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Eighth Graders Receive Secondary School Acceptances

March 12, 2018

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

March 4, 2018

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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New Early Learners Program Announced

February 17, 2018

Swain Summer Explorations is announcing the opening of our Early Learners Program for children ages three through five (rising Kindergarten), with lead teacher Glenda Akers.

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MLK Day of Service Brings Out Volunteers

February 16, 2018

Over 125 members of the Swain community – students, faculty, and family members – participated in the MLK Day of Service on Monday, Jan. 15, part of the national initiative of “a day on, not a day off”.

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December’s Hour of Code Activities

January 1, 2018

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

October 30, 2017

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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