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 »

Griffins Advance in Playoffs

Kirby Girls Varsity Basketball finished league play in first place with a perfect 12-0 season. In a spectacular win against PCS earlier this month, Griffins pulled ahead in the last few minutes of the 4th quarter to clinch the game, 35-32. Griffins beat… Read More »

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 »


Kirby Sailing Team

The Kirby sailing team is a student-started team associated with the Santa Cruz Yacht Club. Practices are every Saturday from August to April, and regattas (competitions) are in San Francisco and Monterey roughly once a month. Kirby sailors learn and compete… Read More »


Kirby Student Art Exhibition at the Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium

Fifty-three Kirby high school students displayed artwork in the lobby of the Santa Cruz Civic through Sunday, January 29, 2017. The artwork was on exhibition for the Santa Cruz Symphony’s “Carnival of the Animals” family concert event, featuring special guest collaborations of… Read More »

Sound Visualization

Spotlight on Science 8: Sound Visualization

For a few minutes during a sound visualization activity last semester, Mr. Tropp’s Room 318 more closely resembled a wood shop than a traditional classroom. Using pine boards, saws, a screw gun, balsa dowels, hot glue, mirrors, and inexpensive speakers,… Read More »

A Message from Christy Hutton, Head of School

Dear Families, For the past two weeks, I have been overwhelmed by the warmth of this community. I’ve seen parents advise each other during orientation and registration, answer questions for each other during the well-attended first-day Parent Association coffee, come… Read More »

Kirby Benefit Brunch: Auction Preview

Posted on August 17, 2016 by Evelyn Brown From Uncategorized Related posts Auction Preview: A Week at Mammoth Lakes Enjoy an entire week in Mammoth Lakes!! Generously donated by Kirby grandparents, this well-loved mountain home has never been used as a… Read More »

Kirby Dance Company Presents: Presence on Thursday May 19th

Kirby Dance Company Presents: Presence An evening of dances by student, faculty and guest choreographers. Thursday May 19th @ 5:30pm and 8pm Louden Nelson Community Center 301 Center Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060 Tickets will also be available in the lobby at… Read More »

Get your PROM tickets now!!

The 2016 Kirby Prom: Crystal Ball Don’t miss out – buy your tickets now!!  $50 each or $90 per couple Prom is Saturday, May 21st from 7:30-11:00 Kuumbwa Jazz Center, 320 Cedar St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060 You may also purchase tickets… Read More »

Auction Preview: Locals’ Weekend Staycation

Relish a quick getaway without leaving town? Experience a locals’ vacation in the beautiful Aptos beach home, generously donated by a Kirby family. Get away for 3 nights in this 4 bedroom, 2 bath home that sleeps up to 10 people. It’s just… Read More »