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Leadership Transition at Anacapa School

May 8, 2018: On Sunday, in front of a joyful crowd of Anacapa School supporters, Gordon Sichi, founding Anacapa Headmaster, announced that Dr. Dylan Minor will lead Anacapa “into the future.” After 37 years, Sichi is passing the torch to Dr. Minor, who has served as Chairman of the Anacapa Board for the past academic year.

Dr. Minor is a successful entrepreneur, with a PhD and Masters of Science in business administration from UC Berkeley (Haas). He graduated Summa Cum … Read more

2017-2018 Synthesis Unit: The Art and Science of Happiness

  The Art and Science of Happiness

2017 – 2018 Synthesis Unit


“I learned that having something to look forward to is a kick-starter for happiness, that you can do anything if you put your mind to it, and that uncomfortable does not mean incapable. It’s important to learn about the art and science of happiness so that we can live a happy and fulfilled life.”—7th grader

“I think it is important to learn about happiness just so Read more

CONGRATULATIONS ANACAPA! Anacapa School Wins First Place at International Film Competition

The Anacapa School of Santa Barbara has earned first place in the student documentary division of the 2017 Raw Science Film Festival Competition with Ocean Health, a 10-minute film revealing the condition of oceans worldwide.

The Raw Science Film Competition honors U.S. and international films on science and technology.

Judges for the competition include representatives from the U.S. State Department, NASA’s JPL Curiosity Rover Flight Team, and the California Academy of Sciences.

The film screening and awards ceremony will take … Read more