• SAS Joins Groundbreaking Ceremony


    Members of the SAS mountain biking team, the Rev. John Thomas, Head of School, Mountain Goat Trail Alliance president Janice Thomas, and MGTA board member Clayton Rogers joined the groundbreaking ceremonies for the Monteagle-to-Sewanee portion of the Mountain Goat Trail. – photo by Steve Garrett

  • SAS Class of 2014 Garners $4.4M in Merit Scholarships


    Thirty-nine members of the St. Andrew’s-Sewanee School Class of 2014, 71% of the class, received merit awards from colleges and universities hoping to lure these scholars to their campus. The merit awards totaled a record $4.38 million and ranged from $2,000 to $128,000. Students received merit awards valued at or above $100,000 at Stetson University, Bard College, Davidson College, and Ohio Wesleyan University. Merit awards poured in from as far away as Occidental College in Los Angeles and University of Puget Sound in Washington State. Three or more students received merit awards to Birmingham-Southern University, East Tennessee State University, Lewis and Clark College (Oregon), Macalaster College (Minnesota), Middle Tennessee State University, Tennessee Tech, University of Memphis, and University of Tennessee. Nine students received merit awards for a total of $236,000 from the University of the South.

  • Commencement Exercises Launch Class of 2014


    St. Andrew’s-Sewanee School recently awarded diplomas to the 55 seniors in the Class of 2014. The graduates will matriculate in the fall at outstanding colleges and universities across the country, a diverse group that includes Sewanee, Davidson, Brandeis, Oberlin, Pratt Institute, and Wellesley. After offering the seniors the trite advice to follow their dreams and work hard, Baccalaureate speaker Bob Hoagland launched into his real speech, certainly the funniest Baccaluareate address ever offered by a technology director, which can be viewed on the school's YouTube channel.


Evemt Calendar
Fri Aug 15

Kaaren Engel SAS Gallery

Time: 9:00am - 3:00pm Thru: 10/2/2014  More Info
Sun Aug 31

Tenth Grade: Trip to Atlanta Leave from Gym Parking Lot

Time: 7:00am - 6:00pm Thru: 9/1/2014  More Info

Twelfth Grade: Buffalo River Trip

Time: 12:00pm - 5:00pm Thru: 9/1/2014  More Info

Eleventh Grade: Chattanooga Overnight Leave from Gym Parking Lot

Time: 12:30pm - 2:30pm Thru: 9/1/2014  More Info
Mon Sep 1

Grade Level Program Day

  • Middle School Family Night Sept. 10


    Middle School Family Night is a great way for students to introduce their parents to their teachers, classrooms, and work. The evening will begin in the front hall of Simmonds at 6:30 p.m., followed by an Open House lasting until 7:30 p.m. for classroom visitation and conversation with teachers. After the Open House ends at 7:30, everyone is invited to gather on the Wade Hall Teaching Patio for refreshments and conversation. The whole family is invited; students and siblings are encouraged to attend. Parking is available near Wade Hall and near Bratton Hall.

  • SAS Faculty Inspire Lifelong Learning by Example


    Members of the St. Andrew’s-Sewanee School faculty spend hours in other classrooms acquiring new skills to continue to provide an outstanding educational experience for St. Andrew’s-Sewanee students. One of the ways SAS encourages students to be lifelong learners is by modeling this in the school community. SAS budgets $40,000 in professional development funds in addition to funds from other sources. Biology teacher McLain Still, chemistry teacher Jen Bachman, advanced biology teacher Kelley Black, and physics teacher Luke Diamond discuss the science curriculum mapping for SAS.

  • Students Excel in National Language Exams


    SAS students participated in national language exams in Latin, Spanish, and French. Twelve SAS students were recognized for outstanding achievement on the 2014 National Latin Exam, including one student who received the Silver Maxima Cum Laude medal. Students of Spanish earned two gold, two silver, and six bronze medals, and 17 honorable mentions on the 2014 National Spanish Examinations. One student, studying independently, earned first place in Tennessee and fifth place on the national level on The Grand Concours de Français.