In one year, the Bill Simon Field House has made a tremendous impact on the School, the students, and the community.
Principia teachers never rest in their quest to make learning more engaging—from bringing outer space to the Lower School gymnasium to trekking across Principia’s 365-acre campus, they constantly find ways to immerse their students in the curriculum. Third-grade teacher Sierra Farson is no different.
Pony riding at Principia is a cherished tradition dating back to the 1960s, and today, Honey the Pony proudly continues this legacy, offering an enriching educational experience for Principia’s youngest learners. Recently, the Preschool 3 class embarked on an adventurous field trip to Rollins Ranch in Washington, MO, guided by Jane Harrison (US’78, C’82), an alum and retired Principia Physical Education Teacher and Coach.
Lower School’s recent literacy-STEM event, Wonderworks, centered around Kobi Yamada’s award-winning book, What Do You Do With an Idea?
When it comes to World Read Aloud Day, Principia Lower School nailed the assignment.
After a hiatus and multiple interruptions to her competitive schedule, Principia College head women’s tennis coach and associate professor of physical education Shannon Carney won the 2023 USTA National Senior Women’s 65 Singles and Doubles Championships in October.
Stories from Home, the College's Fall 2023 production, pulled together international students, faculty, staff, and members of the community at large to create a devised play based on oral histories. The result was unexpected.
Principia’s 23rd annual Monitor Night Live took on an unexpected gravity as just a week prior the world watched the fires of conflict ignite between Israel and Palestine. “We all need what The Monitor and this conversation have to offer more than ever,” said College President Dr. Norton in his opening statement, a sentiment underscored by audience engagement.
Principia College, returning champions of the collegiate mediation scene, started the year on a high note with a series of wins at the 15th Annual Maharishi International University “Peacemaker” Tournament in Iowa.
Principians came together virtually and in person this December to rejoice and celebrate the holiday season.
The 2018 DKA Award winner will publish her fifth book, a political thriller, in March, 2024.
Travis Thomas (C’95) is the founder of “Live Yes, And”; author of 3 Words for Getting Unstuck: Live Yes, And!; and a Leadership and Team Development Specialist for the U.S. Men’s National Soccer Team.