The Haverford School robotics team, The Cavalry, competed in its final regular season tournaments on Feb. 11. All nine VEX teams – eight high school and one middle school – have qualified for the state competition on March 4, along with five VEX IQ middle school teams. More>
Lower School students can learn to be professional broadcasters and videographers, thanks to a generous donation of state-of-the-art equipment from parents Larry and Tatiana Borden.
Dr. Nagl was interviewed regarding the newly announced national security adviser, Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, in Politico Magazine, Bloomberg News, Public Radio International, and Slate Magazine.
By Jane M. Von Bergen, Philly.com
Workforce experts agree that almost nothing makes more of an impact on a young person's lifelong employment prospects than a summer job, with a paycheck, earned during high school years. Needing money back then, Michael J. Rouse, now 49, created a summer job by starting his own business – one that now employs 1,600 people in the summer, serves 4,000 children, and operates in six states. Read the Philly.com article>
Jennifer Finney Boylan, best-selling author and national co-chair of the Board of Directors of GLAAD, will deliver the 19th annual Edward R. Hallowell Literary Lecture on Wednesday, Feb. 22, at 7:30 p.m. in The Haverford School's Ball Auditorium (lower level of the Upper School). A book signing will follow the event and Boylan's books, She's Not There: A Life in Two Genders, I'm Looking Through You, Stuck in the Middle With You, The Bitch is Back, Falcon Quinn and the Black Mirror, Falcon Quinn and the Bullies of Greenblud, and Falcon Quinn and the Crimson Vapor will be available for purchase. More>
Haverford School senior Chris Kober beat Mansur Abdul-Malik of Wyoming Seminary, 7-6, to win the 220-pound title to lead the Fords to a fourth-place finish in the team competition with 119.5 points. Read the PAPrepLive.com article>
By Bob Grotz, PAPrepLive.com
The Haverford School skated into the Independence Hockey League title game Thursday night embracing its underdog role. The Fords left with the cup, their 7-3 victory over previously undefeated Germantown Academy a testament to skill, energy and true grit. Read the PAPrepLive.com article>
The national Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, judged locally by the Philadelphia Writing Project, recognized student writers at The Haverford School with three Gold Keys, two Silver Keys, and five Honorable Mentions. Gold Key and Silver Key winners will be honored by the Philadelphia Arts and Education Partnership at a University of the Arts ceremony on March 25. Gold Key works are then judged nationally, with National Medalists recognized in part at a celebration at Carnegie Hall.
By Bruce Adams, MainLineMediaNews.com
As captain of the world-class VEX robotics program at Haverford School, Williams' team finished fifth in the world in 2016 out of 20,000 teams that were registered; was a two–time State Excellence Award winner; won 13 consecutive regional qualifying matches; and is a four-time Pennsylvania state champion. He won the School Poetry Out Loud competition and was runner-up at regionals. During his sophomore year, he was chosen to be part of the inaugural class of 16 Germination fellows in The Germination Project, which seeks to catalyze and energize an elite cadre of ambitious young men and women, brought together by their talent, drive and commitment to putting their gifts into service for the benefit of Philadelphia. Read the MainLineMediaNews.com article>
Haverford's varsity A squash team won their first high school national title Feb. 12 at the 2017 HEAD U.S. High School Team Squash Championships in Connecticut, avenging their heartbreaking loss to Brunswick last year with a 5-2 victory over their biggest rival. More>