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Alum and Teacher Spreading Global Awareness

By | 2018-10-05T15:28:27+00:00 October 5th, 2018|Categories: Academic Life|

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...

Staff Member Brings STEM Summer Camp Experience to NFA

By | 2018-09-06T00:11:17+00:00 August 30th, 2018|Categories: Academic Life|

Fourth thru seventh grade STEM teacher, Ally Monteiro attended a STEM EDU camp at the Corbet Experience Center in Norristown over the summer.  Ally spent the week in dynamic breakout sessions and design challenges to enhance NFA’s Signature Stem curriculum.  “I loved this experience because it was so hands on,” stated Monteiro.  “I’m going to bring [...]

Norwood-Fontbonne Academy students demonstrate excellence in National Spanish Exam

By | 2018-09-04T14:43:40+00:00 May 25th, 2018|Categories: Academic Life|

Twenty-four Norwood-Fontbonne Academy students were named prize winners in the recent 2018 National Spanish Examination, an online standardized assessment tool measuring proficiency and achievement of students studying Spanish as a second language.    All twenty-four students placed with 4 gold, 4 silver, 4 bronze, and 12 honorable mention medals for NFA. This mark of distinction was extraordinary [...]