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Eighth Graders Receive Secondary School Acceptances

Students in Swain’s Class of 2018 have received their acceptance notifications from the secondary schools to which they’ve applied – and excitement is high as they begin to make their final decisions. The students go through a process with their family to research and visit schools that fit their learning style and extra-curricular interests. Other…

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Science & Math Students Shine

It’s the season for academic competitions, and Swain kicked it off with a solid showing by its 6th-8th grade MathCounts team. At the Feb. 10 annual competition, our ‘mathletes’ tied for 6th place overall, and Alex Schamberger ’18 placed in the top 10 for individuals and top three females, winning a scholarship. More photos of…

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December’s Hour of Code Activities

The Hour of Code, which takes place each year during Computer Science Education Week (Dec. 4-10), started as a one-hour introduction to computer science, designed to demystify “code”, to show that anybody can learn the basics, and to broaden participation in the field of computer science.

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Community Service, Halloween Highlights

Friday, Oct. 27 was another glorious fall day. In the morning, 6th-8th grade students set off for a variety of on- and off-campus sites to work on community service projects. From cleaning up local parks to organizing sports equipment inventories to stocking shelves in a food bank – and more – our students made a big difference in the Lehigh Valley.

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