3/30/15 Following an in-depth analysis of Shakespeare’s Hamlet, Grade XI students had the opportunity to act out scenes from the play, guided by experienced Shakespearian actors from Revolutionary Shakespeare Theater Company. This week-long 11th grade workshop occurred earlier this month and was made possible through the Elisabeth Klebanoff ’80 Memorial Fund, which was established in 2002 to remember Elisabeth and assist Baldwin’s faculty in nurturing the success of Baldwin students.
Gabbie Ciccone ’15 and her mount, Some Kind of Wonderful (“Bo”), won two blue ribbons from the Paradise Farm and Sporting Days Farm Eventing Trials held in February at Aiken, South Carolina.
3/19/15 National champions. Baldwin’s Varsity and Junior Varsity squash teams captured the title at the 2015 US Squash High School National Championship Tournament, the largest team squash tournament in the world.
After many late practices, weather-related competition delays, and, above all, fantastic planning, critical thinking, and performances by the team, Baldwin's Mock Trial Team advanced to the Quarter Finals at the 2015 Mock Trial Competition.
3/18/15 For some Baldwin students, spring break offers the chance to visit another country with their peers. Four different trips will be occurring around spring break as the School continues to offer several opportunities for travel through the language and music programs.
A school record 10 student-athletes were selected All-Inter-Ac League for the 2014-15 winter sports season. Leading the way was the varsity squash program with six selections. Varsity basketball and swimming each had two a piece.
3/10/15 Congratulations to Taylor Chen ’15 and Caroline Cai ’15 who were both presented with a Science Achievement Award from the Delaware Valley Science Council (DVSC). The 67th Delaware Valley Science Council Awards were presented on Monday, March 9, at an annual dinner hosted by DVSC for all finalists.
On February 15, Lilly Tang (Wenjing) ’17 went to New York City to compete in the finalist round of the Young Pianist Competition of New Jersey (YPCNJ). Lilly and her accompaniment Julia Shi won the grand prize in the Two Piano Ensemble Division with the 1st movement of their Mozart Duet Sonata in D Major, K448.
Dave Pulli, Baldwin's Coordinator of Multimedia and Technology Help Desk Specialist, will serve as head coach of the varsity softball program in 2015.
3/3/15 A photograph by Aurora Guo ’16 was recently selected as a finalist in the 35th Annual College & High School Photography Contest run by Photographer’s Forum and co-sponsored by Nikon. More than 17,000 photos were entered from the United States, Canada and around the world.
3/2/15 From February 24-26, 23 Upper School students from the Baldwin DECA club attended the DECA State Career Development Competition in Hershey, PA. DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs to be college and career ready in the areas of business, accounting, finance, marketing, and management.
The Baldwin lacrosse program will be directing a youth clinic for girls ages 6-14 on April 12 and 19 from 9-10:30 a.m. on the Lower Field. The clinic will be directed by Head Coach Marisa Lozano and feature former Bears Charlotte Damico '10 (Bucknell University '14) and Emma Hamm '07 (Duke University '12). Current members of the lacrosse program will serve as counselors and help teach and demonstrate skills. The cost is $25 for one clinic and $40 for both clinics.
for the clinic brochure and registration form.
2/27/15 For the 10th year, Baldwin’s Lower School students “Jumped Rope for Heart” for the American Heart Association. This initiative teaches students how to take care of their hearts while they experience the joy of giving back to their community by raising money to fight heart disease.
Sol y Canto is a nationally touring and Boston Music Award winning Pan-Latin ensemble led by Puerto Rican/Argentine singer and bongo player Rosi Straijer Amador ’77 and New Mexican guitarist and composer Brian Amador. This Saturday, February 28, the ensemble will perform at Hibernian Hall in Boston and invites you to warm up to some Pan-Latin sounds. This free family concert is for all ages, presented by The Celebrity Series of Boston.
2/25/15 Evelyn Grupp ’15 recently represented Baldwin in the Philadelphia Branch of the English-Speaking Union National Shakespeare Competition, which helps students develop and communicate their understanding of Shakespeare and his universal message. Evie placed in the Top 10. Alexa Kent ’16 also participated and was a runner up.
2/25/15 Mindy Hong, Elizabeth Becker, Laura Blankenship, Brie Daley, and Ryan Barnes are traveling to Boston this week to present at The National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) 2015 Annual Conference. The Baldwin faculty will present “Beyond STEM: Creating DREAM Labs®,” which will discuss how Baldwin is creating project-based and hands-on learning experiences that go beyond science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
Thirteen of Baldwin’s Lower School girls placed in the Gladwyne Library League's 43rd Annual Junior Author's Contest. Students are awarded in the categories of poetry, fiction, and non-fiction. This year there were 704 participants from nine different area schools.