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We are pleased to provide an update on incoming Chief Executive Marshall Ingwerson’s start date at Principia. He will step into the Chief Executive post on Monday, April 3, 2017.

Our December announcement of Ingwerson's appointment stated that his start date was dependent on coordination with his replacement ...

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See what we've been learning and doing this winter!

Have you ever stopped to wonder, What does it take to run a city?

For a recent social studies unit, fourth grade students considered this question—taking into account the variety of human, physical, and financial resources required to run a town. And after a couple of days of discussion, ...

This week marks two noteworthy milestones for the performing arts at Principia:

  • The kickoff of the 2017 Arts on Tour program, which began with an on-campus preview performance and will include three concerts in Texas this weekend.
  • Completion of extensive renovations for the School’s magnificent
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Six Upper School seniors have recently been recognized for their creative talent and artistic skills developed and honed through years of practice and dedication.

Ceramic and digital works by Marlaina Mathisen and Storey Pearson were recognized at state and national levels, respectively:

  • Storey’s arresting digital work
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Every year, primarily through their participation in the DiscoveryBound National Leadership Council (NLC) program, several Principia Upper School students earn Congressional Awards.

In February, Upper School juniors and Illinois residents Kiona-Mei Sperr and Maria Thompson, traveled to the College campus in Elsah, Illinois, to receive their Congressional Award Bronze ...

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Find out how new, 21st-century spaces are promoting student-centered learning at the Upper School.

While there was barely a snowflake in sight on Principia School’s campus during January, some Upper School students found themselves more than knee-deep in snow during an experiential learning adventure in Jackson, Wyoming. This annual week of on-site, hands-on scientific research, analysis, and reporting is based at the renowned Teton ...

In the early 1950s, a group of influential business executives pledged corporate support for higher education, establishing what is today known as the Council for Aid to Education (CAE). At the time, the CAE Chair (and General Motors Chairman) Alfred P. Sloan Jr. noted that “the two greatest contributions of ...

At the start of each semester, all School and College faculty and staff gather to kick off the new term. Last month’s Joint Faculty/Staff Meeting included campus updates, recognition for milestone years of service, and panel presentations by School and College faculty. In addition, incoming Chief Executive Marshall Ingwerson (C’79) ...

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