Pennington Postings

Thursday, January 12th, 2017

News for Parents

  • General Information--January 13, 2017

    Private Music Lessons Faculty Recital today: As a joint venture with the Meckler Library and the music lessons program, the annual Faculty Recital for the Private Music Lessons Program will be held today, January 13, at 3:00 p.m. in Meckler Library. Members of the School’s music lessons faculty will perform some of their favorite selections from the classical and jazz repertoire. The recital is free and open to the public, and the atmosphere will be relaxed, with refreshments throughout the event and performers discussing their musical selections. Come listen to our teachers perform – there will be something for everyone! You may arrive as late and listen for as long as you like. For more information, please contact Dr. Dolan at

    Hopewell Valley Parenting Conference Jan. 28: Hopewell Valley residents are invited to register for the Hopewell Valley Parenting Conference on Saturday, January 28 at Hopewell Central High School. The conference will include speakers, workshops, and community resources for $15 per person. Online registration will close next Friday, January 20. Questions can be directed to Director of Counseling Services Stephanie DeSouza at

  • Upper School--January 13, 2017

    Special schedule for exams next week: Next week, the campus and the daily schedule will shift to exam mode. Students are welcome to be on campus Monday through Friday, regardless of their exam schedule--most spaces on campus will be designated as study areas, meaning students should respect those who are studying. A designated space for silent study will be available in Meckler Library, and the snack bar will be closed during exam week. The dining hall will be open during the school day for group study and snacks will be available for all students. The Parents Association will host students for exam week snacks on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the Campus Center. Please click here to view a full schedule of the week.

    Cotillion on January 21: The School will host its cotillion in Sparks Gymnasium on Saturday, January 21, from 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. All Upper School students are invited to attend. Dress is semi-formal; dates are optional. Tickets are $65 per person and are on sale now. Students must reserve tickets by replying to the invitation sent to their Pennington email account.

    Students and guests attending should arrive no later than 7:45 p.m. and must remain in the gym until they plan to leave for the evening. Once students leave cotillion, they may not return. Any non-Pennington student invited to attend this year’s cotillion must complete the Guest Permission Form and return it no later than Wednesday, January 18. Forms may be faxed to 609-737-2851 or emailed to Assistant to the Dean of Students Maureen Iorio at

    Summer Public Speaking course dates set: Mrs. Dolores Eaton will teach one section of the two for-credit summer Public Speaking courses, which will meet from Monday, June 26 to Friday, June 30. Mrs. Susie Paige will teach the other section, which will meet from Monday, July 17 to Friday, July 21. Both sections will meet from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Please click here to register, and contact Summer Programs Director Jeff Eckerson with questions at


Issue: Thursday, January 12th, 2017

Upcoming Events

Fri Jan 13

Music Lessons Faculty Recital

Meckler Library
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Mon Jan 16

No Classes: Martin Luther King Day

Tue Jan 17

Semester Exams (Grades 8-12)

Thru: 1/20/2017