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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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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GA skeleton crew goes 1-1 in summer hoops league

Schools, Sports | July 15th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher A short-staffed Germantown Academy squad suffered its first loss in the girls’ basketball summer league in Warminster last week. After GA fell to Central Bucks East High School (also nicknamed Patriots), 42-25, the team regrouped to defeat Bensalem High School, 34-31, to come away with a 5-1 record overall. The GA Patriots […]

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SCH announces international partnership with Arcadia Education in Dubai, UAE

Business, Schools | July 5th, 2019 | Leave a comment

Springside Chestnut Hill Academy’s nationally-recognized program will extend its reach internationally with a partnership licensing the school’s unique entrepreneurial curriculum to Arcadia Education’s secondary school in Dubai. The Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership is one of the school’s signature programs and is committed to developing an entrepreneurial mindset and skillset in all students over the course […]

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NFA teacher retires after five decades

Community, Schools | June 14th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Brendan Sample Even after 50 years teaching and coaching at Norwood-Fontbonne Academy, Chuck Seaton, of Spring Mountain, has no plans to slow down now that he is officially retired. While he won’t begin his new job as a school bus driver until the fall, he plans to spend plenty of time riding his motorcycle […]

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Miquon students win honors from Barnes Foundation

Community, Schools | May 24th, 2019 | Leave a comment

Students at The Miquon School recently participated in The Barnes Foundation Art of Math Challenge, a weeks-long project comprising the union of fine art and mathematics, as well as an extensive study involving literature, art history, strategic thinking, and collaboration, and they won awards for their work. Using polymer clay, paint, cardboard, wood, and more, […]

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