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  • SCH holds 20th annual "day on" for MLK Day
    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

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  • Visit a world outside your own
    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 About SCH News Archive Home About SCH News Archive Visit a world outside your own 1 19 2016 Richard Blyweiss Lower School for Boys 5th Grade Teacher Have you ever read a book so powerful that you say How are more people not reading and talking about this book If we re lucky we ve read a few of these books in our lifetime When I spoke with fellow teachers about the books that they claim really taught them or moved them in a way they never thought possible before I got some amazing answers The Giving Tree The Last Lecture Oh The Places You ll Go The Giver and dozens more When I began my teaching career I made a promise to myself that I would vow to my students on the first day of each school year You may leave this room at the end of the school year smarter than you were when you came in But I guarantee that you ll all leave here as better people I always wanted to keep an open and honest relationship with my students one full of discussion and celebration for their accomplishments both inside and outside of school I wanted to make sure my students understood my care for their lives not just as students but their lives as athletes musicians brothers cousins artists and any number of other ways they describe themselves But talking alone wasn t enough I needed stories and examples outside of our own I needed us to have the opportunity to each day visit a world outside of the one we lived in I decided that literature was one way to do this Unfortunately being a math and history teacher that doesn t exactly lend itself to much story reading time during class So I did what any teacher would do I improvised By using 20 minutes of our busy day as Snack Story time I found a way to use several of the books that meant so much to my colleagues and me throughout our lives to inspire my students to be better people Some of our books are silly some are scary and some

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  • Why a Floridian foundation donated a plane to a Philly high school
    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

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  • Transportation Options
    Class of 2001 CHA Class of 2001 SS Class of 2006 CHA Class of 2006 SS Class of 2011 CHA Class of 2011 Alumni Profiles Support SCH CHA Hall of Fame arrow 2013 Inductees 2010 Inductees 2006 Inductees 2003 Inductees 2001 Inductees Athletic Hall of Fame Nomination Form mySCH School Calendar Alumni Get Involved Stay Connected Update Your Information Class Notes Photo Gallery Alumni Events Reunion Weekend 2016 SS Class of 1951 CHA Class of 1951 SS Class of 1956 CHA Class of 1956 SS Class of 1961 CHA Class of 1961 SS Class of 1966 CHA Class of 1966 SS Class of 1971 CHA Class of 1971 SS Class of 1976 CHA Class of 1976 SS Class of 1981 CHA Class of 1981 SS Class of 1986 CHA Class of 1986 SS Class of 1991 CHA Class of 1991 SS Class of 1996 CHA Class of 1996 SS Class of 2001 CHA Class of 2001 SS Class of 2006 CHA Class of 2006 SS Class of 2011 CHA Class of 2011 Alumni Profiles Support SCH CHA Hall of Fame 2013 Inductees 2010 Inductees 2006 Inductees 2003 Inductees 2001 Inductees Athletic Hall of Fame Nomination Form mySCH Search About SCH Our Mission Head of School Search Our History Contact Us Our Campus Employment Opportunities School Leadership Faculty and Staff Directory Summerside on the Hill 2016 Clothes Closet Resale Store Camp Fair News Archive About SCH Springside Chestnut Hill Academy is an independent school with a bold educational vision for success in college and beyond The Heart of Our Progress Meet our talented and passionate faculty The Joy of Discovery A robust state of the art academic program intently focused on preparing students for their future Admissions Why SCH Lower School Admissions Middle School Admissions Upper School Admissions Tuition Fees Financial Aid Admissions Events International Admissions Relocating to the Area Meet the Admissions Team Admissions We look forward to exploring the role that SCH can play in helping your child step boldly into the future Reasons to Consider SCH Our programs are planned deliberate meaningful and focused on student outcomes Join Us We are delighted to help you as you begin learning more about our school Academics Lower Schools Middle Schools Upper School College Counseling Our Difference Academics Finding just the right school for your child is one of the most important decisions you will make Single Sex Pre K 8 Coed 9 12 We believe in the benefits of single sex academic instruction in the lower and middle grades and value coeducation as students prepare for college and beyond Our Differences Rigorous college preparatory curriculum is enhanced by unique 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

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  • Robotics/Imagineering Open House
    enhanced by unique 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

