PROSPECTIVE FAMILIES: Please email Admissions or complete an inquiry form to schedule your campus tour and learn about St. Peter’s School. We are currently accepting applications for the ’18-’19 school year.
Did you know? This year, our Upper School students will participate in our brand new SPARC Program. The course, which focuses on the art of Speech, Presentation, Acting, Rhetoric, and Communication, is designed to provide students with the tools and experience needed to grow as public speakers. Below are some examples of public speaking opportunities offered to our US students that will be enhanced by SPARC:
February 12th, 2019
Caregivers and children ages 18 months to three years old are invited to attend this complimentary drop-in activity at St. Peter’s School! Storytime is held from 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM on select Mondays throughout the year, in the newly renovated Blum Library, located on the Third Floor of the School. Come visit us for a fun morning of reading stories and a chance to connect with other families! UPCOMING DATES: Mar. 11, Apr. 8, Apr. 29 and May 13. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to register for Storytime and click here to learn about other ways you can visit our School!
February 10th, 2019
Join us for a Coffee & Conversation with the Head of School on Thursday, March 14 in the Blum Library from 8:30AM – 9:30AM along with special guest Jeff Gibson of BLOCS (Business Leadership Organized for Catholic Schools). Jeff will explain how companies can make a majority of their tax payment in the form of a contribution to a qualified scholarship organization (like SPS) instead of giving corporate tax dollars to the state, through a special statewide program known as EITC/OSTC. For the past few years our school has been partnering with BLOCS, who serves as a liaison between SPS and EITC/OSTC, helping bring over $190,000 in scholarship funds to the School. Nearly all PA Independent Schools take advantage of this program to help offset their tuition assistance budget.
For more information or to RSVP to this event, email Clare Dych, Director of Advancement, at email@example.com. We are requesting RSVPs for this particular session to ensure we have adequate materials prepared.
February 4th, 2019
Get excited for St. Peter’s School’s Annual Auction, to be held Friday, April 5 on the historic Moshulu ship and restaurant at Penn’s Landing. This is the biggest fundraising event of the year and a whole lot of fun for the School community. The 100 for 100 Raffle Tickets are NOW ON SALE! How the raffle works:
– Purchase a ticket for $100 (there are only 100 available for purchase)
– A single number 1 through 100 will be drawn a week prior to the auction
– The owner of the ticket will have the opportunity to choose one of the Live Auction items (Please note that select Live Auction experiences, including SPS specific items, are excluded from the raffle.)
February 2nd, 2019
Thank you to all of our presenters who helped make our 4th Annual Maker Faire a great success! SPS Students engaged with professionals in careers including fashion design, emergency pediatric medicine, travel design, real estate development, TV production, interior design, small business consulting, radio engineering, pro bono law, tattoo art, collegiate athletics, theater production and criminal justice. THANK YOU to everyone who shared their background, expertise and passion with our students.
January 15th, 2019
St. Peter’s School offers an Affinity Group lunch for students interested in meeting to share their experiences together along with a faculty member. These optional gatherings are intended to help develop connections between students who identify with a particular group. Our first Affinity Group lunch will take place on Friday, January 25 at 12:30pm, and will be a student of color group, open to all students of color, defined as anyone identifying with the following heritages: Latinx, Black/African, South Asian, Asian, Pacific Islander, American Indian/Alaskan Native, and Mixed/Biracial. If you are interested in having your child attend, please reach out to their classroom teacher or advisor to request your child add your student to this group. Please note there is no lunch provided for this event, so please plan for your child to bring their lunch, pick up their Smart Lunch, or pizza prior to the meeting. If you have any questions, please reach out to Kate Childs, our Community Life Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org. To learn more about how Affinity Groups help support students of color in independent schools, click here