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What are Families Saying About WHS?

Meet the Brown/DeHoratius Family! “I think West Hill has been doing a fantastic job with everything. You and the staff should be commended.The school is running seamlessly despite all of the necessary safety parameters.I appreciate your time, caring, and attention throughout this pandemic!! You all are keeping our children safe and they are having FUN!” – Current Parent 2021 “By far the best decision
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The West Hill’s Playscape is now a Certified Nature Explore Classroom!

PRESS RELEASE July 31, 2019 – Before the children arrive, when you look out over The West Hill School’s Sallie S. Teaf Playscape, it is easy to see the tranquil beauty and feel the peaceful calm of this exquisite 2.5 acres nestled in the Rosemont suburb of Philadelphia. This beautiful landscape, with its grassy hill, boulder circles and bird blind, welcomes nature in all
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WHS children get a chance to show off their art work at WHS Family night!

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 – WHS held its annual Winter Family Night by hosting an Art Show at the School! Families were invited to tour the “Art Gallery” and also participated in various art projects pertaining to famous artists such as Eric Carle and Jackson Pollock from 5pm-6:30pm. Check out photos: http://www.thewesthillschool.org/gallery/  

New Playscape Construction

  Rain, rain go away…. We are very excited that our Playscape construction is underway. We sincerely appreciate the donation from current and former parents, staff and board. We are still welcoming donations of any amount! Thank you for your patience as we move forward with this project and are excited to have our children experience this engaging and fun nature-inspired environment!

Parent Perspective on Playscape

“The Playscape Project has been in process for a number of years and has already involved a lot of time and effort by the Board of The West Hill School, committees of the Board, the current Head of School, the former Head of School, the current staff, the former staff, the alumni families and the local neighbors. One thing that has struck us all
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Last year we collected candy for Treats for Troops – it was so successful that we have decided to do it again. Please bring in your extra candy November 1 – November 5 to WHS. The Treats for Troops Program will ship your donated candy to deployed service members around the world or distribute to veterans in VA Hospitals across the country.

New Child & Parent Orientation 9/8

Attention new WHS families, please refer to the letter sent home to see your orientation time. This is a wonderful opportunity to meet our staff members and get oriented with the school. Contact the school if you have any questions!

2017 Summer Session Registration is OPEN!

Summer Camp

Happy 50th Birthday, WHS!

The West Hill School is celebrating its 50th Anniversary this year! Last Friday, current student and faculty gathered for a 50th birthday party where they sang songs and cut a cake commemorating the preschool. The School will hold its Annual Gala Auction on March 18, 2017 at the Merion Cricket club in Haverford, PA. Co-chairs, Caroline Linz and Sarabeth Smith are working diligently to
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Megan Henry, WHS Board Chair Honored as PA Teacher of the Year Finalist

Cynwyd’s Megan Henry honored as PA Teacher of the Year finalist LMSD In The News Posted: December 21, 2016 Cynwyd Elementary School first grade teacher Megan Henry was recently honored in Harrisburg as one of 12 Pennsylvania Teacher of the Year finalists for 2016-17. The Teacher of the Year award, co-sponsored by the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) and the Pennsylvania Chapter of the National State
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