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.

KONY 2012 Discussion Forum

KONY 2012 is a film and campaign by Invisible Children that aims to expose the injustice caused by Joseph Kony, one of the world’s worst war criminals. This movement will raise support for his arrest and set a precedent for international justice. The movement has come to Castilleja.  The ACE [...]

Global Investigators: Guatemala Videos

Casti Students from the 2012 Global Investigator trip to Guatemala document their experience with the MayaWorks weavers. Students took photographs and conducted interviews depicting the lives of these women.  

Facilitating for Inclusivity

What does it take to get a group of student leaders out of bed early on a Saturday morning and up to the ACE Center for several hard hours of thinking?  Nothing more than the promise of formally launching an important program aspect of learning to lead at Casti! March 3 ushered in the [...]

Show your colors! Holi event at Stanford

Different experience! 2 days full of fun! Deserving cause! April 7th and April 8th, 11 am – 3 pm, Sandhill Fields, Stanford Yes, you can get all that at one event! Asha Stanford brings you the best way to start off Spring 2012 – Holi, the biggest communal celebration of the eponymous [...]

Teen Art Paid Internship @ the CJM

Apply for a paid internship at the Contemporary Jewish Museum in San Francisco.  Learn about working in and running a museum and meet a great group of teens from around the Bay Area.  Applications are due soon, so be sure to get cracking if this interests you.  Click here to learn more.

FB “Like” Party in the ACE Center!

“Like” us on Facebook, come pick up some FB schwag, and meet FB Manager Amber Saloner on Friday at lunch on March 9.  She’ll do a Q&A Brown Bag and talk to you about the journey she’s taken that landed her up in a leadership role at FB.  

Light the Night High School Challenge

The Light the Night Walk is an annual event to raise money to for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and its efforts to support blood cancer research, provide educational materials and events for patients and families, support local progams, and provide assistance through their Information [...]

Pick Up Your Pencil, Ready, Begin

The Gallery Leadership Club is organizing and sponsoring an amazing educational and artistic opportunity at Castilleja! “Pick Up Your Pencils, Ready, Begin” is an installation masterminded by Harriete Estel Berman. Her academic bell curve created entirely out of used pencils [...]

Bully: A Film Screening and Community Conversation

Take part in a preview screening and conversation featuring Bully, the first feature documentary film to explore “a year in the life” of bullying in the United States. From the first day of school through the last, the film intimately follows the lives of a few of the many courageous children [...]

World Water Day – March 22

Did you know that March 22 is the UN’s World Water Day?  Were you inspired by Global Week and want to keep on thinking about action related to water?  Log on and get going.  The UN’s website has ideas and activities that will support the thinking you are already doing.  Click here [...]

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