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Newtown Yardley Schools Newsletter

School Events

October 11 Princeton Day School Lower School Open House

October 14 Grey Nun Academy Fall Fun Day Carnival and Glow Party

October 15 Open House, The Pennington School

October 24 Open House, Stuart Country Day School of the Sacred Heart

November 05 Chapin School Open House

More Events

School News

Grey Nun Academy Wins "Best Private School in Bucks County" target="_blank" By Bucks County Courier Times

Council Rock North's Gabrielle Shepherd is GNEC's Student Of The Year

Three Council Rock Students Win National Merit Scholarships

Quarry Hill Elementary School Outdoor Learning Center Fundraiser

Grey Nun Academy Pledges Grant Funding To Benefit New Kindergarten and First Grade Students

More News

School Articles

10 Ways Schools and Parents Can Help Students with ADHD

Kindergarten is the New 1st Grade: Is your Preschooler Ready?

How Much Do Extracurriculars Really Factor into a Student’s College Application?

More Articles

School Press Releases

Grey Nun Academy Brings Home A Blue Ribbon From The Reading Olympics

More Press Releases

Stuart Country Day School

Stuart Country Day School

(215) 579-6689

Open House 10/24/17 6-8pm & 11/9/17 9-2pm

Stuart is an independent K-12 school in Princeton, founded in 1963, just for girls. We believe that in developing the mind, body and spirit together, a Stuart education produces young women leaders who think critically, creatively and ethically. Our challenging curriculum takes advantage of the way girls learn in the STEM fields of science, technology, engineering and math–as well as the arts, humanities and athletics. Stuart graduates go on to become confident, intelligent and articulate agents for positive change in our world. Girls may enter Stuart at all grade levels, depending on space availability. We also have a co-ed preschool and junior kindergarten program. Visit www.stuartschool.org for more information.

Waldorf School Of Princeton

Waldorf School Of Princeton


Waldorf School of Princeton, New Jersey's only accredited Waldorf school, educates children from toddler-hood through eighth grade. Our highly structured curriculum integrates arts and sciences, encouraging students to become creative, balanced, socially responsible individuals who love to learn. Our time-tested approach corresponds to the stages of human development, focusing on not only what children learn, but how they learn. Our graduates emerge self-motivated, morally anchored, and ready to thrive not only in the most demanding high schools and colleges, but on whichever paths they choose. School tours are arranged by appointment, and open houses are held throughout the year. For more information, visit our website at www.princetonwaldorf.org or call 609-466-1970 x 115.

Wednesday morning group tours, 8:45-10:00 a.m., starting September 13. Advance registration required; contact the Admissions Office to reserve a spot.

Open House Saturday, October 21. Time TBD. E-mail or call the admissions office for more details.

Princeton Day School

Princeton Day School


2017 Open Houses: Prek - 4: Oct 11 & Nov 15 - 9-11am. Grades 5-8: Nov 7 -8:30-10:30am. Grades 9-12: Nov 12 - 1-4pm.

Princeton Day School's mission is to nurture the mind, the body, and the character of each student. Our coeducational, college-prepatory day school offers students a creative and challenging academic experience within an intimate, supportive learning environment. The classes are small and instruction personalized, and the school itself creates a strong sense of community. We enroll approximately 950 students from PreK through twelfth grade, and are located on a 106-acre campus two miles from the center of Princeton. Please contact us for information about our application process and our strong need-based financial aid program. Opportunities of a Lifetime. Every Day.

The Bridge Academy

The Bridge Academy


Open House 11/14/17 at 9:30
The Bridge Academy is a private, non-profit school approved by the state of New Jersey for students with language-based learning disabilities such as dyslexia, dysgraphia, auditory processing and ADHD. It is the only accredited Orton-Gillingham program in New Jersey. The school serves students ages 8-18 of average or higher intellectual potential and strives to empower students to bridge the gap between potential and performance. The Bridge Academy uses research-based, classroom-proven techniques taught by experienced professionals to help students thrive in school and achieve academic success. A summer program is also available. Currently 68 students are enrolled from 24 different school districts in New Jersey and from nearby towns in Pennsylvania. Please call 609-844-0770 or www.banj.org for more information

Chapin School

Chapin School


Open House - Nov 5, 2017, 1-3pm

Chapin School is a small, co-educational independent school serving students in grades Pre-kindergarten through Grade 8. Chapin is dedicated to the belief that lifelong habits of the mind and heart are formed in the elementary and middle school years.Chapin provides a richly textured education that inspires academic achievement and builds strength of character. Within a diverse, caring and supportive community, students are prepared to meet the future with skill, confidence, determination and a generosity of spirit.

Solid Foundation. Strong Character. Limitless Futures. www.ChapinSchool.org

French American School of Princeton

French American School of Princeton


Open Houses: Dec. 8, 2017 & Feb 3, 2018

The French American School & International Middle School is an independent school offering a bilingual education from Preschool (3yrs old) through 8th grade. Students, families, staff and teachers at FASP come from around the world, and is one of the most nationally, culturally, and linguistically diverse if not the most diverse school in the Princeton and Bucks County area. Learning in a bilingual environment is a valuable asset in a society where communication is essential. Being exposed to many cultures and learning to respect them is a formative experience for children in a world where cultures are more than ever in contact. Learn why bilingual education will set your child on the right path to thrive in tomorrow's world.

