Student News

Senior Ben presents at Healthy Futures of Texas luncheon

October 17, 2018
By Keystone Communications Team

Senior Ben presented with Healthy Futures of Texas this week at the Pearl Stable. On a panel with Erika Prosper Nirenberg, the first lady of San Antonio, he spoke about the importance of accurate sexual health information for teens and education about healthy, positive relationship skills.

As a member of Healthy Futures Youth Advisory Council, Ben and other area teens are committed to helping students have an understanding of safe and healthy options in front of them while navigating big decisions about sexual activity.

Keystone’s Upper School sex ed program has partnered with Healthy Futures since 2016. 

 

Keystone team comes out in force for Light the Night

October 16, 2018
By Keystone Communications Team

More than 50 students, parents and friends joined the Keystone team in the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Light The Night Walk that lit up downtown San Antonio with hundres of lanterns and lots of love.

The walk, which began and ended at Hemisfair Park, supported, honored and remembered those who have been affected bybleukemia, lymphoma and other forms of cancer. Leukemia has touched Keystone directly, with second-grader Dev fighting the disease. 

Senior Maysoon served as Keystone's team captain, and this year's team consisted mostly of Upper School students, with a handful of younger ones walking, too. In all, some 1 million walkers partcipate in 140 walks across North America.

 


 

Middle school students light it up at Chalk it Up

October 15, 2018
By Keystone Communications Team

From art teacher Ms. Arnold:

This past Saturday, Keystone Middle School participated in Artpace's Chalk It Up event held annually downtown. Despite the rain, the team rendered an original design created by eighth-grader Carlie along Main Avenue. This year’s theme was “SATX: The Next 300 Years.” Chalk It Up is one of Artpace San Antonio’s largest fundraisers that allows Artpace to continue supporting the creative process and engaging audiences with innovative art and artists from around the world. Keystone artists were happy to participate and to help spread their passion for the arts.

 

5 seniors named National Hispanic Scholars

October 10, 2018
By Keystone Communications Team

 

Five seniors were recognized as National Hispanic Scholars in the College Board’s National Hispanic Recognition Program.

The program has been around since 1983, and recognizes aabout 5,000 academically outstanding high school students from the more than 400,000 Hispanic and Latino juniors who take the PSAT test.

To qualify, students must take the PSAT/NMSQT in October of their junior year and earn a qualifying score (it varies in different parts of the country), earn a GPA of at least 3.5 by the middle of their junior year and be at least one-quarter Hispanic or Latino.

Here are Keystone's National Hispanic Scholars:


Brooke


Isela


Sofía


Emma

 

A fifth student did not want to be recognized publicly.

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