Schools in the News

Below is a sampling of recent media articles featuring independent schools.

Three Port student-athletes take home Buckley awards

Published: Mon, 18 Nov 2019 17:09:14 +0000

Buckley Country Day School recently completed a highly successful fall athletics season, during which six of its eight teams went unbeaten. Those teams included 7/8 Boys Soccer, 5/6 Boys Soccer, 7/8 Tennis,...


Gifford School in Weston hosted Massachusetts education commissioner

Published: Mon, 18 Nov 2019 16:49:38 +0000

...Elizabeth Dello Russo Becker, executive director of the Massachusetts Association of 766 Approved Private Schools (maaps). “Schools like Gifford, and all the member schools of maaps, are so grateful for...


Kingswood Oxford Hosts Model UN for Middle School Students

Published: Mon, 18 Nov 2019 16:28:21 +0000

...Delegate, Congo, (World Health Organization) Kingswood Oxford is the preeminent college preparatory day school located in West Hartford. It serves 515 students in grades 6-12 from over 62 towns in Connecticut,...


St. Luke's School Honors Veterans

Published: Mon, 18 Nov 2019 16:17:57 +0000

...for these brave men and women who went above & beyond for our country. St. Luke's is a secular private school in New Canaan, CT for grades 5-12. St. Luke's mission is an exceptional education that inspires...


Buckley launches learning partnership with Facing History And Ourselves

Published: Mon, 18 Nov 2019 16:05:16 +0000

...students and teachers attended the Summit On School Culture in October in Manhattan. Buckley Country Day School has been invited to become an official member of the Partner School Network of Facing History...


St. Luke's Senior Receives Gold Congressional Service Award

Published: Mon, 18 Nov 2019 15:28:44 +0000

...Congressional Medal. In June she will attend an awards ceremony in Washington, D.C. St. Luke's is a secular private school in New Canaan, CT for grades 5-12. St. Luke's mission is an exceptional education that inspires...


Medaille plans $7.5 million expansion of new sports complex

Published: Mon, 18 Nov 2019 10:57:11 +0000

...city's Valley neighborhood, Medaille College is making plans for a major expansion. The small Buffalo private school will announce Monday that it plans to begin a $7.5 million second phase that will include...


Sabotin sisters take the next step

Published: Mon, 18 Nov 2019 07:12:15 +0000

...experience,” she said. “It’s a blessing with all the different people. Coming from being home schooled to a private school was such a big difference. It was such a good welcoming, and we felt wholly included and welcome.”


From visitor to unofficial mascot: Lucy is more than a pet

Published: Sat, 16 Nov 2019 18:12:34 +0000

...half-Chihuahua rescue dog from Pikeville, has become the unofficial mascot for the St. Francis of Assisi private school. She started visiting the school in August and provides emotional support for the students....


Detroit Country Day Lower School welcomes home students with expansion completion

Published: Fri, 15 Nov 2019 12:57:56 +0000

...fourth grade. JOHN HEIDER | hometownlife.com Fullscreen Lower School Director for Detroit Country Day School Jennifer Bullock is excited to finally welcome students to the school on West Maple in Bloomfield...


Sabotin sisters take the next step

Published: Fri, 15 Nov 2019 06:36:05 +0000

...experience," she said. "It’s a blessing with all the different people. Coming from being home schools to a private school was such a big difference. It was such a good welcoming and we felt wholly included and welcome.”...


Wilton’s Old Town Hall gardens get spruced up

Published: Thu, 14 Nov 2019 20:01:45 +0000

...When the building was completed, the first floor was used for Town Meetings. The Wilton Academy, a private school that prepared students for college, used the second floor until 1867. According to a history...


Wakefield Country Day School receives additional $1.1 million for tuition assistance

Published: Thu, 14 Nov 2019 17:30:26 +0000

Wakefield Country Day School (WCDS), located in Huntly, launched its new Huntly Scholars Program pursuant to a donation of $1.1 million in tuition assistance just received from dedicated benefactors, according...


St. Mary's Dominican High School robotics team members meet inventor behind their robotics platform

Published: Thu, 14 Nov 2019 17:16:56 +0000

...and talked with Kamen about their robotics experience and college plans. Dominican was the only all-girls school among the five high schools and three grammar schools attending the Cable/Tech Expo, which...


Education Guru Chris Whittle Tries a Comeback With New School in Brooklyn

Published: Thu, 14 Nov 2019 14:54:52 +0000

...philanthropically,” he said. The new head of the Brooklyn site, Larry Weiss, has led two nonprofit private schools, Brooklyn Friends and Saint Ann’s. He says Whittle School’s resources will liberate him from...


6 Bayside Academy seniors sign on National Letter of Intent Day

Published: Thu, 14 Nov 2019 03:31:03 +0000

...University of Mobile (Soccer) NJCAA • Lucas Alday, Coastal Alabama Community College (Baseball) Bayside Academy is an independent, coeducational, college preparatory day school for students in grades PK–12.


St. Andrew’s school, celebrating 125 years in Richmond, offers students ‘hope for the future’

Published: Thu, 14 Nov 2019 02:33:34 +0000

...kindness, accept differences, care for the community and exercise self control,” Kendall explained. The private school with a population of 96 may be small, but Head of School Dr. Cyndy Weldon-Lassiter believes...


Here are Charlotte-area high school signees on National Signing Day

Published: Thu, 14 Nov 2019 01:30:57 +0000

...Lindsey, lacrosse, Loyola University Maryland (both athletes are Charlotte natives at the Ardren, NC, boarding school) CLOVER: Luke Zirnsak, boys lacrosse, Lander; Garrett Hawkins, boys lacrosse, Anderson;...


Notebook: Four top private schools seeking move up to Class AA

Published: Tue, 12 Nov 2019 13:28:06 +0000

Class AA football has been free of private schools the past four seasons except for Benedictine's two-year membership that expired after the 2017 season. That's about to change. Darlington, Holy Innocents',...


All Girls High School - Trinity - Presents Newsies!

Published: Tue, 12 Nov 2019 12:48:09 +0000

...for what's right! The musical is based on the historical Newsies strike in 1899. Why would an all-girls school do a production of Newsies, which features a mainly male cast? Trinity Director Pat Henderson...


High school football player of the week: St. Michael reached state final the Wright way

Published: Tue, 12 Nov 2019 02:35:28 +0000

...but Brown said he’s now close to 100 percent. It showed on Friday. Wright’s now excited about the private school’s first opportunity to win a state championship. The Warriors (9–1) visit three-time defending...


How this NYC counselor helps her students get into college — and stay there

Published: Tue, 12 Nov 2019 00:11:30 +0000

...hoping the transition to a small women’s college might be smoother since she attends a tight-knit all-girls school, she said in Kane’s office. Nearby, six of her classmates worked on their own applications,...


New Canaan Country School Lights the Night

Published: Mon, 11 Nov 2019 21:27:00 +0000

...are so integral to the Country School experience." New Canaan Country School is a co-ed, independent day school for students in Pre-K (ages 3 & 4) through Grade 9. Located in New Canaan, the school serves...


Woodlands Academy hosts open house Nov. 17

Published: Mon, 11 Nov 2019 20:18:38 +0000

...faiths in grades nine through 12. Recently released research data suggests that graduates of all-girls schools have an edge over their coeducated peers. Commissioned by the National Coalition of Girls...


Nov 13 St. Luke's Welcome Wednesday—Join Us!

Published: Mon, 11 Nov 2019 18:30:09 +0000

...contact St. Luke's Office of Admission at (203) 801-4833 with any questions. St. Luke's is a secular private school in New Canaan, CT, for grades 5-12. St. Luke's mission is an exceptional education that inspires...


Three Wooster Teams Selected To Prestigious NEPSAC Tournament

Published: Mon, 11 Nov 2019 16:38:41 +0000

...locations. About Wooster School Wooster School is an independent, co-educational college preparatory day school, serving students from Fairfield and Westchester Counties. Located in Danbury, Connecticut,...


One of St. Louis' largest private schools gets $3M gift

Published: Mon, 11 Nov 2019 16:27:12 +0000

...High School 966 2 Westminster Christian Academy 950 3 Mary Institute and Saint Louis Country Day School (MICDS) 904 View This List St. Louis' largest independent private primary schools Ranked...


Four Questions with Savannah Country Day head coach Jim Collis

Published: Mon, 11 Nov 2019 12:51:34 +0000

...firsts for Savannah Country Day since 1980. The Hornets are tentatively seeded No. 1 in the Class A private-school playoffs. Collis became head coach this season after spending four years on Westminster's...


Clare Woods Academy to offer 'A Night With Temple Grandin' Nov. 19

Published: Wed, 06 Nov 2019 22:28:07 +0000

...either event, register at blcinc.org/temple-grandin. Clare Woods Academy is a nonpublic alternative day school providing a specialized educational environment in a therapeutic day school setting. They currently...


Bestselling Author Julie Lythcott-Haims Visits Palmer Trinity

Published: Wed, 06 Nov 2019 21:55:43 +0000

...Pierson, Kelly Alderman About Palmer Trinity School: Palmer Trinity School—a coeducational, Episcopal day school—is dedicated to promoting academic excellence that integrates knowledge, compassion, global...


Come See What Makes St. Luke's So Special!

Published: Wed, 06 Nov 2019 20:22:26 +0000

...(Valerie Parker) Come for a visit and learn more about St. Luke's (Valerie Parker) Curious about private school? Join us for our next Welcome Wednesday on November 13 at St. Luke's School. Welcome Wednesdays...


Passion for running sprouts big success at little Cedar Tree Classical Christian School

Published: Mon, 04 Nov 2019 02:28:45 +0000

...but is actually located just south of State Route 502 between Interstate 5 and Battle Ground. The private school has about 200 students in grades K through 12. But the high school portion of the school has...


Roundup: Greenwich Academy field hockey downs Deerfield

Published: Sun, 03 Nov 2019 22:56:54 +0000

...second in the FAA Tournament and will receive a first-round bye. They will host either Rye Country Day School or Hopkins School in Wednesday’s semifinals. In Sunday’s game against Deerfield, Schulze opened...


Walton boys, Hillgrove girls win state cross country championships

Published: Sat, 02 Nov 2019 21:37:48 +0000

...Wehrenberg (10th, 19:43.55). Whitefield Academy’s Devin Wade (16:27.56) finished third in the Class A private-school race, the only Cobb runner to place in the top 10. Wade finished behind Athens Academy's...


Boarding school makes offer on closed Vermont college

Published: Sat, 02 Nov 2019 21:01:20 +0000

...Hampshire, and the board chairman of the former Southern Vermont College, confirmed Friday that that the private school has offered $4.9 million for the 371-campus and buildings in Bennington. Will Laughlin, head...


Minyans for Meditation, Artists and Doubters: How Jewish Day Schools are Reimagining Daily Prayer

Published: Sat, 02 Nov 2019 12:59:36 +0000

In the meditation minyan at The Leffell School, a Conservative Jewish day school in New York, students learn mindful meditation, contemplation and self-reflection in order to experience prayer as a transformative...


PRIVATE SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Brook Hill wins, Grace and All Saints fall

Published: Sat, 02 Nov 2019 06:59:19 +0000

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It was the first of five rushing touchdowns for Groton School senior Caleb Coleman in a 42-20 Independent School League victory.

Published: Fri, 01 Nov 2019 15:00:57 +0000

...in education, urged him to apply to private schools. Reluctantly, Coleman did. He only applied to boarding schools, thinking he would enjoy living away from home after witnessing what life was like for students...


Community briefs published Friday, Nov. 1, 2019

Published: Fri, 01 Nov 2019 12:07:28 +0000

...academic accomplishment to receive $62,000 annually to cover their attendance at the New England boarding school, St. Paul’s School, along with $15,000 awarded per year toward tuition at a college of their...


Bullis School Announces New Head of School

Published: Tue, 29 Oct 2019 22:27:16 +0000

...Flint Hill School in Virginia. In 2006, Sullivan was appointed Head of School at Fairfield Country Day School in Connecticut before going to Annie Wright Schools. Sullivan holds a Bachelor of Arts in Education...


