September 9, 2020
Table of Contents
– New Movement and Mindfulness Class
– Picture Day – September 14
– All Saints Swap Shop
– Calendar of Events
– Annual Fund Donors 2019-2020
HEALTH AND WELLNESS
– Nurses Notes
– Freshman Class Receive New iPads
ALL SCHOOL NEWS
– Homecoming 2020 – October 2
– Required Enrollment Forms
– Gear Orders – Due October 1
– All Saints Volunteers
– Lunch Updates
LOWER SCHOOL NEWS
– Cheer Information
MIDDLE SCHOOL NEWS
– Division Head Update
– Class of 2019 Senior Gift
HIGH SCHOOL NEWS
– Senior Investiture Ceremony
– Student Council – Election of New Officers
– College Advising and Planning
– Senior Parent Night
– Junior Parent Night
– HS Athletic Updates
– MS Athletic Updates
– 2020-21 Booster Club
– Swing for the Future Golf Tournament – May 3, 2021
New Movement and Mindfulness Class for
Preschool & Pre-Kindergarten
All Saints is excited to introduce our new Movement and Mindfulness class for Preschool and Pre-Kindergarten students. The class focuses on three core principles: Movement, Active Meditation, and Mindfulness activities.
All Saints students are learning age-appropriate movement with fun-activities that are geared towards creating a growth-mindset that focuses on the development of success through hard work. Mantras such as “I can do hard things” and “I got this” are developed. The meditation activities increase focus and develop the students ability to be in the present. The mindfulness activities, including breathing techniques facilitate emotion regulation. They learn that “breath is their super power.” Breath can both calm their bodies and/or create energy.
The class is lead by All Saints parent and Certified Life Specialist Amy Garcia-Smith, MS, CCLS. She has additional training in kids yoga (RYT-200) and mindfulness and meditation. When she is not teaching at All Saints, she is at the UMC Pediatric Cancer Center where she teaches brave young children effective coping strategies that help them face their diagnosis and treatment plan.
The Movement and Mindfulness classes are just one way that All Saints offers our Preschool and Pre-Kindergarten students a place where learning and play intertwine.
All Saints Offers Synchronous Learning
The teachers at All Saints are going above and beyond to bring the best academic experience to our students. Through synchronous learning, online students are experiencing “real-time” learning along with their classmates on campus.
If a child needs to stay home or quarantine, they are able to seamlessly stay on track with their school work and not fall behind. Have we had some bumps in the road? Of course, but we are making great strides!
Thank you to our students, parents, teachers and administrators for offering the flexibility necessary to maneuver through this pandemic. It’s not always seamless, but we continue to move in the right direction. Nice work, Patriots!
Join the All Saints Swap Shop
Do you have or need gently used All Saints uniforms? Swap your outgrown All Saints uniforms & other merchandise with other All Saints families. No Money Will Be Exchanged. There is not the expectation of a 1:1 trade. Offer up what you’ve outgrown and claim something someone else has outgrown. Use “ISO” (“In Search Of” on Facebook) to indicate that you are looking for something.
If you have questions, please contact Parent Group President Kathy Oaks @ email@example.com.
PICTURE DAY IS NEXT MONDAY
What Does My Child Wear?
Preschool-Eighth Grade: Students wear daily uniform OR dress uniform (dress uniform IF preferred, but not required)
High School: Dress Uniform Required
High School will be using Liz Parke Photography, paper order forms are available to students outside of Mrs. Belk’s office or click here for a printable order form. Payment and order forms are due when photos are taken on Monday.
ON CAMPUS LEARNERS (Preschool-Eighth Grade Only)
We are only offering online ordering of your school photos (no paper order form will be sent home).
Online Orders are due on Picture Day (September 14). Click below to access the online order form.
Third Grade Classes: After your quarantine time, the third grade picture day will be rescheduled and will be taken on campus.
For all other grade levels participating in online learning:
Make sure you are in the yearbook by following these quick and easy steps for a safe and contact-free school portrait on your time, and in the comfort of The Fresco Portrait Studios.
