What's Happening at Chestnutwold

  • Important Calendar update

    At the April 21st meeting, the Board of School Directors discussed the current 2015-16 calendar with respect to the last student day. It was agreed that the last student day will be June 17, 2016. The Board expects to formally adopt a revised 2015-16 calendar on May 5, 2016 reflecting the change. At the same meeting the Board will review a 2016-17 revised calendar.

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  • BINGO - A Huge Success!

    Fun was had by all at Chestnutwold's eleventh Family Bingo Night! Many families attended the event that raised over $4,000 to be donated to the Mary Borman award prize for a fifth grader, St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, and some Chestnutwold families in need. Thanks to all of those who made donations and participated in this great night. We had our biggest turn-out yet! Click here for more photos.

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  • School Tours

    Student delegates will host an Open House for prospective new families on Tuesday, May 3rd at 2pm. If you are going to be new to our school next year and would like to tour the building, please call the main office at 610-853-5900 x8000 to reserve your place. We look forward to seeing you!





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  • Rising to the challenge

    Each of Chestnutwold’s 10 STEM Design Challenge teams of 4th & 5th graders has been challenged to design a K’Nex building at least 1 meter tall that can hold weight. During the presentations on April 5th at the Delaware County Technical High School in Aston, the teams mush show the strength of their building and also address how the building is environmentally friendly. Click here for more photos.

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  • Black History Month Project Enlightens Students

    Two fourth grade classes at Chestnutwold recently explored a website called PebbleGo to learn about famous African Americans. Teachers Mary Lou Meehan and Jen Strawley allowed each pair of students to pick a slip of paper with such names as W. E. B. DuBois, Louis Armstrong, and Ruby Bridges. The lesson focused on reading nonfiction text and summarizing on a paper with a hexagonal organizer, reporting the facts given in their own words. The finished products are proudly displayed in the hallway.

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  • Chestnutwold Lives Nice!

    Chestnutwold 4th grader, Anna M. (front row, center) knows that bullying is a problem, and wants to help. She designed, and sells, LIVE Nice t-shirts. The money raised goes to anti-bullying organizations and positive youth groups. Anna spreads kindness, and makes a difference in our school and in the community. Way to go Anna!

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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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  • 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. 
     
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