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  • Inside SCH: Lower and Middle School Boys
    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 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

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  • Calendar
    Clear All Refresh Back May 2016 Next Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat 1 2 AP EXAMS Senior Projects Begin Contact Ellen Kruger Ireland Trip Parents Informational Night 7 00 PM to 8 00 PM Chapel Willow Grove Campus This event is for parents guardians and student travelers going on the 2017 Ireland Music Trip We will discuss itinerary payment schedules trip insurance and safety risk management Contact Michael Ferrier 3 AP EXAMS Meeting For Senior Parents to discuss Supporting your senior as he she transitions to college 8 15 AM to 9 15 AM CEL Space Cherokee Campus Date Tuesday May 3 Time 8 15 9 15 am Location CEL Space Cherokee Campus The College Counseling team and Director of Student Services Dr Marisa Crandall invite parents of seniors to participate in an informal discussion about supporting or enduring their seniors as they transition from the end of high school to the beginning of college Topics may include leaving home behaviors the pain and the glory of newfound independence and the pressures of a changing social landscape Parents should feel free to bring their own questions and topics to the discussion rsvp to msiltman sch org Contact Monica Siltman 4 AP EXAMS LS Girls Concert Grades 1 4 6 30 PM to 7 30 PM Upper School Auditorium Spring concert vocal and instrumental for Lower School Girls in grades 1 4 Families are welcome to attend Free of charge Students are to be brought by a parent to their homerooms by a 6 00PM Any girls who may be in After School need to be picked up from the After School Center and brought to their homerooms by an authorized adult and they would likely benefit from a snack as well Contact Martha Crowell 5 AP EXAMS Grade 4 Boys Overnight Contact Jamie LaMent PreK Girls Trip The Hayne Farm 8 30 AM to 3 00 PM Coatesville PA Contact Kathie Daley Special Lecture Paul Assaiante Trinity College Squash Coach 7 30 PM A professional speaker and author of Run to the Roar Coach Paul Assaiante is the winning est coach in college sports history with 252 consecutive match victories and 19 consecutive NCAA titles winning 15 of them with the Trinity College men s squash team in Hartford CT Paul speaks on a number of topics Keys to Teamwork Inspiring and Motivating High Performers The Power of Perseverance Raising Balanced Kids in a Pressurized Society 6 AP EXAMS Grade 4 Boys Overnight Contact Jamie LaMent Reunion Weekend 1s 6s Visiting Author Brian Yannish LS Auditorium Cherokee Contact Christy Yaffe Parents Association Executive Committee Meeting 8 15 AM to 10 30 AM Haber Room Contact Lori Smith Grade 2 Boys Trip City Hall 8 30 AM to 2 00 PM Contact Joyce Seiferth Grade 5 Boys Trip Chinese Class to Chinatown 9 00 AM to 2 00 PM Contact Andrew