STEM Stories from Kirby Hall

At Kirby Hall School, STEM activities are an important component of the curriculum at each of our grade levels. STEM stands for the collective fields or study of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. It involves a great deal of hands-on work, trying out new things, and collaboration among students. The ways in which STEM learning…

Kirby Hall School Debuts New Mind Share Program

Kirby Hall School is excited to announce the establishment of a new parent/student mentor community known as the Kirby Hall Mind Share Program. The intent of the program is to pair Middle and Upper School students with Kirby Hall parents who are accomplished in their chosen fields. Students are encouraged to reach out to these…

Kirby Hall School Supports Diversity

Like many throughout the nation, Kirby Hall School is saddened by recent events afflicted on the Black community, as well as, the ongoing racial inequity in American society.  At Kirby Hall, we believe it is our responsibility to be part of the solution to end racism and racial inequality. In light of recent events, Kirby…

What are the benefits of small class size?

As Texans, we often live by the motto that “everything is bigger and better in Texas.” While that may be true for some things (such as our infamous state pride), in some cases, smaller is actually better–especially in the classroom. Small class size and low student-teacher ratios are frequently lauded for their positive effects on…

Selecting a Summer Camp

Kids (and even parents!) look forward to the summer break all year long. Time away from classes allows families to relax and recharge so they are ready to tackle the next grade ahead. While the freedom from a hectic school schedule is a huge benefit during the summer, the structure of a summer camp alongside…