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Fords in Four: Meet Tom Claytor '81

In Fords in Four, we ask an alumnus four questions; he shares insights and stories. In this blog post, bush pilot and writer Tom Claytor '81 shares how Haverford ignited his passions for flying and Africa, and reflects on his international adventures.

Black history is American history

As a complement to classroom activities celebrating Black History Month, a photo collage of 1,000 remarkable individuals graces the Lower School lobby. It is meant to speak the beautiful truth of our existence as a country: a true mélange of cultures, races, and heritages. Read on as parent Joslyn Jackson details her inspiration for creating this project in partnership with the Lower School.

From color blindness to color bravery

In this blog post, VI Former and Diversity Alliance President Jose Martinez reflects on the Alliance's annual retreat. Each year the event has a different theme but the same hope: to use diversity as a tool to inspire change and unite people within the Main Line community.

Thoroughbreds at the gate

In this blog post, Sonya Weigle reflects on her son's 14 years at The Haverford School as Harper prepares to graduate in June.

Fords in Four: Meet Greg Bernhardt '95

In Fords in Four, we ask an alumnus four questions; he shares insights and stories. In this blog post, Greg Bernhardt '95 shares what he learned about the creative process at Haverford and how it continues to impact his art, his cheese-making business, and his life.

Artist residency at the Skopelos Foundation for the Arts

Professional development is a year-round occupation for Haverford's faculty and staff. This past summer, 55 members of our community received funding to pursue opportunities to hone their skills, enrich their craft, and advance their education. In this blog post, Upper School Art teacher Zoë Blatt shares her experience as an artist-in-residence at the Skopelos Foundation for the Arts in Greece.

Fords in Four: Meet Dy Cameron '96

In Fords in Four, we ask an alumnus four questions; he shares insights and stories. In this blog post, Dy Cameron '96 talks about life lessons learned at Haverford, and why his experience at the School motivates him to give back to his community.

Reflections on Big Timber Arts Roundup

For the past 15 years, Bob Burch '72 and his wife, Susan, have hosted The Big Timber Arts Roundup at their Hobble Diamond Ranch in Montana. In this blog post, Burch and three students reflect on their experiences participating in this great celebration of Montana and the arts.

Aun aprendiendo (still learning)

Professional development is a year-round occupation for Haverford's faculty and staff. This past summer, 55 members of our community received funding to pursue opportunities to hone their skills, enrich their craft, and advance their education. In this blog post, Middle School teacher and Guitar Club instructor Gerhard Reich shares his experience in Spain at Carmen de las Cuevas, a language and professional flamenco school in the Arab quarter of Granada.

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