In line with RTSD's Six Commitments, we "recognize the high achievement of all students in the Radnor Township School District and create mechanisms for continual improvement" and "rejoice in the pride and spirit that are evident in Radnor, which reflect the uniqueness of our school district, and set a course to aggressively meet the challenges of today and codify the hopes and promises of tomorrow."
Take a look at just some of the reasons why we are Radnor Proud, many of which were recognized by local and national media outlets. (Links may take you to external websites.)
Radnor High School senior Michael Staples was recognized by the Philadelphia Chapter of the National Football Foundation College Hall of Fame with the Scholar-Athlete Award on May 8. High school seniors are selected based upon football performance, academic achievement and leadership. The awards dinner was hosted by Villanova head football coach Andy Talley, president of the Philadelphia Chapter. Pictured below is Staples (right) with fellow honoree Corey Power of Marple Newtown High School.
Ithan Elementary School principal Tronya Boylan took one for the team at IES' annual Spring Thing fair on May 11!The popular event, presented by the school's Parent-Teacher Organization, helps raise funds for projects, supplies and services not included in the school's budget, but necessary in order to help students excel and reach their full potential in a fun, safe and caring environment. A principal willing to get soaked for her students? It's true what they say: Ithan CARES!
At the 2013 Congressional High School Art Competition on April 22, four of eight Radnor High School art students earned awards for their artwork. Seniors Sofia Demopolos and Julia Reichert earned first place honors (Sofia for mixed-media category and Julia for acrylic/oil paint) and senior Grace Collins earned 3rd-place for her work in mixed-media. Freshman Katherine Hung earned 2nd-place honors for her work in watercolor. This annual art show, hosted by U.S. Congressman Patrick Meehan, is a chance for talented young artists in the 7th Congressional District to display their skills. Congressman Meehan personally handed out the awards. The other participants were Emma Bolton, Camilla Bowden, Youjin Choi & Emily Lu.
From left to right: RHS art teacher Erik Barrett, Katherine Hung, Grace Collins, Camilla Bowden, Emma Bolton, Julia Reichert, Sofia Demopolos and Emily Lu and RHS art teacher Tracey Dean. Not pictured: Youjin Choi
Radnor Middle School 7th-grader Emily Chen was named a winner of Boeing's 2013 "Diversity through Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM)" Essay Contest and joined other winners from local middle and high schools throughout Delaware County for an awards luncheon at the Boeing Philadelphia campus on May 1. Fifteen schools submitted a total of 278 essays, so Emily's truly stood out from a packed and accomplished crowd. Congrats, Emily! Read her essay.
Radnor High School sophomore Abigail Browngoehl won 1st-place in the Sophomore Division at the Central League Writing Competition on April 25 at Marple Newtown High School. Students Katherine Hung, Hannah Ross, Laura Zamsky, Catherine Mosier Mills, James Gurian and Alison Mosier Mills also participated, but Abagail was Radnor's only place-winner. Congrats, Abby!
The Radnor Boys Crew Club took wintery conditions in stride as they participated in the 2nd Manny Flick at the Schuylkill River on Sunday, March 24. The Freshman 8+ took second place in their heat and third place overall out of 15 boats competing as a group for the first time. Freshman (bottom photo below, left to right) Drew Addis, Benton Duncan, Griffin Monaghan, Ryan Borowski, Oscar Glassman, Colin Zwagerman, Liam Williams, Stephen Ching and coxswain Zach Pepper combined for a great effort. The Radnor Boys Junior Varsity 8+ were outstanding, placing first in their heat and first overall by time among 11 JV boats. Crew members (top photo below, left to right ) included coxswain Will Moore, Jack Palmer, Chad Beverly, Will Aftring, Evan Horvath, Alex Bowden, Sam Hastings, Jack Breen and Jake Bragdon. Great job by all Radnor crews!
Seven 6th-grade band students from Radnor Middle School participated in the annual PMEA District 12 Delaware County Intermediate Band Fest on Feb. 28, hosted by Chichester Middle School. More than 100 students representing public and private schools throughout Delaware County rehearsed throughout the day and performed a public concert that evening.
