Student News

Two fifth-graders perform at Music Fest

May 08, 2019
By Keystone Communications Team

Two Keystone fifth-graders performed last weekend at the Musical Arts Center of San Antonio's Music Fest 2019, at the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts.

Ariana performed a vocal piece, "Bright," by McDonald and Sierota, and made famous by Echosmith. She has been selected to perform three years in a row.

Meanwhile, Shaumprovo delivered a piano recital and played "Avalanche (Op. 45, No. 2)" by composer Stephen Heller. 

To perform at this event is an accomplishment. Some 273 students auditioned for a slot in the lineup, and only 112 were selected to perform at Music Fest 2019.

Great job, Ariana and Shaumprovo!

Fifth grader places second overall at regional meet

May 07, 2019
By Keystone Communications Team

An update to an earlier news about fifth-grader Jasmine at a gymnastics competition in Kansas City, Missouri. After advancing to regional competition, she medaled in every event she competed in. Here are her scores:

  • 1st Vault - 9.6
  • 1st Beam - 9.6
  • 4th Bars - 9.65
  • 12th floor - 9.025

Her combination of scores makes her the 2019 Region 3 -2nd place overall. She trains and competes in the USA Gymnastics/Xcel program. Before this competition, she placed 3rd overall in the state competition a few weeks ago.

Congratulations, Jasmine!


4th Grade Leadership announces book collection results

May 06, 2019
By Keystone Communications Team
From left: Isaac, Oz, Max, Ameen, Lucia, Zander, Amna, Natalia

The numbers are in and Fourth Grade Leadership collected 675 books for San Antonio Youth Literacy. The eight students thank the Keystone community for contributing books to SAYL's Book Buddies program.

The Book Buddies project collects books for kids in Pre-K through 8th grade to be given out at the end of the school year at free book fairs at our SAYL Reading Buddy schools.

Each child will be able to choose books to take home to read over the summer.


Young Pegasus publishes 15 Keystone poets

May 06, 2019
By Keystone Communications Team
Front row, from left: Annie, Annia, Mara, Michael. Back row, from left: Eleanor, Hazel, Shreya, Olivia

In the annual Young Pegasus poetry competition, 15 of the 67 winning poets were Keystone students.

The competition, founded in 1927, celebrates young writers by inviting poets 18 years old and younger to submit their work, which is then reviewed by a panel of independent judges and chosen for publication in their annual anthology. 

This year there were more than 1,700 poems submitted. A celebration for the winning poets took place over the weekend at the Guadalupe Theater.

Here are Keystone's winning poets:

Annie - 3rd grade

Ila - 3rd grade

Ella Sofia - 4th grade

Mara - 6th grade

Aarav - 6th grade

Mia - 6th grade

Adeladie - 6th grade

Annia - 6th grade

Anis - 6th grade

Eleanor - 7th grade

Michael - 7th grade

Hazel - 8th grade

Shreya -9th grade

Olivia - 9th grade

Jackie - 12th grade

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