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Second Grade Explores—and Experiences—Indigenous Cultures

Second Grade Explores—and Experiences—Indigenous Cultures

January 10, 2013

Now that it’s winter, most of us prefer to stay indoors, venturing out into the cold as little as possible. But not our hardy second graders! Each winter, they look forward … Read more

Varsity Basketball Teams Score High with Holiday Community Spirit

Varsity Basketball Teams Score High with Holiday Community Spirit

January 10, 2013

‘Twas the week before Christmas, when all through both gyms, Little Lower School players leaped high toward those rims. Their Middle School buddies also gave it their best shot, With cheers from upper … Read more

Meeting the Demand for Multimedia Messaging

Meeting the Demand for Multimedia Messaging

January 10, 2013

This past fall, mass communication professor Paul Wesman’s Multi-Platform Storytelling course attracted students interested in writing and creating visual content. “Employers are keen to hire individuals with many skills,” Professor … Read more

Dr. Palmer’s Update: January 2013

Dr. Palmer’s Update: January 2013

January 10, 2013

The clean slate provided by a new year is always invigorating. With both the School and College on the semester system as of this academic year, January now brings a … Read more

Shelby Lemons: Lincoln Academy Student Laureate

Shelby Lemons: Lincoln Academy Student Laureate

January 10, 2013

Each year, the Lincoln Academy—a not-for-profit, nonpartisan organization—honors college seniors in the state of Illinois for overall excellence in academics and extracurricular ac­tivities. Selected through a highly competitive, campus-wide nomination … Read more

Professor Featured on PBS

Professor Featured on PBS

January 10, 2013

We’ve shared information about Dr. Scott Eckert, chair of the Biology and Natural Resources Department, on PrincipiaWire before. He’s an expert on leatherback turtles, working tirelessly to keep them safe … Read more

Sophomores Delve into the “Inspired Word”

Sophomores Delve into the “Inspired Word”

December 7, 2012

Major and minor Bible characters such as Shem, Jacob, Tabitha, and Ruth are coming alive for Upper School students these days. At the start of the semester, each of the 16 … Read more

Man’s Best Friend—and Third Grade’s, Too

Man’s Best Friend—and Third Grade’s, Too

December 7, 2012

Principia students usually take it in stride when there’s a four-legged visitor in the classroom, since policy allows teachers to bring well-mannered pets to school. So it was unusual when … Read more

Principia at the Polls

Principia at the Polls

December 6, 2012

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qznraX7jVWM&feature=youtu.be

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

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