St. Luke Elementary School in McLean has welcomed Principal Louis Silvano. He has been busy this first semester building relationships with the school’s students and staff. Originally from Liverpool, England, he has lived in the Washington area for the last 25 years. He and his wife of 34 years, Jan, reside in Vienna and have two children, Carl, who graduated from James Madison University in Media Arts & Design, and Lucie, who is in her final year as a Fashion major at Marymount University. Silvano and his family are active members of Holy Trinity parish in Georgetown. Silvano has been an educator for 35 years and has worked as a teacher and as an administrator in the following schools: Marymount School in Paris, France, The Langley School in McLean, Green Hedges School in Vienna and head of Green Acres School in Rockville for eight years. In 2008 he has served as headmaster of Saint Anselm’s Abbey High School in Washington, D.C., before coming to St. Luke School.
The school is hosting an Open House on Sunday, Jan. 27 from 1-3 p.m. The public is invited to come in to meet the faculty and parents and to visit the campus.
The mission of Saint Luke School is to prepare students to become academically sound citizens instilled with a sense of Catholic values and knowledge of Catholic faith, committed to the pursuit of learning and dedicated to serving mankind. Established more than 50 years ago, St. Luke School, grades K-8, is located at 7005 Georgetown Pike in Mclean.