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  • SCH Academy | Language in the Upper School
    a part of his or her educational experience Leadership Opportunities Students are provided with opportunities to build and test their leadership skills act as mentors to younger students and represent the student body Extracurricular Offerings The program provides opportunities for students to express themselves build interests establish and pursue passions and connect with other students in a welcoming environment Athletics Philosophy Team Pages Meet the Athletic Department College and the SCH Athlete Sports Medicine Facilities Camps and Clinics Prospective Athlete Inquiry Form Athletics Teamwork sportsmanship personal commitment are the building blocks for a culture of success Cheer on the Blue Devils Our Athletic Department seeks to generate a sense of pride within the student body the faculty and the larger school community for its teams and the overall school Where are they playing now Our athletic directors coaches and college counselors are dedicated to helping our student athletes find the college that is right for them The Arts Music New Media Performing Arts Visual Arts Community Arts Arts Honors The Arts and New Media SCH Academy s Arts curriculum provides an impressive breadth and depth of experience for students Pre K 12 Using Technology in New Ways We build digital competency through creative projects that are driven by each student s interests and passions and through classroom experiences that are designed to help students become digital creators Artist in Residence The Artist in Residence program supports visits to the school by performing and visual artists Artists interact with students sharing their insights about art and the artistic process and working on a collaborative project Giving Interim Head of School Message Culture of Kindness Faces of Change Support SCH The SCH Fund Meet the Development Team Giving We invite you to participate in supporting our mission to educate students to be

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  • SCH Academy | Math in the Upper School
    experiences that will enrich their lives and prepare them for the future Student Experience Activities and Clubs Leadership Opportunities Advising Dining Services Outdoor Program Global Citizens A Culture of Giving School Store Health and Wellness Educational and Counseling Services Student Experience Each student is encouraged to consider participating in a larger world community as a part of his or her educational experience Leadership Opportunities Students are provided with opportunities to build and test their leadership skills act as mentors to younger students and represent the student body Extracurricular Offerings The program provides opportunities for students to express themselves build interests establish and pursue passions and connect with other students in a welcoming environment Athletics Philosophy Team Pages Meet the Athletic Department College and the SCH Athlete Sports Medicine Facilities Camps and Clinics Prospective Athlete Inquiry Form Athletics Teamwork sportsmanship personal commitment are the building blocks for a culture of success Cheer on the Blue Devils Our Athletic Department seeks to generate a sense of pride within the student body the faculty and the larger school community for its teams and the overall school Where are they playing now Our athletic directors coaches and college counselors are dedicated to helping our student athletes find the college that is right for them The Arts Music New Media Performing Arts Visual Arts Community Arts Arts Honors The Arts and New Media SCH Academy s Arts curriculum provides an impressive breadth and depth of experience for students Pre K 12 Using Technology in New Ways We build digital competency through creative projects that are driven by each student s interests and passions and through classroom experiences that are designed to help students become digital creators Artist in Residence The Artist in Residence program supports visits to the school by performing and visual artists Artists interact with students sharing their insights about art and the artistic process and working on a collaborative project Giving Interim Head of School Message Culture of Kindness Faces of Change Support SCH The SCH Fund Meet the Development Team Giving We invite you to participate in supporting our mission to educate students to be innovative leaders breakthrough thinkers and imaginative problem solvers Make a Gift We invite you to participate in supporting our mission Support SCH A tradition of inspiring young people to transform the world Academics Upper School Departments Mathematics Home Academics Upper School Departments Mathematics English History Language Mathematics Science Leadership in Science Education Kleckner Scientist in Residence Program Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership Engineering and Robotics Becoming Proficient Problem Solvers The mathematics program at SCH Academy aims to develop students problem solving skills and logical thinking At all ages this is accomplished by applying standard skills and concepts to real life applications as much as possible We want our students to be willing and eager to tackle a new problem regardless of whether it looks like one they ve done before Whether a student enters our program in Algebra 1 or Calculus our Upper School math program provides

