What's Happening at Chestnutwold

  • The History of Ned Hector

    Edward "Ned" Hector was in Col. Proctor's 3rd PA Artillery. He was born in 1743 and died in 1834 at the age of 90. He fought in the Battle of Brandywine and Germantown. Click on the photo above to continue reading.

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  • Author & Illustrator Visit Chestnutwold

    Author Julie Saab and illustrator David Gothard visited Chestnutwold kindergarten. David's painting of a dancing cat inspired Julie to write about Little Lola, a fun-loving city cat who goes on big adventures.

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  • Delegates Focus on Recycling and Earth Day

    Upper grade classroom delegates discuss the merits of recycling plastic bottles with Principal, Mr. DiBartolomeo, and Chestnutwold parent Mrs. Wiedeman. They are preparing for Earth Day focused activities during the month of April.

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  • Chestnutwold Studies Computer Programming

    Every other week during library, our students are using interactive programming courses through The Hour of Code (http://hourofcode.com/us) which allows them to learn programming at their own pace in a fun and imaginative way. Click on the photo for more details.

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  • 2nd Grade Class Designs Freedom Quilt

    Students in Mrs. McCusker's 2nd grade class did literature circles with the book "Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt". Afterwards, they made a quilt with their fifth grade reading buddies. Click on the photo to see more pictures from the project.

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  • Chestnutwold Word Masters

    Wordmasters is a national competition, in grades 3 through 5, that challenges students to think both analytically and metaphoically using newly learned vocabulary, in three twenty question meets. Four Chestnutwold students receive a perfect score on this year's second meet. Three of them are pictured here.

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Board of School Directors

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    The School District of Haverford Township is governed by a nine-member school board. Each board member is elected to a four-year term of office and resides in the township. The board usually meets on the first and third Thursday of every month at 7:30 PM in the Board Room at Oakmont. The public is invited to attend all public meetings. Click here to watch meetings On Demand.
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Inside Chestnutwold

  • Chestnutwold Elementary School is one of five elementary schools in the School District of Haverford Township. Chestnutwold educates students in grades K - 5. You will find us to be a very diligent, dedicated, and caring group of professionals who take the greatest pleasure in watching and nurturing growth in children. 
    Click here for more information on Chestnutwold Elementary School.
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