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Parent Perspective on Playscape 2018

“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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2018 Campaign “Play it Forward”

  The Playscape is an imaginatively arranged, nature-inspired learning and play environment that nurtures the wonder and awe that only nature can inspire! In today’s world of digital overload, experts agree that children, especially those in the first five years of their lives, require a developmentally appropriate balance of “screen and green” experiences to grow up happy and healthy. With it’s 14 intentionally designed
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SAVE THE DATE: The Annual West Hill School Auction

…details to come!


TOO MUCH HALLOWEEN CANDY? DONATE IT!

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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Traci Dunham visits WHS

Author Traci Dunham visited WHS on 10/28 and read her latest book, “Nothing to Fear from the Dark, my Dear”    


OPEN HOUSE DATES

A great way to learn about The West Hill School is to visit one of our 3 Open Houses this school year! October 4 (Tuesday) 9:30-11:00AM October 26 (Wednesday) 9:30-11:00AM January 12 (Thursday) 9:30-11:00AM Meet with the Admissions Director and the Head of School Tour our Discovery Room and learn how our room fosters the cognitive, social, emotional and physical growth of our children. Watch the children
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