Weekend of Women

“Respect my existence or expect my resistance,” chanted millions of women taking part in the Weekend of Women, which commenced on January 20. Over five million women and men from all over world, with 2.5 million people from the U.S., took part in the Weekend of Women, a women’s march for “Power to the Polls.”…

How can you Challenge Success?

Students are constantly searching for a solution to combat stress, nerves, schedule management, and sleep deprivation. These are common, but not unimportant, issues that affect high school students nationally. All Saints’ has been extensively focused on student wellbeing lately. A partnership with Challenge Success, a program designed at Stanford University to reduce student stress and…

Happiness is your choice

In the Declaration of Independence, three unalienable rights are asserted to all human beings: the right for life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. Throughout our lives, we are in a constant state of pursuing happiness. We strive for perfection and create utopias in our minds that will inevitably let us down in comparison to…

Everyone thought it was harmless.

You are hanging out with a group of your friends on a Friday night. Sitting on the couch eating popcorn, faces lit up from the screen of your phones. Everyone starts to gossip about the other girls in your grade; some harsh things are being said and you want to defend those innocent people but…

Should College Athletes be Paid?

Most athletes dream of the day when all they see are dollar signs, but is college too soon for that to become a reality? Should college athletes get paid? While I admire the work ethic and commitment college athletes give to their programs, they should not be paid for four main reasons: financial responsibility, academic…

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…