STEP ONE: All online students must book an appointment at the following link: https://calendly.com/
STEP TWO: Arrive at 3212 Woodrow Road (located on the north side of Woodrow, between Indiana and University). Please be sure to bring a form of payment with you to your session. All images must be purchased during the session in order to avoid incurring a late fee. All students that have their photo taken, regardless of whether you order photos, will be included in the yearbook.
STEP THREE: Pick up your images after November 1 between the following times: Tuesday: 9-5 pm, Wednesday: 9-3 pm, Thursday: 9-5 pm, Friday: 9-noon or Saturday: by appointment only
QUESTIONS? Don’t hesitate to call the staff of Fresco Portraits at 806-863-3304
SAFETY PROTOCOLS ON PORTRAIT DAY (from Fresco Portraits)
Please read the following guidelines BEFORE you arrive for your session.
- One parent may accompany their student into the building. The parent may wait in the front gallery while your child is being photographed. The rest of your family must stay outside on our porch area or in your vehicle.
- If you have multiple students they may wait in the front gallery.
- Persons not being photographed must wear a mask.
- Please check in at the reception area, located in the front gallery when you arrive, do not enter the rest of the studio before being directed to do so.
- Please use the hand sanitizer provided before your portrait session.
- Please make sure to be ready to be photographed as soon as you arrive. We will not have areas available for changing clothes and other preparations.
- Please make sure to have a form of payment ready to purchase your prints and digital images.
10:00am: HS and MS Cross Country @ LCU Chap Invite
- 11:30am: Varsity Boys
- 12:00pm: Varsity Girls
- 12:20pm: MS Boys
- 12:55pm: MS Girls
HS Varsity & JV Volleyball Tournament @ Trinity Lubbock
- 10:30am: All Saints vs. Trinity Navy JV
- 12:00pm: All Saints vs. Midland Christian
- 2:00pm: Midland Trinity
- 3:00pm: Midland Classical
8:00am: HS Tennis @ Levelland High School
TBD: HS JV & Varsity Volleyball Tournament @ Lubbock Trinity
5:00pm: Board of Trustees Meeting; Choir Room
5:00pm: HS JV VB @ Midland Trinity
6:00pm: HS Varsity VB @ Denver City
6:00pm: MS Cheer Practice
4:00pm: HS Tennis vs. Lubbock Trinity,
5:00pm/6:15pm: 7G/8G VB vs. St. Andrews, Jones Gym
Homecoming Mum And Garter Orders Due
TBD: HS Cross Country @ Andrews Invitational, Andrews High School
TBD: HS Tennis Intra-Team Dual
11:00am: HS JV VB vs. Lubbock Trinity, Patriot Gym
12:15am: HS JV VB vs. Lubbock Trinity, Patriot Gym
1:30pm: HS V VB vs. Lubbock Trinity, Patriot Gym
We continue our journey through Genesis in Morning Chapel. We have left the Garden of Eden and have stowed away on the Ark with Noah. Soon, we will spend time pondering the Tower of Babel and more. Please make time to join us each morning at 8:00am live on the school’s Facebook page or anytime clicking on the Online Chapel link on the top of the school’s website home page.
Hope to ‘see’ you there.
Each year All Saints invites our community to support the school’s academic and learning environment by making a tax-deductible gift to the Annual Fund. These gifts directly support student programming, technology, athletics, fine arts, and much more. Because tuition alone does not cover 100 percent of what is needed to educate a student, the Annual Fund provides the additional revenue needed.
We would like to extend a heartfelt thank you and recognize our 2019-2020 Annual Fund Donors. Every donation makes a difference and we are grateful.