Solebury School

Solebury School


Open House Oct 22, 2017 1-4pm

Solebury School is a coed, college preparatory, boarding and day school, for 235 students in grades 7-12. Students may board beginning in 9th grade. Our small size, the individual attention we give our students and the deep mutual respect between faculty and students are the cornerstones of our success. Honors and AP courses, an ESL program for International students, a Learning Skills program, and a full range of arts, athletics and activities make our program distinct. Solebury's beautiful 90-acre campus is located on Phillips Mill Road, two and one half miles north of New Hope, in the heart of historic Bucks County, Pennsylvania, mid-way between New York City and Philadelphia.

METC Tutoring Studio

METC Tutoring Studio


Motivational Educational Training Company inspires people of ALL AGES to reach their full potential through Passion, Empowerment, and Skills-Training. To promote Education through Motivation and to instill Mindset Changes until possibilities for growth and learning are achieved. METC Offers: No Contracts, Pay As You Go Tutoring On-Site or In-Home. Flexible Scheduling 7 Days a Week. TRUE One-on-One for the Entire Session. State Certified Teachers (Including Sp. Ed.). All Subjects & All Ages (Including Adults). FREE 30 Min. Consultations. SAT/ACT/PSAT Motivational-Prep™. All Pre-High School Entrance Test Prep. State & District Test Prep: PSSA, Keystone, HSPT, Terra Nova, etc. Post Secondary Test Prep: GED, Praxis, LSAT, GRE, Nursing, Electrician, etc. METC’s exclusive POWER SKILLS™ program covering: Motivational, Organizational, Academic, and Social Skills. Home and Cyber School Support. Call 215-493-4200 or visit www.metc.com

New Hope Academy

New Hope Academy


New Hope Academy specializes in motivating and educating school-phobic students, at-risk teens, gifted students, those with IEPs who need additional help, and students who just feel that they do not “fit” in their schools. NHA provides the least restrictive learning environment for students who do not thrive in the traditional high school or the traditional “alternative” school. Students with IEPs are placed in appropriate academic level classes, supported by our certified Special Education Department staff, and given the necessary resources to achieve the goals described by state standards and the students’ IEPs. For over 10 years, New Hope Academy has helped students to have more positive mindsets, where they strive for excellence and a lifetime of achievement. Call 215-493-4200 or visit www.newhopeacademy.net.

The Pennington School


Open House 10/15/17, 9:30-12:30pm

The Pennington School is an independent, coeducational school for students in grades 6 through 12, with both day and boarding programs. There are 510 students who represent 30 countries. The challenging curriculum is college preparatory, with a strong emphasis on fostering the development of the whole student through academics, athletics, community service, and the creative and performing arts. Pennington offers two new, two-year special certificate programs in Global Studies and Applied Science. There are also small programs for international students and for bright students with language-based learning differences. At Pennington, teachers believe that the real purpose of education is not to fill students with information but to enable them to think. Faculty members focus not only on what they can teach the students, but also on what the varied perspectives of the student body may contribute to the entire educational experience.

Grey Nun Academy

Grey Nun Academy


Walk-In Wednesday No Appointment Necessary from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Founded in 1963 by the Grey Nuns of the Sacred Heart, Grey Nun Academy is an independent, Catholic, co-educational elementary school in Bucks County, PA for children grades PreK3 through 8th grade. The Academy's mission is to offer an academically rich curriculum that meets the unique needs of individual students, respecting the rights, interests, and dignity of each child.GNA welcomes children of all faiths and cultures. The school's educational process leads children to embrace and promote peace and social justice in our world. Grey Nun Academy is a member of the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) and Pennsylvania Association of Independent Schools (PAIS). For more info visit: www.greynunacademy.org Application requirements: contact Lisa Grabowski, Director of Enrollment at 215-968-4151

Dynamix Gymnastics

Get rolling into Fall with Dynamix Gymnastics - registration is now open! NEW in Bucks County, Dynamix Gymnastics, in Langhorne, PA, conveniently located right off of Rt 1 and 95. The trained staff are dedicated to teaching your children the principles of Gymnastics and developing their coordination and motor skills. Gymnastics will not only increase your child's physical abilities, they will also learn life skills such as perseverance, discipline, commitment, teamwork, and leadership. We focus on learning technical gymnastic skills in addition to building self-esteem, goal setting, trying new things, overcoming fears and working hard.

We start at 16months and offer the following programs: Pre-Gym ages 3-5, Recreational classes for Girls and Boys ages 5+, Tumbling, Gym Ninja Classes, Competitive Gymnastics Team, Kids Night Out, Clinics, Schools Out Camps, Birthday Parties, and Open Gym.

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