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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 »

Multisensory learning: 6th grade science

Learning that involves many senses creates deeper connection to the content being learned. Seeing fire burn in real life, of turf we dug up, created a dramatic outdoor learning experience students will remember. During their Fire and Forests Unit in science,… Read More »

Kirby School Recreation Area

Kirby School is undergoing a Capital Campaign to build a recreation area–coming Fall 2019–which will complete our campus. Our fundraising goal to support the construction of this project is $1.275 million dollars. Prior to becoming a school in 2006, our facility… Read More »

Parent Speaker Series

The Kirby School Parent Speaker Series is open to our entire community–Kirby and non-Kirby alike–and is intended to bring parents and caring adults together to reinforce an ever-broadening network of support for all children in our communities. Join us for conversations… Read More »

Ethics Bowl: Debate Competition

Kirby Ethics Bowl members debate contemporary ethics issues and attend adjudicated events where they compete against other high school teams from Northern California. We have sent a team to nationals twice in the last three years. Last year, Kirby School… Read More »

Full STEAM ahead: Learning by creating

“Education has very little to do with explanation, it has to do with engagement, with falling in love with the material.”                                      … Read More »

Community Involvement Day

“Do your homework!” State Assemblymember Mark Stone quipped without jurisdiction, drawing laughter from the student body. Assemblyman Stone, a policy-maker and one of Kirby’s two esteemed guests, the other being Santa Cruz County District Supervisor Ryan Coonerty, was responding to… Read More »

Grandparents and Special Friends Day

On September 28th, Kirby School will host one of its most endearing events, Grandparents and Special Friends Day. Grandparents or other close family members join their grandchild for a portion of the school day, and eat lunch together in a… Read More »

♥ 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 »