Dear Norwood-Fontbonne Academy Community, Today we join with our nation in celebrating the memory and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The day provides moments for reflection on the call to which we all must respond, the call to realize in our world today justice, respect, and equality for all. We can see many examples of the tenants [...]
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. [...]
Dear Norwood-Fontbonne Community, I hope this note finds you well as we just celebrated the third Sunday of Advent and all of the joy that it brings. Here at NFA the many celebrations and observations of Advent and Christmas continue. It was wonderful seeing a packed house for our Christmas concert last Wednesday. This week is full [...]
Dear Norwood- Fontbonne Families, It was a pleasure seeing so many of you yesterday at our Advent Liturgy. It was a beautiful start to the season for our community of faith. Thank you to all who participated and planned the liturgy. When we unpacked what always seems like a limitless supply of boxed Christmas gear at [...]
Dear Norwood Fontbonne Community, While we are only in the first week of Advent we can see evidence everywhere that the Christmas season is in full swing. I would like to ask you all to take a step back from the hustle and bustle, take a deep breath and remember to keep everything in perspective. Let’s [...]
Dear Norwood-Fontbonne Community, I hope you all enjoyed a beautiful Thanksgiving. I hope it provided everyone time together with friends and family giving thanks. I had the privilege of kicking off the holiday with many alumni at our first annual all alumni reunion last Wednesday evening. Thank you, Mrs. Greenberg, for a wonderful event. It was wonderful [...]
Dear Norwood-Fontbonne Community, Webster’s dictionary defines thankful as follows: Conscious of benefit received, expressive of thanks, well pleased I acknowledge that this isn’t the most creative way to begin, but when faced with how to discuss being thankful, I found myself experiencing writer’s block. This seemed like a useful convention to kick things off. Each year as [...]
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...
Dear Norwood-Fontbonne Community, Today marks a special day for all of us in the NFA family. On this day, October 15th, we mark the 368th anniversary of the founding of the Sisters of St. Joseph in LePuy France. On that day six brave women left behind all that was familiar and safe to live lives of [...]
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...