Education

December 3, 2018

Lower Merion High School's Matt O'Connor, coming off of a record-setting season as the varsity team's quarterback, has been named a Mini Max Award winner for the state of Pennsylvania by the Maxwell Football Club.  O'Connor, along with 62 other standout football players were announced as Mini ...

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Lower Merion High School senior and standout swimmer Anna Kalandadze -- a three-time PIAA AAA state champion in the 500-meter freestyle -- signed a National Letter of Intent to continue her academic and athletic career at the University of California-Berkeley. This signing comes months after ...

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The Committee for Special Education (CSE) will host a program titled"Making Inclusive Education a Reality" on Tuesday, December 4 at 7:00 p.m. in the District Administration Building Board Room A. The committee welcomes all to come and learn the benefits of inclusion and working effectively as a ...

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ARDMORE, PA -- Basketball season is back! Lower Merion High School kicks off its 14th Annual Maroon Madness Coaches vs. Cancer basketball event Friday, November 30 at 7 p.m. This event is a time-honored tradition that has become a staple of Lower Merion basketball culture, according to a local ...

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Lower Merion School District Provides a Doorway to Lower College Tuition   Ardmore, PA -- The Lower Merion School District has entered into a partnership with the University of the Sciences that allows students to earn up to 11 college credits and the price is included in your school taxes.

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In a somewhat surprising real estate twist, the Lower Merion Board of School Directors approved an agreement of sale for a plot of land in Villanova on Monday, November 19, 2018. The 7.56 acres of land at 912, 916 and 922 Spring Mill Road, Villanova, will provide the necessary athletic field ...

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Welsh Valley Middle School harnessed the holiday spirit when it held its annual Thanksgiving Luncheon and Food Drive.  At the event students, staff and family members took the opportunity to enjoy a delicious meal together while also helping provide food for those less fortunate. Organized by ...

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Harriton High School and the Lower Merion School District announced November 19, 2018, that a dozen Harriton High School student-athletes recently signed National Letters of Intent. These students made their official decisions on where they will continue their academic and athletic careers after ...

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King of Prussia, PA -- Lower Merion High School students Georgia Callahan and Lauren Cobitz were honored among the Best Buddies "Champions of the Year" Monday, November 12, 2018, at TasteBuds – a unique tasting event and fundraiser pairing talented chefs from throughout the Greater Philadelphia ...

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Do you have questions about what's going on the Lower Merion School District? If so, bring them to the "Ask the Superintendent" forum at the Academy Building (next to Bala Cynwyd Middle School) at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 18, 2018. Robert Copeland will be there to provide answers! Ask ...

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Narberth, PA -- Girl Scouts from across Lower Merion and Narberth will take the  “Zombie Survival Challenge.” Approximately 100 Girl Scouts will learn skills that will help them to help their families and community during a natural disaster. The event takes place from 10 AM to 4 PM at the Narberth ...

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Ardmore, PA -- The Lower Merion School District is dismissing all students 3 hours early today. Dismissal times per school type are as follows: Elementary Schools at 12:35 PM - Middle Schools at 12:05 PM and the High schools are dismissing at 11:40 AM There will be no afternoon Kindergarten.

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Student safety and school security are priorities for the Lower Merion School District. In the years since the tragedy at Sandy Hook, the District has enhanced its security measures – including staffing, facility-planning and related equipment and mental health resources. District staff, in ...

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Lower Merion High School's Bryant Gymnasium recently played host to a fun-filled fundraiser as hundreds of students, parents, faculty, staff and community members gathered to watch the world-famous Harlem Wizards take on the LMSD Goats in a charity basketball game benefiting A Better Chance in ...

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Raising a teen is hard, but some might argue that being a teen is even harder. The key to success is communication. Parents/Guardians and high school students are invited to engage in healthy dialogue on topics chosen by Lower Merion High School students at breakout sessions facilitated ...

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Students in Bala Cynwyd Middle School's buildOn team collected seven boxes of books to donate to the Gen. George A. McCall Elementary and Middle School in Philadelphia for that school's 100 Book Challenge. Anna Brown, the wife of 76ers Coach Brett Brown, reached out the BCMS community when she ...

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Members of the Lower Merion High School crew team braved the cold while participating in the Bill Braxton Memorial Regatta on Sunday, November 11, 2018  – the final regatta of the fall season – as both the Novice Girls 4+ and Novice Boys 8+ won first place in their respective 2-kilometer ...

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What’s the definition of magic?   Just ask the Harriton girls’ tennis team who just put a 20-0 season together and won the 2018 state title -- their second state title in three years -- and this type of season will probably be their answer. If you think a perfect record and 2 state titles in 3 ...

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  Lower Merion Township, PA.  - The critical calculations are in, and 6 of the top 25 High Schools in the region are located in Lower Merion Township and are considered the best STEM schools.  STEM covers four specific disciplines - science, technology, engineering, and mathematics and as far as ...

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Wynnewood, PA - It was a well-coordinated event.  One hundred percent of the children enrolled walked out starting precisely at 10:00 AM on Halloween.  Parents and grandparents were involved and encouraged the disruption to the children's’ schooling.  Vehicles stood at the ready within 50 feet of ...

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Bryn Mawr’s Postbaccalaureate Premedical Program has a new partnership with the New York University School of Medicine. Effective this year (2018-19), BMC students in the Postbac Program will have the opportunity to apply to “link” to NYU School of Medicine. Students that are accepted to this ...

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Ardmore, PA -The Lower Merion School District announced today that due to suspected severe weather predicted for Saturday the varsity football game between Lower Merion and Radnor High Schools varsity football teams will be played on Friday evening October 26, 2018 at 6 PM at the Harriton High ...

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Haverford, PA - Haverford College is suing the Trump administration over a change on how it deals with international student visas.  The college along with four other institutions of higher education has filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration over the way it deals with international ...

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A remarkable highlight of Lower Merion's 2-7 football season was when Quarterback Matt O'Connor was honored during halftime of last Saturday's game against Harriton.  QB O'Connor received official recognition that he was the all-time leading passer for the Aces.   O'Connor has told anyone that ...

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Lower Merion Township, PA - The Lower Merion Fire Department in conjunction with the National Fire Protection Association have issued the following information that all citizens should know about home fires.  Today is the fourth day of National Fire Prevention Week.  Heating safety ...

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Ardmore, PA - The Lower Merion School District announced that 75 students received national recognition from the 2019 National Merit Scholarship® Competition.  Thirty-one students from Harriton High School and Lower Merion High School have been named Semifinalists in the 2019 National Merit ...

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