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The Swain Campus

2024

  • June

    CELEBRATING EXCELLENCE: SWAIN CAMPUS EIGHTH GRADE AWARDS 2024

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  • May

    SWAIN CAMPUS 8TH GRADE INSPIRATION SPEECHES: COMMUNICATING EFFECTIVELY

    SWAIN CAMPUS 8TH GRADE INSPIRATION SPEECHES: COMMUNICATING EFFECTIVELY

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  • STRIVING FOR EXCELLENCE: CELEBRATING SWAIN CAMPUS'S NJHS INDUCTION

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  • SWAIN CAMPUS: ALL SPORTS AWARDS 2024

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  • 5TH GRADE PRESENTS VIGNETTE PLAY 'BUNGEE JUMP BEAR TRAP'

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  • CULTIVATING SCIENCE AND WELLNESS IN SIXTH GRADE THROUGH PLANT NURTURING

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  • EXPLORING ARCHITECTURAL CREATIVITY: CONSTRUCTING HURRICANE-RESISTANT BUILDING MODELS

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  • EXPLORING THE CHEMICAL AND PHYSICAL CHANGES OF MATTER IN 5TH GRADE SCIENCE

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  • FIRST GRADE CREATES SUMI-E BRUSH PAINTINGS

    FIRST GRADE CREATES SUMI-E BRUSH PAINTINGS

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  • FOURTH GRADE TRAVELS TO ELLIS ISLAND FOR AN IMMIGRANT EXPERIENCE

    FOURTH GRADE TRAVELS TO ELLIS ISLAND FOR AN IMMIGRANT EXPERIENCE

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  • LENAPE WOVEN BASKETS IN THIRD-GRADE ART CLASS

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  • MIDDLE SCHOOL MUSICIAN PERFORM WITH JUNIOR STRING PHILHARMONIC AT STATE CAPITOL BUILDING

    MIDDLE SCHOOL MUSICIAN PERFORM WITH JUNIOR STRING PHILHARMONIC AT STATE CAPITOL BUILDING

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  • MIDDLE SCHOOL PERFORMS OFF-BROADWAY MUSICAL, WANDA'S WORLD

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  • NEGOTIATING PEACE: 8TH GRADERS DIVE INTO WWI DIPLOMACY THROUGH TREATY OF VERSAILLES SIMULATION

    NEGOTIATING PEACE: 8TH GRADERS DIVE INTO WWI DIPLOMACY THROUGH TREATY OF VERSAILLES SIMULATION

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  • SWAIN CAMPUS 8TH GRADE RETREAT: NURTURING LEADERS THROUGH COMMUNITY AND CURIOSITY

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  • SWAIN CAMPUS DRAMATICS' 'DUNKIN' VS. STARBUCKS' COFFEEHOUSE

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  • SWAIN CAMPUS GIRLS ON THE RUN COMMUNITY IMPACT PROJECT, 2023

    SWAIN CAMPUS GIRLS ON THE RUN COMMUNITY IMPACT PROJECT, 2023

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  • THE HISTORY OF PLANTING TREES ON FOUNDER'S DAY

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  • 8TH GRADERS ENGAGE IN MOCK TRIAL: UNMASKING THE TRUE MONSTER IN FRANKENSTEIN

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  • CELEBRATING EXCELLENCE: SWAIN CAMPUS WELCOMES NEW NATIONAL JUNIOR HONOR SOCIETY INDUCTEES

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  • IMAGINATION TO INNOVATION: 7TH-GRADE STUDENTS CREATE TABLETOP GAMES IN THE IMAGINATE MAKERSPACE

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  • MORAVIAN ACADEMY COMPETES AT PJAS REGIONALS 2024

    Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science (PJAS) held its Region 3 event on Saturday, February 24, 2024, at Northampton Community College. Students presented their independent STEM projects to judges who scored their projects. We are so proud of the accomplishments of all of our students! Students earning first and perfect score awards are invited to present their projects at the state level at Penn State - Main Campus in May.
    • Brian Lonabocker, Swain Campus PJAS Sponsor
    • JoAnne Daniels, PJAS Sponsor, and Lindsey Ronco, PJAS Advisor, Historic Downtown Campus 
    • Wendy Sheetz, Merle-Smith Campus PJAS Sponsor
    The students’ projects and awards are as follow:

