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UPCOMING EVENTS

CFS Parents Association Meetin: September 25

Our first CFS Parents' Association Meeting of the year will be held on Sunday, September 25 at 5:30 p.m. in the Learning Center. Mr. Brian Serbin will give an overview of our Student Life program. Can't make it in person? Call in at 1-866-962-6634. Enter guest code 84478472, followed by the # sign.

Long Weekend: October 7-10

Noon dismissal on October 7, students return October 10 and classes resume October 11.

CFS at the West Chester Rotary Chili Cook Off: October 9

Drop by the West Chester Rotary's 14th annual Chili Cook Off, where CFS students and faculty/staff will be serving up our "Scrapple-licious" Church Farm Chili for the second straight year! Winners get $1,000!

Parents Weekend: October 14 and 15

Spend the weekend with us, meeting your son's teachers, cottage parents and advisor, plus watch athletic contests, hear the CFS choir perform and more!

 

Golf 2016

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New Chairs for Alumni Hall!

 

 

NEWS

Church Farm School Selects New Interim Director of Admission 

Church Farm School announces the hiring of Mr. Michael Foster as Interim Director of Admission. In this role, Foster will work with the school’s Admission team and administration to advance its 99-year-old mission of providing boys of “ability and promise”  with substantial financial access to its college preparatory education. Foster comes to Church Farm School most recently from the Hoosac School, where he served as Director of Admission and Financial Aid and Dean of Student Life.READ MORE

The Rt. Rev. Canon Daniel G.P. Gutierrez Joins CFS Board of Directors 

Church Farm School welcomes The Rt. Rev. Canon Daniel G.P. Gutierrez to its Board of Directors. Gutierrez was elected Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Pennsylvania in March 2016 and consecrated in July, succeeding The Rt. Rev. Clifton Daniel 3rd. READ MORE

B. Todd Jones, NFL's Senior Vice President and Special Counsel for Conduct, to Speak at Convocation

The Church Farm School is pleased to announce that B. Todd Jones, senior vice president and special counsel for conduct for the National Football League (NFL), will be its keynote guest speaker at the school’s Convocation ceremony on Friday, September 9. READ MORE

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Increasing Engagement and Learning Through Interactive Instruction by Chuck Keller    

If you want an athlete to stay engaged in practice, they need to get a lot of touches. "Touches," for those less than athletically inclined out there, refers to contact with the ball/puck/whatever. You need to scoop a grounder, take a face off, catch a pass, throw a pass, rip a shot, save a shot. You need the ball/puck/thing around you to stay engaged. In the classroom, we see the same thing. The traditional "direct instruction" lecture, where I stand in the front of the room and grace my students with a 45-minute monologue that demonstrates my mastery of the content yields very few touches. Students sit in a passive state. Only the most motivated will stay engaged and learn.
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An independent day and boarding school offering college preparatory education for boys in grades 9—12

Church Farm School   |   1001 E. Lincoln Hwy.   |   Exton, Pennsylvania 19341   |   610.363.7500 phone   |   610.363.5367 fax

 

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