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AIS in the Media

There's always something happening here at Agnes Irwin. Below are just a few stories from our local news media that showcase the AIS community...

Philly.com on The Dream Flag Project

Describing the initiative that began in sixth grade classrooms at Agnes Irwin 11 years ago, the Philadelphia Inquirer noted The Dream Flag Project's inspirational message that's caught on in schools across the country: "the theme that dreams are important persists."

Next Head of School Featured in Philadelphia Inquirer

Dr. Wendy Hill, a nationally recognized academic and college administrator, has been appointed as the 13th Head of The Agnes Irwin School by the Board of Trustees, effective July 1, 2014. Full story in Inquirer.

Meredith Rupp '15 Reviews EA's Performance in Philly.com

Junior Meredith Rupp's thorough and entertaining assessment of Episcopal Academy's recent showing of The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) was published in Philly.com

Leading for Change Conference For Girls, By Girls Makes News

MAINLINE Media News covered the first-ever "For Girls, By Girls Leading for Change" conference held at Agnes Irwin and executed entirely by the Council for the Advancement of Girls - a student group that serves as a liasion between the Center for the Advancement of Girls (CAG) and the student body at The Agnes Irwin School. 6abc news anchor Lisa Thomas-Laury gave the keynote.

PreK teacher Kathy Seaton to Speak at Bryn Mawr College

Addressing her concern for today’s children in MAINLINE Media News, PreK teacher Kathy Seaton noted how children are not as happy as they were “when they got to go out and play in a creek or play with Legos.” Seaton is among three experts scheduled to speak to parents, teachers and health care professionals at the conference “Bringing Back Childhood for the Future of Society” on Saturday, September 21at Bryn Mawr College.

Ryshena Providence '14 Interviewed by Channel 6 ABC

Ryshena Providence '14 was among the hundreds of spectators on Tuesday, September 10 who watched as former First Lady and U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton received the 2013 Liberty Medal. 6abc captured her impressions of the event.

Penn Nursing Partnership Featured in Daily Pennsylvanian

CAG Director Mariandl Hufford described the genesis of the Penn Nursing Partnership with AIS in The Daily Pennsylvanian and the subsequent pilot class on global health issues, limited to ten students this year.

English teacher Dolores Verdeur Published in First Day Press

Upper School English teacher Dolores Verdeur explored the theme of identity of the quarterly journal, First Day Press.

NBC10 Profiles AIS Commencement Speaker

Commencement speaker Georgia Fortunato '13 was featured in NBC10's "Profiles in Excellence" series.

Weekly Press Features Penn Nursing Partnership

Center City's Weekly Press recently covered The Agnes Irwin School's new partnership with the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing Science. Full article.

Varsity softball wins PAISSA State Championship Title

Defeating Episcopal Academy 2-0, The Agnes Irwin School's Varsity softball team won the PAISSA State Championship on Saturday, May 25, garnering their first Pennsylvania Independent Schools Athletic Association state title. Read more in MAINLINE Media News.

CAG Director Stands up to Abercrombie CEO in Phil. Inquirer

Mariandl Hufford, Director of Academic Affairs and The Center for the Advancement of Girls at Agnes Irwin, responded to Abercrombie and Fitch CEO, Mike Jeffries' controversial remarks about defining girls by clothes in the Philadelphia Inquirer recently.

Construction Work Continues to Accelerate at AIS

Radnor Patch recently covered the continuing construction of the new Student Life and Athletic Centers.

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