From left to right: Nick Mlodzienski (bass clarinet), Patrick Walker (percussion), Anna Gurian (oboe); Luke Kilby (bassoon), Blake Heath (alto saxophone), Sydney Brumfield (horn) and Julia Grossinger (mallet percussion) Photo courtesy of Roger Morgan, RMS director of bands and jazz bands
Twenty-three Radnor High School students were recognized by the Radnor Township School District Board of School Directors at the Feb. 26 School Board meeting for being named 2013 National Merit Scholarship finalists.They are: Christopher Blazey; Bryan Cai; Jake Campolo; Brady Clapp; Sofia Demopolos; Alison Elliott; Sophia Faude; Yuichiro Iwamoto; Joelle Khouri; Alex Kim; Lindsay Korzekwa; Andrew Lin; Emily Lu; Dan Michelson; Matt Ming; Shaiba Rather; Suhaas Reddy; Natalia Salinas; Claire Song; Sarah Trachtenberg; Griffin Unger; Boen Wang; and Kevin Yim. Fifteen of the 23 attended the meeting. Congrats! (see more pictures)
Each Radnor Township School District school was formally recognized by the RTSD School Board at its Feb. 26 meeting for once again achieving Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP). The designation marks the 10th straight year all RTSD schools have made AYP. RTSD is the only district in Delaware County in which all schools have made AYP since the measurement's inception. Receiving the plaques on behalf of the schools were, from left to right, Tronya Boylan (principal, Ithan Elementary School), Terry Borden (principal, Radnor Elementary School), Tony Rybarczyk (principal, Wayne Elementary School), Esther Purnell (assistant principal, Radnor Middle School) and Mark Schellenger (principal, Radnor High School).
Radnor High School senior Michael Staples committed to playing football at Cornell University at the D-1 football signing day on Feb. 6. A defensive end, Michael received first team All-Main Line football honors last fall and was highly regarded among Southeast Pennsylvania football experts. He also received second team Class AAA all-state honors at defensive lineman by Pennsylvania Football News. He is pictured below with his mother Anne-Marie, his father Bill, and RHS football coach Tom Ryan. Congrats, Michael!
Pulitzer Prize-winner Jesse Eisinger, a columnist for Pro-Publica and "The New York Times'" DealBook section, phoned into Radnor High School's Viewpoints class on Feb. 27. It was the class' second conference call from a renowned writer this year (Dan Pink called into the class, taught by Carl Rosin and Paul Wright, on Oct. 24). Eisinger and Jake Bernstein shared the first Pulitzer for National Reporting ever awarded to an online outlet for their series "The Wall Street Money Machine." In the photos below, Cat Mosier-Mills asks Eisinger about collateralized debt obligations and Quincy Shuda asks about hedge funds.
Radnor Middle School 7th-grader Sahil Purohit won second place in the Crescendo International Piano Competition and performed at Carnegie Hall on Feb. 17. He performed Sonatina in C, Op. 20, No. 1 by Friedrich Kulau. Sahil has been learning piano for seven years and is a student at the Nelly Berman School of Music in Haverford.
As a special Valentine's Day treat, the Parent-Teacher Organizations at each Radnor Township School District school sponsored a RTSD Bus Drivers Appreciation Breakfast on Thurs., Feb. 14. Radnor High School parents Sherry Summers and Elisa Locke once again coordinated the lovely event - an annual tradition which brings joy to the dedicated men and women who safely transport Radnor children to and from school each day. Members from all the PTOs were represented at the breakfast and they happily saw appreciative bus drivers enjoying their meals and the special acknowledgement of their efforts. Thank you to all Radnor families whose contributions to the PTOs make these kind of events possible.