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  • SCH Academy | Boy's Division Head Welcome
    critical and creative thinking skills We celebrate each boy s energy and curiosity and we design each day to be a new adventure full of discovery Whether it is reading a just right book writing a personal narrative or exploring the Wissahickon the boys have opportunity to develop their academic skills and learn how they learn to reach their full potential Warmly Janet B Giovinazzo H 01 Head of Lower School for Boys Program Highlights List of 7 items Becoming Strong Readers and Writers Each boy reads his own just right books on topics that interest him and develops his own voice through writing exercises e g persuasive essays personal narratives expository texts becoming comfortable both as an author and presenter through opportunities to share his work publicly during Author Days Home to the Imagineering Lab In this special creative space just for Lower School boys design and build with LEGOs and other materials learning math physics and problem solving along the way If they choose to participate in one of the Lower School s Junior FIRST LEGO League teams the Imagineering Lab is where they do their construction Our project based approach to teaching enables even our youngest students to take a role in their education by allowing them to choose their learning path and draw on their growing portfolio of knowledge and skills to express what they ve learned in ways that are meaningful to them A Comprehensive Outdoor Program More than 25 trips and outdoor adventures are offered to boys in grades 3 through 5 through which they develop outdoor skills build confidence and independence in the world around them and gain a greater appreciation of the intrinsic value of nature Trips are focused in four areas Developing Outdoor Skills Exploring the Wissahickon Watershed Broadening Horizons Curriculum Based Destination Trips and Parent Child Bonding Building New Skills Together The Learning Power of Projects Project based CEL learning experiences are integrated throughout the Lower School curriculum helping to forge core 21st century skills such as effective communication project management critical thinking problem solving research and data analysis Projects present open ended challenges requiring students to use their creativity and collective knowledge in devising a solution They encourage independent thinking and initiative as well as good teamwork Using Technology to Enhance Learning and Communication Lower School boys are introduced to a wide range of technologies including iPads and laptops in the classroom as well as a diversity of design and presentation software Using these technologies boys Skype with experts and students around the world write international blogs design multimedia public service announcements and create presentations with QR codes A Strong Character Education Program Through research based programs such as Responsive Classrooms and Second Steps complemented by an exploration and reflection on the meaning of their Jersey Stripes standing for courage honesty integrity loyalty and sportsmanship Lower School boys learn the importance of character citizenship compassion and other central values Each year the boys study one of the Jersey Stripes

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  • Special Lecture: Paul Assaiante, Trinity College Squash Coach
    for college and beyond Our Differences Rigorous college preparatory curriculum is enhanced by unique 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

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  • Inside SCH: Lower and Middle School Girls
    Music New Media arrow Lower School for Boys New Media Lower School for Girls New Media Middle School for Boys New Media Middle School for Girls New Media Upper School New Media Performing Arts arrow Middle School for Boys Performing Arts Middle School for Girls Performing Arts Upper School Performing Arts arrow Players Visual Arts arrow Lower School for Boys Visual Arts Lower School for Girls Visual Arts Middle School for Boys Visual Arts Middle School for Girls Visual Arts Upper School Visual Arts Community Arts arrow Community Arts Stories Arts Honors Giving arrow Interim Head of School Message Culture of Kindness Faces of Change Support SCH arrow Giving Societies Planned Giving Ways to Make a Gift Make a Gift The SCH Fund arrow The SCH Fund FAQs Giving Societies Tax Credit Programs Matching Gifts Meet the Development Team School Calendar Alumni arrow Get Involved Stay Connected arrow Update Your Information Class Notes Photo Gallery Alumni Events arrow Reunion Weekend 2016 arrow SS Class of 1951 CHA Class of 1951 SS Class of 1956 CHA Class of 1956 SS Class of 1961 CHA Class of 1961 SS Class of 1966 CHA Class of 1966 SS Class of 1971 CHA Class of 1971 SS Class of 1976 CHA Class of 1976 SS Class of 1981 CHA Class of 1981 SS Class of 1986 CHA Class of 1986 SS Class of 1991 CHA Class of 1991 SS Class of 1996 CHA Class of 1996 SS Class of 2001 CHA Class of 2001 SS Class of 2006 CHA Class of 2006 SS Class of 2011 CHA Class of 2011 Alumni Profiles Support SCH CHA Hall of Fame arrow 2013 Inductees 2010 Inductees 2006 Inductees 2003 Inductees 2001 Inductees Athletic Hall of Fame Nomination Form mySCH School Calendar Alumni mySCH Search About SCH Our Mission Head of School Search Our History Contact Us Our Campus Employment Opportunities School Leadership Faculty and Staff Directory Summerside on the Hill 2016 Clothes Closet Resale Store Camp Fair News Archive About SCH Springside Chestnut Hill Academy is an independent school with a bold educational vision for success in college and beyond The Heart of Our Progress Meet our talented and passionate faculty The Joy of Discovery A robust state of the art academic program intently focused on preparing students for their future Admissions Why SCH Lower School Admissions Middle School Admissions Upper School Admissions Tuition Fees Financial Aid Admissions Events International Admissions Relocating to the Area Meet the Admissions Team Admissions We look forward to exploring the role that SCH can play in helping your child step boldly into the future Reasons to Consider SCH Our programs are planned deliberate meaningful and focused on student outcomes Join Us We are delighted to help you as you begin learning more about our school Academics Lower Schools Middle Schools Upper School College Counseling Our Difference Academics Finding just the right school for your child is one of the most important decisions you will make Single Sex Pre K 8 Coed

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