Sep 4, 2015
The Haverford crew team spent one of its preseason practices at Rushton Farm in Newtown Square. The boys started the morning running the outer edge of the property several times, around 4 miles. After their warm-up run, they were split into three groups and the farm workers directed them in harvesting potatoes, weeding the greenhouses, and pulling tomato stakes and clearing the plants.
Sep 2, 2015
As part of The Haverford School's Global Studies program, we are in the midst of the second annual exchange with Ordrup Gymnasium in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Aug 19, 2015
The Haverford School's summer reading camp is designed to teach kindergarten-fifth grade boys to be engaged, critical readers. Building on the best-for-boys learning approach of sensory stimulation, reading, writing, and speaking take on new life through performance, music, and movement.
Aug 12, 2015
In Fords in Four, we ask an alumnus four questions; he shares insights and advice. In this blog post, we hear from Indiana University School of Medicine professor Aaron Carroll '90 about health policy and research.
Aug 10, 2015
The roster includes players from 10 states that have signed with or committed to 12 different universities. Haverford School lacrosse players Drew Supinski, Grant Ament, Dox Aitken, and Noah Lejman earned spots on the training roster. More>
Aug 8, 2015
The Fords will soon be back in athletic action! View the latest information regarding 2015 Fall Sports here.
Aug 5, 2015
By Kev Hunter/MontgomeryNews.com
The Upper Dublin Aquatic Club’s 4x100-meter medley relay, which includes Haverford School sophomore Alex Boratto, raced to first-place and meet-record at the Junior Nationals Swim Championships. More>
Aug 4, 2015
Researchers from Penn State and Duke University have confirmed a lesson taught by every good professor since Socrates: character matters. According to a study summarized in this The New York Times opinion piece, "If we want many more children to lead fulfilling and productive lives, it’s not enough for schools to focus exclusively on academics. Indeed, one of the most powerful and cost-effective interventions is to help children develop core social and emotional strengths like self-management, self-awareness and social awareness — strengths that are necessary for students to fully benefit from their education, and succeed in many other areas of life."
Jul 30, 2015
I remember Christmas morning 25 years ago when I received the original cast recording of Stephen Sondheim’s Sweeney Todd. I listened to the recording from start to finish, mesmerized by the intensity and sophistication of what I had heard. At that age, I didn’t fully understand what drew me to Sondheim’s music so much. Over time, I continued to grow fonder of the intricacies of the way in which he placed each note, perfectly married to its lyrics and using both always as a driving force moving the story line along. His painstaking details and depth of thought that go into his characters are what make his work such a gift to perform.
Jul 23, 2015
The 11 young men and women, including Haverford School rising senior and U.S. Junior Champion Sean Hughes, who are representing the United States in the 2015 World Junior Championships have arrived in Eindhoven, Holland. More>