Project Learn contributes artwork to Kids Care

Schools | December 31st, 2012 | Leave a comment

by Zoe Gold, age 13, a Jr. High student Kids Care is a city wide art project started by MANNA, an organization for kids and adults with HIV and WXPN. Roberts Drake, the producer of Kid’s Corner on WXPN, came up with the original idea and he coordinated it with Woodmere Art Museum and MANNA. […]

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Another late rally lets Mount squeak by Shipley

Sports | December 31st, 2012 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher The Mount St. Joseph Academy Magic continued to keep their fans perched right on the edge of their bleacher seats, following up come-from-behind victories over Villa Maria and Gwynedd Mercy with a non-league 36-35 win over visiting Shipley School last Saturday afternoon. The two teams not only play in different leagues, but […]

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Lions hoopsters go 1-1 at Cardinal Classic

Sports | December 31st, 2012 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher The Springside Chestnut Hill Academy girls earned a split at last week’s Cardinal Classic Basketball Tournament, falling to host Upper Dublin High School on Thursday, 69-34, then rebounding the following afternoon for a 59-33 victory over Hatboro Horsham High in the consolation game. The Lions rang out the old year at 5-7 […]

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GFS, SCH Wrestlers test themselves at tourney

Sports | December 31st, 2012 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher Last weekend, the wrestling teams from Germantown Friends School and Springside Chestnut Hill Academy returned to the annual Ralph Wetzel Classic to test their mettle against a 25-team field made up mostly of large public school squads. The 12th edition of the event, which is hosted by Hatboro Horsham High School, drew […]

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GFS sees overtime action in holiday tourney

Sports | December 31st, 2012 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher To keep their basketball instincts and skills from getting rusty over the holiday break, the Germantown Friends School girls travelled out to West Chester University last week to make a tournament appearance at the 20th Annual West Chester Christmas Classic. The Tigers did indeed need to scrape off some rust in their […]

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Springside Chestnut Hill Academy students receive National Merit recognition

Schools | December 31st, 2012 | 1 Comment

Ten Springside Chestnut Hill Academy seniors have been recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) for their high performances on the 2011 national PSAT exams. Three students were designated as Semifinalists and five as Commended in the National Merit Scholarship Program (NMSP), while two students were recognized by the NMSC programs honoring academically outstanding […]

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SCH Academy Oceanography students have the Spirit of Innovation

Schools | December 31st, 2012 | Leave a comment

Five teams of oceanography students at Springside Chestnut Hill Academy have been selected as semi-finalists in the 2012-2013 Spirit of Innovation Challenge. They are among 130 innovative teams selected from over 235 entries from around the world to qualify. Sponsored by the Conrad Foundation, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to 21st century immersive learning, The Spirit […]

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Crime Report

Crime Report | December 31st, 2012 | Leave a comment

The following crimes are from the week of Dec. 23 to Dec. 29, 2012. Dec. 23. Bells Mill Road & Germantown Ave. Complainant states that someone broke the passenger side window of a white 2011 Toyota Camry and stole a black leather wallet, identification and money from center console. Dec. 23. 100 block E. Northwestern […]

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New owners hope Hillers ‘Chill out’ with frozen yogurt

Local Life | December 28th, 2012 | Leave a comment

by Sally Hults A new store, Chill on the Hill, which sells frozen yogurt, opened Nov. 17 at 5 E. Highland Ave. in the former Balance Fitness Center space. Co-owners Leslie Newbold, 44, and Alison Shoemaker, 45, had been college friends. Neither woman had food industry experience but Shoemaker, who has a financial/business background, wanted […]

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