Kirby News

“Taking charge of my education”

Elias Allen, Kirby Class of 2018, now attends UCLA. He reflects on his time at Kirby in the History Intensive Path program. “The HIP program at Kirby School allowed me to pursue my academic interests beyond the classroom. Conducting research… Read More »

Spotlight Games: Boys and Girls Varsity Basketball

Our Boys and Girls Varsity Basketball teams are taking on Trinity Christian this Wednesday, January 23rd, in double-header Spotlight games! Boys play at 5pm; Girls at 6:30pm. Join us at Mount Hermon Conference Center for the festivities–giveaways, free food and lots… Read More »

White House Interview: Multimedia Journalism

Imagine the opportunity to interview representatives from the White House where you were allowed to ask questions about topics that mattered to you, your family and your community. What would you ask? How would you approach the conversation? Now picture… Read More »

Festival of Gold

Kirby’s Chamber Singers have received Gold or higher rating in every competition over the last two years–and their aspiration and effort has paid off! Kirby will participate in the WorldStrides Festival of Gold in San Francisco this spring, an event that… Read More »

Emma Gaudio, Class of ’05

Emma Gaudio graduated from Bard College in 2009 with a B.A. in Art History and Music. After interning at Jazz at Lincoln Center and the Guggenheim Museum, she spent the last 8 years at MasterVoices, one of New York City’s premier… Read More »

Adria Le Boeuf, Class of ’00

Adria Le Boeuf was one of the first students to attend Kirby for six years – seventh through twelfth grade. She graduated from the University of California at Santa Barbara with a BA in Evolution and Neuroscience and earned her PhD… Read More »

Christine Sesanto, Class of ’07

Christine Sesanto graduated from Cal Poly Pomona and went on to attend the Royal Dick School of Veterinary Studies in Edinburgh, Scotland, where she is completing an accelerated four-year program with a focus on veterinary oncology. Posted on November 27, 2018… Read More »

Erica Anderson, Class of ’05

Erica Anderson graduated in June 2010 from the University of California at Santa Cruz with a BA in global economics and accounting. She currently works as an audit associate for the Pricewaterhouse Coopers accounting firm in San Jose. Posted on November… Read More »

Katherine Arner, Class of ’01

Katherine Arner earned her PhD in History and History of Science, Medicine and Technology from Johns Hopkins University. After a few years in academia, she decided to return to her independent school roots as a teacher and is currently working as… Read More »

Eliah Hecht, Class of ’02

Eliah Hecht studied linguistics at Reed College and then earned his MS in Information Science from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill. He now lives in New York City, where he is raising his son and daughter and working as… Read More »

Anika (Kuesters-Smith) Swenson , Class of ’10

Anika (Kuesters-Smith) Swenson is currently working at Looker, managing a team of 9 sales engineers. Anika says “Sales engineers are the technical experts in the sales process. They get to help customers learn about software while solving exciting and challenging problems.… Read More »

Maggie Bignell, Class of ’10

Maggie Bignell currently works as a senior product designer at Treehouse, an online education platform that teaches coding to students of all backgrounds. After graduating from Kirby, Maggie attended Carnegie Mellon University, where she earned her BFA in Communication Design and… Read More »