5/29/14
Students in Grade IV have been working with scientists at Drexel University to care for, report on, and study the salinity and growth of diamondback terrapin hatchlings. On May 28, they traveled to Island Beach State Park in New Jersey to release them. The terrapins, labeled a species of concern, are part of a “Headstart” program. The project was designed to increase the terrapins’ chances of survival during their return to Island Beach State Park in New Jersey, where they were hatched.
5/29/14

Farah Jasmine Griffin '81, a professor of English and comparative literature and African American Studies at Columbia University, wrote an inspiring tribute to poet Maya Angelou in the Washington Post.

5/28/14
At Vision 2020’s Fourth National Congress, a meeting place for like-minded women’s advocacy groups, Baldwin Juniors Hannah and Rachael Tipperman were honored with the Vision 2020 Tomorrow Award in recognition of their exemplary leadership in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Through their efforts to uphold and advance the goals of Vision 2020, Hannah and Rachael have continually shown their commitment to strengthening the presence of women in the STEM fields for generations to come.
5/28/14
Caroline Milgram (Grade VI), Joelle Pearlstein (Grade II), Tessa Pearlstein (Grade V) and Haley Weiss (Grade XII) will perform in Wolf Performing Arts Center’s (Wolf PAC) spring productions this June at the Bluett Theater at St. Joseph’s University. Wolf PAC will present two shows: a wildly uproarious production of Disney’s The Jungle Book KIDS and the irreverent Shrek: the Musical based on the hit film.
5/27/14

Baldwin alumna Marisa Porges '96 wrote a moving article in the New Yorker about Memorial Day in Kabul.

5/27/14
Danielle Fraider is Baldwin’s new Varsity Basketball Head Coach and Physical Education teacher. Fraider arrives to Baldwin from Stuart Country Day School of the Sacred Heart in Princeton, NJ, where she served from 2012-2014 as a Lower and Middle School physical education and health teacher, advisor, upper school varsity basketball assistant coach, and Middle School field hockey and lacrosse coach.
5/26/14

Baldwin Crew concluded their season on a positive note at the Scholastic Rowing Association of America (SRAA) National Regatta on May 24 at Mercer Lake in New Jersey. 

5/23/14
Vriti Khurana ’16 recently organized a walkathon at Chester Charter Community Schools for the “Be Fit Be Cool Program: The Fight Against Childhood Obesity.” The campaign was launched by the American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI) in 2013.
5/20/14

Varsity golf co-captain Caroline Rosen '16 shot a nine-hole 40 on Tuesday afternoon at Radnor Valley Country Club to capture first place at the Inter-Ac League Individual Golf Championship.

5/20/14
As Grade X rounds out the year’s study of modern world history and the current unit on the Holocaust in particular, the class was provided with an amazing opportunity to listen to Holocaust Survivor Suzanne Cohn, grandmother of Isabelle Schaeffer ’16 and Caroline Schaeffer ’17 and mother of Stephanie Cohn Schaeffer ’85, Kimberli Cohn Bailey ’84, and Debra Cohn ’77. As the students are currently putting together brief videos about different aspects of the Holocaust, using recorded testimonies and other materials from the USC Shoah Foundation's IWitness Program, Mrs. Cohn shared her heart-wrenching experiences as a Holocaust survivor with granddaughter Isabelle's class.
5/20/14

Baldwin crew will have four boats competing in the Scholastic Rowing Association of America (SRAA) National Championship Regatta at Mercer Lake in West Windsor, NJ on May 23 and 24. 

5/19/14
The crew program had a busy weekend on the Schuylkill River competing in the Stotesbury Cup Regatta and the Philadelphia Scholastic Rowing Association City Championship.
5/19/14
Tara McMahon ’18 and Katie McMahon ’22 traveled to Washington D.C. on Thursday, May 8, to lobby members of Congress for their support of the National Women’s History Museum Act. This Act would begin the process of studying the idea of building a museum on the National Mall, dedicated to “preserving, interpreting, and celebrating the diverse contributions that women have made to our society.”
5/15/14
Varsity track concluded the spring season on Wednesday afternoon at the PAISAA State Championship meet hosted by The Hill School.
5/15/14

Varsity softball shut out visiting Agnes Irwin School 2-0 in their final home game of the season.

5/14/14
Ali Thaler '15, a member of the varsity lacrosse team, was named Main Line Girls' Athlete of the Week on Wednesday, May 14, 2014. Please click the link below to read the article.
 
5/14/14
Along with 48 other teams from local elementary schools, the Baldwin Bookworms and Baldwin Reading Club teams represented Baldwin at the April 24 Montgomery County Intermediate Unit (MCIU) Reading Olympics competition held at Lower Merion High School. Last week, the participants celebrated their year-long commitment to the Reading Olympics program with a Pancake Breakfast hosted by Elizabeth Becker, Shelly Lucia, Lauren Friedman-Way and Dona Irwin. Each team was made up of girls from Grades IV and V.
5/13/14
Jamie Macaulay has been named the new Director of Squash at the Baldwin School. He comes to Baldwin after having just recently coached The Haverford School’s Middle School squash program to the Division 1 National Championship. Jamie has more than 10 years of experience as a squash coach.
5/13/14

Fast Company named Sonal Gupta '95 and her partners Sarika Soshi and Pooja Badlani, co-founders of Rank and Style in their list of top 100 Most Creative People of 2014.  Rank and Style compiles top ten lists of the best fashion and beauty products created using an algorithm that scans reviews, top picks, and recommendations.

See Fast Company's full list here.

5/13/14

Varsity lacrosse defeated The Hill School 17-7 on Monday afternoon at home in the first round of the PAISAA State Tournament.

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