12/19/14 Varsity swimming edged AIS 86-84, varsity basketball defeated GFS 51-24 and JV squash topped EA 7-2 on a fun and festive Spirit Night held on Thursday in the Athletic Center.
Advanced Biology students are participating in the Genographic Project this year, a multiyear research initiative started by National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Dr. Spencer Wells. By participating in the latest phase of this real-time scientific project, students will learn more about their ancestors’ migratory journeys and help support the Genographic Legacy Fund, which works to conserve and revitalize indigenous cultures around the world.
The 2nd Annual Spirit Night organized by the Athletic Association will be held on Thursday, December 18 from 3:30 - 7:30 p.m. in the Athletic Center.
Earlier this month, the Grade VII Biology class was exploring the structures called organelles that comprise the eukaryotic plant and animal cells. Students then collaborated with the MS DREAM Lab® to create their own organelle.
The Middle School A and B basketball teams picked up their first win of the season in convincing fashion against the Blue Devils of SCHA on Wednesday afternoon in the Gray Gym.
12/10/14 McCaleigh '19 and Campbell Marr '20 finished in 1st place in the Uneven Parallel
Bars for their new club First State Gymnastics at the FSG Invitational
in Newark, DE on December 6 and 7.
12/9/14 Last week, from December 4-6, four Baldwin students attended the three-day Student Diversity Leadership Conference (SDLC) in Indianapolis, while three faculty members attended the accompanying People of Color Conference.
The Middle School student body is taking the success, positive energy and thoughtfulness from their recent Thanksgiving Meal Blitz in November to serve Project HOME during the month of December. This week, Baldwin’s Middle School students will package goodie bags and write cards for Project HOME residents, which will be distributed during the organization's annual holiday party.
12/4/14 The Nelly Berman School of Music will present "Rising Stars: a Spotlight on Award-Winning Students” concert on Sunday, December 14, at 4 p.m. One of the performers is Baldwin’s own Grade VII student Melody Yu ’20, winner of the Children’s Division of the Philadelphia Orchestra’s Albert M. Greenfield Student Competition.
12/4/14 On Monday, December 1, 19 Upper School students from the Baldwin DECA club attended the district competition at the Crown Plaza in King of Prussia. DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs to be college and career ready in the areas of business, accounting, finance, marketing, and management.
Saranne Louth '15, Ali Thaler '15 and Valerie Yoshimura '15 announced their college decision at a ceremony in the Athletic Center in front of family, friends, coaches, teachers and administrators on Wednesday, December 3.
12/2/14 Sunday, December 7 is a big day for the Arts at Baldwin! Upper School singers and painters are participating in very special opportunities.
Madison Dawkins ’15 and Laura Nguyen ’15 recently attended a conference called GenHERation about women’s empowerment. Prior to attending the conference, Madison submitted a proposal for the GenHERation Connection Community Challenge and won a $500 grant.
11/25/14 Marisa Porges ’96 has been appointed as a member of the 2014-2015 Class of White House Fellows. Marisa is the second Baldwin alumna to receive this honor, joining Kinney Zalesne ’83, who was a member of the White House Fellows Class of 1995-1996.
11/19/14 On November 19, during the Middle School assembly, students from the Grade VIII second period drama class presented their class project performance, “We All Fall Down.” The play, originally created by drama teacher Aileen McCulloch with 8th grade students from the Twin Valley Middle School in Berks County, is about a team slumber party where things go horribly wrong. The 14 Grade VIII girls have been excited to explore the original play, rewrite it and perform it for an assembly.
11/17/14 The Middle School fall sports awards were announced at the end-of-season assembly on Wednesday, November 12 at the Athletic Center MPR.
Eliza Mantelmacher '15 signed a national letter of intent to play lacrosse and attend George Washington University (GW) on Friday afternoon at the Athletic Center in front of family, friends, classmates, coaches, teachers and administrators.
11/14/14 The Middle School and Math Department are pleased to welcome Christy Renninger to The Baldwin School this year as a Grade VII and VIII math teacher. Christy’s spirit and work ethic are seen every day in and out of her classroom.
The Baldwin School has been ranked as the 2nd Best Private High School in Pennsylvania by Niche. Baldwin was among 198 high schools in Pennsylvania that received a grade from Niche.