Submitted by Aimee Neff, Head of Early Childhood Division
We are halfway through our Busy Bees Community Outreach program for 2019. This program, in its fourth year, invites children ages two to four and their families for an hour of creation, exploration, and education.
The Cranston Heights Fire Company came to Tatnall today, January 11, to present trophies to six grade students Stella Petersen '25 and Teddy Davey '25 who participated in the Delaware Volunteer Firefighter's Association (DVFA) School Essay and Poster Contest.
Submitted by Heather Brooks, Early Childhood and Lower School Librarian
Tatnall fourth graders Chase McGinley, ‘27, and Sean Kennedy, ‘27, competing against more than 100 4th-6th grade teams in the State of Delaware, found a way to do what most financial analysts could not do this past fall...make money!
On January 10, the Upper School French students and Painting students traveled to Philadelphia to visit the Barnes Foundation. The Museum holds the most extensive collection of Renoir paintings in the world and currently on view is an exhibition featuring Berthe Morisot, an influential female Impressionist painter.
Over the holiday break, the Tatnall varsity girls basketball team competed in the Pat Borowski Holiday Tournament at the host school of Lake Forest. Playing in the A Bracket of the tournament, Tatnall was placed in a four-team tournament including Lake Forest, Red Lion Christian Academy, and Milford.
Tatnall junior, DJ Alexis, honors his late baby brother, Emanuel, by bringing smiles and memories to hundreds of children and their families during the holidays at Jefferson Washington Township Hospital with Emanuel's Annual Toy Drive. DJ started this fantastic initiative to help celebrate his brother Emanuel's birthday. Almost a decade later, DJ reached a new goal of collecting over 1000 gifts which were donated just prior to Christmas on his brother's birthday to three area hospitals.