Melissa Fricek

The Crucible- November 18, 19 & 20

By Brad Fairbanks, Performing Arts Department Chair The cast, crew, and I are very excited to present The Crucible by Arthur Miller, for  ...

Common Human Experiences Lead to a New Discovery

By Laura Kaye Jagles, Director of Multicultural Life. Laura is an enrolled tribal member of Tesuque Pueblo. She is also Western Shoshone and  ...

Outdoor Education at Prep

Outdoor Education at Prep, By Eric Rounds I have recently returned from the Zuni Mountains, where I accompanied the ninth grade boys on  ...

¡Pura Vida!

Costa Rica Trip, by Steve Machen “¡Pura vida!” is pretty much the catch-all answer to almost any greeting of question in Costa Rica.  ...

Casados Named New Boys Head Basketball Coach

Prep Athletic Director Todd Kurth announced today that Dennis Casados will take over as head coach for the boys basketball team, beginning with the 2011-2012  ...

Reading, Booksigning

Prep’s English department chair, Lisa Fisher, will be reading from her novel Full Body Wag this Tuesday, June 28th, at 6 pm at  ...

Fare Forward, Class of 2011!

Prep’s class of 2011 officially became alumni last week during a morning ceremony steeped in tradition on the Upper School quad.  Student speakers  ...

An Unparalleled Career

Steve Machen, who first joined Prep’s faculty in 1974, retired at the end of June after 37 years with the school.  Friends and  ...

Prep “Scientists” Honored by SFI

Prep biology teacher Diane Catron and senior Brian Lewis were honored last week by the Santa Fe Institute (SFI) and the Santa Fe  ...

Juniors Qualify for National Merit Program

Nine Prep juniors have met the requirements to enter the 2012 National Merit Scholarship Program as a result of their high scores on the PSAT,  ...

Prep Community Embraces, Supports Homeless Shelter

An “army” of Prep students, teachers, parents, athletic teams, clubs and activity groups last week ran the Interfaith Homeless Shelter, serving food and checking in  ...

Griffineering Summer Camp Dates Announced

Santa Fe Prep is offering an engineering themed summer camp this year for any student in the Santa Fe area in 5th through 8th grades.   ...

What Happens in Your Child’s Brain and What Can You Do?

Local psychiatrist and Prep parent John Evaldson is doing a presentation for parents on Thursday, March 24th, at 6:30 pm in our auditorium on “The  ...

Spring Musical Opens Friday

“Heartbreak Hotel,” “Blue Suede Shoes” and “Love Me Tender” are among the musical highlights of the Performing Arts department’s production of “All Shook  ...

Norwegian Ambassador Talks Climate Change at Prep

The global impact of climate change is probably more apparent in the Arctic than anywhere else on earth, and Norway, with its ring-side view of  ...

Prep’s Gym Turns 30

On Monday, January 31st, Prep will celebrate the 30th anniversary of the completion of the gymnasium during the boys varsity basketball game against district rival  ...

Author Lorrie Moore to Visit Prep

Award-winning author Lorrie Moore will be on campus Thursday, January 20th, at 9:15 am, and parents are invited to listen in as she answers  ...

Model U.N. Brings Home Four Awards

Twenty upper school students participated in Model United Nations recently, representing Mexico, Spain, Yemen and Uzbekistan.  The group received four awards for their  ...

Middle School Art Students Create, Donate Recycled Playhouse

Middle School art students received a certificate of merit for the most innovative entry in last weekend’s Recycle Santa Fe Show.  Working entirely  ...

Boys Soccer Takes Second in State Championships

For the first time since 1982, Prep’s boys varsity soccer team played for the state championship.  Led by a cohort of seniors who  ...