You'd think that effecting change in a city as large as Philadelphia would involve countless people and the slow-turning wheels of bureaucracy. But, as one alumna proved, igniting change can begin with one person. One woman. One artist. One chance taker.
I aspire to a future SCH that is every bit as brilliant as the thousands of remarkable alumni who have learned life lessons here. Their work is a testament to the enduring influence of an inspired education.
Dr. Delvin Dinkins | Head of School at SCH Academy
School Featured Stories
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Maine Scholar Griffy Whitman ’25 has a conversation with Emery Maine Greenwood ’06 about giving (and receiving) a chance.
Alumni often talk about how they built resilience at CHA, Springside, and SCH; they felt nurtured and ready to take chances when they left campus. Here, they talk about a chance they are proud of and how it changed their lives or perspective.
SCH asked itself what it could do to ensure a positive environment for personal growth and learning and reduce the stress that interferes with the goal of supporting students’ self-knowledge and potential. The answer: Create a “Culture of Wellness” to help faculty and students reduce stress, feel connected, and keep a positive perspective.
Christian Raphael '78 founded Christian Raphael Hypnotherapy to help people with mental, health, and behavioral concerns. He talked with SCHool magazine about his business, his value, and the "magic of humanity."
Hilary Sweeney Hayes opened her café in Cold Spring, NY, more than a decade ago, and it has grown into a mainstay on Main Street, catering to the community. SCHool magazine talked to her about her experience establishing the business and navigating the pandemic.