QUORUM OF EXCELLENCE ($15,000 and more)
Mr. Kirk and Mrs. Stephanie Rogers
HEADMASTER’S CIRCLE ($5,000-$9,999)
Mr. Frank and Mrs. Ann Bumstead
Mr. Shawn and Mrs. Ali Johnson
Dr. Obie and Mrs. Judy Stalcup
Drs. Roger and Nadene Tipton
Mr. Mike and Mrs. Deena Tyler
Mr. Karl and Mrs. DeLynn Wardlow
Dr. Keith and Mrs. Irma Wisniewski
Mr. Joe and Mrs. Pat Brimberry
Mr. Larry and Mrs. Charlotte Burt
Dr. Lou Diekemper
Mr. L.D. and Mrs. Marsha Eckermann
Ms. Tammy Edmonson
Ms. Michelle Ensminger
Dr. Gurdev and Mrs. Savita Gill
Mr. Tony and Mrs. Melissa Hernandez
Dr. and Mrs. John David Jones
Ms. Sharon Kingston
Mr. Bruce and Mrs. Emily Latta
Lubbock National Bank
Mr. Scott and Mrs. Rachel Maples
Dr. Lawrence Martinelli
Mr. Dustin and Mrs. Jessica Miller
Drs. Kelly and Jennifer Mitchell
Mr. Paul and Mrs. Audra Smith
Mr. Chris and Mrs. Diana St. Clair
Ms. Suzanne Stephens
Mr. Trey and Mrs. Mary Kathryn Strong
Mr. David and Mrs. Janet Tucker
Mr. Greg and Mrs. Sarah Westmoreland
Mr. David and Mrs. Kim Wilkerson
FRIENDS (Up to $499)
Mr. Larry Ackers
Mr. Pepper and Mrs. Jennifer Ackers
Ms. Becky Addington
Mrs. Catherine Anderson
Mr. Darrell Baldwin
Mr. Steve and Mrs. Kelly Beasley
Mr. Paul and Mrs. Gwen Belk
Dr. Mike and Mrs. Sharon Bennett
Mr. Robert and Mrs. Jennifer Brashear
Mrs. Annie Bray-Cox
Dr. Keith and Mrs. Michelle Brigham
Mr. Jim and Mrs. Sally Brown
Mr. Eric and Mrs. Kathleen Burrell
Mrs. Candace Cameron
Mrs. Emily Cannon
Drs. Clint and Penny Carpenter
The CH Foundation
Mrs. Maureen Chambers
Mr. Dennis Chance
Mr. David Chapman
Mr. Wayne and Mrs. Darlene Collins
Mr. Delbert and Mrs. Nancy Cooper
Mrs. Debbie Copenhaver
Mr. Charley Cross
Ms. Misty Deeds
Mrs. Janet Dorrington
Mr. Rufus and Mrs. Marianna Duncan
Mrs. Melissa Durham
The Rev. Canon Mike and Mrs. Sue-Ann Ehmer
Mr. Don and Mrs. Mary Franks
Mrs. Janeen Gilliam
Mr. Dan and Mrs. Connie Glenn
Dr. James and Mrs. Rebecca Grattan
Grover E. Murray Trust
Dr. Celine A. Godard
Mrs. Cindy Guinn
Mr. Don and Mrs. Kim Hager
Mr. Billy Don Hampton
LAUREATE CIRCLE ($10,000-$14,999)
Mr. Matt and Mrs. Krista Bumstead
Mr. Charles and Mrs. Paula Key
Mr. Brad and Mrs. Carla Moran
LEADERSHIP CIRCLE ($2,500-$4,999)
Chapman Harvey Architects, Inc.
