The Events

Fri/Apr 18

Spring Long Weekend

Thru: 4/21/2014
Mon/Apr 21

No Classes-- Spring Long Weekend

College Admissions Panel

Time: 6:30 PM
Thu/Apr 24

Spring Play

Location: The Diane P. McLarty ("Black Box") Theater Time: 7:00 PMThru: 4/26/2014

Pennington News

  • April 17, 2014

    Quarter 3 grades have been posted

    Quarter 3 report cards have been posted and are available for viewing in NetClassroom.

  • April 17, 2014

    Playwright/alumnus Mastrosimone visits drama classes

    Playwright and screenwriter William Mastrosimone '66 visited Pennington on April 17 to speak with students in the Drama II class and Senior Seminar in Drama.

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  • April 10, 2014

    Service learning specialist speaks at Forum

    James Toole, Ph.D., senior fellow at the University of Minnesota’s College of Education and Human Development, was the speaker at the April 16 Upper School Forum.

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  • April 10, 2014

    TPS students to publish gene sequence analysis

    Nine students in Dr. David Hauser's Advanced Molecular Biology class will have their work on the analysis of gene sequences published this summer in the database of the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), the largest database of gene sequences in the world.

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  • April 10, 2014

    NAEA features presentations by TPS teachers

    Three members of the Pennington School Arts Department faculty were selected to give presentations at the National Art Education Association annual national convention in San Diego, CA.

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  • April 3, 2014

    MS play production nominated for award

    Last year's Pennington Middle School play, The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, has been nominated for an Outstanding Production of a Middle School Play award.

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  • March 27, 2014

    Actress Daugherty to speak at Forum

    For the April 2 student Forum, New York-based actress Allison Daugherty will give an experiential presentation, inviting participation, entitled "A Life in the Arts: Fear and Fearlessness and Everything in Between." She will also be working with Ms. Houston's drama classes that day.

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  • March 10, 2014

    Dean's List students honored

    The Pennington School recently recognized students achieving Dean’s List honors during the first semester of 2013–14. For Upper School students to earn a position on the Dean’s List, their grades must all be B-plus or higher; for Middle School students, their grades must all be B or higher. At both levels, students achieving the High Honors designation have no grade below an A-minus.

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  • March 6, 2014

    Health-a-Palooza focuses TPS on healthful habits

    Wednesday, March 5, was The Pennington School's second annual Health-a-Palooza celebration. Students, faculty, and staff devoted their free minutes during the school day to experience and learn more about healthful habits of living.

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  • February 28, 2014

    Pennington Model UN Goes to Philadelphia

    Pennington's Model UN team, led by faculty advisor Marc Epstein, participated in one of its three annual Model UN conferences, this one held in Philadelphia.

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  • February 22, 2014
    Prep B Champions

    Prep B Champions!

    On Wednesday, February 19, the Red Raiders won their second straight championship title against Montclair Kimberley Academy in the New Jersey Independent Schools Athletic Association Prep B final.

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  • February 6, 2014

    Wesley family foundation gives $2 million gift to capital campaign

    Penny Townsend, head of school, has announced an extraordinary gift of $2 million to The Pennington School from Joseph L. and Marion Wesley, the grandparents of ten Pennington alumni, through the Joseph and Marion Wesley Family Foundation.

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  • February 2, 2014

    Santarsiero visits AP Government classes

    Steve Santarsiero, Pennsylvania State Representative for the Yardley-Newtown area, visited AP Government classes on Friday, January 31.

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  • February 6, 2014

    Report cards available online

    Upper School and Middle School report cards for quarter 2 are now available on NetClassroom.

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  • January 31, 2014

    Lunar new year celebration

    Pennington celebrated the new Year of the Horse with several special events last weekend.

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  • January 29, 2014

    LitMag "Passages" honored by NCTE

    The Pennington School's 2013 literary magazine, Passages, has been awarded a Superior ranking in a competition sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE).

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  • January 29, 2014

    TPS to host Common Ground lecture Feb. 4

    On Tuesday, February 4, Professor Donald McCabe will speak on "Raising Ethical Children: Does Your Child Have Integrity?" at 7:30 p.m. in the Stainton Hall Lecture Center.

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  • January 15, 2014

    Eleven inducted into Cum Laude Society

    Eleven Pennington School seniors were inducted on January 15 as the first student members of the School’s chapter of the Cum Laude Society.

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  • January 27, 2014

    Winter Cotillion January 25

    The Pennington School Winter Cotillion was a smashing success.

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  • January 13, 2014

    Pennington's commitment to Haiti continues

    The Pennington School's commitment to Haiti after the 2010 earthquake continues, through solemn observance of the anniversary as well as practical preparation for . . .

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  • January 13, 2014

    History lives--in the first person

    Students in Mr. Jason Harding's U.S. History classes are taking a look at the Civil War era in an especially personal way: after doing research, each student creates a fictional . . .

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