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2020 Santa Fe Prep Magazine

The Santa Fe Prep Magazine serves to honor Jim Leonard's 21 years of leadership, celebrate our resilient Class of 2020, and act as a transition document to introduce our new Head of School, Aaron Schubach  ...

Head Of School Welcome

Whether you are a prospective student, a graduate of the school, a community member, or an educator—Welcome! We are proud to share Santa Fe Prep’s story with you and I am proud to begin my first year at Prep as Head of School. I sought out the chance to lead  ...

A Lot To Learn

This spring, we have all been experiencing various forms of cognitive dissonance—holding contradictory beliefs, or acting in a way not consistent with our beliefs—at a level many adults have never encountered . . . not to mention our students. Striving to sustain close relationships that define the Prep community while  ...

Looking Forward: From Aaron Schubach

Congratulations to the class of 2020! The Project 2020 video and various tributes to Jim showed your resilience, sense of activism, and humor. It has been a pleasure to celebrate with you from afar, and it is clear you will continue to “let it grow” in the future. The Sass/Schubach  ...

Year-End Celebrations at Prep

I hope this finds you and yours well in this time of great challenges. I’m writing to let you know how we are marking the end of this once-in-a-lifetime school year, with special attention to promoting our 8th graders to high school and celebrating the forty-seven seniors in the remarkable  ...

Class of 2020 Art Showcase

When it became clear that COVID-19 was shutting down the entire world, including Santa Fe, Prep’s senior class had to make some major pivots to maintain some sense of a senior spring from their homes. In addition to the senior rafting trip, senior ditch day, and more, seniors had planned  ...

Griffins Together For Santa Fe

Join us in supporting The Food Depot, Interfaith Community Shelter, and Communities in Schools through your donation to Prep this year.  ...

A Scene From Prep

Dear Prep families, near and far: Likely I overstepped the other day by asking our youngest daughter Campbell, a senior at Prep, whether I might share the attached video with you all. She said (trooper!) "I'd be honored." Campbell and I and 18 of her classmates have shared  ...

TAP During Covid-19

Santa Fe Prep makes a strong commitment to the Santa Fe community each year, with students, teachers, administrators, and parents engaging in various service projects for two hours every Thursday afternoon. Currently, many of us feel the absence of this service learning. Across our stretch of remote learning and physical  ...

Dear Griffins, Near And Far…

Major hurdles lie ahead for each of us individually and for our school as a collective. Above and beyond all else, please keep yourself and your loved ones healthy and safe.  ...

In The Heights

Before there was Hamilton, there was Lin-Manuel Miranda's first Broadway hit, In the Heights. Winner of the 2008 Tony Award for Best Musical, In the Heights is the story of three days in the life of a tight-knit Latino community in Washington Heights, Manhattan. The score features hip-hop, salsa, merengue,  ...

Don’t Miss Our Annual College Night Presentation

Santa Fe Prep is excited to announce this year’s speaker: Dr. Angel B. Pérez, Vice President for Enrollment and Student Success at Trinity College Monday, January 27 at 5:30 pm in the Santa Fe Prep Auditorium Recently featured in The New York Times Magazine article, "What College Admissions Offices  ...

Raul Midón ’84 at The Lensic

The wonderful and magnetic Prep grad Raul Midón '84 is returning home to play at The Lensic on February 5 at 7:30 pm. This performance is a community-wide benefit concert for Breakthrough Santa Fe and Tuition Assistance at Santa Fe Prep, and a chance to honor Jim Leonard's 21 years  ...

Finding Purpose in High School and Beyond

A Session for 8th Grade Parents at Prep Tuesday, January 14th, 5:30-6:30 pm, Founders’ Room Please join us for an interactive session with Middle School Head Chris Chakeres; Assistant Head/Upper School Head Suzie Matthews; Director of College Counseling Story Leonard; and Head of School Jim Leonard. You will  ...

Winter Arts Night

Santa Fe Prep's annual Winter Arts Night will take place on Tuesday, December 10.  Please join us for refreshments and a student art show from 5:00 - 5:45 pm at the Meem, followed by student performances in the Driscoll Auditorium from 6:00 - 7:15 pm. The Visual Arts Department  ...

Prep Students “Get on the Bus”

During Thanksgiving week, eighth grade Global Studies and English classes, along with select Upper School English and History classes, attended the Millennium Villages Project (MVP) "Get on the Bus" tour. This is a traveling education exhibit that highlights the connections between global human rights issues and local community issues through  ...

Introducing Santa Fe Prep’s Next Head of School

On behalf of the Board of Trustees and the Head of School Search Committee, I am honored and delighted to announce the unanimous selection of Aaron I. Schubach as Santa Fe Preparatory School’s next Head of School, effective July 1, 2020.  ...

Classroom Spotlight: Science 7

Students in Robin Koval's 7th grade science class performed eight water quality tests in the Santa Fe River: pH, dissolved oxygen, demand for oxygen, nitrates, phosphorus, temperature, turbidity, and coliform bacteria. The data is submitted to a study with the Rio Research Round-up, where schools from the US and Mexico  ...

Grandparents’ Day

We love our Griffin Grandparents! On Tuesday, November 26, 2019, from 8:30 am to 1:00 pm, grandparents and grand “friends” are invited to spend the day on campus and experience their grandchild’s life at Santa Fe Prep. Lunch is included! Please RSVP to Advancement Associate Julia Abbiss by November 15,  ...

Simtables Come To Prep

Stephen Guerin, CEO of Simtable LLC of Santa Fe, visited Jocelyne Comstock's Natural Disasters class. Guerin spoke with the students about how computer simulations can assist in real world preparations for natural disasters, focusing on wild fires. Guerin works with the Forestry Service and other organizations to bring simulations for  ...