62nd Annual High School Show

Kirby Students Participate in 62nd Annual High School Show

Over 75 pieces of Kirby student artwork will be displayed at Santa Cruz Art League’s 62nd Annual High School Show, a professional gallery exhibition of high school artist’s work. The state-of-the-art space illuminates the creativity and vision of the next generation of… Read More »

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Earth Day Celebration

Kirby’s Earth Day event is a celebration of the efforts made to improve our environment and people’s lives. Eco-friendly organizations–whose missions include providing earth conscious products, building awareness and advocacy for national policies that address climate change, and protecting, caring… Read More »

Reflections by Christy Hutton

Dear families, I could wax poetic about Kirby’s successes. Attending Kirby events, where students demonstrate what they’ve learned and what excites them, lifts me up both personally and professionally. Our children are inspirational and the educators who serve to help these students… Read More »


Mountain Bike Club

Kirby’s 2017 Mountain Bike Club season is from January 24th (first practice) through May 16th. An informational meeting was held in January. If you are interested in joining the club next year or would like to cheer on Kirby at an upcoming event,… Read More »

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Kirby Jazz Choir Attends Santa Cruz Jazz Festival

The Kirby Jazz Choir received an “Excellent” rating at the Santa Cruz Jazz Festival (SCJF) at Cabrillo College, where they performed alongside jazz ensembles and choirs from schools and colleges throughout Northern California. The SCJF, an adjudicated event, took place on… Read More »

Black History Month: Louden Nelson Presentation

One of the most important gestures of history, according to Dr. Maria Elena Caballero-Robb, affectionately known as Dr. Cab, is to render visible what we’ve stopped seeing; to help us attend to the hidden histories, even if it makes us… Read More »

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Lessons from Año Nuevo State Park

On land, they’re loud (perhaps because they’re earless) and ungainly creatures. Their immense size and weight (bulls can grow up to 16 ft long and weigh up to 5,500 lbs–more than an SUV!) make them appear graceless. Yet for Monica… Read More »

2017 Benefit Brunch: Special Event Opportunity!

Succulent Garden Tour Enjoy lunch in the amazing Mills family gardens of Laguna Ranch as described in Pacific Horticulture, the New York Times and the Santa Cruz Sentinel. Following lunch, a guided succulent garden tour by Robin Stockwell, succulent grower,… Read More »

Sneak a Peek: Kirby Benefit Brunch & Auction

The event of the year, the Benefit Brunch and Auction, is right around the corner! This celebratory fete brings our entire community together. This year’s theme — Curb-y Appeal — will raise funds to support our facility as well as our programs. The… Read More »

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Griffins End Season in CCS Quarterfinals

Kirby Girls Varsity Basketball concluded their season on Saturday, Feb. 25th after advancing to Division V CCS Quarterfinals; a first for Kirby School. Finishing league play in first place with a perfect 12-0 season after a spectacular win against PCS earlier this month,… Read More »

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Kirby Students form Environmental Coalition

It has been said that the more one knows what’s been done in the past, the better prepared one is to know what to do in the future. Students in Kirby’s Environmental Club, reflecting on this wisdom, realized that sharing… Read More »

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♥ Send a Singing Valentine ♥

Select from a variety of songs, and the Kirby Chamber & Treble Choir Singers will call a special someone in your life on Valentine’s Day and serenade them on Monday, February 13th or Tuesday, February 14th. Song Choices: Can You… Read More »