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CE Update: Graduation—More than Pomp and Circumstance

CE Update: Graduation—More than Pomp and Circumstance

May 2, 2013

Graduation time is about much more than pomp and circumstance. As the culmination of an academic year filled with achievements, it’s a time to reflect and express gratitude for the … Read more

March at the School

March at the School

April 4, 2013

Colonial History Comes Alive in Lower School

Colonial History Comes Alive in Lower School

April 4, 2013

Question: What were the names of the three ships that sailed across the Atlantic with the passengers who would establish Jamestown, the first permanent British settlement in America? Hint: Don’t waste … Read more

Rockies Trip Stretches Students

Rockies Trip Stretches Students

April 4, 2013

Having spent the first half of spring break in the snow-covered Rockies, six hardy upper schoolers took it in stride when they returned to a St. Louis campus blanketed in … Read more

Alum Shares Life Lessons with Upper Schoolers

Alum Shares Life Lessons with Upper Schoolers

April 4, 2013

“Can’t be done.” “Won’t work.” “Not possible.” Time and again over the last several years, Principia alum Ian Anand Forber-Pratt (US’98, C’07) has disregarded and disproved such assertions in his efforts … Read more

Dr. Palmer’s Update: April 2013

Dr. Palmer’s Update: April 2013

April 4, 2013

Last week brought a foot of snow, resulting in an unusual post-spring-break snow day. Spring is inevitable, however—and so is graduation. Yet we still have much to do before celebrating … Read more

Humility and Persistence Carry Alum into the Major Leagues

Humility and Persistence Carry Alum into the Major Leagues

March 7, 2013

BAs, BBs, BKs, HRAs, RBIs . . . it seems that baseball was just made for statistics (and vice versa). And like any announcer worth his salt, the Seattle Mariners’ … Read more

Lower School: Science

Lower School: Science

March 7, 2013

http://youtu.be/1muPQAad-Lg

Justice with Peace: Lessons from Afar

Justice with Peace: Lessons from Afar

March 7, 2013

Students and the wider Principia community were recently introduced to a unique and healing concept of justice from a rather unlikely source—a tiny, impoverished nation that many here had barely … Read more

Dr. Palmer’s Update: March 2013

Dr. Palmer’s Update: March 2013

March 7, 2013

Just two weeks ago, students on both campuses got a break from classes due to snow. Now, we are launching into spring break, and flowers will be sprouting across the … Read more

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