'Accomplishing The Impossible' Through The Fugees Academy

Published: Tue, 29 Oct 2019 19:04:22 +0000

...herself what she would do if this was her child. Mufleh realized that she’d want to send him to a private school to meet his specific needs. “I couldn’t afford [to send him to] a private school, so it was...


Noble Singing at Saint Thomas Choir School, 100 Years On

Published: Tue, 29 Oct 2019 17:56:57 +0000

North America's only church-affiliated choral boarding school October 29, 2019 Updated: October 29, 2019 One block south of New York’s Central Park, a 1,000-year-old choral tradition is thriving at...


St. Anne’s-Belfield picks next head of school

Published: Tue, 29 Oct 2019 12:54:32 +0000

A University of Virginia graduate will take over area private school St. Anne’s-Belfield School, effective in July. The school’s Board of Trustees announced Monday that it selected Autumn Graves to succeed...


Fulton Science Academy honors key supporters in community

Published: Tue, 29 Oct 2019 00:56:00 +0000

...science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics to students in grades K-12. Last year, the private school represented Georgia in seven national and international competitions. “As the school is...


NJ students: Union Catholic High School to present 'Clue on Stage'

Published: Fri, 25 Oct 2019 09:40:27 +0000

...23-acre campus in Middlesex County. They are rated in the top ten for SAT scores among New Jersey private schools offering nine AP courses, honors courses and three dual credit courses. They challenge students...


Prep football preview: Fork Union at Saint John Paul the Great

Published: Fri, 25 Oct 2019 02:38:47 +0000

...Independent Schools Athletic Association Division I standings. This is the first matchup between the two private schools. The Blue Devils have proven they can score points and another big outing offensively could...


Keith Country Day School students learn outside of the classroom

Published: Fri, 25 Oct 2019 02:15:22 +0000

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) -- Keith Country Day School school is switching up its curriculum by taking its students out of the classroom for an entire week to learn about science in a whole new way. The school...


DAY SCHOOL KIDS WORK HARD FOR TRIP TO ISRAEL…

Published: Fri, 25 Oct 2019 00:53:07 +0000

By Ellen Braunstein, Special to Chicago Jewish News Eighth-graders at Akiba-Schechter Jewish Day School are moving full steam ahead with fundraisers for their graduation trip to Israel in May. The Hyde...


Jalen Ramsey's 'extraordinary' talent and competitiveness were nurtured in hometown

Published: Thu, 24 Oct 2019 21:58:48 +0000

...the tower near the entrance to Brentwood Academy. The recorded hymn floats across the 50-year-old private school's idyllic campus, located about a half-hour drive from the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, and...


Oak Ridge North private school develops STEM program with Texas A&M

Published: Thu, 24 Oct 2019 19:42:18 +0000

Back to Gallery Oak Ridge North private school develops STEM program with... 5 1of5Titus Puetz adjusts screws as he fixes his robot at All Nations Community School work on their compeition robot,...


Goebel quadruplets have Day School soccer on the brink of state title game

Published: Thu, 24 Oct 2019 19:00:29 +0000

...from left, Danielle, Lauren, Sierra and Cassidy. The sisters are senior soccer players for Evansville Day School who just one their first regional title in program history. EVANSVILLE – Day School girls’...


Norwalk resident honored with service distinction at New Canaan Country School

Published: Thu, 24 Oct 2019 17:34:41 +0000

...who models everything we stand for and believe.” New Canaan Country School is a co-ed, independent day school for students in Pre-K (ages 3 & 4) through Grade 9. Located on a 75-acre campus in New Canaan,...


Greenwich Academy cross country team clinches FAA regular season title

Published: Thu, 24 Oct 2019 15:47:05 +0000

...4-1 at their final FAA meet of the regular season, defeating Greens Farms Academy, King, Rye Country Day School and St. Luke’s. Brunswick lost to Hopkins School and finished in second place in the regular...


Montgomery Quarterback Club: Pike Road's Wilcoxson, Lowndes Academy's Morgan tabbed for weekly honor

Published: Thu, 24 Oct 2019 14:31:09 +0000

...announced its players of the week for games of October 18. John Morgan from Lowndes Academy is the private school player of the week, and Easton Wilcoxson from Pike Road High School is the public school player...


Milton Hershey School Elementary Teacher Receives Presidential Award for Excellence

Published: Wed, 23 Oct 2019 02:42:36 +0000

...territories. ### ABOUT MILTON HERSHEY SCHOOL Milton Hershey School® is one of the world’s best private schools, offering a top-notch education and positive home life to children in pre-kindergarten through...


St. Michael’s Catholic Academy will see addition of new educational wing

Published: Tue, 22 Oct 2019 20:40:59 +0000

...Michael’s Catholic Academy announced plans for a new campus and curriculum expansion project Oct. 22. The private school located at 3000 Barton Creek Blvd., Austin, will design a new academic wing called the Hub...


Memorial, Mater Dei, Castle, Day School advance to soccer semistate

Published: Sun, 20 Oct 2019 04:44:01 +0000

...regional championships on Saturday. The Memorial boys (2A), Castle girls (3A), Mater Dei girls (2A) and Day School girls (1A) have now entered the final four of their respective classes. The IHSAA has yet to...


Sacred Heart Greenwich defeats field hockey rival Greenwich Academy in battle of unbeatens

Published: Sun, 20 Oct 2019 00:24:15 +0000

...Wednesday and Westminster on Saturday. “We have to just keep going, hopefully, we’ll beat all the boarding schools,” Yeager said. “The FAA Tournament is coming up, so we have to keep playing hard as a team.”...


Cate Tennis Beats San Marcos to Complete Santa Barbara Area Sweep

Published: Sat, 19 Oct 2019 16:41:38 +0000

...tenacity with which they compete," said Thorpe. "It’s not easy to balance the rigorous schedule at a top boarding school like Cate, and they impress me on a daily basis." Cate (8-0) plays St. Bonaventure at home...


IHSAA boys and girls high school soccer regional scores

Published: Sat, 19 Oct 2019 13:21:20 +0000

...North Harrison, 9 a.m. Jasper vs Northview, 11 a.m. Championship, 6 p.m. Class 1A at Forest Park Providence vs Oldenburg Academy, 9 a.m. Vincennes Rivet vs Day School, 11 a.m. Championship, 6 p.m.


Keith Country Day School gets major upgrade

Published: Sat, 19 Oct 2019 02:02:35 +0000

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) -- Keith Country Day School's playground gets a major facelift thanks to a generous donor. Keith Country Day School is finishing up installing new playground equipment and showcased...


Nazareth Academy honors women battling breast cancer (w/video)

Published: Fri, 18 Oct 2019 23:04:37 +0000

...pink ribbon with Bludau’s initials. Bludau teaches sixth- through eighth-grade religion at the private school, and since the school members found out about her diagnosis, she finds notes in her classroom....


Students at Mid Wilshire girls school watch inspiring all-female spacewalk

Published: Fri, 18 Oct 2019 22:35:11 +0000

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New Boarding School Set

Published: Fri, 18 Oct 2019 21:44:18 +0000

All Aboard: EF Academy will focus on international students when it opens next year. A new boarding school is coming to L... For reprint and licensing requests for this article, CLICK HERE. Prev Next...


Victory Christian School Becomes the First Primary School in Oklahoma to Provide a Real-Time, Integrated Nutrition Platform to Their Student Athletes

Published: Wed, 16 Oct 2019 13:18:51 +0000

SIOUX FALLS, S.D., Oct. 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Victory Christian School, a Tulsa, Oklahoma K3-12 private school has partnered with LifeBase Solutions to become the first primary school in Oklahoma to provide...


New mission, new name

Published: Wed, 16 Oct 2019 07:39:18 +0000

...One of the buildings on the campus is now being rented to the SOAR Academy, an outdoor adventure boarding school tailored for students with attention deficit issues. This arrangement will add $35,000 a year...


All-boys St. Mary’s Prep to accept girls as Michigan enrollment drops

Published: Tue, 15 Oct 2019 17:20:09 +0000

...classes for girls next fall and in effect, it would be like having an all- boys school and an all-girls school on the same campus. "This model ​offers a single-gender classroom experience alongside opportunities...


Key strategies in the pursuit of adolescent happiness

Published: Tue, 15 Oct 2019 06:22:59 +0000

...the 2020-21 academic year. Albuquerque Academy is a non-denominational, coeducational, independent day school for approximately 1,150 students in grades six through 12. The Academy’s educational program...


WCDS breaks ground on Wilson Student Center

Published: Tue, 15 Oct 2019 04:22:51 +0000

Oct 15 HIGH POINT — Westchester Country Day School celebrated the groundbreaking of a new dining hall and student life facility to be named the Wilson Student Center. The name was revealed during an...


At this Main Line private school, campus construction becomes a lab to teach students about building trades

Published: Mon, 14 Oct 2019 19:08:20 +0000

...curiosity. In an unorthodox use of a school construction site, The Haverford School, a K-12 all-boys private school, is using its middle-school building project both to enhance lessons and expose students to...


Prep roundup: Northridge wideout Otto Tia commits to Utah State; Morgan High wins first-ever girls tennis state crown

Published: Mon, 14 Oct 2019 17:34:07 +0000

...championship in Salt Lake City, besting two-time defending state champ Judge Memorial and fellow private school Waterford. MHS senior Ashley McMillan won the individual state championship in No. 2 singles,...


Fusion Academy rolls out personalized concept

Published: Fri, 11 Oct 2019 07:38:37 +0000

...first North Carolina campus at 3440 Toringdon Way, suite 205, in late fall. A nationally accredited private school, Fusion customizes the educational experience for middle and high school students. It is another...


Erie Country Day School Open House

Published: Fri, 11 Oct 2019 05:36:40 +0000

...1:01 AM EDT by Brianna Carle Updated: Friday, October 11th 2019, 1:01 AM EDT The Erie Country Day School continues to grow. Big changes are coming to the school, and Thursday they held an open house...


Alumna of The Ethel Walker School Launches Her Fifth Book

Published: Fri, 11 Oct 2019 04:46:03 +0000

...local school district. The Ethel Walker School is an independent, college preparatory, boarding and day school in Simsbury, CT for girls in grades six through 12 plus a postgraduate year. Since 1911, Walker's...


Letter: All girls matter every day

Published: Fri, 11 Oct 2019 04:15:16 +0000

...a special day just for girls. The question is particularly poignant to me as the leader of an all-girls’ school, as I am constantly asked what makes single-gender education relevant and even necessary today....


Greenwich Academy field hockey team unbeaten through 10 games

Published: Fri, 11 Oct 2019 01:26:49 +0000

...strong postseason run. GA, which posted its ninth win on Monday, a 5-2 road triumph against Rye Country Day School, advanced to the championship game of the FAA Tournament and the semifinals of the NEPSAC Class...


Greenwich Academy cross country team has run off to a 13-1 start

Published: Fri, 11 Oct 2019 01:24:52 +0000

...State Park in Westport, it finished ahead of Greens Farms Academy, Sacred Heart Greenwich, Rye Country Day School, Holy Child, King and St. Luke’s. Defending FAA champion Hopkins School was the only team that...


New science center brings life back to Park School

Published: Mon, 07 Oct 2019 10:08:56 +0000

...nearby marsh and extensive glass throughout, to draw in the light and natural surroundings of the private school’s 34-acre campus on Harlem Road in Amherst. But what sets the project apart is the 260-foot...


Dunn named new Parker head

Published: Mon, 07 Oct 2019 10:06:20 +0000

...school administrative and teaching experience from the Ethel Walker School, a 108-year-old girls’ boarding school in Connecticut; The Nueva School, a student-centered school known for its project-based program...


11 Alternative Schools That Are Real Alternatives

Published: Mon, 07 Oct 2019 09:34:45 +0000

...an XQ grant. Fusion Academy, founded in Solano Beach, California, is a network of 52 one-on-one private schools educating middle and high school students with particular attention to social-emotional learning....


South Jersey private school announces expansion, purchases nearby vacant public school

Published: Fri, 04 Oct 2019 17:02:57 +0000

...Ellis Street, where the Elias Boudinot School stood before it closed in July 2018 because of declining enrollment. It was put up for sale by the Board of Education later that year and has since been vacant.


