News Archive

2/10/2017

Steward Welcomed into the TCIS Conference for Athletics

Highly regarded conference will allow Steward’s boys and girls to compete against the same schools for the first time.

2/1/2017

Matters of the Heart

Two sisters are challenged in love in Steward’s modern production of Jane Austen’s Sense & Sensibility.

1/31/2017

Engaging Students through Innovation

A Perspective from Global Explorer Captain Barrington Irving

1/27/2017

A “Fresh” Take on Food Innovation

Middle School club prepares a three-course meal using local ingredients in partnership with Hutch Bar & Eatery.

1/23/2017

New Varsity Girls Lacrosse Coach Comes from Family Legacy

Steward will be the fifth professional coaching position for Baltimore native Emily Finn.

1/23/2017

Richmond Strikers Coach to Take Over Varsity Girls Soccer

Richmond native Patrick Tucker has coached soccer at Steward for six years.

11/11/2016

Creative Coding: Steward Hosts Arts & Technology Hackathon

Students in grades 3-12 engaged in a project that combines art, technology, music, and entrepreneurship.

11/9/2016

Setting Up For Math Success

Visiting Innovator Jo Boaler shares math education research, techniques with Richmond community.

10/21/2016

Annual Golf Tournament and Scholarships Recognize Steward Athletics

The Spartan Club raised money to benefit Steward Athletics through an annual golf tournament, awarded senior athletes for dedication to athletics and academics.

10/18/2016

Exploring the Power of Fear in The Crucible

Steward’s fall play prompts students to reflect on right and wrong in a historical context.

10/18/2016

Livia McCoy Receives VAIS Distinguished Service Award

Steward’s Upper School Dean of Student Support honored for achievements during more than 30 years as an educator.

10/6/2016

New Varsity Girls Basketball Coach to Emphasize Fundamentals

New Jersey native Robyn D’Onofrio will coach during Steward’s first year in new conference.

10/5/2016

Senior Summer Owens Qualifies for Lexus of Richmond Pursuit of Perfection Scholarship

Summer will be featured live on-air Wednesday, October 12

9/27/2016

Steward's "Kardboard Kingdom" Engages All Ages at MakerFest

Richmond community members built a medieval kingdom from cardboard at regional maker event.

9/21/2016

Steward Honors Henrico First Responders on Whirled Peace Day

Henrico County police, fire captains speak to students in honor of International Day of Peace.

9/9/2016

Lee Kallman ’91 Honored With 2016 Alumni Achievement Award

At Convocation 2016, Lee Kallman ’91 was honored for his leadership in the 2015 UCI Road World Championships.

8/26/2016

Shawn Morrison Serves as New Director of Development

Mr. Morrison comes to Steward with 18 years of development experience.

8/15/2016

New Field Hockey Coach Strives to Enhance Program

Richmond native Samantha Collins will coach during Steward’s first year in new conference.

7/13/2016

Steward Lower Schoolers Featured In National Music Video

“Grateful American™ Kids Rock” launched on July 4.

6/7/2016

Steward Celebrates End-Of-Year Accomplishments

Steward honors achievements of all students for 2015-16 school year, especially fifth-grade, eighth-grade, and senior students.

6/6/2016

5 Senior Athletes Sign with College Sports Programs

Senior baseball, basketball, and cross country athletes sign with collegiate athletic programs.

5/25/2016

Varsity Golf Team Wins State Championship

Senior Captain Owen Carter has best overall score in tournament.

5/19/2016

Steward Honored by Local Publications

The Richmond Times-Dispatch, Style Weekly, and Virginia Living recognized Steward this school year.

4/26/2016

Chickens in Residence

State Secretary of Agriculture and Forestry Todd Haymore visits campus for celebration of food innovation.

4/18/2016

2016-17 Play Season Announced

Shows represent student interests, reflect curricular studies.

4/12/2016

BK Stancil Signs with Averett

Senior second baseman will play baseball at Averett University.

4/7/2016

The Business of Empowerment

Ben & Jerry’s Sean Greenwood explains the company’s socially-driven values to inspire students.

4/6/2016

Robson Merit Scholarship Winners Announced

Matthew Cantor and Sonali Sanjay will receive four years of full Upper School tuition as 2016 recipients.

3/22/2016

Keep on Hacking

Steward hosts first Hackathon to foster creativity through computer programming.

3/17/2016

Steward Art Display Combines Creatures, Colors

Art students showcase animal-themed paintings at Richmond Animal Care and Control.

3/14/2016

Making Sure the Grass is Greener

Athletic turf and field manager adopts new techniques to maintain high-quality facilities.

