• The Magic of Reading at Horizons July 26, 2017
    Horizons has a fantastic reading program to help students become better readers and enjoy reading.  Alice Thomas, an Ardmore Avenue teacher and Jen Lutz, an Episcopal Academy teacher, are the reading specialists here at Horizons. The reading specialists work closely with students in small groups and individually, helping them sharpen their letter and word recognition […]
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  • Upper School Volunteer Experience – Summer 2017 July 21, 2017
    Interview with Lily S. by Hallie B. Lily is an Upper School volunteer at Horizons who has worked with the program for two summers. She is an incoming senior at the Episcopal Academy looking to go into education when she’s older. Read her responses below to learn more about her volunteer experience.  Q: What is […]
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  • 4th Grade Project Based Learning July 13, 2017
    “What would you build on a playground for children your age?” Horizons at EA fourth graders are working in small groups this summer to plan, design and build their model of a playground. After research and discussion about different playgrounds, students got to work planning what they would like to build. Next, students researched various […]
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  • Welcome to 5th Grade – Horizons Summer 2017 June 28, 2017
    Teacher Ms. Harper and Assistant Teacher Mr. O’Connor introduced their project question for the summer: “Who is your hero? Who inspires you?” As an opening activity the 5th grade class discussed if you were a superhero what special powers would you have? A few of the their superhereos had special basketball powers and one had […]
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  • The First Two Weeks – Horizons 2016 July 12, 2016
    Horizons is in full swing this summer! We welcomed our returning students in grades 1-4 and 15 new Kindergarten students from both Frederick Douglass Mastery (Philadelphia) and Ardmore Ave. (Lansdowne). We jumped right into our theme for the summer “Horizons at Episcopal Academy Where Character Counts”. We have a lot of learning to do this […]
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