St. Joseph Hill: Long-time AD Janice Phillips retires; Patricia Mulligan takes over position

Published: Fri, 04 Oct 2019 16:12:50 +0000

...her 18-year tenure at St. Peter’s. The Silver Lake resident in an AD for the first time at an all-girls’ school and she says the experience has been delightful in the short time she’s been there. "The...


Brian Spencer's goal helps Hun boys soccer earn second win

Published: Fri, 04 Oct 2019 00:25:51 +0000

...would refer to a team’s attack, and the “they” would refer to goals. The Hun School and Princeton Day School varsity boys soccer teams can buy into that. Both the Raiders and the Panthers have impressive...


Charlotte Country Day School Announces the Forefront Campaign – The Largest in the School’s History

Published: Tue, 01 Oct 2019 20:02:21 +0000

Oct 1, 2019 Reinforcing its leadership in education, Charlotte Country Day School has announced the Forefront Campaign: Shaping Tomorrow Together, a five-year, comprehensive capital campaign, and the...


Miami Beach’s Hebrew Academy has new head of school

Published: Tue, 01 Oct 2019 19:55:03 +0000

...walking through its hall.” Guttenberg previously served as the head of school at South Peninsula Hebrew Day School in Sunnyvale, CA. He moved to Miami in July with his wife, Dina, and their four children. ...


Indiana County's Kiski School plans to cut tuition by 20%

Published: Tue, 01 Oct 2019 18:28:22 +0000

The Kiski School, a private, all-male boarding school in Indiana County, plans to cut its annual tuition rate for the 2020-21 academic year, officials said. The sticker price will drop to $48,500 for next...


Providence Academy students from Edina get National Merit recognition

Published: Sat, 28 Sep 2019 17:09:09 +0000

...Merit Commended Students while earning the praise of Dr. Todd Flanders, president of the Plymouth private school. “It is a testimony to our students, teachers, families and curriculum that nearly 10% of...


Laguna Blanca Teacher Awarded Fulbright Honor

Published: Sat, 28 Sep 2019 16:16:22 +0000

...teacher-training institution. Laguna Blanca is a not-for-profit EK-12 co-educational, college preparatory day school. For more, visit www.lagunablanca.org or call 805-687-2461. — Tara Broucqsault for Laguna Blanca...


Private Schools Use Innovative Technology to Enhance Education

Published: Fri, 27 Sep 2019 19:37:56 +0000

Technology today is being designed to help people do things better and faster, and local private schools are certainly taking notice. Through the use of technology, private school teachers are better able...


Prep football preview: Woodberry Forest at Landon

Published: Thu, 26 Sep 2019 21:47:25 +0000

...year’s matchup 47-37 in a shootout, but the Tigers had won the previous four matchups between the two private schools dating back to 2010. Get Breaking News Alerts * I understand and agree that registration...


New leader to start at Marburn Academy in July 2020

Published: Thu, 26 Sep 2019 21:41:15 +0000

...2019 at 5:10 PM Marburn Academy's board of trustees has appointed a new, permanent leader for the private school in New Albany. Eldrich A. Carr III, currently the principal at Springer School and Center,...


Maggie New guides Maury to state field hockey semifinals

Published: Tue, 24 Sep 2019 12:57:04 +0000

...a roll since dropping their first two games of the season to Norfolk Academy – playing today in a private school state semifinal – and Cox. "I was playing center midfield at the start of the season and...


Sacramento Country Day School plans bigger enrollment, new buildings

Published: Tue, 24 Sep 2019 07:27:09 +0000

...der Meer – Staff Writer, Sacramento Business Journal Sep 23, 2019, 2:42pm PDT Sacramento Country Day School wants to get bigger, and bring in the community a bit more. School directors have filed plans...


Greenwich Siblings Bring Home Gold and Bronze at at Pan American Youth Fencing Championships in Bolivia

Published: Tue, 24 Sep 2019 06:08:09 +0000

...the finals where she defeated Sofia Jimenez of Chile 10-2. An eighth grader at Greenwich Country Day School, Madison shares her talent in fencing with her younger brother, 11-year-old Myles Duckett, a...


Times of Trenton girls soccer notebook: PDS, Pennington showdown Thursday

Published: Wed, 18 Sep 2019 18:24:20 +0000

...six players scoring in a 7-1 win over Ewing with junior Emily DeNero getting two goals. Princeton Day School handed two locals their first loss of the season, defeating Hun 2-0 last Thursday and Steinert...


He used to clean Washington National Cathedral. This week, people packed it for his memorial service.

Published: Wed, 18 Sep 2019 17:57:17 +0000

...So, he started working at the Cathedral, doing custodial work after school. Then, he saw that the girls school had an opening and applied for it. “He loved working with the kids,” she said. “I think he...


St. Edward's School appoints Stuart Hirstein as its new head of school

Published: Wed, 18 Sep 2019 15:10:28 +0000

...role, will be relocating from Jackson, Tennessee, where he is the head of The University School, a K-12 day school. Before his career in education, Hirstein served as a sergeant in the Army and worked for more...


Palmer Trinity School Raises More Than $8,500 And Collects Supplies For Bahamas Hurricane Dorian Relief

Published: Tue, 17 Sep 2019 23:48:20 +0000

...sign of support. About Palmer Trinity School: Palmer Trinity School—a coeducational, Episcopal day school—is dedicated to promoting academic excellence that integrates knowledge, compassion, global...


Canton Country Day School to plant Pinwheels for Peace

Published: Tue, 17 Sep 2019 16:50:18 +0000

Suburbanite staff report Tuesday Sep 17, 2019 at 12:03 PM Canton Country Day School, 3000 Demington Ave. NW, plans to take part in an International art and literacy project, Pinwheels for Peace by...


Woodlands Academy Celebrates its Diversity with Annual Flag Ceremony

Published: Mon, 16 Sep 2019 15:51:38 +0000

...Woodlands Academy offers students a variety of ways to experience cultural diversity first-hand. Its boarding school is home to several girls from other countries who are pursuing their high school education...


Big private school battle highlights Observer-area prep football games of the week

Published: Mon, 16 Sep 2019 15:22:44 +0000

...(4-0, 0-0 Big South 4A) at Providence Day (3-0, 0-0), Fri, 7: It’s been awhile since a big local private school game didn’t involve reigning Division I state champion Charlotte Christian, but here we go...


The de Paul School: 50 Years of Excellence in Education

Published: Mon, 16 Sep 2019 12:21:40 +0000

...development lessons to other educators. 3. The ability to evolve Kemper says that because de Paul is an independent school they’re “able to craft and identify curriculum based upon today’s research and our...


Potomac School adds to leadership team

Published: Mon, 16 Sep 2019 10:12:34 +0000

...student and teacher as an individual.” McDaid, who served as middle-school head at Alexandria Country Day School for six years, said his educational philosophy aligns with that of Potomac School. “I’m always...


First day of school at Gross Schechter Day School

Published: Sun, 15 Sep 2019 23:18:20 +0000

Ella Tchlov, Stella Barnholtz and Elizabeth Matsievich Gross Schechter Day School in Pepper Pike welcomed back students fror the first day of school on Aug. 21. Close Brooke Rosenblatt with son...


The wonder of possibility: Verde Valley Ideas debuts in Sedona

Published: Sun, 15 Sep 2019 10:01:58 +0000

...awe-inspiring red rocks is closely aligned with the five guiding principles taught at the international boarding school: Academic excellence, service to others, environmental stewardship, the value of world citizenship...


Prep Football: Wyoming Seminary has no answer for Peddie School once again

Published: Sun, 15 Sep 2019 03:35:17 +0000

...against Seminary as the Falcons rolled to a 47-0 victory amidst an occasionally misty rain. Peddie, a private school in Hightstown, N.J., has outscored Seminary 253-21 in the last five meetings. “Every year,...


Woodlands Academy celebrates its cultural diversity

Published: Fri, 13 Sep 2019 19:50:49 +0000

...Procession of the Nations, which is part of the annual Flag Ceremony celebrating the Lake Forest day-and-boarding school’s rich cultural diversity. (Woodlands Academy) The richness of Woodlands Academy of the...


Women of Influence: Pat Walker of Jacksonville Country Day School

Published: Fri, 13 Sep 2019 17:43:24 +0000

...all, especially my teachers,” she said. And that’s her goal for the students at Jacksonville Country Day School, where she has worked for more than two decades as a teacher, director of admissions and now...


OPINION Nashville’s Catholic schools open to all regardless of ideology, taste in books or cultural background | Opinion

Published: Fri, 13 Sep 2019 17:23:31 +0000

...elementary and middle grades during the 2017-2018 school year. This year, St. Matthew is the first private school in Williamson County to offer this type of program. (Photo: Shelley Mays / The Tennessean...


New Canaan Country School Welcomes New Faculty & Staff

Published: Mon, 09 Sep 2019 13:40:18 +0000

...English from the University of Mary Washington. New Canaan Country School is a coed, independent day school for students in Pre-K (ages 3 &4) through Grade 9. Located on a 75-acre campus in New Canaan,...


15 School Shout Out: Madison Country Day School

Published: Mon, 09 Sep 2019 12:12:41 +0000

By NBC15 Staff |  Posted: Mon 7:10 AM, Sep 09, 2019 WAUNAKEE, Wis. (WMTV) -- This NBC15 School Shout Out comes from Madison Country Day School in Waunakee.


High Point Christian Academy escapes Ravenscroft with a 28-21 win in double OT

Published: Sat, 07 Sep 2019 07:36:24 +0000

...28 to 21 at about 10:35 p.m. High Point Christian Academy (4-0) is going to host Charlotte Country Day School on Friday, September 13th. Ravenscroft’s next game with be on Thursday the 12th and home against...


Richard Meacock, beloved Mounds Park Academy teacher, dies at 68

Published: Sat, 07 Sep 2019 06:16:58 +0000

...school’s newspaper when Meacock retired. Meacock, who was born in England, taught at Mounds Park, a private school in Maplewood, since it opened in 1982. He was diagnosed with liver failure in 2010 and continued...


Trinity Presbyterian announces new head of school

Published: Fri, 06 Sep 2019 21:50:18 +0000

...stated. Read or Share this story: https://www.montgomeryadvertiser.com/story/news/education/2019/09/06/trinity-presbyterian-announces-new-head-private-school-montgomery-alabama-bill-shellnut/2235191001/


Tigers of Greenwich Country Day take pride in new upper school

Published: Wed, 04 Sep 2019 21:35:20 +0000

...John Breitfelder points out features of the new campus on the first day of school at Greenwich Country Day School Upper School in Greenwich, Conn. Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019. GCDS welcomed students its impressive...


Seattle School for Boys begins inaugural school year

Published: Wed, 04 Sep 2019 20:53:23 +0000

...grants,” Creach said of sustaining and growing the new independent school. Accreditations come from the National Association of Independent Schools, Northwest Association of Independent Schools, the state board...


CHSFL and private school team-by-team football preview

Published: Fri, 30 Aug 2019 17:52:39 +0000

CHAMINADE FLYERS 2018 record: 2-7 Coach: Kevin Dolan, fourth season KEY PLAYERS Robert Booth, DE, 6-3, 235, Sr.; Liam Brown, OL, 6-0, 225, Sr.; Antonio Gerbino, OL, 5-10, 210, Sr.; Brandon Coward,...


Private school roundup | Cape Henry boys open state tournament with win

Published: Fri, 30 Aug 2019 11:36:25 +0000

Cape Henry 60, St. John Paul the Great 56 Dajour Rucker scored 27 points and grabbed 11 rebounds Tuesday to lead the sixth-seeded Dolphins to a come-from-behind victory over No. 11 seed St. John Paul...


Donoho Receives Award for "Art Bikes Anniston"

Published: Fri, 30 Aug 2019 06:52:24 +0000

Friday, August 30, 2019 A local private school has been recognized statewide for art work displayed throughout the City of Anniston. During the 2019 Alabama Cycling Classic, students involved with the...


The Guide: Private schools in Anne Arundel go beyond scope of traditional classrooms

Published: Thu, 29 Aug 2019 22:05:36 +0000

...archeological dig on the grounds of Belvoir plantation. (Barbara Haddock Taylor, Baltimore Sun) Private schools in Anne Arundel County offer options go beyond the scope of the traditional, public school...


