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Preschoolers Teach Each Other about Thanksgiving

Preschoolers Teach Each Other about Thanksgiving

January 6, 2011

This year, Preschool teachers took a new approach to Thanksgiving. Instead of covering similar topics at all levels, they taught only a few points in common. From there, each class … Read more

Students Talk Whales and Aliens with Dr. Laurance Doyle

Students Talk Whales and Aliens with Dr. Laurance Doyle

December 14, 2010

Middle and Upper School science classes gathered this fall to learn from Dr. Laurance Doyle, principal investigator at the SETI Institute, president of PlanetQuest, lecturer in astrophysics at the University … Read more

Reef and Beef . . . More Than a Good Rhyme

Reef and Beef . . . More Than a Good Rhyme

November 18, 2010

Ridgway Auditorium may have been the epicenter for the Upper School Philanthropy class’s fundraising concert on November 12, but the reason for gathering was a global one. This year’s Philanthropy class … Read more

High Ropes Offer Challenge by Choice

High Ropes Offer Challenge by Choice

November 4, 2010

School students from second grade through Upper School are taking on a new challenge this fall---the high ropes course. Installed this summer behind the Girls’ Dorm next to the soccer … Read more

Playing with Heart and Desire

Playing with Heart and Desire

November 4, 2010

The varsity volleyball season concluded last week after a tough loss to Whitfield School in the final District match. Although players and fans alike were disappointed to see a winning … Read more

Dr. Palmer’s Update: November 2010

Dr. Palmer’s Update: November 2010

November 4, 2010

It’s harvest season. Here at Principia our students are reaping the fruit of their fall labors. The rewards are showing up in district, regional, and state post-season athletic competitions, through … Read more

The Earth Needs Your Sandwich! Composting Comes to Principia

The Earth Needs Your Sandwich! Composting Comes to Principia

November 4, 2010

Principia School has joined the growing ranks of educational institutions throughout the nation that are taking responsibility for school waste. According to waste management experts, food scraps comprise at least … Read more

Founders of Petals of Africa School Visit Classes

Founders of Petals of Africa School Visit Classes

November 4, 2010

The School recently welcomed Lillian and Fred Baraza, founders and administrators of the Ngochoni Petals of Africa School. Petals---the first Christian Science school in Kenya---was an idea born of the … Read more

New Opportunities to Study Chinese and Zoology

New Opportunities to Study Chinese and Zoology

November 4, 2010

Nǐ hǎo! A new greeting can be heard in the halls of the Upper School this year---this one in Mandarin Chinese. Upper schoolers are enjoying the new Chinese language course … Read more

Alums in Action

Alums in Action

November 4, 2010

You never know where you'll find Principia alums in the news! Read how University of Missouri sophomore Jenna (JJ) Marston (US '09) led the USA Baseball Women's National … Read more

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