"Perkiomen School Blog"
2009 Perkiomen School alumnus J.J. takes viewers on a campus tour while sharing his school experiences and insights. Two themes run throughout J.J.’s tour: The opportunity to try and experience new things Strong relationships- students-to-faculty and student-to-student Perkiomen seems to have a place for both the novice and the experienced student in all parts of [...]Read More
Philadelphia Inquirer columnist Lou Rabito’s piece tells the story of how Perkiomen School baseball connected with Puerto Rican players/families and, in the process grew into a boarding school baseball power. Perkiomen players now hold spots on collegiate rosters of all levels and, one alumnus, Jose Morales plays catcher for the Colorado Rockies. Current Perkiomen senior [...]Read More
With graduation has provided a spate of stories about boarding school athletes and their achievements. Spanning basketball, football, and baseball- the affects, strengths, and lessons of a boarding education runs through the four pieces. The stories also cover some time and history covering the current status of athletes looking beyond their boarding schools and and [...]Read More
Scholarship is an interesting and quiet side of some boarding school faculty. It seems there’s always a faculty member or two researching, writing or creating and showing. We recently came across an article by Mr. Henryk Hoffman, Latin and German teacher as well as the World Languages Department Chair at Perkiomen School. Mr. Hoffman’s piece [...]Read More
Perkiomen School middle school students collected books during May in their efforts to help establish libraries in Swaziland. Working with The African Library Project, PERK students packed and shipped 2,500 books to Swaziland where every 1,000 books create a working library. Perkiomen Headmaster Christopher Thompkins told The Mercury News (Perkiomen School establishes library … in [...]Read More
With new head of school George Alison at the helm, The Knox School is focusing its mission and looking to grow its current student population by 40 over the next few years- to about 170 from its current 130 students. Jennifer Lawrence joined the Knox board of trustees and set to realizing the schools potential [...]Read More