Castilleja School’s ACE Center provides a number of co-curricular and curricular experiential learning programs, aimed to promote leadership development for all students. Please use this site to get an update on a number of projects.

Student Videos from Guatemala!

While in Guatemala, the Casti students interviewed local women weavers on topics including their home life, family, cooking, what it’s like to weave, etc. All videos are posted HERE— please check it out!!

My friends all went skiing over vacation, and I feel bad because my family can’t afford to go skiing. I feel like I am the only person at Casti who can’t ski, and I don’t know what to say when people are talking about it ALL THE TIME!!!

Don’t worry about it. You don’t need to go skiing to have fun. People are talking about skiing, because it’s something they did over break, and they’re excited about it. Anything besides homework is exciting for many students here! You can contribute to the [...]



CAIE is screening the film, (A)sexual, on Friday at 6pm in the Choral Room.  Come support our diversity Castilleja community and join this viewing and conversation with the protagonist, David Jay.  Light snacks will [...]

Welcome to Casti CAIE’s Club Page!

The Community Alliance for Identity and Expression (or simply CAIE) is the new name for Rainbow Alliance and GSA at Castilleja School. The purpose of this club is to bring the Castilleja community together for equal understanding regarding the LGBTQA community. We explore topics related to the [...]

what do you know about sex reassignment surgery female-male? are there different options? is it safe? are there complications? is it expensive? where are there surgeons who will do this kind of surgery? post-surgery does the patient have a fully functioning male body?

We personally do not have a lot of background on this specific topic, but we’d be more than happy to help you find out more. To get started I would recommend visiting this website. It gives a good background on the surgery and the [...]

How do I come out?

There is no single right way to come out. Above all, tell someone you trust first, and the process can be gradual. Some people may not respect who you are, but remember that their reaction is a reflection on them, not you.

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