As part of their study of music, eighth-grade boys write original lyrics and compose a song. Several groups are selected to perform for the Middle School students and faculty in the 250-seat Ball Auditorium. Every group must include a singer and guitar player but can incorporate other instruments that the students practice as part of various ensembles.
News & Publications
The Haverford School is home to stories of intrigue and success, challenges and rewards. Here, you can find the latest happenings in campus news, hear from our community in The Big Room blog, browse the latest issue of Haverford School Today, or look at some of the other key publications created to inform and engage our community.
Digital First Media
Students from Episcopal Academy, The Haverford School and Agnes Irwin School worked together to pack 1,000 sandwich and snack bags for the hungry Sunday, Nov. 4. Read the Main Line Media News story >
New York Times contributor Jennifer Finney Boylan '76 asks whether fellow Haverford School graduate John Hickenlooper '70, Governor of Colorado can run for president as a centrist. Read the Opinion piece >
In Fords in Four, we ask an alumnus four questions; he shares insights and stories. In this blog post, history teacher Jonathan Gold '02 shares what he learned from his favorite teachers here, as well as the importance of learning and teaching history in the current political climate.
Four Upper School teachers embarked on an intensive training session on Project-Based Learning this summer at the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education. In this blog post, Upper School English teacher Taylor Smith-Kan reflects on the training, and discusses her plans to incorporate more Project-Based Learning into her classroom at Haverford.
Progress and the Path Forward:
Strategic Vision: 2010-2020 Update
The culmination of a year and a half of discussion focused on assessing the core values, strategic priorities, and organizational capacities set out in our Strategic Vision document in 2010, Progress and the Path Forward assesses our original strategies, progress to date, and next steps toward institutional growth and improvement. It outlines our community's best strategic thinking and our vision for Haverford's future. Visit haverford.org/vision to learn more.