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Listen to audio of recent Chapel Talks, guest speakers, student performances, School panels, Headmaster's Forums, and interviews with members of our community.

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"The Sense of an Ending"

In this Wednesday evening Chapel Talk, Dean of Teaching & Learning Elizabeth Roach shares with the student body her plans to retire from St. andrew's in June 2021.

Finding a Calling

In this Wednesday evening Chapel Talk, Head of School Tad Roach shares with the student body his plans to retire from St. Andrew's in June 2021. 

We All Have the Same Soul

In this Friday afternoon Chapel Talk, given in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, IV Form Dean and Spanish teacher Viviana Davila shares anecdotes from her own experience as a Latinx woman and alum of St. Andrew's—anecdotes that illustrate the joy that comes in when we celebrate the cultures of those around us.

The Act of Radical Communication

Dean of Diversity Education Devin Duprey explores the concept of "radical communication"—and shares her first lesson in this method as learned on a McDonald's jungle gym at the age of 4.

God Does Not Call the Equipped—He Equips the Called

In this Wednesday evening Chapel Talk, Director of Athletics Al Wood recounts the seasons in his life in which he thought he was unprepared for everything to come—and how those moments turned out to be some of the most powerful and profound of his life.

What's In a Name?

In this first Wednesday night Chapel Talk of the 2019-2020 school year, the Rt. Rev. Kevin Brown, Bishop of Delaware, explores the power of naming in our lives.

Parenting at St. Andrew's

In this Arts Weekend Chapel Talk, current parent Lois Kim P'19,'22 shares insights from what it is like to parent from 1600+ miles away—and how St. Andrew's has been a parent not only to her children, but also to her.

Why We Say Hi in the Halls

Piper Ackermann '19 recalls her first impression of St. Andrew's: how no one was looking at their phones, and everyone was saying hello in the halls. She gave this Chapel Talk in anticipation of a student-organized Phone-Free Weekend.

Sharing Simple Moments Together

Owen Pinto '20 gave this Friday morning Chapel Talk on how technology has affected his relationships, in anticipation of the School's Phone-Free Weekend, which Owen organized.

Considering the Pros and Cons of Smartphones

Hannah Murphy '19 gave this Friday morning Chapel talk on how she recently evaluated her relationship to her phone, and the choices she's made around use of social media. She gave this talk in advance of a student-organized Phone-Free Weekend

Dear Phone

In this Friday morning Chapel Talk, giving in advance of a student-organized "Phone-Free Weekend," Josie Friedli '20 shares this "Dear John" letter to her phone.

We Are the Prodigal Son

Sam Speers, Associate Dean of Religious and Spiritual Life at Vassar College (and brother of Associate Head of School Will Speers), gave this Friday morning Chapel Talk on the prodigal son and God's grace.

Unseen Things that Do Not Die

In this Wednesday evening Chapel Talk, Associate Head of School Will Speers talks about the revelations he received from reading his V Form students' papers on Wuthering Heights over Spring Break.

Advice to My High School Self

In this Friday morning Chapel Talk, Associate Director of Counseling Lindsay Roznowski (who is also a Class of 1999 alum of St. Andrew's) shares advice she, and her fellow faculty members, would give their high school selves.

Limbo Might Not Be Such a Bad Place

Iris Hwang '20 gave this Chapel Talk during a Wednesday night service, organized by the Asian Affinity Group, held in celebration of the Lunar New Year.

Balancing My Two Identities

Dustin Fang '20 gave this Chapel Talk during a Wednesday night service, organized by the Asian Affinity Group, held in celebration of the Lunar New Year.

Bringing My Traditions Into This School

Lois Lee '22 gave this Chapel Talk during a Wednesday Chapel night service, organized by the Asian Affinity Group, held in celebration of the Lunar New Year.

New Beginnings, Family Unity

Chloe Tung '20 gave this Chapel Talk during a Wednesday night service, organized by the Asian Affinity Group, held in celebration of the Lunar New Year.