    Swain Campus

    First Award
     
    Name/GradeProject TitleCategory
    Ryan Doherty/ 7How Air Pressure affects how far a soccer ball goes when kickedPhysics
    Kyler Flores/ 7How mass and velocity affects a bigger splashPhysics
    Marcus Ciammaco/ 8The Corrosion of Nails in Various LiquidsChemistry
    Maya Estrada/ 8How does the type of food affect the growth of a female duck? Biology
    Lauren Fleshman/ 8The Effects of Amount of Butter on Chocolate Chip CookiesChemistry
    Alex Garrett/ 8The Effect of Storage Temperature on the Amount of Popped KernelsChemistry
    Jack Garrity/ 8The effect of different types of flours on the rise of cupcakesChemistry
    Aaron Kraus/ 8The Effect of Height, Weight, Gender and Activity Level on Vital CapacityBehavioral
    Duncan McIntosh/ 8How feasible is it to produce hydrogen with lemons?Physics
    Lia Nnenkwo/ 8Does the color of the candle wax affect the brightness of the flame?Chemistry
    Joel Okune/ 8How does helium affect the way a soccer ball worksChemistry
    Matthew Young/ 8What brand of street hockey puck slides the best and most closely resembles the slide of a puck on ice?Physics
    2nd Award
    Name/GradeProject TitleCategory
    Raya Chihi/ 7Does the velocity affect the size of impact craters?Earth and Space
    Peter Hanna/ 7The Corrosive Effects of Regular and Diet SodasChemistry
    Dalton Sprayberry/7How Does Salinity Affect Conductivity?Chemistry
    Brady Helmer/ 8How different temperatures affect the air pressure of a footballPhysics
    Derek Feliciano/ 8What effects do different road materials have on climate change?Engineer
    Kayden RoshanRouz/ 8What technique removes the most mass from candy?Chemistry

    3rd Award
    Name/GradeProject TitleCategory
    Aidan Khindri/ 7What sports drink conducts the most electricityChemistry
     
     

    Historic Downtown Campus

    Perfect Score Award
    Name/GradeProject TitleCategory
     Varshini Kommireddy / 7 Seed Germination in Response to pH Botany
    1st Award
    Name/GradeProject TitleCategory
    Aiza Akbar / 7Sucrose and Glucose Content and Their Affect on DiabetesChemistry
    Chloe Balshi / 7Can Listening to Music Improve Comprehension?Behavioral
    Farah Bernhardt / 7Are Glucose Levels Accurate in Different Confectionaries?Chemistry
    Sophia Chen / 7How Temperature Affects Enzyme Reaction Rates Chemistry
    Elizabeth Goodman / 7How Does Caffeine Affect Pulse Rate?Biochemistry
    Michael Lee / 7 On Preventing Mold Growth in French FriesMicrobiology
    Landon Sheatsley / 7Can An Algorithm Outperform the S&P 500?Comp Sci
    Clotilde Toso / 7Electromagnetic Radiation of Mobile Devices Physics
    Henry Brown / 8How Does Nozzle Design Affect Rocket Performance?Physics
    Jason Cho / 8How Does Potential Energy Relate to Kinetic Energy?Physics
     
    2nd Award
    Name/GradeProject TitleCategory
    Fayzaan Jali / 7Can I Make an Electric Car That Charges While Driving?Engineering
    Autumn Xia / 7Which Egg Substitutes Are Best for Baking Muffins?Chemistry
     
    3rd Award
    Name/GradeProject TitleCategory
     Ayesha Janjua / 8Heat Insulation Protection MaterialsEarth + Space
     

    Merle-Smith Campus

    1st Award
    Name/GradeProject TitleCategory
    Jolie Eyvazzadeh/11Extracting Oil Out of the Ocean Using Paper Towel ComponentsEngineering
    Miriam Mira/ 11Testing the Effect of Soil Types on Plant GrowthBotany
    2nd Award
    Name/GradeProject TitleCategory
    Aayona Vikram/10The Green App; Are you Ecologically Sustainable?Comp Sci
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  • NATURE'S CLASSROOM: OUTDOOR EDUCATION ADVENTURES ON THE SWAIN CAMPUS

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  • SHINING AND REFLECTING: THEATRE & THE DRAMATIC ARTS AT MA

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  • SWAIN CAMPUS 8TH GRADE COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY, 2022-23

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