Greenwich Academy soccer team out to continue its championship reign

Published: Wed, 28 Aug 2019 19:49:06 +0000

...School at home. Besides playing their FAA rivals, the Gators’ schedule includes formidable NEPSAC boarding school opponents. “A lot of our players have played together for two or three years, so they know...


Western Reserve Academy uses football to satisfy students' curiosity

Published: Sat, 24 Aug 2019 12:27:30 +0000

...Moynahan said. "Most of our away games are at least two hours from home. We’re going to play other boarding schools." These frequent long bus rides do have their benefits, though. The players will get a...


Prince George and Princess Charlotte's School Curriculum Is No Joke

Published: Sat, 24 Aug 2019 12:18:08 +0000

...work that comes with it. She's set to join her brother Prince George at Thomas's Battersea, a tony private school in London. Six-year-old George, meanwhile, will be moving from Year 1 to Year 2, and will...


Lacrosse program focuses on ‘whole girl’

Published: Fri, 23 Aug 2019 17:59:18 +0000

...coaching Cranston youth lacrosse for a number of years and also coaches lacrosse at Providence Country Day School – created the program with the opportunity for a girls’ lacrosse tournament team in Rhode Island...


17-year-old Spokane dancer to attend renowned Interlochen Arts Academy

Published: Tue, 20 Aug 2019 13:49:01 +0000

...dreams – and it’s paid off. The young ballet dancer from Spokane will soon attend a prestigious arts boarding school in Michigan. Kahler, 17, fell in love with dance six years ago and has since trained with...


Princeton Day School Addresses Environmental Stewardship with ENGIE Agreement

Published: Tue, 20 Aug 2019 13:02:14 +0000

20 Aug 2019 Princeton Day School and ENGIE Resources have announced a five-year energy agreement that provides the campus with budget certainty while also encouraging the development of renewable energy...


Major renovations underway at Greenwich Academy

Published: Tue, 20 Aug 2019 12:24:22 +0000

...witnessing a few large construction projects on the campus of Greenwich Academy. The private K-12 girls’ school is building a new lower school and leveling two old houses to make way for a new green-scape...


Two Locals Make Honors at Worcester Academy

Published: Tue, 20 Aug 2019 09:25:39 +0000

...Grade 11, Second Honors. ABOUT WORCESTER ACADEMY Worcester Academy is an independent co-ed day and boarding school for grades 6 to 12 and postgraduates. Our urban setting, diverse community, and innovative...


Manhattanville hires Baruch alumnus

Published: Fri, 16 Aug 2019 17:56:23 +0000

...release." Scanlon stepped down from his position to accept the head coaching job at Greenwich Country Day School in Connecticut. He went 198-192 in 15 seasons with the Valiants including 11-14 last season.


Jack Meriwether named Miller School boys basketball coach

Published: Tue, 13 Aug 2019 21:25:54 +0000

...once again be a part of it. “There is great basketball in this area and having played public and private school basketball and having recruited it for so long, I feel confident in saying that coaching in...


What it's like to attend Phillips Exeter Academy, one of the most elite boarding schools in America

Published: Tue, 13 Aug 2019 19:11:06 +0000

...business of living." The 1,200-student-strong now co-ed high school in New Hampshire is still a boarding school unlike any other today. It uses the Harkness Method, a unique teaching model that schools...


Savannah Christian Preparatory School

Published: Sat, 10 Aug 2019 19:57:12 +0000

...hardwood forests on the school’s private property. Welcomed by the school administration to bird this private school property, Ogeechee Audubon will explore the nature sanctuary affectionately known to the school...


Parkway Christian School student to throw out first pitch at Tigers game

Published: Fri, 09 Aug 2019 22:41:18 +0000

...Detroit Tigers took on the Kansas City Royals at Comerica Park in Detroit. Becca Shea, a senior at the private school, took the mound in the opening minutes just prior to the game's start. "Becca is a tremendously...


Out of the shadow: Christ School's Navy Shuler earns his own spotlight

Published: Wed, 07 Aug 2019 13:11:03 +0000

...expectation is something I've grown up around. It's prepared me to go out and make a name for myself." Private school and McDowell capsules Christ School Greenies Coach: Nick Luhm 2018 Record: 10-2 (2-0)...


Q&A with Lakeview Christian Academy's new head of school

Published: Sun, 04 Aug 2019 22:51:35 +0000

...experience based on Christian principles. I think that's important because there aren't a lot of Christian private schools around right now. The community deserves options. They deserve to pick what they want and...


What is race? It isn't skin color, as some young people are learning

Published: Sat, 03 Aug 2019 15:25:05 +0000

...University of Pennsylvania, gives a guest lecture to science classes at the Lawrenceville School, a private school in Lawrence Township, New Jersey. The topic is race, and she points out the big problem --...


Are teachers equipped to teach kids social and emotional learning?

Published: Sat, 03 Aug 2019 04:06:12 +0000

...Maureen Downey, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution A former public-school teacher now working in a private school was asked about the difference in public and private school students. She said the kids were...


First cohort graduates from new middle school summer enrichment program

Published: Sat, 03 Aug 2019 00:35:43 +0000

...its new three-week summer enrichment program. The program, hosted by Thomas Jefferson Independent Day School, was geared toward helping middle school students keep their learning skills sharp and avoid...


United Bank Foundation Connecticut Donates $10,000 to Covenant Preparatory School in Hartford

Published: Fri, 02 Aug 2019 14:04:28 +0000

...today announced that the Foundation has donated $10,000 to Covenant Preparatory School, an independent day school dedicated to meeting the education needs of under-served families. Located at the YWCA building...


Remsenburg Parent To Open Holistic Private School In Center Moriches

Published: Fri, 02 Aug 2019 10:16:49 +0000

...Andrea Libutti, a Remsenburg resident and mother of three boys, she instead chose to create her own private school. When she isn’t working 24-hour shifts as an emergency physician at Stony Brook Eastern Long...


Hamden Hall buys $1.75 million ‘castle’ for school programs

Published: Mon, 29 Jul 2019 21:44:22 +0000

By City Staff Updated 5:38 pm EDT, Monday, July 29, 2019 Hamden Hall Country Day School recently purchased the property at 20 Davis St., known as the “Davis Street Castle.” Hamden Hall Country ...


Milton Hershey School Students Attend Global Leadership Summit

Published: Mon, 29 Jul 2019 13:40:37 +0000

...visit mhskids.org. ABOUT MILTON HERSHEY SCHOOL Milton Hershey School® is one of the world's best private schools, offering a top-notch education and positive home life to children in pre-kindergarten through...


Outdoor concerts and other things to do in Greenwich

Published: Mon, 29 Jul 2019 11:37:23 +0000

...Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” from Aug. 1 to Aug. 3 at the Performing Arts Center at Greenwich Country Day School, 401 Old Church Road. The Off-Beat Players is a nonprofit theater company that provides an opportunity...


Jack Medved Combines Passion For Wildlife With Art And Inclusion

Published: Fri, 26 Jul 2019 21:59:23 +0000

...and though he started school at Village Elementary, he finished his remaining schooling at Pioneer Day School and Urban Skills Center in San Diego. As a going away gift when he left Maryland, his aide...


Danbury School Calendar 2019-20: First Day Of School, Vacations

Published: Fri, 26 Jul 2019 21:32:23 +0000

...(PD) 27: Preopening day-All Staff to Report 28: First Day of classes-Full Day September: 2: Labor Day–Schools Closed 10: One Hour Early Release for Students/PD 24: One Hour Early Release for Students-T-Eval...


Greenwich School Calendar 2019-20: First Day Of School, Vacations

Published: Fri, 26 Jul 2019 20:57:02 +0000

...Orientation - Early Release Aug. 29 - First Day of School for All Students September Sept. 2 - Labor Day - Schools Closed Sept. 25 - Teacher PLD - Early Release Sept. 30 - Rosh Hashanah - Schools Closed...


New on Hulu: Amy Schumer, more 'Handmaid's Tale' and all the 'Designing Women'

Published: Fri, 26 Jul 2019 18:28:59 +0000

...Dec. 6; "Wu-Tang: An American Saga," on Sept. 4; and "Looking for Alaska," a teen drama set at a boarding school based on the John Green novel and produced by Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage ("Gossip...


Wallingford students recently recognized with the Faculty Recognition Award

Published: Fri, 26 Jul 2019 17:50:27 +0000

...cooperation with peers and adults, and service to school. The Independent Day School is a coeducational private school for students in preschool, elementary and middle school. Located on 33 acres, IDS provides...


Wyoming Seminary eighth-graders receive awards

Published: Fri, 26 Jul 2019 16:04:57 +0000

...Memorial Award (French); Jakob Baur, Shavertown, The Bessie G. Atwood English Award, The Wilkes-Barre Day School Trustees Prize (best scholastic performance of the year), The Irma Meyer Award (excellence in...


New private school opening in Leeds

Published: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 16:46:32 +0000

Copyright © 2019 The Pilot News | 214 N. Michigan | Plymouth, IN 46563 | (574) 936-3101 • 800-933-0356 All property rights for the entire contents of this publication shall be the property of The Pilot...


List of Lists: Private Schools

Published: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 16:43:55 +0000

Daily News List of Lists: Private Schools See the 5 largest private schools in the Colorado Springs area, ranked by the number of students in the previous academic year. ABOUT US The Colorado Springs...


PREP YEAR IN REVIEW: Wrestler of the Year Noah Surtin of Edwardsville

Published: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 12:32:39 +0000

...championships will too. “It shows that even though (Edwardsville) is a smaller town and we aren’t a big private school, we can still make great wrestlers and that anything can happen with hard work,” Surtin said....


St. John's Episcopal wants to redevelop an entire South Tampa block, including Four Green Fields (Renderings)

Published: Tue, 16 Jul 2019 15:06:15 +0000

...Gurbal Kritzer – Senior Reporter, Tampa Bay Business Journal 3 hours ago St. John's Episcopal Parish Day School wants to triple its footprint near downtown Tampa with a redevelopment of the block it purchased...


Children's Museum selects private school leader as new director

Published: Mon, 15 Jul 2019 23:04:59 +0000

By Greg Akers – Editor-in-Chief, Memphis Business Journal 4 hours ago One of the local area's most prominent children's organizations has selected a new leader with an extensive educational background....


Annie Wright Schools will push back start times next year so students can sleep, exercise

Published: Thu, 11 Jul 2019 19:29:44 +0000

...Young students advocate for later start times Up Next × High school students at Annie Wright private schools in Tacoma will get more sleep and exercise next year. Starting this fall, the start time...


Black Mountain Stingrays are making big waves in the pool

Published: Wed, 10 Jul 2019 13:32:31 +0000

..."My first time swimming competitively I was on the school team," said Allen, a graduate of Carolina Day School who committed in May to swim at Davis & Elkins College. "I was really out of shape and I...


Delphi Construction Finishes Tabor Academy New Dormitory

Published: Wed, 10 Jul 2019 08:27:53 +0000

...Academy's 88 acre waterfront campus on Buzzard's Bay, Cornelia Hall is the newest girls dormitory at the boarding school. The 2 story wood building consists of 19 student rooms and 4 faculty apartments along with...


Kids take off at space camp

Published: Tue, 09 Jul 2019 21:11:43 +0000

...Photo by Samantha Cooper It’s a hot day in Washington and stuffy inside the Milton Gottesman Jewish Day School of the Nation’s Capital, where are hard at work making miniature planetariums. Carefully, they...


How Schools Reinvigorated the Stonewall Revolution

Published: Tue, 09 Jul 2019 14:36:27 +0000

...“spontaneously,” says Sharon Tentarelli, who as a high-school junior in 1989 founded the GSA at the prestigious boarding school Phillips Academy Andover. Read: A friendship forged through the gay-rights movement GSAs...


On the air at 11 (years old): Aspiring multimedia journalist inspires

Published: Tue, 09 Jul 2019 12:12:04 +0000

...their faces in a screen. For Jaden, the next few months off from his school, Maumee Valley Country Day School, means more time to cover local news, and to watch and learn from those who do it for a living....


A 'warm-up before school starts': Eastside prepares rising freshman for high school

Published: Fri, 05 Jul 2019 14:07:53 +0000

...school life. The program has existed since 1997, the first summer after the launch of the tuition-free private school, which serves students who will be the first in their families to go to college. Unlike most...


