarrant County clings to the joy in which his small collection of just four books gives him. When talking about his experience reading and re-reading the same few books time and time again, this man, Squirrel, lights up. Despite his love…

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…

Technology in class: More harm than help?

Technology is growing more impressive and widespread every day. People have phones on their wrists, and laptops that are getting smaller and more portable everyday. But a major disagreement among teachers, students, and administrators arises when it comes to whether or not technology should be utilized in the classroom. The more people you ask, the…