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Middle Schoolers Explore College’s Biblical Treasures

Middle Schoolers Explore College’s Biblical Treasures

November 3, 2011

“Whoa . . . if you look closely, you can see little ink splotches and a bookworm hole!” “Check out the weird spelling!” “Oh, my gosh! How did Principia get this stuff?" These … Read more

LEGOs and Learning: Middle School Robotics Class Captivates Students

LEGOs and Learning: Middle School Robotics Class Captivates Students

November 3, 2011

Given the St. Louis Cardinals' dramatic World Series win, it’s fitting that one of the six teams in the Middle School’s LEGO Robotics class is programming its pint-size robot to hit … Read more

Dr. Palmer’s Update: November 2011

Dr. Palmer’s Update: November 2011

November 3, 2011

It’s not often that Principia business takes me to Europe. However, this week I am heading to Amsterdam on a dual-purpose trip on behalf of Principia. From November 5–12 my … Read more

Principians “Walk the Walk” in Support of Middle School Renovations

Principians “Walk the Walk” in Support of Middle School Renovations

October 26, 2011

Heavy overnight rains and threatening morning clouds did nothing to dampen spirits on the day of Principia School’s first-ever walk-a-thon on Oct. 12.  Then, just around midday, as students, staff, … Read more

Lower Schoolers Give Their All at Fall Festival

Lower Schoolers Give Their All at Fall Festival

October 21, 2011

Fun, games, and pizza. That’s always a great recipe for success at Fall Festival, an annual Lower School tradition. But this year, students and teachers decided to add a new … Read more

A+ for Upper School Math Teacher-Turned-Textbook-Author

A+ for Upper School Math Teacher-Turned-Textbook-Author

October 6, 2011

Upper School math teacher Bill Marston scores a double first for fall term 2011: not only is he teaching a brand new introductory calculus course, but he’s doing it with … Read more

Upper School Boarding Program

Upper School Boarding Program

October 6, 2011

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lTUu7Td7gZo

Re-engaging with Principia at Reunion 2011

Re-engaging with Principia at Reunion 2011

October 6, 2011

More than five hundred Principia School alumni enjoyed revisiting their student days at Reunion 2011 held September 15–18. Alumni came from all over the U.S. and from overseas too. The … Read more

Journalism Class Brings New Skills—and a New Look—to School Paper

Journalism Class Brings New Skills—and a New Look—to School Paper

October 6, 2011

Four days a week, Upper School classroom #282 turns into a mini-newsroom. Reporting assignments are handed out, recorded interviews are transcribed, draft copy is edited, and photo shoots are scheduled. On … Read more

Dr. Palmer’s Update: October 2011

Dr. Palmer’s Update: October 2011

October 6, 2011

October is a beautiful time in Elsah and St. Louis. The College boasts terrific bluff views and early fall color along the entrance road. The School campus is dotted with mums … Read more

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