SCH ready to welcome students in new Lower School

Community, Schools | August 28th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Karen Tracy When Springside Chestnut Hill Academy’s McCausland Lower School and Commons opens its doors to students on the first day of the 2019-2020 school year, it will mark the completion one of the most significant building projects in the Chestnut Hill area in recent years and one of the most successful fundraising efforts […]

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Chestnut Hill fire station history started in 1894

Community | August 23rd, 2019 | Leave a comment

by James Smart It’s good news for traditionalists that the city plans to modernize the Chestnut Hill fire station on Highland Avenue. Fire engines have been headquartered on that site since the days when horses pulled them. The nifty modern design of the new building will make pale reference to the Victorian stone elegance of […]

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Hill author/scholar wins grant to study digital protests

Community | August 23rd, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Kevin Dicciani She has presented her research at a science festival in Sweden. She was invited to the White House to participate in a community briefing during former President Barack Obama’s presidency. She is the co-author of a forthcoming book on digital activism. And now Nora Madison, Ph.D., assistant professor of communication at Chestnut […]

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Education innovation awards announced at GFS

Community, Schools | August 9th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Michelle Sonsino Six pilot projects were selected as recipients of the 2019 Maguire Innovation Fund for Progressive Education, a competitive grant program at Germantown Friends School (GFS) created to test new approaches to teaching and learning. Now in its second year, the fund provides an opportunity for GFS faculty, staff, students and partner organizations […]

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CHCA board approves Executive Committee candidates

Community | July 30th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Brendan Sample Reconvening after last month’s Annual Meeting, the Chestnut Hill Community Association officially approved the list of recommended Executive Committee candidates at its latest Board of Directors meeting. The slate will ultimately remain the same as last year, as no new candidates sought election. The approved recommendations are as follows: Laura Lucas – […]

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