From MainLineMediaNews.com: Radnor High School senior wrestler Matt Pelton completed his second consecutive undefeated regular season and earned his 100th win in his last match on his home mat on Feb. 11. Amazing job, Matt! (Photo courtesy of Journal Register Company/Eric Hartline)
The Radnor Middle School 8th-grade squash team took home third place in Division 2 competition at the Mid-Atlantic Squash Association Middle School Championships at Penn Charter on Feb. 4. The team proudly represented the RMS squash program of 48 middle schoolers which had a successful season of learning the game and competing at Fairmount Athletic Club under the coaching of Radnor High School teacher Paul Wright and Adrian Leanza and Bryan Cassey of Fairmount Athletic Club. (Pictured left to right: Front Row: Jonathan Lee, Davis Rosato, Rico Hernandez, Travis Schwartz, Paul Owens.Back Row: Mac Updike, Emmett Burns, Cal Hanson, Coach Paul Wright)
Congratulations to the Radnor Middle School's MathCounts team for taking second place overall at the Delaware County Finals on Feb. 9! Priya Ganesh placed 9th overall and Niles Huang won! Niles will head to Harrisburg to compete in the 2013 Pennsylvania State Final on March 23. The National Final is on May 10 in Washington, D.C. The other team members are Katie Lee, Ryan Low, Arch Morrison, Dennis Xiao and Kail Yuan. Every student is welcome on the MathCounts team. Look for announcements next fall about joining this group. Next year the team is aiming to bring the trophy cup back to RMS where it belongs!
Radnor High School chorus members Alex Kim, MaryAnn Han and Katie Horner were selected from more than 500 students from across Delaware, Chester and Philadelphia counties to participate in the District Chorus, Feb. 7-9 at Owen J. Roberts High School in Pottstown. Alex and MaryAnn moved on to the Regional Chorus Festival, which takes place March 21-23 at Ridley High School in Folsom. (From left to right: Alex Kim, Tenor 2; MaryAnn Han, accompanist; Katie Horner, Soprano 2)
At a Jan. 9 farewell for retiring Radnor Township School District superintendent Dr. Linda Grobman, friends, family and colleagues shared their best wishes, including PA State Representative William F. Adolph, Jr. (R-District 165). Rep. Adolf expressed appreciation for Dr. Grobman's 37 years of service to public education and conferred a citation commending "her exemplary record of service and lasting contributions to the lives of the students, faculty and staff of the Radnor Township School District" and offering her "best wishes for a most happy and rewarding future."
Radnor High School senior Griffin Unger was honored by the RTSD Board of School Directors at the Dec. 18 board meeting for his service as student representative to the board and the Policy Committee during the past year. Griffin's parents joined him at the meeting and board member Charles Madden conferred a Certificate of Recognition.
This year's Radnor Middle School Parent-Teacher Organization Book Fair kicked off with renewed spirit and energy! The Book Fair opened on Nov. 15 and ran throughout parent-teacher conferences just before Thanksgiving. Thanks to RMS parent co-chairs Susan Mlodzienski and Claudia Dustin, RMS librarian Catherine Horan, and library assistant Joanne Lawson, the book fair welcomed many new books, eager students, supportive parent shoppers and dedicated parent volunteers for a fun and successful week in the beautiful RMS library. Submitted by Claudia Dustin
Approximately 160 guests were inspired by 2006 Radnor High School graduate Matt Miller's captivating tale of his journey from traumatic brain and physical injuries to succeeding as a triathlete on Nov. 29 in the RHS auditorium. Miller was joined by Pulitzer Prize-winning "Philadelphia Inquirer" reporter Michael Vitez, whose book, "The Road Back: A Journey of Grace and Grit," chronicles Miller's accident and his amazing comeback. John J. Brennan, Chairman Emeritus and Senior Advisor of The Vanguard Group, introduced Miller and Vitez. Chris Massaro was instrumental in organizing the event as a member of the Radnor Alumni Council. (From left to right: Massaro, Vitez, Miller and Brennan)
Current and retired Radnor teachers were "guest chefs" at the Ronald McDonald House on Nov. 28. This is the sixth year teachers have provided and prepared dinner for house guests. From left to right, front to back row: Susan Melchiore, Lois Wysocki, Susan Wolf, Gilda Edelstein, Donna Gola, Nancy Zion, Vicki Boettcher, Jeanne Lynam, Gail Furman, Nancy MacKenzie, Susan Underwood, Sue McFarland and Candace Stringer.
