Melissa Fricek

Davis Breakthrough Scholarship

Six Breakthrough graduates will be heading to college next year without the specter of financial burden. Thanks to a generous gift that will  ...

Breakthrough Graduation

On Thursday, May 8th, Breakthrough Santa Fe officially graduated the Breakthrough Class of 2014, sending 23 seniors off to colleges around the region. The night,  ...

Terry Fox Run

This year's Terry Fox Run was an extraordinary success as Santa Fe Prep Middle Schoolers joined forces with Santa Fe Waldorf School 7th and 8th  ...

Author George Saunders Visits Prep

Award-winning writer and MacArthur Fellow George Saunders visited Prep recently courtesy of the Lannan Foundation. Saunders met with the entire junior class and Jim Leonard's  ...

Barcelona Exchange

By Olga Herrera, Spanish Teacher Over spring break, eight Prep freshmen and sophomores will participate in Prep’s fourth annual Barcelona Student Exchange  ...

A Mindful Education

By Drew Nucci, Math Teacher, Director of EE Ford Summer Teachers' Colloquium The Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. said, "The function of education is  ...

Kindle Solutions Lab Project

Dear Santa Fe Prep Community, I wanted to share some exciting news with you. I applied to the Kindle Solutions Laboratory Project that  ...

Middle School Letterboxing Quest

By Jim Heidenberger, Earth Science, Pre-Algebra and Letterbox Club Letterboxing is a 150-year-old hobby that began in Dartmoor, England, and in its  ...

Congratulations, Speech and Debate!

By Thomas Cork, Speech and Debate Coach I would like to offer congratulations to the ten members who attended the Los Alamos tournament this  ...

Middle School Exchange Program 2014

Be part of Prep’s first-ever Middle School Exchange Program with University Prep in Seattle! The Upper School offers annual cultural exchanges to far-away places,  ...

Breakthrough Receives Piñon Award

  Breakthrough Santa Fe wins Piñon Award for “Courageous Innovation.”  The tuition-free non-profit was just recognized by the Santa Fe Community Foundation for its  ...

Prep in Nepal 2014

Faculty members Coco Rae and Aiyana Pendleton will lead a group of Upper School students to Nepal for two weeks in June 2014. Students will  ...

8th Grade Orientation

By Chris Chakeres, Global Studies The 8th Graders kicked off the school year with a new-and-improved three full days of fun-filled orientation activities  ...

Vermicomposting at Prep

Students in Mr. Heidenberger’s 8th grade science class are undertaking a long-term vermicomposting project this year. On Friday, August 30th, students harvested compost from  ...

Diversity Panel Discussion

  Diversity Panel Discussion Focuses on Prep Student Experience, By Claire Romero, Director of Multicultural Life During second lunch on a Friday in  ...

Welcome to Prep Picnic

On Tuesday, May 7th, over 160 students, parents, grandparents, and siblings came together at our “Welcome to Prep!” picnic. These middle schoolers and  ...

Barcelona Exchange

Global Studies teacher Dan Murray chaperoned seven Spanish II and III students to Barcelona, Spain during spring break, on our annual exchange  ...

ASSIST Student Exchange Celebration

Prep celebrated “Exchange Day” recently in recognition of our wonderful exchange students this year and their host families. Pauline Lieben-Seutter, Jolin Xia,  ...

The Love of Irish Dance

A group of competitors from Santa Fe’s own Belisama Irish Dance Studio traveled to Washington, DC last weekend for the 3-day North American  ...

Wolf Creek School

By Eric Rounds, Director of Service & Environmental Learning This year twenty upper school students and four faculty chaperones continued the yearly tradition  ...