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Recent School News:

Chestnut Hill resident Noah Shoup, a senior at Springside Chestnut Hill Academy, delivers a check for $2,000 from his non profit organization Compete for a Cure in August to Jenna Pugh, assistant director of Peer to Peer Fundraising at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. (Photo courtesy of Noah Shoup)

SCH student starts nonprofit to fund pediatric cancer study

Schools  |  September 14th, 2016  |  No Comments

by Sue Ann Rybak Two-year-old Lucy Ditzler has a contagious laugh. It’s hard to believe that when she was just 2 months old, she was diagnosed with leukemia. Thanks to the doctors at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and their cutting-edge research in pediatric cancer, she is in remission. It’s just one of the reasons […]

New SCH Head of School Dr. Stephen L. Druggan.

SCH’s new head of school ready for new chapter

Schools  |  September 8th, 2016  |  No Comments

by Clark Groome Dr. Stephen L. Druggan, Springside Chestnut Hill Academy’s new head of school, arrived in Chestnut Hill at the beginning of July from his five years as deputy head of school for learning at the Jakarta Intercultural/International School in Indonesia. A veteran of more than 20 years of independent school experience abroad – […]

OMC parishioner and Scout Nick Moeller.

Eagle scout makes a project of Pre-K dream

Schools  |  September 7th, 2016  |  No Comments

As you enter the front school yard at Our Mother of Consolation Parish School, you will notice a few things. First, the yard is ready for the school’s littlest students, with a train set, tiny picnic tables, and plenty of places to play. New among these play areas is a custom sand table, created by […]

School Events:

Nature Preschool Open House @ The Schuylkill Center
Nov 3 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Learn all about our nature-based preschool program, for ages 3 – 5.  Explore the curriculum, philosophy, and values of our Nature Preschool, meet the teachers, and tour the classrooms.  Children are welcome to attend – we’ll have activities to engage them.

Kindergarten Readiness 101 @ The Schuylkill Center
Nov 10 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

We all know that transitioning from preschool to kindergarten can be a challenge, for parents and children alike.  So join us for a conversation with our experienced preschool teachers and staff from local elementary school to talk about this important milestone.  We’ll learn strategies to support children during this change and talk about ways to make this transition smooth and successful.

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