07Aug 2013

For more than eight years, Joy Antonoplos served as the Executive Director of the Radnor Educational Foundation, guiding it through its formative years and helping to create a strong and sustained granting organization that has impacted the lives of countless Radnor Township School District students. Joy recently received an opportunity to move to the next level in her career and has left the Foundation to pursue this position. The Board of Directors gratefully thanks Joy for her years of dedicated service to forwarding REF’s mission and for her immeasurable contributions that have allowed REF to build for the future and invest in Radnor excellence.

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11Jul 2013

“Education is not filling a bucket but lighting a fire” –       William Butler Yeats

  REF is proud to have had the opportunity to inspire and motivate the Class of 2013.

From kindergarten through senior year, REF provides innovative educational opportunities that touch the lives of all Radnor students and contribute to their current and future success.

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14Mar 2013

Penn Liberty Bank has made a $ 2500 contribution to support the Radnor Educational Foundation through the Pennsylvania Education Improvement Tax Credit program.Radnor Educational Foundation is a non-profit community organization that secures funding to provide grants to enrich and enhance the educational opportunities for the students of Radnor Township School District. REF supplements the traditional Radnor education through grants for special curricular programs and needs.

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14Mar 2013

Penn Liberty Bank has made a $ 2500 contribution to support the Radnor Educational Foundation through the Pennsylvania Education Improvement Tax Credit program.Radnor Educational Foundation is a non-profit community organization that secures funding to provide grants to enrich and enhance the educational opportunities for the students of Radnor Township School District.

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31Mar 2012

For the second straight year, Radnor Middle School 7th-graders got immersed in writing with Elizabeth Mosier, a published author and long-time educator. Mosier spent seven sessions over three weeks (April 30-May 18) working intensively with the students as part of the “My Life As A Reader: Students’ Journeys Through Books” project, presented by the RMS PTO’s cultural arts committee and underwritten by the Radnor Educational Foundation.

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14Nov 2011

Patricia Polacco, an Award-Winning Author and Illustrator, Visits Ithan, Radnor and Wayne Elementary Schools

Patricia Polacco, a multiple award-winning author and illustrator of more than 40 picture books, spoke with students at Ithan, Radnor and Wayne Elementary Schools on Nov. 7 and 11. The visits were made possible in large part by a grant from the Radnor Educational Foundation (REF).

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20Jun 2011

Two teams of students from Wayne Elementary School presented projects in the Harrisburg Capitol Rotunda May 23 as part of the Pennsylvania Association for Education and Communications and Technology Student Technology Showcase.

The impetus for this impressive student presentation was the attendance of WES principal Sharon Johns and librarian Susan Dahlstrom at the Temple University’s Powerful Voices for Kids summer camp last year. With help from Joan Cusano, the district director of instructional technology, and her staff, WES was able to integrate the technology required into the curriculum.

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15Jun 2011

The June annual meeting of the Radnor Educational Foundation welcomed John DeFlaminis Ph.D., Bob Pietrobono, Kat Springer, Julie Tewksbury and Julia Ward as new board trustees. Sophie Faude RHS ’13 and Melvin Wilson RHS ’13 join the board as student representatives.

John DeFlaminis is the former superintendent of Radnor Township School District and is the Executive Director of the Penn Center for Educational Leadership at the Graduate School of Education.

Bob Pietrobono is Principal of Advisory Services for Ernst & Young, LLP. His two children attend Radnor High School.

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