Third Grade Abuzz with Learning

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 Preschool: Learning Takes the Reins

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.

“Always Ready”: College Tennis Coach Carney is National Champion

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" Devises a New Process

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.

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Monitor Night Live: Bravery to Bridge the Divide

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.

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