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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  ...

9th Grade Interdisciplinary Learning

Teachers Kristin Kalangis (English), Marc Reynolds (Biology), Lindsey Reader (Biology), and Jebb Norton (History) have joined forces to integrate the major themes and concepts of their 9th grade courses. Through the analysis of Daniel Quinn’s novel Ishmael in English class, the examination of major changes in the hominid fossil record in  ...

Parent Open House

Parents, please join us for our Parent Open House on Saturday, September 21, at 8:45 am on the Upper School Quad! Come and visit short sessions of your child's classes, meet faculty advisors and enjoy lunch with other Prep parents and our faculty and staff. Lunch is provided  ...

College Horizons

College Horizons is a week-long intensive program for Native American, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian high school students, specifically designed to encourage personal identity growth while preparing indigenous youth for the college application process. Over its 21-year history, the NM-based organization has helped serve over 3,300 Native students, including a number  ...

Betting Against The Odds

Our chances of holding US Commencement outdoors this very wet spring, in the US quad as is our custom, were maybe . . . 50-50. We’ve had two hailstorms in the last week and many showers. But the skies cleared on Friday morning as 47 seniors in the Class of  ...

Mamma Mia! Competing For Top Honors At Enchantment Awards

Santa Fe Prep is proud to celebrate the talents and accomplishments of the Performing Arts Department: This year’s Upper School Musical, Mamma Mia!, has been nominated for Best Musical, Best Direction, and Best Ensemble by the New Mexico High School Theatre Awards (also known as the Enchantment Awards). In addition,  ...

Peyton Ellis ’20 Nominated For Mayor’s Arts Awards

Congratulations to Peyton Ellis '20, who has been nominated for the 2018 Mayor’s Arts Awards. From artists to educators, philanthropists, supporters, nonprofits and businesses, the annual Mayor’s Arts Awards truly represent the best of Santa Fe, and the selection process is very competitive and difficult. The award recognizes individuals, organizations  ...

Dancing With The Santa Fe Stars!

What a fabulous gala Saturday evening! Seven amazing Prep parents, coupled with terrific instructors, showed how they could shake, rattle, and roll at Dancing with the Santa Fe Stars! These brave and talented dancers performed to hits from Saturday Night Fever, Grease, Singin’ in the Rain, and other  ...

Santa Fe Prep Tanzania Project Update

Teachers and student leaders from all four schools involved in the Tanzania Penpal Project met over Skype for the first time last week: Santa Fe Prep, the Irkisongo School in Arusha, theMajani ya Chai School, and Azania School in Dar es Salaam. 8th grade global studies teacher Dan Murray, 9th grade biology teachers Lindsey  ...

Mamma Mia: The Musical!

It's not the movie. It's not the sequel. It's MAMMA MIA: THE MUSICAL! It came first (well, after Abba) and is, by far, the best iteration of this timeless classic  ...

Raul Midón ’84 Earns Grammy Nomination

Raul Midón '84 has earned a GRAMMY nomination for his album "If You Really Want." This fabulous tome of original music was conducted and arranged for the Metropole Orkest. The New York Times has called Raul Midón “a one-man band who turns a guitar into an orchestra and his  ...

December Traditions At Prep

We celebrate two traditions at Santa Fe Prep this time of year: Hot Chocolate Grams and Candy Cane Bingo. During lunches, Student Council members have been selling Hot Chocolate Grams, and they will make and deliver them (sometimes with a holiday song!) during the last two review days before final  ...