The Radnor High School Girls' Golf Team finished their season 9-0 and won their second straight District 1 championship. The team will play for their first state title on Oct. 24. Six Radnor players - Jamie Susanin, Allie Ziegler, Abby Sydnes, Juliann Horgan, Julia Curley and Brynn Walker - qualified for districts as individuals. Jamie Susanin placed 5th at Districts and 1st at Regionals. Brynn Walker placed 6th at Districts and 3rd at Regionals. Both Jamie and Brynn are competing at States on Oct. 22 and 23. Seniors Jamie Susanin and Allie Ziegler, junior Juliann Horgan, sophomore Julia Curley and freshman Brynn Walker were named first team all Central League and senior Abby Sydnes earned 2nd team honors.
Despite the rainy weather, Radnor High School's football team and cheerleading squad happily supported the 10th annual Buddy Walk & Family Fun Dayon Oct. 7. The event benefits the Trisomy 21 Program at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and the National Down Syndrome Society. In just 9 years, supporters like the RHS students have raised over $1.9 million.
Philly.com's Kristin Holmes reports on the opportunities provided to students through Radnor A Better Chance and details recent funding woes that threaten the program's existenceRead more
Radnor High School senior Christopher Merken had an article about his memories of 9/11 published in the September 2012 issue of the "Mensa Bulletin," the national magazine for members of American Mensa. Read "9/11 Through A Child's Eyes" here
From Main Line Media News: RHS girls' soccer team should be strong this Fall Read more
From Main Line Suburban Life: Allison Ziegler, a student at Radnor High School, recently returned from a week at NASA where she planned a simulated manned mission to Mars and experienced life as an engineer and scientist. Read more
Andrew Austen, a 2012 Radnor Middle School grad and incoming Radnor High School freshman, featured in Philly.com article about his athletic abilities and positive spirit despite being born without his right hand. Read more.
Elizabeth Stamm, a 1997 graduate of Radnor High School, offers struggling families a safe place to live and an opportunity to succeed as the emergency housing director at the Salvation Army's Norristown Family Residence. Read more on Radnor Patch.
Gaven Williams, an 8-year-old Radnor Elementary School student, qualified for the USA National Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships with his efforts at the USA Track & Field Region 2 Championships July 7-8 and the USA Track & Field Mid Atlantic Championships June 16-17. Read more on Main Line Media News.
Hannah Henkin, Radnor High School Class of 2012, was featured in Radnor Patch on June 28 and Main Line Media News on August 28 for helping kids learn ultimate frisbee at Ultimate Peace, an overnight camp in Israel where she is spending three weeks as a junior counselor. The camp uses "ultimate" and other activities to promote and foster values of mutual respect, friendship and non-violence.
Madie Zimmerman, a Radnor High School senior field hockey player, signed a National Letter of Intent to play at the University of Massachusetts. Below she is pictured with her parents Phil and Carolyn and her head coach Angel DiRocco.
Radnor Patch profiles Radnor High School languages teacher Charlene Mastro. She says she loves "to see the progression. I like to feel proud of my students and see all they can accomplish."(Read more)
Radnor High School student Allison Ziegler writes about her experience golfing a 104-hole marathon for The First Tee of Greater Philadelphia on May 21 (Read on Main Line Media News)
The Radnor High School Varsity Girls' Ultimate Frisbee Team is now ranked first in Pennsylvaniaafter winning the Pennsylvania State Championship Tournament over Memorial Day weekend. The Varsity Boys' team also had a great tournament weekend, playing to the semi-finals and now ranking 4th in the state.
Ithan Elementary School third-graders toured Wayne on May 11 to find out how different businesses work. One of their stops was RTSD's Administration Building, where they visited with superintendent Dr. Linda Grobman and assistant superintendent Dr. Kim Maguire. The students also got their photo ID taken after talking with Leo Bernabei, director of operations, and learned about the business side of the district from Tim Vail, business administrator. They were sighted at the Wayne Hotel as well.
ThePhiladelphia High School Ultimate Education League (PHUEL) hosted the annual Hip Hop tournament at the end of April. The Radnor High School Ultimate Frisbee girls' team and the junior varsity boys' team each won the championship in their divisions. The JV boys also tied for the Spirit of the Game Award.
