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Celebrating Graduation 2013

Celebrating Graduation 2013

June 6, 2013

It was a proud day May 19 as seventy-five seniors walked down the ramp in McCalmont Gym to receive their Principia Upper School diplomas. The commencement ceremony capped off a … Read more

“Messy Art”—There’s More to Learning Than Meets the Eye

“Messy Art”—There’s More to Learning Than Meets the Eye

June 6, 2013

It’s colorful. It’s creative. It’s crazy. So of course our pre-kindergarten kids love it! And their teachers love it just as much—perhaps even more!—because such art sessions allow educators to creatively support … Read more

CE Update: Summer—A Bit of Well-Earned Playtime

CE Update: Summer—A Bit of Well-Earned Playtime

June 6, 2013

The seniors have thrown their caps with glee, and returning students are off on summer adventures. Since both the School and College are on the semester system, our graduations now … Read more

Ornithology Offers Ideal Experiential Learning Opportunity

Ornithology Offers Ideal Experiential Learning Opportunity

May 2, 2013

On a clear Thursday afternoon, in the wetlands between the Mississippi and Missouri Rivers, a dozen chattering Middle School students finally fall silent. Binoculars to their eyes, they scan the … Read more

Girl Scout Gold Project—A Golden Opportunity for Preschool

Girl Scout Gold Project—A Golden Opportunity for Preschool

May 2, 2013

Wearing ‘jammies’ to school and taking part in a shaving-cream spelling contest are just two of Courtlyn Reekstin’s many strategies for getting kindergartners excited about reading and writing. Finishing up her … Read more

Middle School Trip Week

Middle School Trip Week

May 2, 2013

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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

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