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Priory On-Demand

Catch up with administrators, faculty, and students as they describe their Priory journeys. While all episodes are great for general audiences, some episodes are directed towards specific prospective students and their families. Parents and guardians: don't forget to watch episode 4. You will not be disappointed!

There are subtitles available in Chinese (Ch), Korean (Kr), Spanish (Sp), and English (En) where noted.
S20, E1-An Admissions Welcome

Founded in 1957, Woodside Priory School serves grades 6-12 and houses Silicon Valley's only boarding school. We approach our admissions process by mirroring Benedictine values we seek to develop in our students. Learn more about our application process and hear some tips on how to make your school search balanced and meaningful.

Subtitles: Sp, En
S20, E2–The Middle Years

A child's middle school years are some of the most important years of growth and in identity-formation. Join Ms. Ambler as she describes how Priory ensures our middle school students are seen and known by their peers and faculty alike, and hear from faculty as they tell how they listen with the ears of their hearts–at a time when students need it most.

Subtitles: Sp, En
S20, E3–Developing Independence

Four years pass in the blink of an eye. Often the focus for high school centers on academic rigor. Priory ensures we address other important developmental skills guided by the Benedictine values of individuality, integrity, spirituality, hospitality, and community. Hear from a collection of Upper School administrators and students as they describe how Priory scaffolds the four years leading to graduation.

Subtitles: Ch, Kr, Sp, En
S20, E4–When Parents Had Their Say

Our community is not just a community of students, faculty, administrators, and monks. Our students' caretakers, parents, and guardians also build communities within our school. Hear from a panel of parents on their experience and observations about our Benedictine community.

Subtitles: Ch, Kr, Sp, En
S20, E5–The Art of Being a Performer

No Priory experience is complete without trying one's hand at the performing arts. Hear from our music and drama faculty as they introduce us to the many options we offer. You'll be impressed by our students and how they talk about their journeys within the performing arts. For middle, upper, boarding, families.

Subtitles: Ch, Sp, En
S20, E6A–Sports for All

Athletics in Priory's middle school unlocks the athleticism that many thought they never had. Hear from our middle school athletic director and coaches as they introduce the possibilities. Then hear from middle school alumni as they recount the fun times they had in our middle school athletics program.

Subtitles: Sp, En
S20, E6B–Your Sports Hat

High school can unnecessarily force one to choose sides: arts, sports, clubs. Despite the commitment, many of our upper school students still have find and nurture their athletic self. Hear from them as they describe life as a Priory athlete. We begin with an introduction from our athletic director.

Subtitles: Ch, Sp, En
S20, E7–Post Priory
In his travels, the director of admissions has met Priory alumni on the road. Randomly. He asked two alumni to speak with prospective boarding students on their life in the dorms as well as reflecting on Priory life after graduation. A must-see for prospective boarding students!

Subtitles: Ch, Kr, Sp, En

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