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.

Packard Summer Scamper 5k/10k (Sunday, June 26)

Register today! The inaugural Packard Summer Scamper 5k/10k benefiting Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford will take place on Sunday, June 26. The USATF certified course on the picturesque campus of Stanford University is designed for participants of all ages and abilities. There [...]

Highlight from Global Week Day 4

Opening Global Week Day 4 was BJ Fogg. He's a speaker, researcher, and innovator, whose primary interest is investigating the ways in which tech and media can be used to influence people. Dr. Fogg is the director of the Persuasive Technology Lab at Stanford, and he has researched [...]

Summary from Global Week Day 3

Tenzin Tethong opened our third day of Global Week and shared his perspectives on land area of Tibet, Tibetans, Buddhism and his work on behalf of Tibetans and the Dali Lama. Mr. Tethong is Tibetan scholar, speaker, elected official in exile, founder of many Tibetan initiatives, and tireless [...]

Recap from Global Week Day 2

  Salman Khan joined the entire Castilleja community for what was an inspirational and  engaging talk. He founded the Khan Academy with the goal of using technology to foster new learning models and to provide a complete K-12 education for free to anyone in the world who can access [...]

January 4, 2010 – Kicking off Global Week

Happy new year, and welcome Global Week 2010: Peace and Conflict. To kick off our week, we are joined by Nicholas Kristof. Kristof is a columnist for the New York Times an esteemed writer and journalist who has traveled and reported extensively from around the world. He and his wife, Sheryl [...]

Friday: Made in LA

This morning we watched Made in LA After the film Almudena Carracedo and Lupe Hernandez (one of the women featured in the film) answered questions and talked about the events in the film and the process of making the documentary.

Thursday: Kavita Ramdas

Image source: Kavita Ramdas, CEO of the Global Fund for Women, and Casti parent, spoke to the entire school today about three main themes: 1) indigenous peoples in Latin America; 2) migration [...]

Srinija Srinivasan

Seniors began their special work on leadership with a hands-on experience with Ms. Srinivasan.  Ms Srinivasan is Vice President and Editor in Chief for Yahoo! and controls all the content decisions for them: She was originally hired to be the "ontological Yahoo".  She was [...]

Bolivia Folklorico Performance

While the 8th grade worked on their grade level project, and the 7th grade visited the Tech Museum in San Jose, grades 6, 9, 10, and 12 enjoyed the Bolivia Folklorico performance. Here they are on youtube:

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