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Thankful

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...

Norwood Soccer knocks off Nazareth 4-0

By | 2018-09-25T14:54:06+00:00 September 25th, 2018|Categories: Student Life|

Poor weather and field conditions disrupted Norwood Fontbonne Academy’s soccer schedule in the early weeks of the 2018 season, but the Bears are now making up for lost time. Norwood climbed to a 2-0 mark in the co-ed Catholic Academies League with a 4-0 victory over visiting Nazareth Academy last Thursday at the Water Tower Recreation [...]

Community

By | 2018-09-25T15:11:03+00:00 September 24th, 2018|Categories: From the President|

Dear Norwood-Fontbonne Families, One of the things that has struck me over these past three months at NFA has been the very deep and genuine sense of community. Community is built and developed at many different levels. September is always important as it allows classes to create their own identity and sense of community. At NFA [...]

Family Meal

By | 2018-09-17T17:51:23+00:00 September 17th, 2018|Categories: From the President|

Dear Norwood-Fontbonne Community, A common thread that appears so often in my conversations with parents is the fast pace of life. Even with a concerted effort, we all suffer the effects of over scheduling, especially our children. Sometimes it truly is the simple things that make the biggest difference. One such example is the family meal. [...]

Back To School Night

By | 2018-09-10T18:47:35+00:00 September 10th, 2018|Categories: From the President|

Dear Norwood-Fontbonne Families, As we enter the second week of school, autumn weather has finally arrived. This week we begin our Back to School Nights. On Tuesday, September 11, Pre-primary, K, and Montessori preschool will gather and on Thursday, September 13, JLM and Grades 1-3 will gather. Both evenings will begin at 7:00 PM with a [...]