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  • SCH Academy | Science in the Upper School
    build and test their leadership skills act as mentors to younger students and represent the student body Extracurricular Offerings The program provides opportunities for students to express themselves build interests establish and pursue passions and connect with other students in a welcoming environment Athletics Philosophy Team Pages Meet the Athletic Department College and the SCH Athlete Sports Medicine Facilities Camps and Clinics Prospective Athlete Inquiry Form Athletics Teamwork sportsmanship personal commitment are the building blocks for a culture of success Cheer on the Blue Devils Our Athletic Department seeks to generate a sense of pride within the student body the faculty and the larger school community for its teams and the overall school Where are they playing now Our athletic directors coaches and college counselors are dedicated to helping our student athletes find the college that is right for them The Arts Music New Media Performing Arts Visual Arts Community Arts Arts Honors The Arts and New Media SCH Academy s Arts curriculum provides an impressive breadth and depth of experience for students Pre K 12 Using Technology in New Ways We build digital competency through creative projects that are driven by each student s interests and passions and through classroom experiences that are designed to help students become digital creators Artist in Residence The Artist in Residence program supports visits to the school by performing and visual artists Artists interact with students sharing their insights about art and the artistic process and working on a collaborative project Giving Interim Head of School Message Culture of Kindness Faces of Change Support SCH The SCH Fund Meet the Development Team Giving We invite you to participate in supporting our mission to educate students to be innovative leaders breakthrough thinkers and imaginative problem solvers Make a Gift We invite you to participate in supporting our mission Support SCH A tradition of inspiring young people to transform the world Academics Upper School Departments Science Home Academics Upper School Departments Science English History Language Mathematics Science Leadership in Science Education Kleckner Scientist in Residence Program Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership Engineering and Robotics Developing the Skills of Scientific Inquiry The science curriculum offers students in every grade challenging and exciting learning experiences that help them develop the skills of scientific inquiry and an understanding of the laws systems and structures that define our natural world Classes provide students with opportunities to use the most up to date equipment and technologies as they ask questions design experiments explore collaborate and become efficient and effective problem solvers Our interdisciplinary curriculum integrates engineering principles in meaningful and relevant ways and asks students to quantify their work using appropriate mathematical and statistical tools and to use the arts and new media to model their work or creatively and richly display what they have synthesized Many of the course materials and activities are designed and or assembled by the SCH Science Department to enhance and supplement available materials Teachers are guided by the Next Generation Science Standards PA Science Standards

    Original URL path: http://www.sch.org/Page/Academics/Upper-School/Departments/Science (2016-04-29)
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  • SCH Academy | US Leader in Science Education
    sportsmanship personal commitment are the building blocks for a culture of success Cheer on the Blue Devils Our Athletic Department seeks to generate a sense of pride within the student body the faculty and the larger school community for its teams and the overall school Where are they playing now Our athletic directors coaches and college counselors are dedicated to helping our student athletes find the college that is right for them The Arts Music New Media Performing Arts Visual Arts Community Arts Arts Honors The Arts and New Media SCH Academy s Arts curriculum provides an impressive breadth and depth of experience for students Pre K 12 Using Technology in New Ways We build digital competency through creative projects that are driven by each student s interests and passions and through classroom experiences that are designed to help students become digital creators Artist in Residence The Artist in Residence program supports visits to the school by performing and visual artists Artists interact with students sharing their insights about art and the artistic process and working on a collaborative project Giving Interim Head of School Message Culture of Kindness Faces of Change Support SCH The SCH Fund Meet the Development Team Giving We invite you to participate in supporting our mission to educate students to be innovative leaders breakthrough thinkers and imaginative problem solvers Make a Gift We invite you to participate in supporting our mission Support SCH A tradition of inspiring young people to transform the world Academics Upper School Departments Science Leadership in Science Education Home Academics Upper School Departments Science Leadership in Science Education English History Language Mathematics Science Leadership in Science Education Kleckner Scientist in Residence Program Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership Engineering and Robotics Why is SCH a Leader in Science Education Springside Chestnut Hill Academy has a long history of academic excellence and is a leader in science education We pride ourselves not only on the outstanding work that we do with our own students but also on the commitment that we have made to improving science education by offering free teacher workshops to both local teachers and those from around the country taught by members of our Science Department List of 3 items Teaching Teachers SCH was selected in 2008 as the Philadelphia area s first Satellite Workshop Center in Molecular Biology as part of the Princeton University Outreach Program Fall and spring four day workshops for Philadelphia area science teachers were offered by Springside faculty Topics included DNA extraction DNA fingerprinting PCR genetic engineering and bioinformatics The grant that supported the program has ended but SCH continues to offer workshops and loan out thousands of dollars worth of equipment and materials so that all science students have the opportunity to use professional level science tools Each summer SCH hosts a free workshop for teachers from throughout the United States called A Taste of Chemistry in conjunction with leading researchers in taste and smell from The Monell Chemical Senses Center This one week workshop

