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Martin Luther King Day Message

By | 2019-01-21T07:11:50+00:00 January 21st, 2019|Categories: From the President|

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 [...]

New Year’s Message

By | 2019-01-03T13:21:55+00:00 January 3rd, 2019|Categories: From the President|

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. [...]

Friendly Letter

By | 2018-12-18T02:46:17+00:00 December 18th, 2018|Categories: From the President|

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 [...]

Mrs. Burns

By | 2018-12-01T20:41:05+00:00 December 1st, 2018|Categories: From the President|

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 [...]


By | 2018-11-19T18:15:37+00:00 November 19th, 2018|Categories: From the President|

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 [...]

A football dynasty takes shape at Norwood-Fontbonne Academy

By | 2018-11-19T18:10:10+00:00 November 19th, 2018|Categories: Student Life|

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...    

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...