Hallowell LS Boys PK and K Mother s Day Performance 9 00 AM to 9 45 AM Chapel Contact Joyce Seiferth Springside 1966 Pen Pals with 4th Grade Girls 10 00 AM 4th Grade Classroom Cherokee Campus CHA 1966 Pen Pals with 5th Grade Boys 11 00 AM 5th Grade Classroom Willow Grove Campus Springside Milestone Lunch 11 45 AM Philadelphia Cricket Club Cricket Room Chestnut Hill Academy Guard Luncheon 12 15 PM Philadelphia Cricket Club Blue Room 2 3 Chorus at Academy Guard Luncheon 1 00 PM to 2 00 PM Contact Kevin Engleman Education ReIMAGINEd 2 00 PM to 4 00 PM Sands Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership Cherokee Campus A lively panel discussion sponsored by the Class of 1956 that looks at 21st century trends in education with guests panelists Moderator Dr Bobbi Kushan Executive Director of Academic Information Penn Graduate School of Education Nasir Qadree Sector Manager for Education at Village Capital Morgan Berman 04 Co Founder CEO of My MilkCrate David Bromley Executive Director Founder of Big Picture Philadelphia Rekha Dhillon Richardson 17 Student Founder of Girls Climate Summit Ed Glassman 03 Executive Director of Sands Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership Mark Greenberg 93 Founder of National Youth Venture Incubator Alex Rappaport 98 Co Founder CEO of Flocabulary Chelsey Roebuck 06 Co Founder President of ELiTE Emerging Leaders in Technology and Engineering Inc Contact Melissa Brown Girls Varsity Lacrosse vs Episcopal 3 30 PM Landreth Field Varsity Softball vs Episcopal 3 45 PM Softball Field Boys Varsity Lacrosse vs Malvern Prep 4 00 PM Turf 2 Field JV Baseball vs Malvern Prep 4 00 PM Pearson Field Girls JV Lacrosse vs Episcopal 4 30 PM Landreth Field CHA Alumni Association Meeting and Awards 5 00 PM Chapel Willow Grove Campus We will honor the following award recipients followed by the unveiling of the portrait of former Head of School Francis P Steel Jr 77 CHA Awards Alumnus of the Year Brendan Flatow 94 Roll of Fame Bill McDowell 75 Francis P Steel Jr 77 Award Ted Rorer 61 Honorary Alumni Debbie Gress 87 Connie Kilfeather Debbie Maine Andrew Wolf All Alumni Cocktail Party 6 00 PM Courtyard Willow Grove Campus Come back to campus and connect with your friends in the classes celebrating their reunion This is an open invitation for all alumni 21 years and older The Courtyard on an evening in May is where you want to be 7 AP EXAMS Reunion Weekend 1s 6s Boychoir Principals Rehearsal 9 00 AM to 4 00 PM The Rec Boychoir cast works in the Rec in preparation for the Boychoir Opera Contact Roland Woehr 11 00 am JV Baseball vs Perkiomen 11 00 AM Pearson Field 2016 Oscar Film Reviews with Ralph and Robert 11 00 AM The Exchange Willow Grove Campus Movie aficionado Ralph Hirshorn 56 and avid film student Robert Hass 16 will discuss the 2016 Oscar winners Siskel and Ebert Style Alumni BBQ 12 00 PM Francis P Steel Jr 77 Sports Pavilion Boys Varsity Lacrosse vs Archbishop Wood 1 00 PM Turf 2 Field Boys JV Lacrosse vs Archbishop Wood 2