In addition to RHS' spectacular performance at Hip Hop, senior Hannah Henkin has been selected from 120 top players nationally to compete on the U.S. Girls team at the World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) World Junior Ultimate Championships in Dublin, Ireland this summer! GO RAIDERS!
Recent Pennsylvania Geographic Bee champion and Radnor Middle School 8th-grader Arnav Jagasia was interviewed on FOX 29's "Good Day Philadelphia" on May 15. He will represent the state at the national competition on May 22-24. See the video (via YouTube). Read more about Arnav's accomplishment.
Radnor High School boys and girls crew clubs earn second- and first-place finishes at May 12-13 races. Read on Radnor Patch.
May 8 was National Teachers' Day and RTSD students honored those teachers who made a difference in their lives with heartfelt words of appreciation. See the video here (via YouTube).
May 3 was a remarkable day in Radnor High School sports. GO RAIDERS!
The softball team continued its undefeated season with a 10-6 road win at Marple Newtown. The team is currently 17-0 and has 3 home games remaining: May 7 at 3:45 p.m.; May 9 at 7 p.m.; and May 14 at 7 p.m.
The baseball team improved its record to 10-2 in the Central League to take over first-place with a win over Marple Newton. The team is now 12-3 overall.
The girls lacrosse team continued its hot streak with a 15-11 win over Springfield after trailing by 6 goals at halftime. The team now stands at 12-3 overall and 8-2 in the league.
The boys' lacrosse team beat Springfield 10-7 and now stands at 11-5 overall and 8-2 in the league.
At the Delaware County Track and Field Championships:
Emerson Congleton finished third in the pole vault with a vault of eight feet.
Jane Pereira-Ogan qualified for the 1600 meter final on Saturday night (5/5) with a personal best of 5:22.6.
Sarah Trachtenberg made the 800 meter final with her best time of 2:23.7.
Pereira-Ogan and Trachtenberg teamed with Kelly Colton and Meg Ditrolioto qualify for the 1600 meter relay final.
Radnor Township School District director of operations Leo Bernabei, Radnor Middle School principal Anthony Stevenson, RMS Watershed teacher Banny Ackerman and three RMS Watershed students were guests on Radnor Channel 21's "Patch Presents" on May 2. The topic was RMS' recent Green Ribbon School award. WATCH THE INTERVIEW here. (via YouTube)
2008 Radnor High School graduate Alex Ryder returned home from service in Afghanistan on April 28. He is a Staff Sergeant who served with the 270th Engineering Installation Squadron of the 111th Fighter Wing of the PA Air National Guard. Read more on Radnor Patch.
Ten Radnor High School students were selected for the 7th Congressional District High School Art Competition. U.S. Representative Pat Meehan (PA-7) sponsors and organizes this event to honor and encourage student artists. The work of students from Delaware, Montgomery and Chester County high schools was on display at the Wayne Art Center. Various forms of art media are considered and judged. Congratulations go to (from left to right, front to back rows): Ashley Dougherty, Colby Walker, Allie McShea, Taylor Olson, Emma Bolton, Eunice Lee, Cat Enders, Jena Mainardi and Julia Reichert. Special kudos go to Julia Reichert who won second place in Painting and Eunice Lee who won second place in Mixed-Media.
Forty-four Radnor High School students have met the requirements to enter the 2013 National Merit Scholarship Program through their scores in the 2011 PSAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test. They will be at least commended and very possibly named semi-finalists and finalists. They are: Christopher Blazey; Alexandra Bozzini; Bryan Cai; Jake Campolo; Angela Chang; Andrew Chen; Brady Clapp; Leah Coppage-Gross; Sofia Demopolos; Preeya Dmello; Alison Elliott; Declan Evans; Sophia Faude; Joseph Hadley; Hannah Hoseyni; Yuichiro Iwamoto; Tyler Jordan; Hammad Khan; Joelle Khouri; Alexander Kim; Lindsay Korzekwa; Junhyeong Lee; Matthew Levitan; Andrew Lin; Emily Lu; Daniel Maxwell; Daniel Michelson; Matthew Ming; Alison Mosier-Mills; Emma Nicosia; Matthew Pelton; Shaiba Rather; Suhaas Reddy; Natalia Salinas; Claire Song; Meredith Steely; Abigail Sydnes; Sarah Trachtenberg; Griffin Unger; Boen Wang; Christine Wei; Kevin Yim; Sean Young; and Kimberly Zhang.
