December 22, 2014

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Principia Completes Search Process for New Principal

Principia Completes Search Process for New Principal

March 6, 2014

Travis Brantingham has been named the new principal of Principia School, effective July 1, 2014. A graduate of the Upper School (’94) and College (’98), Brantingham also holds a master … Read more

Final Call for Submission of Memoirs about Military Service

Final Call for Submission of Memoirs about Military Service

March 6, 2014

Principians who served in the military during the Vietnam Era (whether in Vietnam or not) are invited to submit essays about their service for a collection of memoirs being compiled … Read more

From Trepidation to Triumph—the Senior Speech Journey

From Trepidation to Triumph—the Senior Speech Journey

February 6, 2014

Some of our seniors have been dreading this moment since they were freshmen, while a handful knew even back then exactly what they would talk about when it came time … Read more

CE Update: Cold and Snowy Start to Spring Semester

CE Update: Cold and Snowy Start to Spring Semester

February 6, 2014

“Spring” semester began with a snow day at the School and plenty of ice and cold at the College. We like to brag that our School boarders have an average commute … Read more

Giving Thanks

Giving Thanks

December 5, 2013

Fall at the School

Fall at the School

December 5, 2013

Upper Schoolers Make Strides in Speech and Debate

Upper Schoolers Make Strides in Speech and Debate

December 5, 2013

By Aya Maruyama, Upper School Student Every Thursday morning, an hour before the regular school day begins, 18 students gather in the freshman English room at 8 a.m. sharp for an … Read more

Alumni Spotlight: Making Music—from Ridgway to Carnegie Hall

Alumni Spotlight: Making Music—from Ridgway to Carnegie Hall

December 5, 2013

By the time Amanda (Blaikie) Sparfeld was seven, she had developed a deep love for flute music—and opera. So it’s fitting that this Upper School (’02) and College (’06) alumna … Read more

CE Update: Plenty to Celebrate This Season

CE Update: Plenty to Celebrate This Season

December 5, 2013

As the season of gratitude shifts into the season of Christmas celebration, we have much to be grateful for—and a great deal to celebrate as well here at Principia. Just before … Read more

Lights, Camera . . . Chemistry!

Lights, Camera . . . Chemistry!

December 5, 2013

Last month, Upper School sophomores built sets, wrote scripts, planned controlled explosions, and figured out how to edit video, all with the aim of producing a 2–5-minute special effects movie. But … Read more

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