Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Upper Darby Summer Stage begins its 38th season in July.
Tristan Horan, a senior at Haverford High School and active Summer Stage participant, is organizing the Summer Stage Foster Child Scholarship Program, called T's Kids, in memory of his friend Terrance Calvert (pictured). "I can't think of a better way to remember Terrance than to offer others the opportunity to participate in the program he loved," Horan said. Calvert, 22, was a long-time Summer Stage participant and staff member. Related: Cancer Won't Dampen Local Performer’s Dreams of Stage Young Cancer Victim Lives His Dream of Going To Disney World Remembering Terrance Calvert: When A Son and Friend Dies Upper Darby Summer Stage begins its 38th season in July. More than 700 young people from throughout the Delaware Valley participate …
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Almost 600 inches of hair was donated on Monday.
Sixteen students and teachers from Haverford High School donated at least 10 inches each of hair at the school on Monday. A total of 594 inches of hair that was donated to Locks of Love, which provides hairpieces to financially disadvantaged children suffering from long-term medical hair loss. $150 worth of donations from buzz cuts for boys was also donated. It's the 11th year that the school has held an event for the organization.
Monday, May 20, 2013
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…
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 …
Sunday, May 5, 2013
The purpose is to provide families and students with information about the supports available to them as they plan for the transition to post-secondary education, employment, and independent living.
Parents and students who are planning for the transition to post-secondary education, employment, and independent living are invited to the School District of Haverford Township's Second Annual Post-Secondary Transition Fair. The purpose is to provide families and students with information about the supports available to them as they plan for the transition to post-secondary education, employment, and independent living, according to the school district. More than 30 representatives from regional organizations will be available to speak to students and families. Refreshments will be served. The fair takes place Monday, May 6 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Haverford High School.
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Watch some high school group and individual performances from a recent assembly.
Watch some Haverford High School group and individual performances from a recent assembly. You can watch more videos from this event here.
Saturday, April 20, 2013
99 Students perform two concerts.
Thursday, April 18, 2013
Police say they found evidence on the teenager when he was arrested.
A Haverford High School student faces charges of public drunkenness, possession of a controlled substance, marijuana and drug paraphernalia after he was arrested Monday at the school. Haverford Police say they received a report of a student under the influence of a controlled substance at 10:21 a.m. Monday. According to police "the officer detected a strong odor of burnt marijuana as he entered the office." Police say the 18-year-old student "appeared confused and his eyes were bloodshot and glassy." Police say the teen was in possession of marijuana and two unidentified pills when he was arrested.
Friday, April 12, 2013
Looking for something fun and different to do in Havertown this Friday? Try Rockin' The Schoolhouse.
Looking for a fun night out Friday? Haverford High School faculty members and students will be performing in a special show to raise awareness to the issue of hunger, collect food for Philabundance and to raise money for the school's after-prom party. According to information from the Haverford School District, The 2013 Rockin' The Schoolhouse Show raises money for the BLAST committee, which supports the Senior Prom after party, and supports Philabundance, which works to drive hunger from our communities. Last year's show raised $1,100 for the BLAST, and we collected over 130 items for Philabundance. It's going to be a GREAT night of music, featuring songs by The Police, Billy Joel, Taylor Swift, Kings of Leon, Phillip Phillips, Bruce…