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Creative Writing Calls Forth Creative Teaching—and Vice Versa

Creative Writing Calls Forth Creative Teaching—and Vice Versa

December 6, 2012

“Really creepy!” “Ooh, that’s devious.” “Wow . . . frightening.“ “Icky!!!” In other words, “You’re doing great,” creative writing teacher Ridley Pearson reassures our Middle School students, as he reads through drafts of their … Read more

And the Election Winner Is . . . Fifth Grade!

And the Election Winner Is . . . Fifth Grade!

December 6, 2012

In the run up to the country’s presidential election last month, the fifth-grade class exemplified this sentiment, expressed by Principia’s founder, Mary Kimball Morgan: “True democracy strengthens character and is … Read more

December 2012 Photo Story

December 2012 Photo Story

December 6, 2012

Dr. Palmer’s Update: December 2012

Dr. Palmer’s Update: December 2012

December 6, 2012

It’s Christmas Sing time. During the first three weekends of December, more than 50 Christmas Sings are held by Principia Clubs from coast to coast. I hope you have already … Read more

Upper School Family Weekend

Upper School Family Weekend

November 1, 2012

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School Senior Scores State Win in Tennis

School Senior Scores State Win in Tennis

November 1, 2012

Senior Meg Andersen (center, in photo above) made Principia proud when she captured fourth place at the Missouri Class 1 State Tennis Tournament at the Cooper Tennis Complex in Springfield, … Read more

Dr. Palmer’s Update: November 2012

Dr. Palmer’s Update: November 2012

November 1, 2012

It’s always rewarding when outsiders validate our consecrated efforts here at Principia. One of those moments occurred last week when Principia College was ranked No. 3 on Kiplinger’s list of … Read more

September at the School

September at the School

October 4, 2012

Middle School Electric Car Project Moves Students from Theory to Practice

Middle School Electric Car Project Moves Students from Theory to Practice

October 4, 2012

“Will someone hand me the pliers, please?” “You need to connect the positive wire here, and then .  .  .  .” “I can’t get this connector off!” It’s a Friday afternoon, and a … Read more

New Turf Field—A Gift That Will Keep On Giving

New Turf Field—A Gift That Will Keep On Giving

October 3, 2012

The School’s newly re-turfed McCandless Field has been “in play” for barely three weeks, but it’s already fulfilling its promise by serving multiple sports and teams and logging lots of … Read more

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