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New Year’s Message

Dear Norwood-Fontbonne Community,

Like most everyone this time of year, I am reflecting on the year that has past and preparing for the year ahead. In these dark, cold, wintry days it’s nice to turn our thoughts to renewal and new beginnings. Perhaps this is the year I will keep all of my new year resolutions. If past performance is a predictor, things are looking less than likely for 100%, […]

Alum and Teacher Spreading Global Awareness

Norwood-Fontbonne Academy recently welcomed its newest Spanish teacher for 3-year-olds through fifth grade, Taylor Stabler, to expand on the curriculum with a focus on immersion. Stabler graduated from Norwood in 2006.

Stabler is fluent in Spanish and Brazilian Portuguese with a double degree in Spanish and Anthropology. She also holds a…

A football dynasty takes shape at Norwood-Fontbonne Academy

There is a football dynasty blooming in Chestnut Hill. At Norwood-Fontbonne Academy on Germantown Avenue the varsity team just won the school’s fourth Catholic Academic League championship in the last six years. During that span, the Norwood Bears have a remarkable 37-2-2 record…



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Norwood-Fontbonne Academy3 days ago

Let's hear it for our NFA Swim Team! They swam with excellence at the CAL meet at Springfield Township High School last Sunday. Coach D'Orazio reported that numerous swimmers placed in their events and the 7th grade girls' relay team came up big with 1st...

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Norwood-Fontbonne Academy4 days ago

Calling All Volunteers!! Please join us in the Big House on Wed. evening, Jan. 16 at 7PM for wine, cheese, and brainstorming! Your assistance is needed as we prepare for our February 23 Hats and Heels: NFA Goes to the Derby event! Bring your creative...

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Norwood-Fontbonne Academy added 5 new photos.4 days ago

Another Snowball Tournament in the books! Thanks to many hands who helped make our 46th tourney a resounding success. Thank you to our corporate sponsors, supporters, players, fans, and the schools who participated. In particular we congratulate and thank our co-chairs for their tremendous leadership...

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Norwood-Fontbonne Academy5 days ago

The NFA community extends heartfelt condolences and prayers to the Melnick family as they experience the loss of Dr. Kevin Melnick who passed away on January 11. Kevin was the husband of Gate House Assistant, Valerie Melnick and is also survived by their children, Kevin...

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