Radnor High School teacher and English department chair Carl Rosin featured on Philly.com for being named a Delware County Excellence in Teaching Award winnerRead more
Two RHS students had winning artwork in the 2012 Congressional Art Competition. Julia Reichert won second-place in the "Painting: Oil/Acrylic" category for her work "Cliff Color" and Eunice Lee won second-place in the "Mixed Media" category for her work "Food as Art." The students were congratulated by U.S. Representative Patrick Meehan on April 10. (Read more and see pictures on Radnor Patch)
Gerry Koons, a 2010 RHS graduate and current University of South Carolina sophomore, has been named a 2012 Barry M. Goldwater Scholar, a prestigious honor awarded to the nation’s top undergraduates pursuing careers in math, science and engineering. More than 1,100 students across the nation were nominated for the honor; 282 were selected. Read more (April 12)
RHS principal Mark Schellenger, student Kaleigh Link and her mother Kathy Link mentioned in an Inquirer article on students and adults talking teenage issues at the Media Theater (March 25)
From Main Line Media News: "The Radnor High School swim teams made their mark at Districts, earning several impressive victories, setting a number of records and sending two individual swimmers and one relay team on the way to the PIAA state championship meet." Read more (March 9)
David Clarke, a violinist and student at Ithan Elementary School, has won third place in the American Protege International Piano and Strings Competition 2012. The contest was open to school students and adults of all nationalities and countries. He will perform at Carnegie Hall on April 8 at 8 p.m.
Natalie Miller, a Radnor High School senior, was recently named the Bryn Mawr Rotary Club Girls' Soccer Player of the Year.Read on Main Line Media News (March 12)
Radnor High School students in Carl Rosin's college prep English class participated in a conference call with Professor Robin Bates of St. Mary's College on Feb. 24. Dr Bates ended up writing about the conversation favorably -- and mentioned several of the students' questions -- on his popular blog. The students whose questions Prof. Bates featured on his blog are (in order) Marley Duchovnay, Jimmy Mitchell, and Cole Appelman. Several other students asked excellent questions as well.
Seven Ithan Elementary School students from Maureen Segal's 4th-grade class will have their poems published in a regional anthology published by Creative Communications after winning a Fall 2011 writing contest held by the organization. Nearly 1,500 poems by fourth to sixth graders throughout Pennsylvania were submitted, and 700 were selected for publication, according to the anthology's editor, Tom Worthen, Ph.D. Creative Communications is currently reviewing all the poems approved for publication from the 20 regions that participate to determine the top 10 national winners. It will announce these winners in the coming months. Below, from left to right, IES winners David Clarke, Jacqueline Slinkard, Kathryn Tague, Alexandra Bayer, Kanon Ciarrocchi, Helen Hu, and Justin Cellucci.
Radnor Patch story on RMS eighth-grader Arnav Jagasia, who will compete in the state-level National Geographic Bee on March 30 after winning the RMS competition for the third straight year.Read more.
Radnor Patch profiles Julia Warner, a 2009 RHS graduate and budding actress who recently watched the premiere of her first full-length film. Read more. (Jan. 31)
Ten Radnor Middle School students were chosen to participate in the Schuylkill Valley Area Honors Orchestra on Friday, Jan. 27 at Bala Cynwyd Middle School. SVAO is an honors festival for the top musicians in 9 middle schools.
Andrew Lin, a junior at Radnor High School, was one of ten entrants to place third in the Ayn Rand Institute’s 2011 Anthem Essay Contest. Lin was also one of 80 semi-finalists in the We the LivingEssay Contest. Read more. (Jan. 24)
Football legend Emlen Tunnell, the first African-American inducted in the NFL Hall of Fame and a 1941 RHS graduate, was profiled in a Jan. 14 New York Times article. Read more.
