All Saints to host Veterans Day program

All Saints to host Veterans Day program

Posted:

Students will present a musical and historical tribute to veterans on November 10 during the All Saints Episcopal School’s annual Veterans Day Assembly at 8 a.m. in Jones Gym on the All Saints campus, 3222 103rd Street.

All Saints Middle School National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) students will lead All Saints students in a tribute to honor veterans. The choir, under the direction of Courtney Terral, will perform a musical patriotic medley. In addition, Mrs. Terral will sing a solo. The High School Drum Line will perform also. NJHS officers will present a historical narrative detailing the significance and history of Veterans Day. The Lubbock High Color Guard, under the direction of Master Chief Mark Hays, will present the flags and lead the pledge of allegiance.

The assembly has been researched and planned by the All Saints Middle School National Junior Honor Society student leaders.

All Saints Episcopal School is one of the few area schools that participate in a Veterans Day Assembly to educate students about the holiday and honor local veterans. Area veterans are invited to attend.

FACTS

· Students will present a musical and historical tribute to veterans on November 10 during the All Saints Episcopal School’s annual Veterans Day Assembly at 8 a.m. in Jones Gym on the All Saints campus, 3222 103rd Street.

· All Saints Episcopal School is one of the few area schools that participate in a Veterans Day Assembly to educate students about the holiday and honor local veterans.

· Approximately 25 area veterans will attend.

· The assembly has been researched and planned by the All Saints Middle School student leaders. The National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) officers will preside over the event. They will present a historical narrative detailing the significance and history of Veterans Day. The Lubbock High Color Guard will present the flags and lead the pledge of allegiance.

ALL SAINTS NEWS

· All Saints High School is proud to announce that its 25-member Class of 2018 has three seniors receiving honors by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. Natalie Chaudhuri and Colten Cannon were named National Merit Semifinalists. Sarah Going was named as Commended Scholar. As members of All Saints third graduating class, they are the first All Saints High School National Merit Scholars in the school’s short six-year history.

· Mr. Bruce Latta was installed as the 18th headmaster for All Saints Episcopal School on September 5. He succeeds Dr. Mike Bennett who retired in June after 12 years as the head of All Saints.

· Eleven seniors received their diplomas May 20, 2017 from All Saints High School in a Commencement Ceremony. The 11 seniors of the Class of 2017 were accepted into over 29 universities with scholarships thus far totaling approximately $2,090,468. These universities include: Dallas Baptist University, Lubbock Christian University, West Texas A & M University, Wayland Baptist University, Colorado School of Mines,

Colorado State University, Mary Hardin Baylor University, Texas Tech University Honors College, The University of Alabama, The University of Oklahoma, The University of Texas at Arlington, Oklahoma State University, Texas Tech University, Baylor University, Southern Methodist University, Texas Christian University, The University of Texas at Austin, Southern Methodist University, South Plains College, Texas State University, Abilene Christian University, Michigan State University, Stanford University, The University of Texas at Dallas, Ursinus College, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Rochester Institute of Technology, Trinity University, Stephen F. Austin University, and Western Texas College.

· All Saints Lower School students achieved first place in the 2017 State Private School Interscholastic Association (PSIA) Academic Competition while the All Saints Middle School placed third in the 2017 State PSIA Academic contest.

· In just its first year in the 2-A division, All Saints High School finished as state runner-up in the 2016-2017 Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools (TAPPS) race for the prized Henderson Championship Cup recognizing excellence in academics, athletics and fine arts competitions. All Saints was named as the number one high school in TAPPS 1-A in 2015-2016 and won the Henderson Championship Cup.

· The 2016-2017 school year marked All Saints Episcopal School’s 60th anniversary. The school began as St. Christopher’s in September 1956 as a preschool and eventually grew into a lower school and middle school. The high school opened in August 2012 and celebrated it first graduating class in May 2016.

· In its 60 years, All Saints has grown from a small preschool/kindergarten school with 20 students housed inside a church in 1956 into a 488 student campus on 53 acres for preschool through 12th grade students in 2016. The school is widely known for its academic excellence and fine arts curricula as well as its high-achieving athletic programs throughout all grade levels.

· Named as the most outstanding 1-A private school in Texas for 2015-2016, All Saints High School received Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools’ (TAPPS) highest honor - the coveted Henderson Championship Cup for the 2015-2016 school year. The distinguished Henderson Championship Cup recognizes one school from each classification as the highest-ranking school in the state within that classification. All Saints High School received the Henderson Cup as the 1-A TAPPS school in Texas for the 2015-2016 school year by earning the most points through academic, athletic, and fine arts competitions. All Saints is the only independent school in the Lubbock area to win the prestigious Henderson Championship Cup in recent years.

· All Saints High School opened in August 2012 and celebrated its first graduating class on May 20, 2016. The 12 graduates were accepted into 26 universities and awarded over $1,068,000 in scholarships. The school offers a college preparatory curriculum with pre-advanced and advanced placement courses through a 90-minute block schedule. The smaller-sized high school gives students the opportunity to participate in many organizations and activities.

· All Saints High School’s second graduating class continued the tradition of 100 percent of All Saints graduates being accepted to college. The eleven students of the Class of 2017 were awarded over $2 million in scholarships and merit aid for college.

· The school recently created an Alumni Association. Anyone ever enrolled in All Saints is considered an alumnus and is invited to join the association by contacting the school (806-745-7701) or signing up via the school website www.allsaintsschool.org.

· All Saints Episcopal School is widely-recognized for its strong Fine Arts curriculum as well as its academic and athletic programs. The school offers Orchestra classes for students in grades 3-12 along with Band classes for grades 4-12. Choir is offered for students in 5th through 12th grade, and Music classes are part of the curriculum for preschool through fourth grade students. Theatre classes are offered for students in kindergarten through 12th grade. Art classes begin in preschool and continue through high school.

· All Saints offers students the opportunity for community service, travel, fine arts, athletics, peer mentoring, leadership, and spiritual development.

· Founded in 1956, All Saints is an independent Episcopal school open to students of all faiths, with a focus on academic excellence.

· The foundation of an All Saints education is based on academics, fine arts, athletics, spiritual development and service to others.

· Financial aid is available with 25 percent of the All Saints students receiving financial aid awards to attend the school. Contact All Saints for more information – 806-745-7701.

· All Saints Episcopal School is accepting applications for enrollment. Contact the school for more information – 806-745-7701.

Powered by Frankly