2/23/2016

Steward Veteran Catesby Jones Wins Cramer Award

Seven faculty and staff members and coaches were honored at the 2016 Board, Faculty, and Staff Dinner.

2/19/2016

Creating an Environmental Impact

Director of Institute For Figuring Margaret Wertheim combines science and art to educate community.

1/29/2016

New Varsity Lacrosse Coach Aims for Success Through Camaraderie

Baltimore native Jim Tyler will bring long-term lacrosse experience to the program.

1/29/2016

Athletic Hall of Fame Honors Five Outstanding Contributors to Steward’s Program

Five members of the Steward community joined the school’s Athletic Hall of Fame at the second annual induction ceremony and reception.

1/11/2016

Laura Akesson Receives 2015 VAST RISE Award

Upper School science teacher received the award for physics

1/5/2016

Taking a Hands-On Approach

Biomedical Design students apply principles of innovation, engineering to prosthetic arm build

11/16/2015

Kam Smith Signs with Northern Illinois

Senior shortstop will play baseball at Northern Illinois University

11/11/2015

Scholars Named by the College Board and National Merit Scholarship Program

Twenty Eight Steward Students and Alumni Earn Achievements

11/10/2015

Learning Through Doing

Maker Movement Co-Founder Gary Stager Inspires Students with Ideas

10/21/2015

National Honor Society Inducts Nine Steward Seniors

Academic dean, officers reflect on honorable characteristics

10/7/2015

Fueling the Mind During Middle School Community Week

Middle School students gain real-world insight through service-oriented programming.

9/29/2015

Senior Owen Carter Places 13th in IZOD AJGA Championship

Steward senior sets sights on playing at collegiate level.

9/22/2015

Whirled Peace Day Provides Community Outreach through Art, Bikes

Muralist Ed Trask serves as guest speaker for the UCI Bike Race-themed event.

9/21/2015

Steward Fourth Grader and Siblings Start Charity to Help Local Kids in Need

Drew Vantre and his siblings collect supplies and money to distribute to needy schools in Richmond.

9/18/2015

Steward Alumnus Plays Major Role in 2015 UCI Road World Championships

Lee Kallman '91 is one of eight people who comprise the main staff for the event.

9/11/2015

Debbie Goldstone Horwitz '90 Honored With 2015 Alumni Achievement Award

At Convocation 2015, The Steward School Alumni Association presented its second annual Alumni Achievement Award to Debbie Goldstone Horwitz '90.

6/23/2015

Lisa Dwelle Honored as a Finalist for Virginia CFO Award

Associate Head of School Lisa Dwelle was named a finalist for a 2015 Virginia CFO Award by Virginia Business magazine.

6/2/2015

Steward Celebrates Accomplishments of Classes of 2022, 2019, and 2015

During the past week, The Steward School has celebrated the achievements of all students for the 2014-15 school year, especially the classes of 2022, 2019, and 2015.

5/28/2015

Nic Enright Named Gatorade Virginia Baseball Player of the Year

Senior Nic Enright achieved a major milestone, as he was named the Gatorade Virginia Baseball Player of the Year.

5/22/2015

Senior Ryan Doggett Signs with North Carolina A&T

Steward's baseball program reached another milestone on Friday, May 22, when the fifth member of the 2014 State Championship team committed to play for North Carolina A&T.

5/6/2015

Lyn Lunsford Named Among Henrico’s Top Teachers

Lower School teacher Lyn Lunsford was named one of Henrico County’s top 20 teachers in Henrico Citizen.

4/29/2015

Eighth-Grader Gracie Goodpasture Receives National Science Award

Eighth-grader Gracie Goodpasture was honored today by the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) with the 2015 Angela Award.

4/22/2015

Steward Named A 2015 Green Ribbon School

The Steward School is among the 2015 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools award honorees.

4/16/2015

Health Warrior Visits Steward

On April 15, the focus was on health, nutrition, and entrepreneurship at The Steward School.

3/21/2015

Debbie Robson Merit Scholarship Recipients Announced

At the first annual Pancakes for a Purpose event on March 21, the two inaugural recipients of the Debbie Robson Merit Scholarship were announced.

3/20/2015

Lower School Teachers Interned Under Award-Winning Educator

Lower School teachers served as interns at reading-and-writing expert Nancie Atwell's small school of 80 students and have been incorporating her ideas into Steward’s language arts curriculum ever since.

2/25/2015

National Honor Society Chapter Taps 24 Members

The Steward School chapter of the National Honor Society tapped 23 new members and welcomed one transfer student from another chapter on Wednesday, February 25.

