July 31, 2014

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Fresh Pencils and the Promise of a New Year

Fresh Pencils and the Promise of a New Year

September 5, 2013

The beginning of a new academic year always brings excitement and inspiration: students arrive with fresh pencils, and everyone has an A. The promise of a progressive year fills the … Read more

Sophomores Shine on Service Trip to the Dominican Republic

Sophomores Shine on Service Trip to the Dominican Republic

August 1, 2013

There’s nothing like building a house from the ground up to help one appreciate the true value of home! That’s what our sophomore class discovered on their service learning trip to … Read more

Wanted: Vietnam-Era Military Stories

Wanted: Vietnam-Era Military Stories

August 1, 2013

In anticipation of their 50th Reunion in 2016, members of the Principia College Class of 1966, along with members of the College Class of 1965, are planning to publish a … Read more

Upper Schoolers Jazz Up Summer with the Pros

Upper Schoolers Jazz Up Summer with the Pros

August 1, 2013

A-one, a-two, a-one, two, three . . . and seven Upper School jazz band musicians were off on a weeklong musical journey in June at one of the Midwest’s premier … Read more

Launching a New Year of Learning

Launching a New Year of Learning

August 1, 2013

Although it’s still summer, our campuses have been buzzing with Summer Sessioners, Nike sports camps, and some exciting renovations. Before classes begin, the Middle School renovation project will be complete, … Read more

May at the School

May at the School

June 6, 2013

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

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