Monday, May 20, 2013
Watch recent concerts online.
The Haverford School District recently held spring concerts. You can watch them in full on the district's website. Click on a video below to watch: Fifth Grade and Middle School Instrumental Spring Concert HHS Orchestra Spring Concert HHS Bands & Jazz Spring Concert 7th & 8th Grade Instrumental Spring Concert
This Haverford High School teacher learns about the creative process with her student artists.
Haverford-Havertown Patch is featuring great teachers in the Haverford-Havertown area who deserve some spotlight. Teachers give a lot to their students, schools and studies and we'd like to recognize them and say a simple, thank you, for all that they do. Name: Samara Talkin School: Haverford High School Grade/Subject: Co-Chair Art Department; Haverford High School, grades 9-12, Art teacher, Art 1 & 2, Fashion Design, Ceramics, Digital Photography Years in the Industry: 18 years combining freelance art and education, 1.5 at HHS. Teacher Background: BA from Rutgers. M Ed. Art Education from Tyler School of Art, Temple What do you like most about your job? Being able to transform the world, even if it just the bit you can hold in you…
Sunday, May 19, 2013
Someone has been chosen to replace long-time principal Dan Marsella.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
The panel convened Thursday, May 9.
The Haverford Township School Board met Thursday, May 9. Video of the entire meeting is available here. For information about school finances, operations, events and more, visit the school district website at haverford.k12.pa.us, and check out the district's contributions to Haverford-Havertown Patch.
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Find out who'll give the addresses at local college graduations for the Class of 2013.
Here are the Class of 2013 undergraduate commencement speakers for some Philadelphia-area colleges, in chronological order. Information is obtained by the schools' websites unless otherwise noted. Valley Forge Christian College, Friday, May 3: Pastor Mark Batterson Penn State Brandywine, Saturday, May 4: David H. Lipson Jr., a 1978 Penn State graduate and the president of the company that publishes Philadelphia Magazine St. Joseph's University, Saturday, May 11: Elisabeth A. Hagen, a 1991 graduate and the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Undersecretary for Food Safety Chestnut Hill College, Saturday, May 11: Mary Louise Quinlan, author of “The God Box: Sharing My Mother’s Gift of Faith, Love, and Letting Go” Rosemont College, Saturday, …
Sunday, May 12, 2013
The 2,500 Merit Scholar designees were chosen from a pool of more than 15,000 finalists.
Local students are amongst those who are National Merit $2500 Scholarship winners. According to the National Merit Scholarship Corporation, the 2,500 Merit Scholar designees were chosen from a pool of more than 15,000 finalists in the 2013 National Merit Scholarship Program. The number of winners named in each state is proportional to the state’s percentage of the nation’s graduating high school seniors, according to the corporation. Local winners: Anne B. Lovett, Haverford, The Shipley School Joshua M. Collins, Radnor, The Haverford School
Saturday, May 11, 2013
The Save-A-Heart event teaches students how physical fitness benefits the heart and shows them that volunteering can be a fun and positive experience for the whole community.
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
The magazine's 2013 rankings came out Monday.
On mobile? You can see interactive map here. Newsweek has ranked Haverford High School as the #742 high school in the country. Locally, Conestoga High School in Berwyn was ranked #124, Harriton High School #219, Strath Haven High School #291, Radnor High School #255, Lower Merion High School #321, Springfield High School #648 and Marple Newtown High School #1096. In Pennsylvania, Julia R. Masterman Laboratory and Demonstration School in Philadelphia received the highest ranking of #56. For its rankings, Newsweek sent out a survey to more than 5,000 high schools in the U.S., with about 2,500 schools responding in 2013. You can see the details about Springfield High School's ranking, and every other ranked high school by clicking on the …
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Students celebrate school theater season at 2013 Philadelphia Area Cappies
After a walk down the red carpet it was on to honors inside for high school performers from Haverford Sunday at the 2013 Cappies Awards. The annual awards honor student actors, technicians, musicians, designed and theater critics in the greater Philadelphia region. 37 public and private schools in the city and surrounding counties are nominated and awarded by student theater critics. The critics themselves are also among the award nominees and winners presented with trophies. Before the show at the Upper Darby Performing Arts Center at Upper Darby High School, nominees walked the red carpet in formal wear and in some cases in costume from shows and musicals presented during the current school year. Honors for Students from The …
Jen Calonita and Elizabeth Eulberg spoke with students about the joys and struggles of writing realistic teen fiction.