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 …
Friday, February 22, 2013
He's shattering records all over the region.
A Haverford School swim team star can add "Athlete of the Week" to his long list of accomplishments. According to an announcement on the Haverford School's website, Jimmy "Jameson is undefeated in all his events, has broken seven school records this season and broke the pool record at Episcopal Academy for the 100 freestyle. He is the top high school swimmer in Delaware County for a number of different events and is a NISCA Academic All-American." He's already shattered seven school records and last week Jameson was also named Main Line Media News' Athlete of the Week. You can read the full story and see a video of Jameson on the Main Line Media News website.
Monday, February 11, 2013
Jordan LeBlanc will join the Montreal Impact.
Four years ago he was leading Haverford School to the Inter-Ac title. This coming season he’ll be a pro. According to the Delaware County Daily Times, 2009 Haverford School grad Jordan LeBlanc was selected by the Montreal Impact in the second round of the Major League Soccer supplemental draft last month. After leaving the Fords—where he was named Delco Times Player of the Year, among other honors—LeBlanc played collegiately at Old Dominion. He was twice named to the all-league team as a Monarch, and during his senior season finished third on the team with five goals. According to scouts on his MLS player page, LeBlanc has a promising future ahead of him: "The best. Very intelligent on ball. Hard, quick, goes past people, offensive …
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
The woman pleaded guilty last week to taking $660,000 from her employer of a decade.
A woman pleaded guilty last week to charges that she embezzled $660,000 from her longtime employer and used the funds to, among other splurges, pay for her son to attend The Haverford School, Philly.com is reporting. Laura Rogers-Fisher, 49, of Ridley Park, worked at Sho Aids for ten years. The company, which erects displays for corporate conventions, reportedly had to lay off employees and close warehouses because of the consequences of Rogers-Fisher’s theft. According to the article, they lost a $15 million contract when a client learned of the charges and were dropped by their insurance. The scheme worked like this: Rogers-Fisher was in charge of making checks out to temporary workers who helped Sho Aids at the conventions and she used …
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
Manav Khandelwal started Khandyman.com in December of 2011.
A Haverford School sophomore turned web entrepreneur is making a name for himself in the Philadelphia sports blogosphere, the Main Line Media News is reporting. Thanks to fun and unconventional takes on sports personalities Jon Gruden, Josh Hamilton, Jason Babin, and Jrue Holiday, among others, Manav Khandelwal has gotten Khandyman.com almost 50,000 hits in its initial year. The Narberth resident whose favorite athlete is Phillies slugger Ryan Howard told the paper that the secret to his success is his website’s attractive interface (he took a web design course to get Khandyman up to snuff on this front) and the student body at the Haverford School. Not only does he count plenty of Fords as readers, but several write for the site too. “I …
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Forry Smith has reportedly committed to play lacrosse for Johns Hopkins after he graduates in 2016.
Forry Smith, a freshman at The Haverford School, has verbally committed to play lacrosse at Johns Hopkins after he graduates, Lacrosse Magazine is reporting. According to the magazine it is the earliest commitment ever to a Division 1 sports program. It was an exceptional move for a young man who is, by all accounts, an exceptional player. The 6-foot 2-inch, 175-pound Smith, in addition to his exploits for the Fords, plays for Dukes Lacrosse Club and has suited up for the Philadelphia Fever and Mesa Fresh travel teams. He is on schedule to graduate from Haverford in the spring of 2016. Read more here.
Wednesday, October 3, 2012
The award-winning writer will visit the school on October 17.
Monday, July 16, 2012
The Haverford School wishes to share the following information: Forty Upper School Haverford School Chinese, Spanish, and Latin language students wereinducted into language honor societies this year. Two students were inducted into two language honor societies.Language honor society members maintained an A- average for the last three semesters.
Wednesday, June 6, 2012
Players from area schools will be in the annual tournament.
The Inter-Academy and Independent and Catholic rosters for the annual Carpenter Cup Classic are out, with play scheduled to begin Sunday, June 10, at FDR Park in Philadelphia. The Catholic League will face Chester County on June 10, while Inter-AC/Indy will face Delaware South on June 11. Inter-AC/Indy Catholic League
Friday, June 1, 2012
Haverford School's Grant Jamgochian and Haverford High School's Dan Young worked hard to stop the East. The final score is 40-32.
CHESTER–The scene at Widener University Thursday night was a madhouse—and deservedly so. Fans from all over descended upon Leslie C. Quick Stadium to watch the finest senior football players from the area compete in the 36th Annual Hero Bowl. The players were divided into two teams: the East, composed of players from the Delaware Valley and Catholic leagues, and the West, with players from the Central and Inter-Ac leagues. Many of the players will go on to play at the college level, but the Hero Bowl serves as the last chance for these talented players to strap on their high school team helmets. However, the night was about more than just football. The all-star showcase benefits the Hero Scholarship Fund of Delaware County Inc., founded …