New Green Hedges School head to focus on strategic vision, diversity

Published: Fri, 05 Jul 2019 11:37:50 +0000

...parents on a new strategic plan to guide the school for the next three to five years. The market for private schools is competitive, Bohnen said. “There’s a lot of school choice out there,” she said. “Parents...


Eaglebrook taking advantage of Roving Archivist grant

Published: Fri, 28 Jun 2019 17:11:25 +0000

...School, which will celebrate its 100th anniversary in 2022, is no exception. The junior boarding and day school for boys is then left with the challenge of preserving such articles from yesteryear. So it...


Country School's Comizio Named CT School Psychologist of the Year

Published: Wed, 26 Jun 2019 16:26:22 +0000

...classroom teachers and the rest of our community." New Canaan Country School is a co-ed, independent day school for students in Pre-K (ages 3 & 4) through Grade 9. Located on a 75-acre campus in New Canaan,...


Harbor Day School cleared for total makeover of CdM campus

Published: Sat, 22 Jun 2019 17:26:44 +0000

A rendering depicts the future entrance to Harbor Day School at 3443 Pacific View Drive in Corona del Mar. (Courtesy of city of Newport Beach) Harbor Day School has approval from the city of Newport Beach...


Q&A: Angleton's Aaliyah Garcia, AGH softball pitcher of the year

Published: Sat, 22 Jun 2019 16:26:20 +0000

...back to the Houston-area. These are the coaches who guided the path for their respective teams. Private School MVP: Shelby Echols, St. Agnes, Sr. In the TAPPS championship game against Bishop Lynch, Echols...


Betty White (no, not that one) says goodbye to Sacred Hearts after 48 years

Published: Sat, 22 Jun 2019 04:02:50 +0000

...the end of the month, Betty White ends her career at Sacred Hearts Academy. She's served the all-girls school for 48 years. "I like being part of something good. And I always thought that what we're...


New Canaan Country School holds closing exercises

Published: Mon, 17 Jun 2019 12:03:19 +0000

...Porter’s School, New Canaan High School, Norwalk High School, Phillips Academy Andover, Rye Country Day School, St. Luke’s School, St. Paul’s School, The Taft School, Westhill High School, and Westminster...


Savannah Country Day School hosts fifth annual Stuart Sligh Jr. Memorial Baseball Tournament

Published: Sun, 16 Jun 2019 02:17:20 +0000

The News at 7 p.m. on Saturday June 15, 2019 at 9:28 PM EDT - Updated June 15 at 9:28 PM Savannah Country Day School hosts fifth annual Stuart Sligh Jr. Memorial Baseball Tournament


Graduation: Springdale Preparatory

Published: Fri, 14 Jun 2019 21:37:28 +0000

...Douglas and Tanner Wolfe congratulate each other after receiving their diplomas during the New Windsor private school's inaugural graduation ceremony Friday, June 14, 2019. Dylan Slagle Springdale Preparatory...


Greenwich Teen is St. Luke's Salutatorian

Published: Fri, 14 Jun 2019 17:07:26 +0000

...Warneryd, Head of School Mark Davis, and Salutatorian Georgia Rosenberg St. Luke's is a secular private school in New Canaan, CT for grades 5-12. St. Luke's mission is an exceptional education that inspires...


Can transitional kindergarten fill the gap for 'young 5s?'

Published: Sun, 09 Jun 2019 23:46:35 +0000

...for our kids to use, but we always say the basics — read to your child every day." Glenwood Country Day School in Woodbine, Maryland, offers transitional kindergarten, but the private preschool also has...


Flint Hill graduates urged to be themselves, seek the best

Published: Sun, 09 Jun 2019 14:08:18 +0000

...morning of June 7 at Flint Hill School’s 59th graduation ceremony, held on the campus of the Oakton private school. “What four years taught me at Flint Hill was how I learned to step out of my comfort zone,”...


Third Grade Celebrates World Explorers

Published: Sun, 09 Jun 2019 13:35:19 +0000

...students make connections across subjects. Barnesville School of Arts & Sciences is an independent private school in Montgomery County, Maryland offering innovative preschool through 8th grade programs. Cross-curricular...


Low-tech learning and why it's highly sought after by high-tech parents

Published: Sat, 08 Jun 2019 13:03:24 +0000

In most public and private schools across the nation, Chromebooks, iPads or Windows devices are everywhere. But things look very different at Waldorf Schools, where technology and screens aren't used at...


High School Athletes of the Year: First Baptist, Bishop England standouts both Clemson bound

Published: Sat, 08 Jun 2019 12:13:49 +0000

...championship games, winning two SCISA Class AA state titles. Now comes the hard part. From a small private school program where he was “the man” to a running back room loaded with four- and five-star performers...


2 new schools prepping for August start

Published: Sat, 08 Jun 2019 11:55:50 +0000

By MARC VALERO Staff Writer 20 min ago 1 SEBRING — Two new private schools are preparing to open in August — a Christian school in Sebring and a teacher-assisted online school in Lake Placid. The...


Cape Cod Academy grads urged to have an open but critical mind

Published: Fri, 07 Jun 2019 23:56:16 +0000

...than people even think when they think of a small high school,” Rivers said. But like Yoda, the private school shouldn’t be judged by its size, said Rivers, who plans to study international relations at...


Bill Gates on the 3 Surprising Things His Parents Did to Set Him Up for Success

Published: Wed, 22 May 2019 15:14:28 +0000

...amount of independence. According to an article in the Wall Street Journal, they enrolled Bill in a private school known to give their students unusual amounts of freedom. It was at this school that Bill discovered...


Potomac School wins ISL softball tourney

Published: Wed, 22 May 2019 13:10:15 +0000

...accomplished quite much during the 2019 high-school season. Their campaigns ended May 21 when the private-school teams met in the title game of the Independent School League AA Division tournament, with...


Rockford Christian Schools celebrates new sports center

Published: Tue, 21 May 2019 22:47:50 +0000

...Bell School Road that includes a four-story residence hall and a 16,000-square-foot fine arts center. The private school has 1,000 students. Corina Curry: 815-987-1371; ccurry@rrstar.com; @corinacurry


Williams Elementary wins national K-5 chess title

Published: Tue, 21 May 2019 22:39:57 +0000

...School Chess Championship in Nashville, Tennessee. They edged out Manhattan’s The Dalton School, a private school where tuition rises above $50,000, by half of a point, winning 20.5 to 20 to take home first...


Suburbs Deerfield Review Deerfield Community

Published: Tue, 21 May 2019 20:31:39 +0000

Lake Forest Country Day School hosted Director of Marine Research at the Shedd Aquarium Steven Kessel, PhD, for the School's annual David Genger Scientist-in-Residence Program on Monday, May 20. Dr. Kessel,...


Shipley School honors alumni, continues 125th Anniversary Celebration with special programming this spring

Published: Tue, 21 May 2019 15:53:59 +0000

...MERION—As part of their 125th Anniversary programming, The Shipley School, a pre-K through 12 coeducational day school located in Bryn Mawr, invited two alumni – creator of the "Jump Start" comic, Robb Armstrong,...


Procacci Brothers & Santa Sweets Inc. Donate $18,600 to Camden Catholic High School

Published: Mon, 20 May 2019 12:59:13 +0000

...co-educational college preparatory school, founded in 1887, is a suburban, college preparatory, day and boarding school. It educates young men and women spiritually, academically, socially, and physically in a...


Inviting the community into museum design and decisions

Published: Sun, 19 May 2019 14:03:01 +0000

...presentation reflecting the contemporary lives of Native American peoples.” Several teachers at Ellis’ all-girls school in Pittsburgh were instrumental in revealing to her the information contained in objects and...


Prep Football: Stryker stirring up new passion in the Bulldogs

Published: Sun, 19 May 2019 00:58:45 +0000

...reason why Stryker invites him to speak. “The thing with Notre Dame Prep is, even though they’re a private school – being 850 kids – they have to do a lot of work to compete at the level they do,” Stryker...


State championship earns Berchmans Player of the Week

Published: Sat, 18 May 2019 17:37:19 +0000

...League champion twice this season. JPG’s only two losses this year came against Berchmans, an all-boys school located in Grand Coteau. The 2017 football season was only the fourth in Berchmans history....


Milton Hershey School and Mount St. Mary’s University Partner to Support Low-Income, First-Generation College Students

Published: Tue, 14 May 2019 19:35:02 +0000

...disadvantaged students. ABOUT MILTON HERSHEY SCHOOL Milton Hershey School® is one of the world’s best private schools, offering a top-notch education and positive home life to children in pre-kindergarten through...


Naples Daily News 2019 All-Area Boys Tennis Team

Published: Tue, 14 May 2019 17:02:22 +0000

...to bring home Collier County’s only state championship this year. Sean Kamyshev, Seacrest Country Day School, Tennis, Junior (Photo: Alex Driehaus/Naples Daily News USA TODAY NETWORK - FLORIDA) Sean...


Flint Hill wins girls lacrosse tourney

Published: Tue, 14 May 2019 15:00:13 +0000

...School, 15-10, in the semifinals, giving the team an eight-game winning streak entering the Division I private-school state tournament this week. Flint Hill was the No. 3 seed in the state and was scheduled...


Black Mountain swimmer signs with Davis & Elkins College

Published: Tue, 14 May 2019 14:46:20 +0000

Carolina Day School senior Jacob Allen of Black Mountain signed a letter of intent to swim at Davis & Elkins College. Allen officially pledged to the school on April 30, at a ceremony on the campus...


DC Catholic school will acknowledge LGBT alumnae couples

Published: Tue, 14 May 2019 12:52:24 +0000

WASHINGTON — A 220-year-old Catholic girls' school in Washington, D.C., will now allow news about same-sex unions in its alumnae magazine. News outlets report the president emerita of Georgetown Visitation...


Punahou and St. Francis capped the season with state baseball titles

Published: Tue, 14 May 2019 11:03:51 +0000

...St. Francis that captured the Division II crown. That made it an unprecedented spring for the small private school in Manoa Valley. The Saints won softball, boys volleyball and baseball state championships...


2019 Outstanding Grads: Honoring the exceptional

Published: Tue, 14 May 2019 03:10:21 +0000

...Walter Middlebrook, Freelance journalist Language Arts Erin Brennan High school: Detroit Country Day School GPA: 4.0 Parents/guardians: Judy and Dan Brennan College I plan to attend: University of...


New Canaan Country School Students Win World Language Recognition

Published: Mon, 13 May 2019 21:49:34 +0000

...work and continuous improvement all year long." New Canaan Country School is a co-ed, independent, day school for students in Pre-K (ages 3 & 4) through Grade 9. Located on a 75-acre campus in New Canaan,...


Savannah Christian hires John C. Gant as girls basketball coach

Published: Mon, 13 May 2019 21:17:32 +0000

...father of St. Louis Cardinals pitcher John Michael Gant, coached at Bible Baptist School and Calvary Day School before transitioning to the corporate world. He returned to coaching in 2011 at Wiregrass Ranch...


McGinnis Woods School

Published: Mon, 13 May 2019 20:51:37 +0000

...offering a nurturing, yet challenging curriculum for infants through 8th grade. McGinnis Woods Country Day School holds top accreditations, including GAC, SACS, and NAEYC and provides students with an exceptional...


Lanier Christian Academy's Beta Club needed leadership. And these seniors stepped up

Published: Mon, 13 May 2019 20:14:15 +0000

...year last fall when the faculty adviser for Lanier Christian Academy’s Beta Club abruptly left the private school. “I was the only remaining member (in a leadership role) of the Beta Club at that point,”...


Cornerstone Private Schools 6th Graders Named State Winners

Published: Mon, 13 May 2019 15:29:40 +0000

Cornerstone Private Schools 6th Graders Named State Winners in the 17th Annual eCYBERMISSION STEM Competition By Theresa Otte, Neighbor | May 13, 2019 10:36 am ET {{ replyButtonLabel }} Reply...


Newark Academy performs in prestigious Lincoln Center jazz band competition

Published: Sat, 11 May 2019 00:34:52 +0000

...Chameleon, is made up of 23 incredible high-school jazz musicians from the second-oldest independent day school in New Jersey. Newark Academy's jazz band has made it to the top 15 in this competition four...


