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Upper School Students Compete in Second Entrepreneurship Forum

Sophomores Jack Ball, Jordan Neal, and Sachin Sanjay presented their innovative ideas to an expert panel and community audience.


Director of College Counseling Heather Jeter Receives 2018 Cramer Award

Seven faculty and staff members and coaches were honored at the 2018 Board, Faculty, and Staff Dinner.


Annual Parent Survey Posts Excellent Results

Nearly 100 percent of families pleased with Steward’s results

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Classroom Happenings


Black History Month Gallery Showcases Steward's Creativity, Compassion

The gallery represents our school’s commitment to honoring diversity and preparing for a brighter future.


Grade 4, 9 Students Partner to Study the Columbian Exchange

Students used programming software Scratch, Makey Makey to create interactive projects about history.


Seniors Give Speeches as Part of Annual Tradition

Each member of the Class of 2018 presenting a speech to a live audience this month.

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More Than School


Social Media Sharing: A Community Guide

Steward technology experts weigh in on the best ways to approach, monitor children’s social media usage.


Building Empathy Through Storytelling

Steward Academic Deans share the benefits of teaching storytelling in the curriculum.


Practicing Brain-Based, Student-Centered Learning

Focusing on brain science to understand how students learn best

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In the Media

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Press Releases

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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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