Hundreds of Radnor students participated in a day of service at Wayne Elementary School and Radnor Middle School in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (Jan. 16). Read on Philly.com
RHS Senior Dorothy Hazan featured as Main Line Student of the Week (Jan. 10). Read and see video on Main Line Media News.
RHS Girls' Basketball beat Lower Merion for the first time in ten years (Jan. 3, 2012) and has not lost a game since opening night despite a season-ending ankle injury to senior leader Hannah Ross Nussbaun on Dec. 23 (Philadelphia Inqurier story). As of Jan. 10, the Red Raiders are 8-1-1.
The Radnor Middle School Unlimited football team finished their season undefeated. The team wrapped up the year with a 42-6 victory over Upper Merion. Members of the team pictured below were (Front L-R) Andrew Comacho, Colin Zwagerman, Deniz Beken, Luke McMaster, Harrison Carter, Aarron Fuller, Nick Gatti, Matt Rigolizzo, Jack Collins, Luke Jones, Laquan Marshall, Matt McCue, Jimmy Fares, Connor Bradshaw, Peter Somboonsong, Nick D’Ellorco, Tommy Childs. (Back Row L-R) Coach Brad Lord, Charlie Connolly, Connor Wilson, Jake Bodenger, Griffin Monaghan, Cameron Harrell, Colin Bradley, Alex Hino, Ross Ebersole, Jack Wilson, Jae Hoon Choi, Dario Falcone, Taylor Klemm, Ben Webster, Alex Denolfo, Tommy Webb, Tucker Ballbach, Josh Simpson, Connor Treadway, Adam Neiberg, Josh Taylor, Shawn Ellis, Nick Kemp, Noah Clapp, Bradley Whitebread, Jack Dwyer and Coach Ed McCallion.
Ithan Elementary School 4th-grader Colby Hoffman has been chosen as one of the lead ice skaters in Holiday Dreams on Ice with Johnny Weir.Colby is one of only 6 children selected to play this role, which involves hosting the show and introducing famous skaters throughout the program. Holiday Dreams on Ice will be held Friday, Dec. 23 at 7 p.m. at the University of Pennsylvania Class of 1923 Arena. Special half-price tickets ($30 instead of $60) are available if purchased through Allie Hoffman at email@example.com.
Radnor High School senior Dorothy Hazanearned a certificate as a winner of the 2011 National Council of Teachers of English Achievement Award in Writing. Dorothy is one of only 520 winners nationwide, one of only 24 in Pennsylvania, and the only one in Delaware County. She is also the first RHS winner since 2007.
Two Radnor High School teachers, Vincent Bondi and Paul Wright, were officially recognized as outstanding educators by the University of Chicago and Stanford University, respectively, after their former students nominated them as teachers who played a significant role in their intellectual, academic, social, and personal achievement.
The 25th-seeded RHS field hockey team beat 8th-seeded Souderton High School on Oct. 24 in the opening round of the playoffs. Read here.
Two RHS teachers, Rick Dunbar and Alexis Swinehart, were listed among the top Main Line teachers in the October 2011 edition of Main Line Today magazine. Read the article here.
RMS helped "paint the town red" with a Phillies pep rally on Oct. 6 that aired on Fox 29. Watch it here.
For the second year in a row, RMS sixth-grader Luke Pererira-Ogan has won the youth division of the Delaware Valley's Chapter of the Ruffed Grouse Society's annual fall shoot. Read in Radnor Patch.
RTSD and RHS student Meg Girton and her mother were featured in a Wall Street Journalarticle on web tools that allow parents and students to get info on assignments, test scores, and more: Read the story.
RMS 8th-grader Ethan Lee will play piano with the Philadelphia Orchestra on March 24, 2012 as a result of winning the children's division at the Greenfield Competition in March 2011. (Read more)
Main Line Suburban Life reports on RHS bringing its TV studio into the 21st century. (Read here)
Radnor Patch previews 11-12 school year for RTSD's elementary schools. (Read here)