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Upper School Seniors Launch into a Limitless Future

Senior year can be a whirlwind time. For many, it begins with the excitement of opening their first acceptance letters. We are so proud of our graduates and the acceptances they’ve received from colleges throughout the country.

Building on Spirituality from the Bedrock

As the School bids farewell to its graduates, our administrators reflect on the past year and look to the future. Among the exciting changes ahead, perhaps the most thrilling and expansive are those of the spiritual life program. 

Bio Blitz

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:

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?

Principia’s Expanded Classroom: Lessons from Taiwan

Spring break marked a milestone for Upper School students as they embarked on a trip of a lifetime—Principia’s first-ever trip to Taiwan. Students found themselves in the middle of a picturesque scene...

Sharing the Good at NAIS

For the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)—a nonprofit that provides services to schools across the country and world—the “I” may stand for Independent. But when the group visited Principia’s campus this past February, the “I” stood for Inspire

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.

A Big Hit, At Home and Abroad

Parth Patel recently celebrated his special day. No, not his birthday: Last fall, the city of Chesterfield designated November 6 as Parth Patel Day. Patel, 17, is a member of the USA U19 Cricket National Cricket Team.