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Spanish II students connect with Latino community of Philadelphia

All three sections of Spanish II went on a field trip May 19 aimed at connecting with the Latino community within the city of Philadelphia, including a special mural tour; visiting a nonprofit organization for Latino youth arts; and ordering lunch at an authentic Colombian restaurant. Upper School Spanish teachers Carmen Epstein and Noel Straight provided a recap of this "global and local" field trip.

Junior Tyler Campbell is Main Line Student of the Week

By Bruce Adams,
Campbell is the School's Head of Diversity Alliance Communications and represented Haverford at the Student Diversity Leadership Conference (SDLC) the past two years. He co-organized the School's fall and spring retreats, and Day of Silence. He writes poetry every day and attended the Big Timber Arts Roundup for writing. Campbell is the leader of the Poetry Club and frequent contributor to Pegasus, the School's literary magazine. He will attend Kenyon College Young Writers Program at Kenyon College in Ohio this summer and is writing his own poetry collection, "Pieces of a Kid," which he plans to finish in September. Read the article>

Junior John Walsh is Main Line Boys Athlete of the Week

By Bruce Adams,
The Haverford School junior played first singles throughout the season for the Fords' undefeated boys' tennis squad (14-0) and posted a 10-1 record. He won the No. 1 flight at the 2017 NEMA doubles tournament alongside senior Will McDevitt. Walsh played five rounds of qualifying and made it to the main draw of the 2017 Orange Bowl. Read the article>

Two Haverford School students recognized in 2017 Inventor's Challenge

AT&T and the Imagination Foundation announced that seventh-grader Bram Schork won the Nicola Tesla prize; and sixth-grader Colin Harkins was a runner-up, in the 2017 Inventor's Challenge. Nearly 10,000 kids and teens from pre-kindergarten through high school from 17 countries submitted ideas for inventions that solve problems in their schools and communities.

Haverford School tennis team couldn't be beat this spring

The Haverford School tennis squad finished its season with a perfect 14-0 record, an Inter-Ac championship, and was the winners of the Sportsmanship Award at this year's NEMA Invitational Tournament. The Fords were led by the all-around games of junior John Walsh (10-1) and senior Will McDevitt (8-0). Senior Connor Lees (12-0) dominated with power from the baseline. Read the article>

Senior Dean Manko is National Merit Finalist

By Max Bennett,
Dean Manko, is among just 2,500 other National Merit Finalist students across the country and will receive a $2,500 scholarship.

More than 1.6 million students were considered for the contest when they took the PSATs in October 2015 as juniors. Winners are selected purely on merit, without consideration of their family financial circumstances, college choice, major, or career plans. Read the article>

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