School Closing Information: Tuesday, December 10
SRV will be closed today due to winter storm
Admissions Open House Information
Thursday, December 12 from 9:30am-11:30am
INGENIOUS: A True Story of Invention, Automotive Daring, and the Race to Revive America.
Save the date: Saturday, December 14 at 3:00 at SRV. Meet author Jason Fagone, inventor Kevin Smith, and the "Ingenious" car! Book talk, signing, and car viewing! Bring a friend.
Philadelphia Inquirer: How We Measure our Lives
Op-Ed commentary by Todd R. Nelson, December 1, 2013.
Paddling to the sea: The Power of imaginative play
There's a canoe in the kindergarten. And so much more....
The View from PEN
Tom Little, Head of School at Park Day School in Oakland, and Progressive Educator Network Board President, visited SRV last March during his country-wide tour of progressive schools. Here's his blog about the visit.
What Grandparents say....
"They leap from the car and race to their classes with a kind of enthusiasm typically reserved for holidays or birthdays."
What Current Parents Say about SRV
Every so often, we get a nice note, or reflection on why people have chosen this school for their children. Here's a sampling.
What happens next?
Our alums are prepared for a variety of middle school programs. Read about their experiences after an SRV education—testimonials from parents and alums.
Got Poems? Poetry is our first theme of the year!
Our New Car Smell
Welcoming new parents to SRV, to a new school year—to school!
A New Distant Mirror
Todd's remarks from Back to School Night
An A to Z of Volunteering at SRV
How would you like to get involved?
Home for the Summer: The Sequel
The further adventures of Dawn and Dusk and how Dan brought them back into the fold.
Chapter One: The reader’s life for me
Head of School Todd R. Nelson's column from The Philadelphia Inquirer, August 11, 2013.
Adrift on Currents of Summer
Head of School Todd R. Nelson's commentary from The Philadelphia Inquirer, July 26, 2013.
Home for the Summer: A Story from Bead Ceremony
A story about a few significant members of our community and everyone’s search for suitable summer pasture.