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Varsity field hockey, tennis, volleyball and soccer hosted Inter-Ac League opponent Springside Chestnut Hill Academy (SCHA) on a beautiful fall Homecoming day on Saturday, October 18.

A group of Baldwin squash players performed extremely well at this past weekend's US Squash Senator Arlen Specter Pennsylvania Junior Championship Tour (JCT) event held at Drexel University.
Seven current Baldwin student-athletes and one former student-athlete earned the 2013-14 US Squash Scholar Athlete Award.

On Tuesday, October 21, members of Baldwin’s select Middle School Chamber Ensemble, “Malala” will attend the 2014 Liberty Medal ceremony at the National Constitution Center where Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani teenager who was shot by the Taliban for championing girls' education, will be presented with the National Constitution Center's 2014 Liberty Medal.
Six Philadelphia area college coaches and one former Baldwin student-athlete presented helpful tips and insight on the college recruiting and selection process at the 2014 Blue Gray Symposium held on Wednesday evening in the Athletic Center MPR.

This week, students from The Baldwin School and The Haverford School are kicking off “Be Hoogali,” a new year-long exchange program with students from Ordrup Gymnasium in Copenhagen, Denmark. The name “Be Hoogali” comes from a mix of the English and Danish languages while using the letters from each school. “Hyggelig” (pronounced hoogali in English) means coziness, tranquility, and a welcoming atmosphere in which to spend time with family and friends. 

Twelve Middle School leaders, along with four Upper School student leaders, traveled to Germantown Academy today, October 7, to participate in the Middle School Leadership Conference. Student participants engaged in conversations about leadership styles and strategies, and were charged with identifying solutions for a need in their Middle School community — an ongoing activity that will culminate in the creation of a video this spring.

Varsity Cross Country made excellent strides at the Paul Short Invitational on Saturday afternoon at Lehigh University.


Laura Noteware '15, Varsity Crew co-captain, was selected to the USRowing Scholastic Honor Roll team for 2014-15.

JV Tennis defeated Springside CHA on Thursday afternoon 6-1 to stay undefeated at 8-0.

Two Baldwin faculty members, Jennifer Cutler and Stephanie Wujcik, will be presenting at the upcoming PAIS 2014 Biennial Conference on Friday, October 10, at The Episcopal Academy. This conference is the first-ever gathering of this size and scale for independent school educators from Pennsylvania and Delaware. More than 1,500 attendees are expected.

This year at Baldwin we are launching the inaugural Three Great Schools Service Partnership with The Haverford School and Agnes Irwin. We are excited to kick off the 2014-2015 school year by integrating service learning and working together to accomplish our yearlong vision of mitigating hunger in our area.
Amy Saler Ostroff ’85, co-founder and president of Love to Langa, announces that the organization’s Photography for Change exhibition will be featured at The Bazemore Gallery in Manayunk, PA, from November 20 - December 13, 2014. Thanks to the incredible generosity of gallery owner, Lenny Bazemore, all proceeds will go toward helping Love to Langa’s kids and teachers in South Africa.

The Baldwin School announces the retirement of Sally Powell, who has served as Baldwin’s Head of School since June 2006, after more than thirty-five years as a teacher, administrator and executive at secondary schools. She has planned a retirement date of June 2016.

“Our bright girls and dedicated teachers exude such earnest, joyful enthusiasm, and my personal commitment to providing access to the very best education a girl can have is lifelong, passionate and sincere. It has been a perfect match,” said Sally Powell. “My decision to retire comes on the heels of a successful 125th and in advance of our next strategic planning process. From a personal standpoint, I am looking forward to spending more time with my husband, traveling and exploring new ways to contribute my time and expertise to others.”
The Baldwin School is proud to announce that 27 percent of its senior class has been recognized by the National Merit® Scholarship Program. Eight Baldwin students have been named Semifinalists and six students have been named Commended Students in the 2015 60th annual National Merit® Scholarship Program.

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