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Being the Director of ABLE means it’s important for Ken Sinapius to continually challenge himself the same way he asks ABLE students to challenge themselves on their adventures. Thanks to the generosity of the Benjamin J. Cohen Faculty Development Fund, Ken had the opportunity to push his personal limits this past summer on a 10-day trip to the North Cascades where he went on to climb Mount Adams and Mount Rainier!
At an elevation of 14,411 feet, ……
Drumroll… “Five – four – three – two – one – go!” The entire school counted down to the opening of the new play and community space on Monday, April 30, 2018.
DV's two student government Co-clerks, Michael Hall and John Coleman, cut the ceremonial red ribbon to opening the way for the Lower School grades to run up the hill, becoming the first students to play on the new equipment.
Despite the chilly weather, our youngest students – cheered on by …
We are pleased to share that DVFS Director of College Counseling, Hallie Ciarlone, has been selected as one of 3 new faculty members for the Pennsylvania Association for College Admission Counseling (PACAC) Summer Institute.
DVFS Lower School Assistant Director, and Lower & Middle School Counselor, Christy Zawadzkas, shared some thoughts about an article she recently read about anxiety, and we wanted to share this food for thought regarding helping your student through a time of transition, such as the beginning of a new school year.
Transitions can be challenging. Whether we are transitioning to a new school, new city, or new job, there may be some anxiety.
Delaware Valley Friends School Alumna Michelle Guerin (Class of 2016) is a Sophomore at Cabrini University, studying Digital Communications and Social Media. Michelle writes, edits, and is a photographer for The Loquitor, the Cabrini University student-produced news forum. In an article published September 7, 2017, Michelle wrote a story titled "You Have Dyslexia," about her experience as a student learning and growing up with dyslexia. We share …
Friends, we share this letter from our Head of School, Kirk Smothers, in response to the violence in Charlottesville, VA.
August 17, 2017
At this point in the summer, I normally write a letter announcing new faculty and giving a preview of the school year to come. That letter will go out soon, but today I write as a leader of the Delaware Valley Friends School community and a citizen of our nation out of concern after the tragic and …
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