Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Jordan LeBlanc will join the Montreal Impact.
Four years ago he was leading Haverford School to the Inter-Ac title. This coming season, he’ll be a pro. According to the Delaware County Daily Times, 2009 Haverford School grad Jordan LeBlanc was selected by the Montreal Impact in the second round of the Major League Soccer supplemental draft last month. After leaving the Fords—where he was named Delco Times Player of the Year, among other honors—LeBlanc played collegiately at Old Dominion. He was twice named to the all-league team as a Monarch, and during his senior season finished third on the team with five goals. According to scouts on his MLS player page, LeBlanc has a promising future ahead of him: "The best. Very intelligent on ball. Hard, quick, goes past people, offensive …
Saturday, February 2, 2013
The woman pleaded guilty last week to taking $660,000 from her employer of a decade.
A woman pleaded guilty last week to charges that she embezzled $660,000 from her longtime employer and used the funds to, among other expenses, pay for her son to attend The Haverford School, Philly.com is reporting. Laura Rogers-Fisher, 49, of Ridley Park, worked at Sho Aids for ten years. The company, which erects displays for corporate conventions, reportedly had to lay off employees and close warehouses because of the consequences of Rogers-Fisher’s theft. According to the article, they lost a $15 million contract when a client learned of the charges and were dropped by their insurance. The scheme worked like this: Rogers-Fisher was in charge of making checks out to temporary workers who helped Sho Aids at the conventions and she used …
Thursday, November 29, 2012
Forry Smith has reportedly committed to play lacrosse for Johns Hopkins after he graduates in 2016.
Forry Smith, a freshman at The Haverford School, has verbally committed to play lacrosse at Johns Hopkins after he graduates, Lacrosse Magazine is reporting. According to the magazine it is the earliest commitment ever to a Division 1 sports program. It was an exceptional move for a young man who is, by all accounts, an exceptional player. The 6-foot 2-inch, 175-pound Smith, in addition to his exploits for the Fords, plays for Dukes Lacrosse Club and has suited up for the Philadelphia Fever and Mesa Fresh travel teams. He's on schedule to graduate from Haverford in the spring of 2016. Read more here.
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
The following information has been supplied by the Lower Merion Police Department. If arrests or charges are mentioned, they do not indicate guilt or a conviction.
Two teenagers who allegedly stole juice and sweatshirts from The Haverford School on Sunday night were identified on a security tape by a police officer who recognized them, Lower Merion police told news media on Monday afternoon. Sweatshirts, juice, water bottles and an Under Armour backpack were stolen from The Haverford School around 7 p.m. Sunday night, police said. Police said the school security guard spotted two teenagers in the school parking lot and tried to follow them, but eventually lost sight of them. A review of the security tape showed that the two teens entered the school through an open window, and took sweatshirts, juice, water bottles and an Under Armour backpack, according to police. A police officer who reviewed the …
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
Students from nine local schools in grades first through fifth competed in the Gladwyne Library League's 40th Annual Junior Author Contest.
Elementary school students from around Lower Merion won awards in the Gladwyne Library League's 40th annual Junior Author Contest. There were 797 entries from nine local schools, including Friends' Central, Haverford School, Gladwyne Elementary, Baldwin School and Rosemont School of the Holy Child. (See attached PDF for the full list of winners.) "The Junior Author Contest is held every year, to stimulate children's interest in the community library and to encourage creative expression in writing," wrote Junior Author chairwoman Joey Udren. Students were awarded in fiction, non-fiction and poetry categories at a ceremony Friday afternoon at Gladwyne Elementary. The winning entries will be bound in volumes to be placed in the Gladwyne …
Wednesday, April 27, 2011
ESPN, "Inside Lacrosse" magazine, MaxPreps.com and many others put the Fords as the cream of the crop nationally.
By the end of this spring, they could be one of the most successful high school sports teams that ever played in the Philadelphia area. Already, the Haverford School lacrosse team is considered the top-ranked squad in the United States. There are tens of thousands of high school lacrosse teams throughout the country—but perhaps no team is as good as the Fords. They’re ranked No. 1 by Inside Lacrosse, MaxPreps.com, ESPN, LaxPower and every other high school lacrosse website and high school sports publication. Put it this way—Haverford School is so good that the Fords’ second team could beat most first teams in the nation. The Fords have 18 Division I commitments on their team, and they’re 14-0 overall this season, playing quite possibly the…