We are thrilled to welcome you to The Agnes Irwin School community! This web page has been created especially for you and provides information for parents and students. We hope that you will continue to use this page as a resource as we move into 2018 and the beginning of the 2018-2019 school year. Check back often as we will continue to update this page with events and information for newly enrolled families. Again, Congratulations!
Accepted Student and Family Events
We hope that you will be able to join us for one or more events in the next few months. Look for Paperless Post email invitations in early January, and add these dates to your calendar now!
Mary Poppins, Jr!
We hope you will be our guest for our Middle School Production of Mary Poppins Jr! Shows are Friday, March 2 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, March 3 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Our Middle School show is very popular, so we recommend the Saturday Matinee show. If you are interested in attending, please contact Caroline Slingluff at firstname.lastname@example.org with the show you plan to attend and the number of tickets you will need. We look forward to seeing you there!
Mary Poppins, Jr! Event for Current and Rising PreK and Kindergarten Students
Current and rising PreK and Kindergarten students are invited to join us for a "Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious" Saturday! Starting at 1:00 p.m., students will meet in the Lower School and enjoy a Poppins-themed craft and snack, to be followed by the matinee production of Mary Poppins, Jr! and an opportunity to meet the cast and get autographs from the actors post show. For more information and to reserve your seats, please contact Kitty McQuaid, Admission Office Assistant, at email@example.com or 610.672.1258.
Design Your Personal Visit
We would love to invite you and your daughter back to campus for a completely personalized visit! Contact the Admission Office and let us know what you would like to do: specific classes, meetings with members of our community, additional tours, and other experiences that come to mind. We look forward to having you back!
Placement Testing and New Parent Orientation
Upper School Placement Testing and New Parent Orientation - Choose One Date: Wednesday, April 18 8:15-10:30 a.m. or Thursday, April 26 8:15-10:30 a.m.
All students enrolled for Grades 9-12 should plan to join us to take placement tests in Math and Foreign Language (if they have previously taken one). While the students are testing, parents will attend an orientation where they will hear from Upper School Leadership, as well as key members of our community, as we begin to dig down into the nuts and bolts of life in the Agnes Irwin Upper School community. Orientation will include conversations about Parents' Council, creating your AIS-On account and where to find important information, school uniform (with the opportunity to visit the the School Store or the RenAISsance Store), and more. All students will receive a writing assignment in advance that they should bring, completed, on their chosen day.
Middle School Placement Testing and New Parent Orientation - Friday, April 20 8:15-10:30 a.m.
All students enrolled for Grades 5-8 should plan to join us to take placement tests in Math and Foreign Language (as appropriate). While the students are testing, parents will attend an orientation where they will hear from Middle School Leadership, as well as key members of our community, as we begin to dig down into the nuts and bolts of life in the Agnes Irwin Middle School community. Orientation will include conversations about Parents' Council, creating your AIS-On account and where to find important information, school uniform (with the opportunity to visit the the School Store or the RenAISsance Store), and more. Students will receive a writing assignment in advance that they should bring, completed, to this day.
The School Store is open for all of your Agnes Irwin School swag needs! The School Store is open Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Please visit the website for more information. Note: School Store will close midday on Wednesday, December 20, 2017 for Winter Break. It will reopen when classes resume on Wednesday, January 3, 2018!
Purchase gently used uniform items at our RenAISsance Store, located at 672 Conestoga. Please contact admission at 610.526.1667 and we will work to set up a private visit to the store for you.
Ninth Grade Summer Bridge Program - July 9-13, 2018
Join enrolled students from Agnes Irwin and our brother school, The Haverford School, as we come together to make friends and prepare for an exciting life in high school! Bridge provides a relaxed program for all members of the Class of 2022, introducing students to one another and to Upper School life through a variety of fun-filled activities. There is neither tests nor homework.
This year's bridge program will run from Monday, July 9 through Friday, July 13, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m daily. There is no cost to participate. More information will be available to enrolled families in the spring.
Preseason for Fall Athletes - Begins August 20, 2018
Preseason usually begins two weeks before the start of the school year. We anticipate preseason for athletes in grades 9-12 participating in Volleyball, Field Hockey, Soccer, Tennis and Cross Country to begin this fall on August 20, 2018.