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  • Outdoor Program Director
    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 Outdoor Program Director Home Outdoor Program Director Division Head Welcome Departments Language Arts Social Studies Language Mathematics Science Physical Education Engineering and Robotics Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership Outdoor Program Social Emotional Learning Library Services Impact on Teaching and Learning Lower School for Boys Library Program Library Resources and Spaces Library Gallery Technology After School Programs Educational and Counseling Services Message from our Program Director In this day of smartphones iPads and Wiis our kids have more distractions competing for their attention than ever before One of the most basic goals of the SCH Academy Lower School Outdoor Program is to introduce students to a place where they can leave these things behind and engage in a different kind of experience one that focuses on the world and people around them in a setting that nurtures open minds eyes and ears the outdoors The Outdoor Program is designed to give students a chance to learn and grow outside the classroom Almost every month in grades 2 through 4 or 5 for our boys students explore the outdoors We believe that giving children the opportunity to spend more time outdoors gives them the chance to appreciate the intrinsic value of nature and build confidence and independence in the natural world around them We are extremely fortunate to have an amazing resource right at our backdoor and we take full advantage of this sylvan gift With boots on and tools in hand all Lower School students spend a considerable amount of time exploring

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  • Trout in the Classroom - Lower School Boys
    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 Trout in the Classroom Lower School Boys Home Trout in the Classroom Lower School Boys Division Head Welcome Departments Language Arts Social Studies Language Mathematics Science Physical Education Engineering and Robotics Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership Outdoor Program Social Emotional Learning Library Services Impact on Teaching and Learning Lower School for Boys Library Program Library Resources and Spaces Library Gallery Technology After School Programs Educational and Counseling Services Trout in the Classroom We are pleased to continue the Trout in the Classroom Program at SCH Academy a wonderful program that we introduced recently which is a partnership between the Outdoor Program and the Lower School Science Department As with all of our outdoor programs and environmental education curriculum we are excited by the interdisciplinary applications in science social studies mathematics language arts visual arts and physical education Trout in the Classroom TIC is a conservation oriented environmental education program designed to connect students to their watersheds In the pilot year our second grade boys and third grade girls took the lead although other grades enjoyed

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  • First Grade Boys Outdoor Program
    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

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  • Second Grade Boys Outdoor Program
    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 Second

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  • Third Grade Boys Outdoor Program
    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 Third Grade Boys Outdoor Program Home Third Grade Boys Outdoor Program Division Head Welcome Departments Language Arts Social Studies Language Mathematics Science Physical Education Engineering and Robotics Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership Outdoor Program Social Emotional Learning Library Services Impact on Teaching and Learning Lower School for Boys Library Program Library Resources and Spaces Library Gallery Technology After School Programs Educational and Counseling Services Third Grade Boys Mapmaking Hike The Mapmaking Hike is a chance to learn about landmarks and dead reckoning as the students design and create their own map of a section of the Wissahickon We hike into the park and explore the area around the Indian statue Afterwards we sit streamside and create our own maps of the area we have just surveyed This hike teaches self awareness in the outdoors and builds confidence in our ability to operate in outdoor settings Valley Forge National Park This trip is the second in a series of trips hikes based on the third grade curriculum During the trip the class visits the Welcome Center at the Valley Forge National Park to see a movie and complete a scavenger hunt The class has an opportunity to learn about the important role that Valley Forge played during the American Revolution as well as see how the soldiers lived during the winter encampment of 1777 78 After visiting the Welcome Center the students hike several of the park s many trails and visit reconstructions of the soldiers huts see the Artillery Park and visit a few of the memorials monuments and markers The hike loop covers approximately three miles before we head back to SCH Academy Hot Dog Hike This trip provides the students with an opportunity to explore and observe the Wissahickon Creek watershed during the winter We hike to the covered bridge where we learn the

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  • Fourth Grade Boys Outdoor Program
    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 Fourth Grade Boys Outdoor Program Home Fourth Grade Boys Outdoor Program Division Head Welcome Departments Language Arts Social Studies Language Mathematics Science Physical Education Engineering and Robotics Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership Outdoor Program Social Emotional Learning Library Services Impact on Teaching and Learning Lower School for Boys Library Program Library Resources and Spaces Library Gallery Technology After School Programs Educational and Counseling Services Fourth Grade Boys Bike Hike The Bike Hike is a long bike trip nearly 19 miles in which the class travels through the majority of Fairmount Park along the Wissahickon Creek and Schuylkill River The class stops frequently to rest and regroup as well as to learn about some of the natural and historical landmarks along the route We discuss the history of the waterworks area the dam the Schuylkill Navy and the new fish ladder At the halfway point the class eats lunch at the school boathouse on the Schuylkill River before biking back to Valley Green Inn and hiking home Lenni Lenape Hike On this hike we wander the hiking trails of the Wissahickon and follow in the historical footsteps of the Lenni Lenape Indians We hike to the statue of the Indian for lunch and then on to the Wissahickon Environmental Education Center where we learn about the Lenni Lenape and their lives in the Wissahickon Valley We talk about how the native peoples used the valley and its resources to provide for their families identifying edible plants and the tools used for hunting and gathering At more than six miles this is the longest hike of the year for the fourth grade boys Hawk Mountain Sanctuary The Hawk Mountain trip is a chance to see hawks eagles falcons and vultures in a natural

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