From our PA President:

Kim Jodka, Parents' Association President

We (Jodkas) love St. Luke’s. You won't find another school that puts a bigger emphasis on family, community and being kind to others. I feel very lucky to have had the opportunity to send all three of our children here. (Maddie ‘14, Nick ‘16, and Henry ‘20) As parents, we partner with a brilliant faculty not only dedicated to academic, athletic and artistic excellence, but also to safeguarding our children’s emotional well-being. St. Luke’s families are down-to-earth, engaged and invested—they recognize that we all play a part in the School's success. Every parent is a member of the PA and invited to volunteer or support in any way the many PA events planned throughout the year. I hope to see you on the Hilltop!"

PA Events

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PA Announcements




PA News

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  • SLS PA: 6th Annual Book Chat Ventures Down the Congo River

    Last week, over 50 parents and faculty attended the St. Luke’s Parents’ Association’s 6th Annual Book Chat, featuring a delicious jungle-inspired supper and a lively, literary discussion of Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness.
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  • SLS PA: Gaining Techspertise with Matt Bavone

    Last week, St. Luke’s Academic Technologist Matt Bavone shared with school parents how best to assist their children in navigating today’s temptation-filled technological landscape. This discussion was based on his five-week blended class for 8th and 9th grade parents taught in the fall. It was a great opportunity for parents to discuss best practices and to connect and learn from one another. The full course will run again for the whole parent body after spring break. 
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  • SLS PA: Dr. Suniya Luthar Shares Her Research on Vulnerability in Affluent Teens

    On Monday, November 27, St. Luke’s parents and their friends filled the Fireplace Commons to hear nationally-acclaimed researcher Suniya Luthar, Ph.D., share highlights of her research about the risks of growing up in an affluent community. She spoke about how the pressure felt by children at high-achieving schools leads to significantly greater levels of distress than national norms. In the Northeast, substance use is a particular problem due to easy access (money, fake IDs, etc.), lack of consequences from parents, peer norms, and pressure to succeed socially, academically and in extracurricular activities.
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  • SLS PA: Brown Bag Lunch - Tech Infused Humanities

    Last week, a group of interested parents joined Abby Abbott and Matt Bavone for lunch and casual conversation at the first Brown Bag Lunch of the 2017-2018 school year. Many thanks to our gracious host, Alicia Wyckoff, and to Ms. Abbott and Mr. Bavone for a fascinating look into the ways St. Luke’s teachers are engaging their students by integrating technology and popular culture into the curriculum. Check out their presentation and the video created to inspire additional faculty to use these fabulous tools.
     
     
     
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  • Parents' Association Mission

    The St. Luke’s Parents’ Association consists of all parents and guardians of students enrolled at St. Luke’s School. Its goal is to build and strengthen the entire school community through educational, informational, social, and fundraising projects. The Parents’ Association supports the mission of the school, in partnership with faculty, administration, and the Board of Trustees, to prepare students for a lifelong commitment to learning and social responsibility. The Association encourages all members to volunteer and become involved in the activities of the school.

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  • Parents Association Members

    Every parent is a member!

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  • Parent Volunteer Committees

    Many opportunities throughout the year to engage and participate in your child's St. Luke's experience

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  • Hours Volunteered in School Store

    Parents Association volunteers run the St. Luke's School Store. 



St. Luke’s School is a secular private school in New Canaan, CT for grades 5 through 12 serving 25 towns in Connecticut and New York. Our exceptional academics and diverse co-educational community foster students’ intellectual and ethical development and prepare them for top colleges. St. Luke’s Center for Leadership builds the commitment to serve and the confidence to lead.