    Original URL path: http://www.sch.org/Page/Academics/Upper-School/Departments/Science/Leadership-in-Science-Education (2016-04-29)
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  • SCH Academy | The Kleckner Experience
    express themselves build interests establish and pursue passions and connect with other students in a welcoming environment Athletics Philosophy Team Pages Meet the Athletic Department College and the SCH Athlete Sports Medicine Facilities Camps and Clinics Prospective Athlete Inquiry Form Athletics Teamwork sportsmanship personal commitment are the building blocks for a culture of success Cheer on the Blue Devils Our Athletic Department seeks to generate a sense of pride within the student body the faculty and the larger school community for its teams and the overall school Where are they playing now Our athletic directors coaches and college counselors are dedicated to helping our student athletes find the college that is right for them The Arts Music New Media Performing Arts Visual Arts Community Arts Arts Honors The Arts and New Media SCH Academy s Arts curriculum provides an impressive breadth and depth of experience for students Pre K 12 Using Technology in New Ways We build digital competency through creative projects that are driven by each student s interests and passions and through classroom experiences that are designed to help students become digital creators Artist in Residence The Artist in Residence program supports visits to the school by performing and visual artists Artists interact with students sharing their insights about art and the artistic process and working on a collaborative project Giving Interim Head of School Message Culture of Kindness Faces of Change Support SCH The SCH Fund Meet the Development Team Giving We invite you to participate in supporting our mission to educate students to be innovative leaders breakthrough thinkers and imaginative problem solvers Make a Gift We invite you to participate in supporting our mission Support SCH A tradition of inspiring young people to transform the world Academics Upper School Departments Science Kleckner Scientist in Residence Program Home Academics Upper School Departments Science Kleckner Scientist in Residence Program English History Language Mathematics Science Leadership in Science Education Kleckner Scientist in Residence Program Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership Engineering and Robotics Kleckner Scientist in Residence Our teachers work with local and national scientists to help bring cutting edge work and new curriculum to SCH science students This is done through the Kleckner Scientist in Residence program an endowed position at SCH honoring Florence Kleckner beloved science teacher for over three decades in the 1960s 1980s Mrs Kleckner inspired hundreds of science students during her teaching years at Springside The Kleckner Scientist in Residence does the same by bringing a talented scientist to SCH Academy each year to work with our students over a three day period During this time students learn about the scientist s current work and passions help to collect and analyze data using state of the art equipment supported by the program and communicate with the scientist by e mail when doing follow up labs Students also may have the opportunity to visit with the scientist at their lab Current science teachers work with the scientist beforehand to design appropriate investigations for the students and develop

    Original URL path: http://www.sch.org/Page/Academics/Upper-School/Departments/Science/Kleckner-Scientist-in-Residence-Program (2016-04-29)
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  • SCH Academy | CEL in the Upper School
    programs that offer our students experiences that will enrich their lives and prepare them for the future Student Experience Activities and Clubs Leadership Opportunities Advising Dining Services Outdoor Program Global Citizens A Culture of Giving School Store Health and Wellness Educational and Counseling Services Student Experience Each student is encouraged to consider participating in a larger world community as a part of his or her educational experience Leadership Opportunities Students are provided with opportunities to build and test their leadership skills act as mentors to younger students and represent the student body Extracurricular Offerings The program provides opportunities for students to express themselves build interests establish and pursue passions and connect with other students in a welcoming environment Athletics Philosophy Team Pages Meet the Athletic Department College and the SCH Athlete Sports Medicine Facilities Camps and Clinics Prospective Athlete Inquiry Form Athletics Teamwork sportsmanship personal commitment are the building blocks for a culture of success Cheer on the Blue Devils Our Athletic Department seeks to generate a sense of pride within the student body the faculty and the larger school community for its teams and the overall school Where are they playing now Our athletic directors coaches and college counselors are dedicated to helping our student athletes find the college that is right for them The Arts Music New Media Performing Arts Visual Arts Community Arts Arts Honors The Arts and New Media SCH Academy s Arts curriculum provides an impressive breadth and depth of experience for students Pre K 12 Using Technology in New Ways We build digital competency through creative projects that are driven by each student s interests and passions and through classroom experiences that are designed to help students become digital creators Artist in Residence The Artist in Residence program supports visits to the school by