Carolina Day standout to swim in college

Published: Fri, 03 May 2019 19:15:07 +0000

Carolina Day School senior Jacob Allen signed a letter of intent to swim at Davis & Elkins College earlier this week. Carolina Day standout to swim in college Carolina Day School senior Jacob Allen...


Boys soccer blog: Familiar faces head into quarterfinal play

Published: Fri, 03 May 2019 18:40:40 +0000

...the classification plays for its first-ever soccer state champion after the GHSA divided public and private schools into separate brackets. Lake Oconee Academy defeated Claxton 4-1 in the second round to earn...


Jay’s Featured Stars: JT Killen a big hit for Charlotte Christian’s Knights

Published: Fri, 03 May 2019 18:18:51 +0000

...Country Day Track: The Charlotte Country Day sprinter ran the No. 1, 200-meter dash by a NCISAA (private school) runner this season with a 21.53 to win the event at a home meet April 25. Woods’ winning,...


Pressured Children? Let's Do Something About It

Published: Fri, 03 May 2019 17:44:39 +0000

...evaluate our own culture and ask: Is what we're doing good for students?" St. Luke's is a secular private school in New Canaan, CT for grades 5-12. St. Luke's mission is an exceptional education that inspires...


St. Luke's School Welcome Wednesday

Published: Fri, 03 May 2019 14:41:27 +0000

...we know to expect you. Learn more about Mark and St. Luke's on our blog. St. Luke’s is a secular private school in New Canaan, CT for grades 5-12. St. Luke's mission is an exceptional education that inspires...


Eva Longoria, Bobby Walker Jr. to be honored at Greenwich International Film Festival

Published: Fri, 03 May 2019 14:27:55 +0000

...to local heroes. Last year, the festival honored Duncan Edwards for his work at the Waterside School, an independent school serving children and families regardless of limitations in income or circumstance....


South Carolina Teen Turns Jewelry Hobby Into Global Impact

Published: Sun, 28 Apr 2019 04:42:32 +0000

...philanthropic, and everyone takes on a lot of projects to help the community," Webster, a junior at Spartanburg Day School, said. "And so, I was looking for something to do, and I thought, 'Why not combine the two.'"...


Browne Academy Receives National Recognition for its Music Program

Published: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 23:24:48 +0000

...children as part of the school curriculum. About Browne Academy Browne Academy is a diverse independent day school committed to developing the whole child through extraordinary teaching, exceptional academic...


How outdoor environments provide value to K-12 learning, health, and safety

Published: Thu, 25 Apr 2019 18:20:06 +0000

...25, 2019 | Clark Nexsen Blog | Becky Brady, AIA, CDT, LEED AP BD+C The courtyard at Carolina Day School is frequently used as an outdoor classroom, playground, and dining area. Graduation is also...


The Play-Goer: Les Miserables

Published: Thu, 25 Apr 2019 16:19:29 +0000

...popular demand. Terry Bouma has been directing musicals at the Rockbridge Academy, an Annapolis-area private school. “There was wide participation,” she says, “fine production values and great talent, but because...


Head of School Tracey Pritchard leaving Hebron Christian

Published: Wed, 24 Apr 2019 14:32:19 +0000

...July that year to replace outgoing headmaster Timothy Hillen. During her tenure at the Dacula-based private school, Pritchard has overseen an increase in student enrollment, faculty and course offerings, as...


Ben Bronz Academy Open House

Published: Mon, 22 Apr 2019 23:17:37 +0000

...than 30 years, Ben Bronz Academy, a West Hartford State of Connecticut approved special education private school, has been changing the lives of students with dyslexia and language-based learning differences....


Former Viking Matt Birk is co-founding a Catholic high school in Burnsville

Published: Sat, 20 Apr 2019 14:15:29 +0000

...it will be a thriving high school and thriving community.” Birk is a devout Catholic who attended private schools his whole life — Nativity of Our Lord School, then Cretin-Derham Hall High School. He said...


Canyonville Academy finishes in top of Oregon Stock Market Game

Published: Fri, 19 Apr 2019 15:31:38 +0000

...from the national contest, the Capitol Hill Challenge. Canyonville Academy is a private Christian boarding school and according to the website for the Capitol Hill Challenge the competition "engages public...


St. Andrew’s Academy celebrates 20 years in Lake Almanor

Published: Fri, 19 Apr 2019 15:17:05 +0000

...years invested in local students. Back in the fall of 2008, we took it to the next level and became a boarding school. Some of our graduates have returned to this area after college to work, get married and...


Nationally recognized summer STEM camp coming to Upland Country Day School

Published: Fri, 19 Apr 2019 14:15:56 +0000

...Invention, a nationally recognized, nonprofit summer enrichment camp program, is coming to Upland Country Day School the week of June 10. Camp Invention, a program of the National Inventors Hall of Fame (NIHF)...


Maumee Valley Country Day School Announces New Head of Upper School

Published: Fri, 19 Apr 2019 14:14:32 +0000

...excellence, personal attention, experiential learning, and global education.” Maumee Valley Country Day School is pleased to welcome Dr. Macek and her family to the Toledo community. Melissa E. Kuhl -...


Marymount School of New York lists UES townhouse for $32M

Published: Tue, 16 Apr 2019 18:12:37 +0000

...years" 2 East 82nd Street (Credit: Google Maps) A 120-year-old townhouse owned by a prestigious all-girls school on the Upper East Side has been listed for $32 million. Marymount School of New York, which...


Greenwich Catholic to put tuition hike toward teacher pay raises

Published: Mon, 15 Apr 2019 02:35:35 +0000

...school would adequately compensate its teachers, who make significantly less than their public- and private-school counterparts; others said the increase will hurt large Catholic families the most who cannot...


Sacred Heart Greenwich lacrosse holds off Hotchkiss

Published: Sun, 14 Apr 2019 14:43:46 +0000

...composure throughout the game,” Clough said. “Our communication and leadership on the field helped us close it out with a win.” Sacred Heart hosts FAA foe Hamden Hall Country Day School Monday at 4 p.m.


Young Louisville inventors invited to pursue a career in business, earn cash

Published: Sun, 14 Apr 2019 12:48:28 +0000

...thirdly, we're close to home. We want everybody to be able to walk to school," Poole said. The small, private school was selected to be part of a national children's business fair. "Those are the things that...


2018-19 Southeastern Pennsylvania girls’ basketball season in review

Published: Sat, 13 Apr 2019 21:02:37 +0000

...Patriots were ranked as high as No. 18 in the country by MaxPreps. Their only loss was to Miami Country Day School in January. Shipley, led by Anna Camden, beat Abington Friends to win the Friends School League...


Lake Ridge Academy students earn national scholastic art awards

Published: Sat, 13 Apr 2019 17:28:10 +0000

...Ridge Academy students. Lake Ridge Academy (www.lakeridgeacademy.org) is an independent, nonsectarian day school offering co-educational classes from kindergarten through grade 12. It is located in North Ridgeville.


Baseball, battleships, and a massive car auction highlight Houston scenes from this past weekend

Published: Tue, 09 Apr 2019 12:34:28 +0000

...and luncheon. The show featured work by designer Adam Lippes. On Sunday evening, the Beth Yeshurun Day School hosted its annual fundraising gala, "The Enchanted Garden Gala: 70 Years and Growing." This...


Tampa Bay Christian Academy (TBCA) and TEL Library Announce Affordable College-Credit Courses for TBCA students

Published: Tue, 09 Apr 2019 08:03:23 +0000

...scholarships and provides military and pastoral financial aid. If you don’t think you can afford private school, give TBCA a call. They are currently enrolling for the 2019-2020 school year and have a few...


St. Luke's Admissions Middle School Spring Tour—Join Us!

Published: Tue, 09 Apr 2019 07:03:08 +0000

...Tour. St. Luke's School is located at 377 N.Wilton Road, New Canaan, CT. St. Luke's is a secular private school in New Canaan, CT, for grades 5-12. St. Luke's mission is an exceptional education that inspires...


Flintridge Sacred Heart’s ‘Mad Hatter’ fundraiser a tribute to late Phyllis Mozilo

Published: Tue, 09 Apr 2019 00:59:00 +0000

...hotel’s closing, the Dominican Sisters of Mission San Jose were making plans to build a convent and girls’ school on a tract of land they had purchased in Sierra Madre. After hearing about the closure of...


Greenwich Catholic making changes under new board

Published: Mon, 08 Apr 2019 23:53:59 +0000

...letter, which justified an increase exceeding the customary $400 to $500 bump by comparing GCS to area private schools. One outcome of the hike is that less than half of parents have donated to the school’s annual...


Best boarding schools in America

Published: Mon, 08 Apr 2019 23:52:53 +0000

...courses a year, The Cambridge School of Weston advocates “active, experiential learning.” Originally a girls school intended to prepare students for Radcliffe College, the school was the first independent in...


Manlius Pebble Hill names new school leader

Published: Sun, 07 Apr 2019 16:03:05 +0000

...for nine years, and then served as director of advancement for School Year Abroad. The boarding and day school is for boys in grades 6 through 9. McCusker helped increase enrollment at Cardigan Mountain...


Tough commute? Try crossing the US-Mexico border for school

Published: Sun, 07 Apr 2019 14:14:28 +0000

...Institute in El Paso, Texas, listen to their teacher. More than 70 percent of the students in the private school travel over the US-Mexico border to attend classes. Credit: Mónica Ortiz Uribe/The World...


Teen with autism turns a page in his ‘Ottobiography’

Published: Sun, 07 Apr 2019 13:03:20 +0000

...accurately measured his intellectual abilities. By then he had enrolled in Arch Academy, a small private school that later became Sea Change. He types his lessons on a keyboard, and is earning a high school...


Australian comes long way to play

Published: Sun, 07 Apr 2019 12:15:39 +0000

...shots a game while playing this winter for The Webb School, a private college preparatory, boarding and day school in Bell Buckle, Tenn., which is 54 miles southeast of Nashville. According to the website 247Sports,...


Wiley, Darcy Lead CA Girls’ Lacrosse To Big Win On Saturday Free Access

Published: Sun, 07 Apr 2019 04:19:41 +0000

... Riley McPhee and Lauren Davis supplied assists. In net, Fabi McLeod compiled seven saves. Next Wednesday, the Cats look to earn a 3rd straight victory when hosting Rye Country Day School at 4:30 p.m.


Next Level Tennis Kendalltown wins USTA Florida sectional title

Published: Wed, 03 Apr 2019 12:28:01 +0000

...compete against top athletes at the Maccabiah Games. Matias also plays for the Scheck Hillel Community Day School boys’ soccer team as well as the Hollywood CTC Bandits, his travel club team. He helped teams...


Canterbury announces $1 million gift for new student commons building

Published: Wed, 03 Apr 2019 04:15:50 +0000

...generosity to our students and our school,” she said. Canterbury is an in independent boarding and day school located on Aspetuck Avenue. The D’Amour Center will house the school’s campus ministry office...


New documentary showcases innovative Boise school

Published: Wed, 03 Apr 2019 04:07:30 +0000

"Rise: Voice of a New Generation," documents the journey of students and staff at One Stone, an independent school in downtown Boise. Author: KTVB Staff Published: 9:48 PM MDT April 2, 2019 Updated:...


Party In A Garden

Published: Wed, 03 Apr 2019 01:40:22 +0000

Hyde Park Day School prepares for its fresh springtime gala, “A Garden Party,” at the Ivy Room on April 12. PHOTOGRAPHY BY ROBIN SUBAR After what seemed like a very long Midwest winter, the flowers are...


Cooper: Paramus Catholic honors charismatic track coach Mike Glynn

Published: Sat, 30 Mar 2019 21:41:35 +0000

...Joseph was the first), but only a freshman and sophomore class. The school was even divided into a boys school and girls school. With an honest, genuine style, Glynn was sometimes profane but never mean....


Brookwood grad Andrew Kell named AD at Loganville Christian Academy

Published: Sat, 30 Mar 2019 19:54:59 +0000

...Gwinnett native Andrew Kell was hired recently to take over the athletic program at the Walton County private school, which is located less than 15 miles southeast from Kell’s alma mater, Brookwood. He begins...


