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Principia School Hosting Free Public BioBlitz Event May 3-4 for All Ages

Explore the 360-acre campus with scientists from the Saint Louis Zoo, Missouri Botanical Garden, and Missouri Department of Conservation.

SAINT LOUIS, MO (April 30, 2024)—Principia School today announced its fifth-annual BioBlitz event taking place May 3-4, 2024, on Principia School’s Town and Country campus. The event is open to the public and free for all to attend with hayrides, s’mores and snacks, stargazing, bird watching, bat netting, insect discovery, plein-air painting, and more. Principia hosts students and the community as they explore 360 acres of forest, prairie, ponds, and creek beds alongside local scientists from the Saint Louis Zoo, the Missouri Botanical Garden, and the Missouri Department of Conservation. For more information and to register, visit: www.principiaschool.org/bioblitz

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Winners On and Off the Court

This year was a historic one for girls’ varsity basketball, as the Panthers reached the State Championship for the first time in School history! This legendary team featured Class 2 Player of the Year Dasia Scott and District Coach of the Year Josh Spuhl.

Greatness Thrust Upon Her: Junior Nne Ezi Competes in New York Shakespeare Competition

You’re in New York, standing in the wings of the Lincoln Center Theater. You’re moments away from performing a Shakespearean soliloquy in front of a panel of judges consisting of Broadway actors and producers. You are one of over 40 performers, assembled from around the country—all talented in their own right. You are the last to take the stage. Would you be nervous?

Walking in Mary Baker Eddy’s Footsteps in Boston

This spring break, 14 Principians made a different type of pilgrimage to Boston, expanding their spiritual horizons, deepening their relationship with Christian Science, and walking in the footsteps of Mary Baker Eddy.

Principia College Shines Bright with Solar Farm Sustainability Project

The summer season is upon us which means longer days, buzzing bees, and sun-kissed blooms. It’s also time for Principia College’s long-awaited solar farm and pollinator habitat to get underway. Faculty, staff, students, and trustees gathered on April 11, 2024 to celebrate the ceremonial groundbreaking, eagerly anticipating the completion date of fall 2025. 

Alumni News

Principia Shines Bright During Solar Eclipse

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Far and Wide, Principians Engage in Service

From alumni to the youngest Principians, this year's the Principia community contributed over 4,100 hours of community service, performed by over 500 Principians serving 37 organizations, for Global Days of Service.

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