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Independent Study Project Presentations

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 Day Update

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.

Teacher Appreciation Week

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!

May Day 2017

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

Secondary School Information Night

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.

New Date: Eighth Grade Play

March 15th, 2017

When a man is accused of abducting half a dozen cats, it’s a simple open-and-shut case, even for a jury that’s filled with oddballs like a dim-witted PR “maven,” a bickering couple, and a man obsessed with french fries. Although every scrap of evidence indicts the accused, Juror #8–a wannabe lawyer–believes that the “Cat Burglar” is innocent. Will he be able to sway the other jury members? Or will they side with Juror #3–the only sane one in the bunch–in this hilarious parody of 12 Angry Men.
Our Eighth Graders will be performing this hilarious play on Thursday, March 30th at 6:30 PM.

Last Chance for Early Bird Discount!

February 27th, 2017

This is your last chance to register for Summer Programs at SPS with our Early Bird Discount. SPS Summer Programs offer dynamic and engaging experiences for all students. With an emphasis on exploration, socialization, and hands-on activities and lessons for all age groups, our Summer Programs combine learning with fun!

Click Here to register by March 10th and receive 10% off of your entire order!

The St. Peter’s School Annual Auction

February 21st, 2017

Funds Raised at this year’s Auction will go towards:

• Scholarships for students with financial need
• Professional Development for our fantastic faculty
• Other expenses not fully financed by tuition
• The Renovation of our beloved Blum Library

Watch the video below to learn about the importance of
literacy and libraries for our students at SPS.

SPS in the News!

February 10th, 2017

On Wednesday, St. Peter’s School Seventh Grade Artists and our partnership with The Resource Exchange were featured in the Start Community Newsweekly! Students were inspired by a trip to the Creative Africa exhibit at the Philadelphia Museum of Art to print their own take on Kente cloths, using fabric purchased at the Resource Exchange. Their art will be showcased at the Exchange throughout the month of February, be sure to stop by and see the work of our very talented students.

Click Here to view the article!

Summer Programs at SPS

February 3rd, 2017

Weekly Sessions: June 19 – August 25
8 AM – 4 PM Daily
Before and After Care Available for an Additional Fee

SPS Summer Programs offer dynamic and engaging experiences for all students. With an emphasis on exploration, socialization, and hands-on activities and lessons for all age groups, our Summer Programs combine learning with fun! Click Here to learn more about our exciting offerings this summer and to sign up!

Watch a special preview video and learn more about our Summer Programs!