Mr. Jason & Mrs. Caroline Janes
Dr. Jeff and Mrs. Jamie Owen
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Dee Paone
Mr. Justin and Mrs. Lauren Pinkston
Mr. Bill and The Rev. Pat Russell
Mr. William and Mrs. Heather Skinner
Mr. Robert Snell
Dr. Paul and Mrs. Linda Walter
Mr. Pieter and Mrs. Lou Ann Bergstein
Dr. Ray and Mrs. Jeanine Brown
Dr. Mark and Mrs. Patty D’Alise
Dr. Lance and Mrs. Ashley Donaldson
Mr. Vernon and Mrs. Aurora Farthing
Dr. Matthew and Mrs. Rhonda Grisham
Dr. Randy and Mrs. Michele Hickle
Mr. David and Mrs. Marie Johnson
The Hon. Robert and Dr. Betsy Jones
Mr. Terry and Mrs. Charlene Key
Mr. Brad and Mrs. Amy King
Mr. Don and Mrs. Mona Kinder
Mr. Endi and Mrs. Christie Liu
The Rt. Rev. Scott and Mrs. Kathy Mayer
Mr. Greg and Mrs. Cheryl Nichols
Mr. Matt and Mrs. Jeni Nichols
Mrs. Lee Price
Mr. Wes and Mrs. Bethany Tolley
Mr. Burgess and Mrs. Margaret Wade
FRIENDS (Up to $499)
Ms. Sharon Heinrich
Mr. Tom and Mrs. Brenda Higley
Mr. Martin and Mrs. Dawndi Higgins
Mr. Steve and Mrs. Debbie Hurt
Mr. Russell Hutcheson
Mr. Greg and Mrs. Christy Hutchinson
Mr. JJ and Mrs. Sara Johnson
Ms. Patty Jones
Mr. Jason and Dr. Rachel Jordan
Dr. Doug and Mrs. Caroline Kopp
Mr. Carl and Mrs. Vickie Luckenbach
Mr. Steve and Mrs. Debbie Maines
Mr. Buck Maples
Mr. Mike and The Rev. Paige McKay
Dr. Terry C. McMahon
Mrs. Leslie Mellinger
Mr. Leroy and Mrs. Marty Montoya
Mr. Harry and Mrs. Cindy Morris
Mr. Victor and Mrs. Jenel Munoz
Mr. John and Mrs. Sunni Osborne
Mrs. Becky Parker
Mr. Doug and Mrs. Karen Phillips
Ms. Donna Pitcock
Ms. Debbie Reeves
Mr. Bob A. and Mrs. Shawndi Ricks
Mr. Floyd and Mrs. Susan Ridenhour
Mr. Patrick Rigsby
Mr. Bob and Mrs. Lynn Rodgers
Dr. Randy and Mrs. Lisa Rozean
Mr. Matt and Mrs. Pam Ryan
Dr. Robert and Mrs. Beth Schmid
Mrs. Cindy Shepherd
Ms. Frankie Sims
Mrs. Shelly Smith
Mr. Jack Strong
Ms. Shirley Stuart
Mr. Rick and Mrs. Cindy Taylor
Mr. Mark and Mrs. Celeste Thompson
Ms. Debbie Thompson
Mr. Garry and Mrs. Carole Thornton
Mrs. Valerie Tucker
Mrs. Kayla Van Den Heuvel
Drs. Surendra and Kamlesh Varma
Dr. Eleanor T. “Terry” von Ende
Health and Wellness
Nurse Lisa and Nurse Stormi would like to remind everyone to get your flu shot! According to the CDC, “Getting a flu vaccine is more important than ever during 2020-2021 to protect yourself and the people around you from flu, and to help reduce the strain on healthcare systems responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.”
We are erring on the side of caution at All Saints and encourage everyone to stay home if you have any symptoms of COVID-19. Here’s a quick and easy symptom reminder from the CDC:
Freshman Class Receives New iPads
In addition to the chilly weather we are having, some of our freshmen students felt like Christmas came early in the classroom too. Dr. Carpenter was excited to distribute the first round of new technology to the freshmen class. Each student received a shiny new iPad and Apple Pencil. Additional iPads for students in other divisions are ordered and expected to arrive in October. As you might imagine, Apple is filling high demands worldwide right now. We appreciate your patience as we anxiously await the arrival of this new technology.
All School News
Homecoming 2020: October 2 – Order Your Child’s Mum or Garter Today!
The All Saints spirit squad has some special things scheduled for this year’s Homecoming on October 2.
A fun tradition at All Saints is the wearing of a mum for the ladies and a garter for the young men. A nationwide pandemic cannot stop this fun tradition. It is time to place your order & take advantage of the special pandemic pricing. Orders are due by September 18.