Grace and Hope Academy students "pi" leaders with whip cream & sprinkles

Published: Sat, 30 Mar 2019 06:13:39 +0000

...for the school's operational costs to keep the tuition rate reasonable. The nonprofit, Christian, private school, located at 235 W. Washington St., held a fundraiser in honor of National Pi Day, which provided...


Cool Banana Wig featured in free 10-week kids concert series at Friends Academy

Published: Mon, 25 Mar 2019 18:44:58 +0000

... Learn more about Cool Banana Wig at www.coolbananawig.com Admission is free and open to the public. Founded in 1810, Friends Academy is an independent, non-profit day school, serving boys and girls.


Day School student to compete in statewide geography competition

Published: Tue, 19 Mar 2019 21:32:59 +0000

...semifinalists for the 2019 National Geographic GeoBee Indiana State Competition. Ingrid Braden, an Evansville Day School student, will compete to make it to the national competition in Washington D.C. this May. This...


NPR correspondent to speak at Foxcroft School

Published: Tue, 19 Mar 2019 21:15:58 +0000

...an Alison Harrison Goodyear Fellow at Foxcroft School; she will speak at the all-girls’ boarding and day school on Thursday, March 28. Martin is an award-winning correspondent who has covered stories ranging...


Hun's Andrew Seager, Pennington's Bernie Gurick highlight our boys basketball Prep honors

Published: Tue, 19 Mar 2019 20:22:31 +0000

...points or less, Hun beat Lawrenceville by two points, and Pennington lost three times to Princeton Day School before knocking off the Panthers in the NJISAA Prep B Tournament. Over at Hun, 6-foot-7 forward...


Ashley Hall Launches New Global Learning Center in Spoleto, Italy

Published: Tue, 19 Mar 2019 17:19:47 +0000

...cross-cultural education CHARLESTON, S.C. (PRWEB) March 19, 2019 Ashley Hall, the only independent girls’ school in South Carolina, is launching a new global learning center in Spoleto, Italy, as part of...


Mother McAuley's Ashley Luke Clanton is the 2018-19 Daily Southtown Girls Basketball Coach of the Year

Published: Sat, 16 Mar 2019 00:35:20 +0000

...athletic director Laurie Jakubczak. “I was always a public school kid, so the idea of coaching at a private school was never in my mind at all,” Luke Clanton said. “The biggest thing that sold me on it when...


Miami Country Day student named a Coca-Cola Scholar

Published: Fri, 15 Mar 2019 22:10:53 +0000

...Student Advisory Board. The Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation awarded Isabella Pedraza of Miami Country Day School with a $20,000 scholarship for her academic excellence, leadership skills, and community service....


Addlestone Announces New Head of School

Published: Wed, 13 Mar 2019 13:10:56 +0000

...educational philosophy. Rabbi Paul has administrative experience from leadership roles in 5 different Jewish day schools,and currently helps lead the Bi-Cultural Hebrew Academy in Stamford, Connecticut where he recently...


Bushcraft And Survival Week-Long Program At New Hampton School

Published: Wed, 13 Mar 2019 12:49:59 +0000

...participate in whichever is selected. I had a great time running this program, and because New Hampton is a boarding school, getting to work with such a diverse and character filled group of young adults from around...


Lexington Catholic High School names its first woman president | Lexington Herald Leader

Published: Mon, 11 Mar 2019 19:33:29 +0000

...Young worked as a consultant for St. Joseph’s Preparatory High School and currently at Stuart Country Day School of the Sacred Heart where the focus is on organizational change, enrollment management, and...


Viewpoint: The Jewish Academy is a jewel in our midst

Published: Mon, 11 Mar 2019 17:31:23 +0000

...Jew, I have always had a particular affinity for the Jewish Academy of Orlando, formerly the Hebrew Day School. And in my continued support of the school, I have returned to a board position, in spite of...


Sixth grader claims second straight regional spelling bee championship

Published: Sat, 09 Mar 2019 22:42:27 +0000

Nikitha Prabhu of James River Day School waits anxiously for her turn during one of the last rounds of the Lynchburg Regional Spelling Bee on March 9, 2019 at P.L. Dunbar Middle School. (Emily Elconin/The...


Detroit Country Day wins 2nd straight hockey championship

Published: Sat, 09 Mar 2019 22:32:08 +0000

...and FAQs Detroit Country Day wins 2nd straight hockey championship Buy Photo Detroit Country Day School defenseman Gino Sessa, center, tries to boot Houghton's Seth Francois out of the way of his...


St. Johns Country Day School standout headed to West Point

Published: Sat, 09 Mar 2019 20:46:52 +0000

...in the classroom, in soccer, and, of course, on the softball field,” Fisher said. At St. Johns, a private school located in Orange Park, Maddie played goalie for the school’s nationally-ranked soccer team,...


Rob Fowler visits Christ Church Day School_3.6.19

Published: Sat, 09 Mar 2019 01:50:43 +0000

...Posted: Mar 08, 2019 08:41 PM EST Updated: Mar 08, 2019 08:41 PM EST Rob Fowler visits Christ Church Day School_3.6.19 Continue Reading Copyright 2019 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved....


Country School Eighth Graders Practice the Art of Storytelling

Published: Sat, 09 Mar 2019 00:39:14 +0000

..."Don't just tell your story. Give your story away." New Canaan Country School is a coed, independent day school for student in Pre-K 9ages 3 & 4) through Grade 9. Located in New Canaan, the school serves...


Gaston Day's Demilade Adelekun commits to play basketball in the Ivy League

Published: Fri, 08 Mar 2019 22:30:51 +0000

...becomes second Gaston County athlete to commit to play athletics in the Ivy League this year Gaston Day School's Demilade Adelekun announced Friday via Twitter that he has committed to play basketball at...


Childhood Champions

Published: Fri, 08 Mar 2019 17:40:45 +0000

...strength inspires me, and he always makes me laugh.” Asher Waimon, a 13-year-old Lake Forest Country Day School student, says: “I have learned to be more grateful. Grateful for the things I can do, what others...


Day School Eagles on historic run to Regional Championship game

Published: Fri, 08 Mar 2019 16:44:38 +0000

...Saturday marks Regional Championship day for five local boys teams and right here in Evansville the Day School Eagles (11-11) look to continue their historic run. Last Saturday, Day School defeated Wood...


5 Darien College Students Named To Dean's List

Published: Fri, 08 Mar 2019 16:31:08 +0000

...CT (06820), is a member of the Colgate Class of 2020 and is currently a English major. Rye Country Day School graduate William Halloran of Darien, CT (06820), is a member of the Colgate Class of 2019 and...


Graphic Novels That Will Keep Kids Reading

Published: Fri, 08 Mar 2019 11:01:40 +0000

...who, against his will, is sent by his parents to the prestigious (and mostly white) Riverdale Academy Day School. Jordan’s struggle is neatly echoed by his parents: His mother, who works at a largely white...


Regional art award winners include students from Greensboro Day School, Bishop McGuinness and Wheatmore

Published: Mon, 04 Mar 2019 20:53:07 +0000

Siyu Wan of Greensboro Day School won a Gold Key in the annual Scholastic Art Awards for Eastern/Central North Carolina competition with this digital art, "Wander." Carey Jackson-Adams is Wan's teacher....


Thumbs up to help for Greenwich seniors

Published: Mon, 04 Mar 2019 20:18:00 +0000

...Prep School Championships. Ostrye has quietly built a dynasty during his 33 years as coach at the private school in Greenwich. The Bruins are currently on a run of 22 consecutive FAA titles along with 16...


Detroit Country Day School Presents "The Drowsy Chaperone"

Published: Thu, 28 Feb 2019 21:21:37 +0000

..."http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd" xml encoding="utf-8" ? Talented student actors and musicians at Detroit Country Day School (DCDS) are putting their own spin on the five-time Tony award-winning Broadway musical, "The...


Stuart girls completes magical basketball season

Published: Thu, 28 Feb 2019 20:38:13 +0000

PPS-STUPREP Courtesy photo / Pictured are players and coaches from the Stuart Country Day School basketball team after it captured the state Prep B championship with a 71-63 win at Morristown-Beard. ...


York playwright premieres fresh take on 'The Snow Queen'

Published: Thu, 28 Feb 2019 20:37:08 +0000

...influencers of my life." Young playwright: Hoke, 30, is director of the theater program at York Country Day School, is currently directing four local theater shows at once and sits on TAFE's board of directors....


St. Luke's Announces Powerhouse Leadership Advisory Council

Published: Thu, 28 Feb 2019 20:15:52 +0000

...more about Kim Davis joining the Center for Leadership Advisory Council. St. Luke's is a secular private school in New Canaan, CT for grades 5-12. St. Luke's mission is an exceptional education that inspires...


Woodward Academy continues to hit all the right notes

Published: Thu, 07 Feb 2019 19:16:48 +0000

...For example, French attended a National Association of Independent Schools People of Color Conference in California. “I grew as an educator, and actually, as a person, because it helped me see things ...


Grant gives STEM bins to Lighthouse

Published: Thu, 07 Feb 2019 18:30:52 +0000

... to work with some electrical circuits,” Tabb stated. The elementary principal says they are extremely thankful for the grant, since they are a private school and don't get funding like public schools....


Top 100 Schools In MA For 2019: New List

Published: Thu, 07 Feb 2019 17:46:25 +0000

...In this list, Niche prefers private schools. The top entry was a private high school, Phillips Academy in Andover, and it was immediately followed by six more. The first public school was the Massachusetts ...


List of some top international boarding schools in India

Published: Thu, 07 Feb 2019 08:50:56 +0000

...Some of the top international boarding schools in India are: 1. Mussoorie International School, Mussoorie MIS is one of the finest All-Girls boarding schools in India. The school provides an International ...


The Cambridge School of Weston Announces New Head of School - Lise Charlier to replace 17-year veteran Jane Moulding

Published: Mon, 28 Jan 2019 21:18:27 +0000

... 2019 The Cambridge School of Weston (CSW), a progressive, coeducational, day and boarding school for grades 9–12, recently announced that Lise Charlier will join the administrative staff as Head of School ...


Riviera Schools scores $22M loan for expansion

Published: Mon, 28 Jan 2019 15:12:17 +0000

... Miami private school is planning to add a new building with classrooms and theater, plus tennis courts and parking Peter Cohen and the Preparatory School campus in Miami Riviera Schools scored a $22 ...


On a roll: Arch. Carroll, St. Katherine students on a roll as first AOP Unified Bocce team

Published: Mon, 28 Jan 2019 15:11:56 +0000

...Katherine Day School student/athlete Matt Mckeon of Springfield celebrates his throw. PETE BANNAN DIGITAL FIRST MEDIA Matthew Rodgers gets a hug from teammate Madigan Gallagher after a successful bocce ...


Art for astronauts: Out-of-this-world science project created by student from Beaver Falls

Published: Mon, 28 Jan 2019 12:14:12 +0000

... Students at the private school in Hershey, Pa., submitted six proposals, but only two were chosen for the Student Spaceflight Experiments Program, a program of the National Center for Earth and Space ...


Suffolk private school offers art from $25 to $7K at its annual show

Published: Sun, 27 Jan 2019 12:06:08 +0000

...Long a regional art tradition, the Suffolk-based private school at 3373 Pruden Blvd. presents its 33rd annual Art Show and Sale. The show kicked off Saturday with an opening reception and will run through ...


Mississauga and Brampton private elementary schools earn top marks on Fraser Institute ranking

Published: Sun, 27 Jan 2019 08:08:10 +0000

... schools have received perfect ratings in a new Fraser Institute report — and all are private schools. The public-policy research and educational organization published its Report Card on Ontario’s Elementary ...


Founding president of World College dies

Published: Sun, 27 Jan 2019 07:37:25 +0000

...From 1982 to 1993, Lockwood served as president of the two-year international baccalaureate boarding school for students ages 16-19. The school in Montezuma, housed in an historic building with distinctive ...


Ward named Head of School at The Island School

Published: Mon, 31 Dec 2018 21:48:20 +0000

... just 17 educators in eight states and British Columbia selected for the Northwest Association of Independent Schools Pathways to Leadership program, which helps develop female leaders interested in independent ...


