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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SCH opens 50-year-old time capsule as it prepares for the opening of a new lower school building

Community, Schools | May 17th, 2019 | Leave a comment

This past weekend, with more than 700 alumni on campus over the course of the school’s reunion weekend, Springside Chestnut Hill Academy celebrated many historic milestones, including the opening of a time capsule that had been placed in a cornerstone of the current Lower School for Girls building in 1969. Chief Financial Officer Frank Aloise […]

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SCH robotics team wins world tournament

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

by Peter Elliott Team 1218, Springside Chestnut Hill Academy’s robotics team, are the 2019 Champions of the FIRST World Robotics Tournament, which took place on April 22 in Detroit. The team was ranked 29th in the Mid-Atlantic Region prior to the FIRST tournament, missing the cusp for getting an automatic ticket and being put on […]

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Norwood students raise money for pediatric cancer

Community, Schools | April 30th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Peter Elliott Norwood-Fontbonne Academy students recently held a walk-a-thon called “Color-Walk” to raise money for Go4theGoal, a local charity that raises funds for pediatric cancer patients and their families. “Our purpose for the walk is to promote awareness about pediatric cancer and to raise funds for Go4theGoal,” said Alexis Ventresca, student council president and […]

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