Don’t forget your HOCO t-shirt at the online spirit shop. Orders for due September 20.
The next issue of Patriot Passages will provide a glimpse into the festivities along with the introduction of the 2020 Homecoming Court.
Required Enrollment Forms
There are several parents who have not completed the mandatory enrollment forms for the 2020-21 school year. Please log in and complete your forms today: https://logins2.renweb.com/
Last Chance to Gear Up is Approaching
We have extended the opportunity to purchase gears until Oct. 1. Please contact Celeste Thompson in the school Advancement Office if you wish to make a purchase at firstname.lastname@example.org or (806) 745-7701 Gear information can also be found on the school’s website.
Would You Like to Volunteer?
Volunteers are an important part of the All Saints community. The helpful and willing hearts of our parent volunteers is a big part of who we are. If you are interested in volunteering, please take the first step and fill out this online form. After filling out the online form, someone from the Parent Group will be in touch based on your area of interest. If you have questions, please contact Teresa Reffreger @ 281-221-9964 or email@example.com .
- On the days that BurgerFi is served, we will add chicken tenders as a lunch option.
- On the days that Qdoba is served, we will offer both tacos and nachos as a lunch option.
- On the days that Jason’s Deli is served, we will add a baked potato option.
Lower School News
Mr. Hutchinson and the middle school teachers would like to say thank you to all of the parents and students for your cooperation and patience at pick-up and drop off. There are a lot of moving parts as we work through all the safety protocols. The good attitude of our parents and students is noticed and appreciated. Thank you.
The students have been diligent in wearing their face coverings and taking care of each other! Way to go, Patriots! Keep up the great work.
Thank you Class of 2019
The Class of 2019 senior gift was a refrigerator for Mr. Chance’s science classroom. When asked what they would like to donate to the school, the class agreed that they’d like to leave something that is both practical and dear to their hearts. A gift for a teacher that is special to the students in that class and was needed for the new middle school science lab was the perfect solution.
Mr. Chance was thrilled to be able to pick out the refrigerator himself! He found one that fit his needs and the needs of his classroom perfectly. It was delivered last week.
On Thursday, August 27, at 8:00am, All Saints hosted an Investiture Ceremony for seniors and senior families. It was a beautiful ceremony and a wonderful opportunity to celebrate our seniors as they embark on their new leadership role within the school.
Because of social distancing guidelines, we were unable to invite the entire All Saints community. The recorded video is available for you to view. Enjoy.
Student Council Officers for 2020-2021
Congratulations to our newly elected Student Council officers!
President – Graham St. Clair
Vice President – Chase Farnsworth
Secretary – Chloe Conover
Treasurer – Campbell Howe
Historian – Ashby Whitaker
Publicity – Alex Mercer
College Advising and Planning
Within the last week, Mrs. Belk and Mrs. Edmonson have been meeting with each grade level to go over important academic information along with college admissions and financial aid. Parents should have received an email with the information that was shared with the students.
Senior Parent Meeting
The senior parent meeting will be held on Thursday, September 24 at 5:30pm in Kirby Commons.
This meeting will cover important information that will help equip parents as they navigate through their child’s senior year. Detailed information related to college admissions and financial aid will be given on this night.
Junior Parent Meeting
The junior parent meeting is Wednesday, September 30 at 5:30pm in Kirby Commons.
This meeting will cover specific information about junior year expectations, summer expectations and what will need to be accomplished in order for their child to be ready and prepared for college admissions next fall. Detailed information will be given related to college admissions and financial aid.
This is a big week at All Saints Episcopal School as the Patriots return to sports competitions. When our high school volleyball teams and the middle school and high school cross country teams compete this Friday it will have been 183 days since our last competitions. Congratulations to all of the student-athletes and their coaches on their hard work and commitment to health and safety to get to this point. We are looking forward to a fun, exciting and successful year for all of our Patriot teams.