Oakbrook Prep's Bryce Glenn named Swimmer of the Year

Published: Mon, 31 Dec 2018 20:58:09 +0000

... of the good things about the Knights rise as a program is their frequent battles and friendly rivalry with Spartanburg Day School. “It’s really cool,” he said. “There’s always a good, friendly competition ...


Inclusive Camps Focus on Friendship, Skill-Building at Connecticut Transition Academy

Published: Mon, 31 Dec 2018 20:53:56 +0000

...As a Connecticut Department of Education-approved private day school, the academy is uniquely positioned to provide services to children with IEPs. Specialized services including tutoring, speech and ...


Globetrotting Educator Settles at EDS

Published: Mon, 31 Dec 2018 19:48:47 +0000

...Jill Connett with a student and Tom Brereton, who will retire as Episcopal Day School headmaster after the school year. Ted Fitzgerald/The Pilot Jill Connett’s constant in life has always been the passion ...


Grandparents day at Gross Schechter Day School

Published: Mon, 31 Dec 2018 19:04:39 +0000

... left, and Lisa Mann enjoy a day with their granddaughter, Avery Schechter, during grandparents Shabbat at Gross Schechter Day School in Pepper Pike. Submitted photo How do you feel about this article?...


Villager Q&A: Mike Maher talks about his journey to John Cooper

Published: Fri, 28 Dec 2018 18:08:56 +0000

... hired as the dean of students and head baseball coach at a school called Ransom Everglades, which was an independent school. It’s a little bit like Kincaid in Houston. It wasn’t that I disliked Catholic education,...


Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in Illinois | Miami Herald

Published: Tue, 04 Dec 2018 17:45:30 +0000

...Bush There was once a private school that graded students on the usual academic subjects, plus a fuzzy category related to decorum: "Claims no more than his fair share of time and attention." Modesty ...


Historic return to the wrestling mat for Luther Prep begins tonight

Published: Tue, 04 Dec 2018 17:23:55 +0000

...“We’re helped out by having a boarding school, when it comes to our strong numbers,” Ewings said. “Wrestling is a hard sport, but it gives the boys an athletic way to spend the afternoon, rather than ...


Girls encouraged to pursue STEM at Woodlands Academy event

Published: Tue, 04 Dec 2018 16:41:42 +0000

... Studies cited by the National Coalition of Girls' Schools show that all-girls' schools lead the way in graduating women who become our nation's scientists, doctors, engineers, designers and inventors....


Bridge Street: Hebrew Day School 12/04/2018

Published: Tue, 04 Dec 2018 16:36:48 +0000

... As Seen On Bridge Street: Hebrew Day School 12/04/2018 Posted: Dec 04, 2018 11:30 AM EST Updated: Dec 04, 2018 11:30 AM EST Bridge Street: Hebrew Day School 12/04/2018...


How Barbara fell in love with George H.W. Bush, 'the most beautiful creature I had ever laid eyes on'

Published: Tue, 04 Dec 2018 14:20:23 +0000

...Barbara was attending a boarding school in South Carolina, and George was a senior at Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts, so the two had to settle for a long-distance courtship. At age 19, Barbara ...


Last child in the woods? Not if this Adirondack school can help it

Published: Tue, 04 Dec 2018 13:18:30 +0000

...But scattered across the region there are also a lot of tiny experiments underway, private schools that are pushing the boundaries of what education looks like. Eloise Woolf attended Lakeside School last ...


Blue Crab Baby Sizes and Shapes Influence Their Survival

Published: Mon, 26 Nov 2018 10:58:26 +0000

... Last summer, a high school student from Princeton Day School in New Jersey worked with Rutgers scientists to examine the swimming ability of larvae from different mothers and compared that with larval ...


Displaced Camp Fire students offered free tuition to private schools

Published: Sat, 24 Nov 2018 21:47:13 +0000

... Nov 24, 2018 02:34 PM MST Updated: Nov 24, 2018 02:41 PM MST Displaced Camp Fire students offered free tuition to private schools Copyright 2018 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved....


Education Koch family to open new kind of private school at Wichita State University

Published: Sat, 24 Nov 2018 07:11:15 +0000

... Chase and Annie Koch building new K-12 private school at Wichita State Chase and Annie Koch, the son and daughter-in-law of Koch Industries chief Charles Koch, are getting into the private school business ...


Private School Expanding Into Former Elk Grove Mini Golf Site

Published: Fri, 23 Nov 2018 17:24:37 +0000

...Work is being done to renovate the former Putt Putt building being taken over by a neighboring private school in Elk Grove Village. (Journal photo) The main building at the now closed Putt Putt mini ...


St. Al, St. Pat Teacher Honored With Best Of Lemont Award

Published: Fri, 23 Nov 2018 17:04:04 +0000

...Patrick School was awarded the Private School Educator of the Year by the Lemont Chamber of Commerce. The school said the first annual Best of Lemont Awards provided a chance for the community to say ...


New private school opens in Roanoke, aims to break poverty cycle

Published: Fri, 23 Nov 2018 14:59:10 +0000

...The Academy is a private school designed for children and families living in poverty, and it opened in late August with an inaugural kindergarten class of 10. The school has just a few employees, including ...


ASU Prep gets offer to stay on 7th and Fillmore, but rent may still be too high

Published: Fri, 23 Nov 2018 13:04:56 +0000

...If not for ASU Prep, the family might have to depend on scholarships for private school. "No one thought he would do well," Zazueta said. Parents are frustrated with Phoenix Elementary, she said. And ...


Christ the King to celebrate 50th anniversary

Published: Fri, 23 Nov 2018 06:42:42 +0000

..."We're the only accredited private school in Hopkins County and our mission is to spread Jesus Christ to the community," she said. "Anyone interested in the school, feel free to call or stop by." McCarthy ...


Laurel Hill student fundraises for women with breast cancer

Published: Thu, 22 Nov 2018 23:04:58 +0000

... Carmela Coleman, a fourth-grader at the private school, raised more than $2,000 through the sales of pre-made hair bows and fidget spinners to benefit A World of Pink, a Melville-based foundation and ...


High school notebook: Hempe, Hirata head to South Dakota

Published: Thu, 22 Nov 2018 22:20:17 +0000

...A year at a private school paid off well for former Stafford girls basketball standout Alexi Hempe. Hempe signed a national letter of intent with Division I South Dakota last week. The 6-foot-2 shooting ...


Alachua County private school receives STEM grant

Published: Thu, 22 Nov 2018 16:48:37 +0000

...(WCJB)-- An Alachua County private school has received a STEM grant from the TOSHIBA American Foundation. The money will support the science curriculum at Bhaktivedanta Academy. It'll be specifically ...


The Glenholme School’s 5K Run for Autism

Published: Thu, 22 Nov 2018 16:25:28 +0000

... Advanced Behavioral Health— The Glenholme School is an independent, coeducational, special needs boarding school for young people with high functioning autism spectrum disorders, ADHD, OCD, Tourette,...


St. Luke's Alumnus Jonathan Salamon '10 Wows School Community

Published: Wed, 21 Nov 2018 22:11:42 +0000

...Luke's is a secular private school in New Canaan, CT for grades 5-12. St. Luke's mission is an exceptional education that inspires a deep love of learning, a strong moral compass, the commitment to serve,...


Micro-Schools Offer Kids a Customized, Hands-On Education

Published: Wed, 21 Nov 2018 17:19:14 +0000

...As with traditional private schools, micro-schools can be surprisingly affordable. BB International School costs just 10 percent more than the Florida public school average per student. Along with private ...


Boys Basketball Preview: How good are Coastal Christian and Cape Fear Academy?

Published: Wed, 21 Nov 2018 14:10:48 +0000

... Fuller StarNews Staff Wednesday Nov 21, 2018 at 9:00 AM While Wilmington area private schools poised for successful seasons, does anyone unseat New Hanover in the MEC? MIDEASTERN CONFERENCE Outlook: New ...


Independent School Applications: The Essay Admissions directors offer insight into what makes certain essays stand out.

Published: Wed, 21 Nov 2018 00:30:08 +0000

...Gretchen Gallagher has two children applying to local private schools this winter: her 13-year-old twins Frances and Hugh. While the process has added an extra layer of stress to her already high-anxiety ...


Two schools in Akron: LeBron James’ past shapes his vision for his revolutionary I Promise School

Published: Tue, 20 Nov 2018 22:03:33 +0000

..., beaming, “I found my home.” *** What does IPS have in common with a Catholic private school? A street, for one thing. The two are just a short walk apart down Market Street. While IPS’s arrival may ...


College basketball signing day: Northwestern's new duo is an odd couple and DePaul's class is in nation's top 20

Published: Fri, 16 Nov 2018 12:18:43 +0000

...He also moved from central Pennsylvania to Troy, N.Y., and now plays for Gould Academy, a boarding school in Maine. “We already got 12 inches of snow,” said Buie, whose signed letter of intent Northwestern ...


Lauralton Hall to Celebrate Christmas in the Mansion

Published: Fri, 16 Nov 2018 03:32:21 +0000

... Hall is a member of the Connecticut Association of Schools, Connecticut Association of Independent Schools, Mercy Secondary Education Association, National Association of Independent Schools, and Online School ...


Garrison Forest School Joins Inaugural Year of the New Maryland Interscholastic Cycling League

Published: Fri, 16 Nov 2018 02:08:24 +0000

... Interscholastic Cycling league, which is in its first year in the state, as the only girls’ school in Maryland to participate. The Maryland Interscholastic Cycling League was organized in 2017 to provide a ...


From the community: Two Montini Catholic Students Selected to Perform at ILMEA Music Festival

Published: Mon, 12 Nov 2018 18:04:34 +0000

... place at Addison Trail High School on October 2nd, bringing close to 3,000 students from more than 50 public and private schools together to showcase their musical skills in the hopes of being selected....


Spartanburg day school raises money for local garden

Published: Sat, 10 Nov 2018 18:18:35 +0000

...SPARTANBURG, S.C. - (WSPA) - People came out bright and early to the halls of Spartanburg Day School for their annual Yard Sale. The event is put on by the Interact Club. The club is for boys who want ...


Stuart Country Day School Seeks Proposals for #LEADLIKEAGIRL: A Conference for Risk-Takers and Changemakers on April 5 and 6, 2019

Published: Sat, 10 Nov 2018 00:49:05 +0000

... PRINCETON, NJ, November 8, 2018 – Stuart Country Day School of the Sacred Heart, recognized for its bold and innovative approach to all-girls education, is seeking proposals from young women in high ...


Senator Chris Murphy Visited Renbrook School

Published: Fri, 09 Nov 2018 23:16:27 +0000

... Founded in 1935, Renbrook School is a pre-eminent preschool through eighth grade co-educational independent day school located in West Hartford, CT. The school enrolls students from 30 cities and towns in ...


Otis Taylor's Trance Blues Fest brings out the community groove

Published: Fri, 09 Nov 2018 20:17:11 +0000

.../2018 01:04:16 PM MST Boulder musician Otis Taylor answers questions from students at Boulder Country Day School in Boulder last week, where his band met with fourth and fifth graders for a lesson in blues ...


PRINCETON: PDS girls’ soccer title streak continues

Published: Fri, 09 Nov 2018 17:38:58 +0000

...By Bob Nuse Sports Editor Don’t expect the Princeton Day School girls’ soccer team to ever get tired of winning championships. The Panthers made it six straight years with a title as they captured ...


HS SOCCER: Three area teams open state tourney tonigh

Published: Tue, 06 Nov 2018 11:51:15 +0000

...boarding school. “It’s more than just another game,” coach Garret van Beek said. “Our guys are excited. The guys are excited to showcase their hard work at the next level, on the next stage. “We are ready ...


Litchfield Community Greenway to hold beautification day

Published: Tue, 06 Nov 2018 05:15:26 +0000

... to hold Run for Autism WASHINGTON — The Glenholme School, a boarding and day school for students with high functioning autism spectrum disorders and various social, emotional and learning differences ...


Macon TD Club Winners Nov. 5th

Published: Tue, 06 Nov 2018 04:42:49 +0000

...Ortho Georgia Lineman of the Week: Wesley Wilson, Defensive/Offensive Lineman, First Presbyterian Day School. Wesley recorded 7 tackles, 4 tackles for loss from his defensive position. On the Offensive ...