2/24/2015

Longtime Teacher Bonnie Anderson Wins Cramer Award

At the annual Board, Faculty, and Staff Dinner on Monday, February 23, several special awards were presented to members of the Steward family.

2/12/2015

Sarah Severn Shares Nike’s Sustainability Story

Sarah Severn, recently retired director of stakeholder mobilization at Nike, Inc., visited The Steward School on Wednesday, February 11.

2/4/2015

Spartabots Robotics Team Competes in FIRST Tech Challenge

The “Spartabots” participated in the FIRST Tech Challenge Northern Regional Competition on Saturday, January 31.

1/23/2015

Baseball Player Jay Charity Signs with Roanoke College

The Steward School’s baseball program reached another milestone on Friday, January 23, when senior player Jay Charity signed with Roanoke College.

1/22/2015

Chaise Johnson Reaches 1,000 Career Points Milestone

Junior Chaise Johnson was honored by fellow students on Friday, January 16, for reaching the 1,000 career point milestone.

1/20/2015

“Living the Legacy”—Steward’s Annual Day On

On Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, the Steward community put its best foot forward to make a difference in Richmond.

1/16/2015

Athletic Hall of Fame Inaugurated

The Steward School’s athletic program took a giant leap forward—with a look backward—on January 15 when it inaugurated the Hall of Fame.

12/19/2014

Happy Holidays from The Steward School!

We wish you the happiest of holidays with this year's special holiday greeting.

12/17/2014

Steward's Hour of Code

During Computer Science Education Week, The Steward School joined the largest learning event in history—the Hour of Code. This worldwide event has involved more than 78 million students so far.

12/11/2014

Special Olympics Global Messenger Inspires Students

Frank Stephens encouraged students to use their imaginations to think of ways to help those with intellectual disabilities.

11/20/2014

Announcing Steward's New Head of School

We are thrilled to announce the appointment of Dan Frank as our next head of school!

11/12/2014

Senior Nic Enright Signs with Division 1 Program

On November 12, senior Nic Enright signed the National Letter of Intent to play baseball at Virginia Tech.

11/6/2014

Montana Educator Connects Gaming to Learning

On Wednesday, November 5, Visiting Innovator Paul Andersen shared his wisdom about learning through the lens of video games.

10/29/2014

Visiting Innovator Blends Math, Science, and Art

Visiting Innovator Steve Tanimoto explores the combination of science, math, programming, and art with Steward faculty and staff.

10/17/2014

Spirit Week Rocked

Steward School spirit was alive and well on the days leading up to SpartaFest and Homecoming!

10/6/2014

Announcing the Ray Tate Student-Athlete Scholarship Winners

Zachary Beigel and Emily Parris named Ray Tate Student-Athlete Scholarship winners.

Steward in the Media

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Crossroads

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Steward Voices

Steward is an atmosphere that fosters confidence—something we have seen in all three of our kids. Whether it is playing a new sport, running for a seat on the Honor Council, or singing a solo on Talent Night, they have been encouraged to try, to experience, and to grow.
- Dan and Kathi Campbell, Parents of Abbie ’19, Emma ’17, and Ben ’14

Steward Voices

Steward is the right place for Micah and Kiri because they are able to develop strong connections with their teachers, which in turn facilitates confidence and resilience in their learning. Everyone at Steward knows your name and makes you feel so welcome.
- Paul and Janet Yoon, Parents of Kiri ’27 and Micah ’26

Steward Voices

Steward helped me develop the skills I needed to succeed in college and the courage and confidence to set competitive career goals for myself. But, these skills weren’t lessons I learned just in Steward’s classrooms; they came from the athletic fields, in the hallways, and during Honor Council meetings, too.
- Grace Henderson ’10

Steward Voices

Steward provides Andrew with a nurturing environment which fosters his individualism, develops exemplary character traits, and continuously provides him with creative learning experiences. Consequently, Andrew ‘loves’ school and anticipates each day with joy, enthusiasm, and excitement.
- Betsy Jollay, Grandmother of Andrew O’Leary ’25

Steward Voices

I love all that The Steward School has done for Trace. Steward has uncovered Trace’s talents, celebrated his individuality, and strengthened his belief in himself. The faculty and staff offer an amazing balance of challenge and comfort, encouraging the best from all students. I can’t imagine Trace being anywhere else. Thank you, Steward School.
- Ron Coles, Father of Trace Coles ’19 and Grade 5 Teacher

Steward Voices

Being a member of The Steward School international program has been an awesome experience. The community has helped me tremendously along the way.
- Bowen Chen ’15

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