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St. Peter’s School is proud of the Class of 2017 and excited to share their secondary school choices with the community.
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DID YOU KNOW? A cornerstone of St. Peter’s School, Declamation challenges students to master and declaim celebrated works of poetry and prose while providing them with invaluable public speaking experience. Listen as Sixth Grader Jiasheng Shi declaims FDR’s Pearl Harbor Address.
St. Peter’s School is proud to announce the most parent participation in the Hipster Henry Annual School Survey. Check out the feedback from our current families!
May 26th, 2017
Due to the unsafe conditions of the field at Starr Garden, we are going to have the Tug of War on the Wiggins Turf Field at 11:15 AM. We will try to reschedule the other events for a later date. There will still be a noon dismissal, students will be dismissed from their classrooms.
May 15th, 2017
For the month of May, artwork by the Class of 2017 will be on display at Milk & Honey, located on 4th Street between Lombard and South. The works were created after our Eighth Grade studied colonial Philadelphia architecture and one and two point perspective. Students drew Philadelphia scenes, carved them from rubber, and printed them.
May 5th, 2017
On Wednesday, May 17th at 6:30 PM all Upper School students will present the findings of their yearlong Independent Study Projects (ISP) in a fair-style event for the St. Peter’s School community. Since September, Fifth through Eighth Graders have spent two periods each week in addition to time outside school investigating selected topics, ranging from training bonsai trees to learning Turkish to designing jewelry from recycled materials. Thank you to their families, faculty mentors, and community experts for providing guidance and sharing expertise regarding their wide-ranging topics.
May 4th, 2017
Due to the forecasted heavy rain and thunderstorms, St. Peter’s School will host its 52nd annual May Day celebration on Monday, May 8th at 3 PM. The festival originated in the northern hemisphere and serves to honor the arrival of spring. Students perform traditional garland, ribbon, sword, and maypole dances, along with more contemporary song and dance numbers. This historic event, which is followed by a family picnic on Wiggins Field, is one of the School’s longest-standing traditions.
May 1st, 2017
At St. Peter’s School, we celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week by recognizing our talented and committed faculty, some of whom have dedicated decades to the School. The Parents’ Association will honor this outstanding group by hosting a faculty breakfast on May 2nd and gathering notes of appreciation for teachers from our families. Thank you SPS faculty for everything you do to support students and make St. Peter’s School our warm, nurturing second home!
April 21st, 2017
May Day is a historic event celebrating the arrival of Spring and one of the St. Peter’s School’s longest standing traditions. After the celebration, families are welcome to picnic on the Sally Wiggins Field. The School will be open for lavatory access until 7:00 PM.
Rain Date: Monday, May 8, 2017 at 3:00 PM
April 13th, 2017
Our 2017 Secondary School Information Night was held on Tuesday, April 11th from 6:30 – 8:00 PM in the Theater for current Sixth and Seventh Grade families. Thank you to the following schools for attending: Agnes Irwin, Baldwin, Friends’ Central, Episcopal Academy, Friends Select, George School, Germantown Friends School, La Salle College High School, William Penn Charter, Springside Chestnut Hill Academy, The Shipley School, Merion Mercy Academy, The Phelps School, Pomfret School, St. Joseph’s Preparatory School, Church Farm School, and Westtown School.