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Fall Athletics Highlights

Girls High School Volleyball: The high school girls volleyball team ended their season at the beginning of November with a bang!  They had the best game of their season- shutting out York in only 3 games (3 out of 5 series). … Read More »


Practicing Humility in the Rooftop Garden

By Melody Overstreet Garden Coordinator, Environmental Club Head, & Assistant Dean of Students Up on our rooftop garden, while watching moments of the ceaseless water cycle move across our surrounding tree-line, I was thinking of all the life-energy surrounding us… Read More »


2014 Fall Play: The Laramie Project

By Verenise ’15 and Colby ’16 The Laramie Project On October 7, 1998 a 21 year old man was found beaten unconscious and tied to a fence in Laramie, Wyoming. His name was Matthew Shepard. He had a family, friends, hopes… Read More »


INK’s New Format

After ten years as a newspaper, INK is splitting up. The paper’s news section will continue in a digital format while the feature side becomes a magazine. The move will enable the Journalism course to pursue both news and feature… Read More »


8th Grade Robotics

“As a culminating unit for 8th Grade Physical Science we tap into our growing toolkit of physics, engineering, and math skills to build and program robots using the Lego Mindstorm system. Step one is to build a basic robot capable… Read More »


Book Arts

Kirby Book Arts classes are taught by former Santa Cruz Poet Laureate, Gary Young and local artist Melody Overstreet.  Read an article below from the Santa Cruz Sentinel about Young’s work, and click here to view a video about Book… Read More »

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9th Grade Shakespeare Declamation Project

The 9th grade Shakespeare Declamation Project is a high school right of passage at Kirby. More information, and video coming soon. Posted on October 23, 2014 by Mara Waldhorn From Uncategorized Related posts 7th Grade Latin Program At Kirby, all… Read More »

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7th Grade Latin Program

At Kirby, all 7th graders take Latin to help with foundational grammar.  This early introduction to the language also prepares students for the high school language requirement where students may continue on with Latin, or pursue one of the romance… Read More »

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Kirby’s Saratoga and Los Gatos Families

“When we first thought about sending our daughter, Annie to Kirby, one of the concerns was that we would easily get to know the community where she goes to school.  We decided to join the Kirby family despite this concern… Read More »

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Varsity Girls Spirit Game

The Kirby Athletic Department will be sponsoring a series of spirit games this year to get crowds of Kirby supports to various games.  The first one will be held on October 16th at Mt. Hermon vs. Oakwood at 5:00PM. Food,… Read More »

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Kirby’s New Block Schedule

By Christy Hutton, Academic Dean As we start off the 2014-15 school year, there is definitely a marked change in the feel of the building.  What has felt in years past like a frantic dash to shake off the lull… Read More »

Posted on August 21, 2014 by Mara Waldhorn From Academics, Kirby News