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Kirby School Awarded $200,000 Matching Grant

Kirby School received a $200,000 matching grant from the Monterey Peninsula Foundation in June, providing a vital source of funding to support its capital campaign to build a recreation area. The campaign to complete the Kirby School campus, which kicked off… Read More »

Kirby Student Awarded at ISEF

Michelle Nazareth, a Kirby 10th grader, received 4th Place in the Biochemistry Category at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF), the world’s largest international high school science competition.  ISEF is the largest and most prestigious science fair in the… Read More »

Intensive Path: Kirby Alumnus’s Perspective

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 »

♥ 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 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 »

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 »

Auction Preview: Sail Away

Come sail with Kirby parent Chuck Hawley on his 38′ yawl, Surprise. Located conveniently in Santa Cruz Harbor, Surprise is available for a 2-3 hour cruise on your choice of weekend or summer days. You can select from a morning trip down… Read More »

Auction Preview: Linoprint After Hours…

Join Tuesday Soetaert and Melody Overstreet for an evening of creativity and fun in Kirby’s Book Arts Studio! Two of Kirby’s talented art teachers will guide you and your three guests through each phase of the linoprint process, from germinating ideas through… Read More »

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 rental. You are invited to share in their special retreat reserved for family and friends. In the summer, it takes… Read More »