The 24/7 Saint

Good Morning Middle School. Today I want to talk about what it means to be a Saint. Last week we were in this space for our All Saints Service as we honored the faithful servants who have moved on from this life, and on Wednesday we watched the 6th graders perform a dance for Dia… Read more

Rebound: The Chris Herren Story, Wednesday, November 14, at 7pm

Rebound: The Chris Herren Story   Wednesday, November 14 at 7 p.m. in the Upper School Chapel | Register Here On Wednesday, November 14 we will welcome Chris Herren back to St. Christopher’s. Chris spoke to our Upper School boys in the spring of 2015 and for the past three years, our boys have referenced… Read more


Hamby, who is Head of News at Snapchat, spoke to the StC community about his work in journalism and news media.  Thank you to Peter Hamby, Head of News at Snapchat, for visiting StC as a part of the Center for the Study of Boys’ Journeys to Manhood Speakers Series. Peter spoke three different times during… Read more

2018 Journeys to Manhood Speaker Peter Hamby Oct. 4th

Join us on Thursday, October 4 at 7pm​ ​to hear from Peter Hamby, head of news at Snapchat. In an engaging conversational program, Peter will share his journey​ ​to manhood, from growing up in Richmond to making his way into​ ​the world of journalism with positions at CNN and now Snapchat.​ Peter has covered the past three… Read more


At St. Christopher’s we have a special program called “X-Term.” X-Term is an experience where Upper School students pursue and develop intellectual passions (some academic and some not) beyond the traditional classroom. X-Term provides a chance for students to collaborate, to set common goals, and to bond. The experience includes the opportunity to do a… Read more

Contemplative Calligraphy

Chinese I students practice Chinese Calligraphy  When Chinese I was first offered on St. Christopher’s campus last fall, ten courageous boys from a mix of grades of 8, 9, and 10 decided to take up this opportunity. After several months of study, they have achieved near perfect tones and pronunciation, conducted periodical online chat sessions… Read more

Putting the Pieces Together: Finding Balance in Book Reports

One of our favorite family vacation activities is tackling a good jigsaw puzzle. There’s something very calming about the act of spreading out hundreds of small pieces to a new puzzle and thinking about where and how you might find the next “perfect fit”. Each family member approaches the task with a different strategy, yet… Read more

St. Christopher’s Best Kept Secret

As a parent and teacher at St. Christopher’s, I often get asked “Why St. Chris?” “Do you really think single sex education is needed in the Lower School?” It’s hard to put it into words, and is often one of those things that you don’t get — until you do. I remember being at a… Read more

Every Second Counts

The following is an excerpt from Rev. Steed’s current chapel series on prayer. Every second counts in the NFL Super Bowl and NFL playoff games. Every second. Teams think they have the game won, the sideline celebration starts to bubble up. Under face masks, smiles crease sweaty faces, but in the final seconds of the… Read more