As we go forward with events, the COVID-19 health and safety protocols for other schools will be shared as soon as we have them. All Saints’ event protocols will be published and communicated to parents this week. Being respectful of each schools’ COVID-19 health and safety requirements as well as what will be expected at All Saints will be critical in helping to ensure that the student-athletes get to continue their athletic activities throughout the year.
Both the All Saints High School JV and Varsity volleyball teams will open their seasons in the Lubbock Trinity Tournament on Friday, September 11th. To follow is the schedule for pool play on Friday:
JV Pool Play
10:30am: All Saints vs. Trinity Navy JV
12:00pm: All Saints vs. Midland Christian
Varsity Pool Play
2:00pm All Saints vs. Midland Trinity
3:00pm All Saints vs. Midland Classical
Saturday’s bracket play will be determined at the conclusion of Friday’s pool play.
Both the girls and boys high school cross country teams will open their competitive seasons in the LCU Invitational Friday, September 11. The high school boys will run Friday at 11:30 am and the high school girls will run at 12:00 pm. Both teams have put in outstanding work to this point and the expectations are high as the high school boys return a strong team from last year’s TAPPS 2A state runner-up finish.
The middle school cross country teams will also open their competitive seasons at the LCU Invitational on Friday, September 11. The middle school boys will run at 12:20 pm and the girls will run at 12:55 pm.
The middle school 7th & 8th grade volleyball teams will open their competitive seasons on Monday, September 14 at All Saints vs. Christ the King. The 7th grade match will begin at 5:00 pm and the 8th grade match will begin at 6:15 pm.
All Saints Patriots 2020-2021 Booster Club
The All Saints Patriots Booster Club would like to start this school year by thanking all the volunteers who put in extra effort to make last year so successful. We would not have been able to do it all without the help of parents, students, and grandparents!! We realize that this school year looks a bit different, but know that with the help of everyone in the All Saints family, we can make the 2020-2021 year just as successful as last year.
The Booster Club’s mission is to promote athletic excellence, good sportsmanship, and character-building relationships among student athletes, coaches, parents, and friends. We are able to accomplish this mission with our various fundraisers throughout the year, which help us provide funds for uniforms, travel expenses, and various other gifts to the school such as trophy cases, stands for the football field, and tumbling mats. As you probably know, with the help and support of many parents through their volunteer efforts, the Booster Club operates the concession stands and gates for all middle school and high school games. You may not know that the Booster Club’s other fundraisers include spirit wear sales, promotional signs to be displayed during games, and our annual golf tournament. (Mark your calendars for Monday, May 3rd for the golf tournament – you won’t want to miss such a fun event!)
Membership in the Booster Club is free and by simply being a parent or grandparent of an All Saints student, you are automatically a member of the Booster Club! The first meeting of the year is tentatively set to be held in Patriot Gym on September 25 at noon. You will need to enter the school through the office and go through the screening process. Just as we do at school with our kids, masks will be required. If we need to switch to a zoom meeting, we will let you know the week of the meeting.
It is not necessary to attend meetings in order to participate with Booster Club – volunteering at games, participating in the annual golf tournament, or cheering at games are great ways to show your support for student athletes, the Booster Club, and All Saints. If you are interested in stepping up to a committee or officer position for Booster Club, we welcome your help! We are actively looking for a Spirit Wear Chairperson, so if organization and creativity are your things, this position is made for you! Know that your contributions of time and money (and cheering at games!) help improve the overall athletic experience for all Patriot Athletes. Please email our Booster Club President Carrie Schlehuber at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions or would like to inquire about a Booster Club position.
Seventh Annual Swing for the Future Golf Tournament – Postponed till May 3, 2021
After much discussion, the decision has been made to push back the Swing for the Future Golf Tournament until May 3, 2021.
If you have already made a payment and/or a commitment to sponsor or play in this year’s event, the Booster Club would like to thank you. If your schedule allows you to participate in May, we will carry over your commitment to the new May event. If you are unable to join us in May or you’d like to make a change to your sponsorship, please contact Cindy Taylor @ email@example.com.
Haven’t registered yet, but would like to join us? Please click the button below for the online registration form.