Thank You to Our Donors

We are so thankful for everyone — the generous alumni, parents, faculty, volunteers, board members, corporations, and foundations — who help The Prairie School excel every day. Your contributions of time and resources allow the School to provide students, teachers, and the entire Prairie School community with diverse opportunities and experiences.  Thank you for your continued support and dedication!

Don’t Burst Our Bubble

Soap bubbles live a very short life, typically lasting only a few seconds before bursting or colliding. In that span of time, though, they have a lot to teach us. Sarah Turek, Upper School Science instructor, has figured out how … Continue reading

Reading, Writing … and Rhythms

Basketball teams and living on Mars. Flamenco and musical theater. The connection in these topics lies in the presentation — the artists and authors who come to campus, bringing music and books to life for our students. Since August, Prairie has … Continue reading

We’re Costume Crazy!

If you happened to visit Prairie on Thursday, you might have noticed a certain … look to some of its occupants. Our Early and Primary School students — dressed up in their spookiest, silliest, and most special outfits — paraded … Continue reading

A Happy Homecoming at Prairie

As the first leaves start to fall and the last days of September flow into the beginning of October, schools all over the country celebrate the time-honored tradition of Homecoming. Prairie is no different in that aspect, and last week’s festivities … Continue reading

Feeling Friendzy

Disagreements. Arguments. Hurt feelings. When it comes to kids, emotions can run high when they’re interacting with one another. However, what if there was a way to mitigate hurt feelings and maximize kindness? What if schools taught Friendship the same … Continue reading

If You Have A Problem…

With a curriculum backed by 3-D printers, laser cutters, and CNC machines, you might think Design Technology is a course from the future. Luckily, for today’s Upper School students the future is now. Rooted in problem solving, creative thinking, and … Continue reading