Outdoors is Great!
Reading students were treated to an outdoor field trip to Winterthur and Longwood Gardens in Delaware! It was a beautiful day to explore the outdoors and escape the classroom!more
About Our Extended School Year: Keeping Your Student Engaged Throughout the Summer
As summer approaches, students nationwide eagerly await the luxury of relaxing and enjoying the sunny weather. But for some students, particularly those who require additional assistance in their academic and personal development, summers can be a challenging time full of gaps in learning and social isolation. Luckily, there are solutions. Wyncote Academy acknowledges these challenges, and we...more
4 Benefits of Special Needs Programs
Special needs education plays a crucial role in providing individualized support and tailored learning environments for students with learning disabilities. In the realm of alternative education, schools like Wyncote Academy in Melrose Park have established themselves as the best schools for learning disabilities, offering specialized programs that cater to diverse learning styles. These programs...more
Meet Farmer Nala
Kudos to our amazing manager of Wyncote Farm, Nala Bloom! Thank you for your leadership, vision, and hard work! Your positive spirit and your tireless efforts have been an integral to the growth of Wyncote Farm over the past year.
- Thanks to all of the team members who have helped to make this dream a reality: Nick Lodise, Sue Joell-Lyons, Adrienne Redd, Jethro Heiko, Howard Schatz, Wayne Skilton, Kristi Lynn,...
Wyncote Wins Agriculture Grant!
State Representative Napoleon Nelson presents Wyncote Academy with two checks to support its growing urban agriculture program. Both checks are grant awards, one from the PA Dept of Agriculture and the other from the PA Dept. of Education. One of the grants - for $30,000 - comes directly to Wyncote Academy. The other grant - for $45,815 - is split between Wyncote Academy and Cheltenham High School's environmental science program.more
Top o' the Day!
This week was full of Irish culture and good food provided by Ms. Kristi's mom who came to visit and participate! Corned beef and cabbage and potatoes. Plus traditional Irish soda bread! Yummy!more
Graphics for Success!
One of Ms. Kristi's English classes has been reading a graphic novel called, New Kid. The author, Jerry Craft, was recently at the African American Children’s Book Fair at the Convention Center in Philadelphia. Student, Isaiah, went to get his book signed! Sometimes finding the right hook into learning comes from an unconventional source,more
Middle School Spotlight
Learning occurs in and out of the classroom while sharpening academic skills, fostering creativity, and encouraging teamwork!
Ms. Kristi Bornstein’s 7th and 8th grade English class is reading a short story called "Amigo Brothers." They are using graphic organizers to understand literary elements to develop the plot. The 6th and 7th grade English class just finished the book “Frindle” which is about a boy who develops a new word for PEN....more
Giving Thanks at Wyncote
This was the inaugural Thanksgiving Day Lunch here at Wyncote! Staff members cooked and organized and our student council members helped to serve the yummy lunch to students. We are please to say there weren't many leftovers for this event!more
How We Work With Special Education Students