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The Seventh Grade Class at the Greene Street Friends School sow sendoff cards presented at an all-school assembly. Back row: Paige Wayman, Isaiah Jones, Katherine Walden, Yvette Griggs (faculty chaperone), Daniel Weinman, Philip Plourde, Mat Bevan, Chelsey Gaskins, Sandra Rodriguez (Costa Rica Exchange Program Coordinator). Middle row: Joshua McHugh (faculty chaperone), Cindy Fleming-Powell (faculty chaperone), David Fedunieue, Tatiana Lee, Destinee Christmas, Kendall Allen, Aaliyah Rooney, Jonese Anderson, Jamalie Roberts, Anthony DiGiovanni, Wilson Felter (faculty chaperone). Kneeling: Desirae Moten, Emily Johns, Emma Feyler, Lucy Van Kleunen, and Joshua Haynesworth


Norwood-Fontbonne Academy’s seventh and eighth grade Drama Club was pleased, honored and thrilled to present Godspell, a musical version of the Gospel according to St. Matthew, written by John-Michael Tebelak, music by Stephen Schwartz. The cast included: (front, from left) Adam Maiale, Zach Schwemler, Jorge Cruz, Franny Crooks, Anna Prestoy, Maria Chiatti, Dane Lavery, Lauren Marple, Maura Fauber, Shannon O’Leary, Devon Merkle, Paul Curcillo, Will Bruno; (middle, from left) Quint Meredith, Emily Eck, Erin Haney; (back, from left) Samantha Zaroff, Nicia Chiavacci, Pat Davis, Andrew Shaw, Zach Melnick, Lauren Hamilton, Julia Mustin, Ashley DePaul, Lauren Stabler, Mary Catherine Bruce, Jane Black, Grace Lynch, Jael Brown.



: On Friday, March 7, 91 middle school girls from seven schools participated in Springside School’s GoGirlGo! Health and Fitness Fair, including two groups from inner city charter schools. Designed to encourage 5th to 8th grade girls in the community to get more active or try a new sport, the fair had students rotating through sessions of golf, FLIP fitness, yoga, strength training and conditioning, rowing in the crew tank, and learning about nutrition and body image. Pictured is Natalie Kapp of Chestnut Hill learning to row in the crew tank, with varsity crew member Jackie Bergey behind her.


‘BLUE HOUR’ AT WOODMERE: Spend after hours at Woodmere Art Museum, 9201 Germantown Ave. View Woodmere’s new exhibit “Hail Sacred Genius:” Drawings by Benjamin West from the Swarthmore College Collection, and enjoy live entertainment and refreshments. Theater arts students from the University of the Arts will perform The Blue Hour, a series of vignettes by David Mamet, on Wednesday, April 2, 7 p.m. Museum will be open until 9 p.m. Admission to Wednesdays at Woodmere is $5, free for members and students. Call 215-247-0476 for more information.


These Springside School and Chestnut Hill Academy students earned academic honors. Pictured from left are National Achievement Finalist Natalie Browne and National Merit Finalists Kelsey Mullin, Conor O’Brien, Michael Manwaring, and Will Griffin.