April 19, 2015

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Dance Production Debuts Work by Acclaimed Choreographer

Principia College’s Department of Theatre and Dance will present its annual Dance Production this evening through Saturday, April 4, in Cox Auditorium, nightly at 8 p.m. and 2 p.m. on … Read more

Upper Schoolers Do “Whatever It Takes” to Make a Difference

Reducing energy consumption. Addressing image and self-esteem concerns among girls and young women. Providing a youth role model for pre-teens. Giving a voice to teen poets and musicians . . … Read more

President’s Update: Campuses Spring into Action

Spring break is in the rearview mirror—and that always means graduation will be here before we know it. As the tree and flower buds burst open, our campuses are blossoming … Read more

Small but Mighty: Robotics Team Makes Top Five

Small but Mighty: Robotics Team Makes Top Five

In its second appearance at the annual FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) this March, Upper School’s Optimus Prin team—and robot “Bolts”—placed fourth out of 43 participating teams totalling nearly 1,600 students. Although this placement at the regional rounds was not enough to get them into the next stage of competition, the students came away with a … Read more

Public Affairs Conference Focuses on Social Entrepreneurship

Public Affairs Conference Focuses on Social Entrepreneurship

“Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing,” said President Theodore Roosevelt in a 1903 speech in New York. Stephanie Finigan, director of operations for Prosperity Catalyst, a nonprofit organization that helps women in Haiti and Iraq, shared this quote at the Public Affairs Conference … Read more

Students Practice Global Citizenship on Simunye Project Service Trip

Students Practice Global Citizenship on Simunye Project Service Trip

From South Africa’s informal settlements to its suburbs to its wild savanna . . . a team of nine Principia seniors is strengthening and applying the critical thinking, collaborative, leadership, and global citizenship skills that a Principia School education aims to develop. As part of the Simunye Project service-learning trip, our upper schoolers (along with a group … Read more