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The Auction Needs YOU!
  • All School

Have you procured something for the Auction yet? Each family is encouraged to procure an item by February 14 with a value of at least $150. We can’t do it without your help! Read More for procurement tips and to learn more about the Dessert Dash, a new feature at this year’s Auction!

Read More about The Auction Needs YOU!
  • Upper School

Dr. Rob Sorensen, History Department Chair, and Miss Kristin Dennison, English teacher, will lead a trip to England and Scotland during Spring Break 2021. Students currently in grades 9 – 11 are invited to attend an interest meeting on Friday, February 7, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., in the Upper School's Andrea Lairson Library. Contact Miss Dennison ( with any questions.

Read More about European Humanities Trip 2021 Interest Meeting on February 7
  • Upper School

Congratulations to the forensics team for its fine performance at the 2020 Kamiak Knights Forensics Invitational on January 24 and 25 at Kamiak High School.

  • Lauren Shen, senior – first place in Open Impromptu Speaking
  • Christina Stepin, junior, and Michelle Zhu, sophomore – second place in Open Duo Interpretation
  • Christina Stepin – finalist Open Impromptu Speaking
  • Payton Gergen, freshman – finalist in Open Informative Speaking
Read More about 2020 Kamiak Knights Invitational Forensic Team Results