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Springside Chestnut Hill Academy alumna Nilah Jordan '20 recently donated $1,500 to Operation Smile to help pay for six cleft palate surgeries, antibiotics for 30 children, and a new exam station for … more
We all need the reminder to take a deep breath, especially in today’s world. Taking a moment to breathe and reflect is the driving impetus behind BREATHE, a new program in Springside Chestnut … more
Vote for me until I can. Those were the words LaTosha Brown, award-winning organizer, co-founder of Black Voters Matter Fund, and jazz singer, shared with middle and upper school students at … more
Not to be deterred by the inability to perform on stage for a live audience, this fall Springside Chestnut Hill Academy’s high school drama group,  Players, will be performing and … more
Last week, Germantown Friends School (GFS) kindergarten teacher Annie Errickson and assistant teacher Lauren Postell transformed their classroom into a construction site as part of their themed … more
After placing 2nd in an earlier regional round, a team of four Springside Chestnut Hill (SCH) entrepreneurs — seniors Keith MacMahon, Joe Falcone, Andrew Lauerman and Ed Gu — went the … more
Springside Chestnut Hill (SCH) Academy junior Zach Schapiro isn’t your average teenager. While most kids his age were glued to their phone on their favorite apps, Schapiro got to work on … more
Three seniors at William Penn Charter School were named National Merit Scholarship semifinalists last week. Sydney Wood of Bala Cynwyd, and Liam La Barge and Daniel Will of Ambler, qualified for the … more
While the look and feel of the upcoming school year remains uncertain, one thing in Mt. Airy is always certain: its pride in, and connection to, its public schools. The Mt. Airy Schools Coalition- … more
With the goal of advancing equity and racial justice in their respective schools, an ambitious group of 21 student diversity leaders from area independent and Catholic schools convened online in … more
For the second year in a row, a teacher at the Henry School in Mt. Airy has won a “Distinguished Teachers Award” from the educational Lindback Foundation. About one in every 300 of the … more
Honored Henry School teacher: city plan is 'lose, lose.' by Len Lear (Ed. Note: This article was written before the School District of Philadelphia changed its fall plan from two days a week in the … more
Ricky Amorim by Greg Starks Ricky Amorim, a recent graduate of Springside Chestnut Hill Academy (SCH), is heading to Providence College. Amorim will play lacrosse at Providence as he was the captain … more
Reflections on distance learning at Plymouth Meeting Friends School By Jessica Lember We were a week away from the start of Spring Break and every adult in the Plymouth Meeting Friends School … more
Jane Hohenleitner receives her diploma from Nancy Peluso, Principal, Lower School, as Marianne Finnegan, Principal, Upper School, and Dr. Ryan Killeen look on. Although not the ceremony … more
Jalynn Johnson, recipient of the Senior Award, and Head of School Darryl J. Ford, on campus for a socially distanced diploma pickup and family photo op. The 112 members of the Class of 2020 … more
Norwood-Fontbonne Academy faculty and staff lined the roads of both campuses along the parade route to say goodbye to students and families and share their best wishes for the summer. Even … more
Jenks teacher, Terrance Tolbert by Sue Ann Rybak It's okay if you don't know all the answers. It's a lesson Terrance Tolbert, 34, a 5th-grade teacher at Jenks Academy of Arts and Science tries to … more
Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill Preschool Director Carla DiOrio is all smiles with her poster and Helen Goodroad (who went to preschool there) in her car with her children, James and Charlotte, … more
A concept rendering of Anna Lingelbach Elementary's playground with the planned School District resurfacing and upgrade (right) and the proposed new play structures (left). Courtesy of Friends of … more
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