    Original URL path: http://www.sch.org/Page/Academics/Upper-School/Departments/Center-for-Entrepreneurial-Leadership (2016-04-29)
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  • SCH Academy | Engineering & Robotics
    opportunities to build and test their leadership skills act as mentors to younger students and represent the student body Extracurricular Offerings The program provides opportunities for students to express themselves build interests establish and pursue passions and connect with other students in a welcoming environment Athletics Philosophy Team Pages Meet the Athletic Department College and the SCH Athlete Sports Medicine Facilities Camps and Clinics Prospective Athlete Inquiry Form Athletics Teamwork sportsmanship personal commitment are the building blocks for a culture of success Cheer on the Blue Devils Our Athletic Department seeks to generate a sense of pride within the student body the faculty and the larger school community for its teams and the overall school Where are they playing now Our athletic directors coaches and college counselors are dedicated to helping our student athletes find the college that is right for them The Arts Music New Media Performing Arts Visual Arts Community Arts Arts Honors The Arts and New Media SCH Academy s Arts curriculum provides an impressive breadth and depth of experience for students Pre K 12 Using Technology in New Ways We build digital competency through creative projects that are driven by each student s interests and passions and through classroom experiences that are designed to help students become digital creators Artist in Residence The Artist in Residence program supports visits to the school by performing and visual artists Artists interact with students sharing their insights about art and the artistic process and working on a collaborative project Giving Interim Head of School Message Culture of Kindness Faces of Change Support SCH The SCH Fund Meet the Development Team Giving We invite you to participate in supporting our mission to educate students to be innovative leaders breakthrough thinkers and imaginative problem solvers Make a Gift We invite you

    Original URL path: http://www.sch.org/Page/Academics/Upper-School/Departments/Engineering-and-Robotics (2016-04-29)
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  • SCH Academy | Technology in Upper School
    opportunities to build and test their leadership skills act as mentors to younger students and represent the student body Extracurricular Offerings The program provides opportunities for students to express themselves build interests establish and pursue passions and connect with other students in a welcoming environment Athletics Philosophy Team Pages Meet the Athletic Department College and the SCH Athlete Sports Medicine Facilities Camps and Clinics Prospective Athlete Inquiry Form Athletics Teamwork sportsmanship personal commitment are the building blocks for a culture of success Cheer on the Blue Devils Our Athletic Department seeks to generate a sense of pride within the student body the faculty and the larger school community for its teams and the overall school Where are they playing now Our athletic directors coaches and college counselors are dedicated to helping our student athletes find the college that is right for them The Arts Music New Media Performing Arts Visual Arts Community Arts Arts Honors The Arts and New Media SCH Academy s Arts curriculum provides an impressive breadth and depth of experience for students Pre K 12 Using Technology in New Ways We build digital competency through creative projects that are driven by each student s interests and passions and through classroom experiences that are designed to help students become digital creators Artist in Residence The Artist in Residence program supports visits to the school by performing and visual artists Artists interact with students sharing their insights about art and the artistic process and working on a collaborative project Giving Interim Head of School Message Culture of Kindness Faces of Change Support SCH The SCH Fund Meet the Development Team Giving We invite you to participate in supporting our mission to educate students to be innovative leaders breakthrough thinkers and imaginative problem solvers Make a Gift We invite you to participate in supporting our mission Support SCH A tradition of inspiring young people to transform the world Academics Upper School Technology Home Academics Upper School Technology Division Head Welcome Departments English History Language Mathematics Science Leadership in Science Education Kleckner Scientist in Residence Program Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership Engineering and Robotics Technology Library Services Impact on Teaching and Learning Upper School Library Program Library Resources and Spaces Educational and Counseling Services BUILDING FLUENCIES WITH TECHNOLOGY SCH Academy uses technology across all divisions to foster critical thinking and problem solving to build competance to connect people and communities to solve problems by tapping into our students creativity and to personalize learning all combined with ongoing conversations about growing up digital and the implications for being a digital citizen Every student in Upper School is issued a MacBook Air pre loaded with professional level apps a Google Apps for Education account and access to additional technology in our VidCast Studio and highest end robotics labs Throughout the Upper School years students are encouraged to use technology in deeper and more advanced levels across the disciplines and in their areas of deepest interest In the classroom An original interactive performance in collaboration

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