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GARNET VALLEY WINS BACK-TO-BACK DELCO Hi-Q CHAMPIONSHIPS

By | March 6th, 2020|Credit Unions, HiQ, Uncategorized|

GARNET VALLEY DEFENDS CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE Winning a Championship is not easy, but winning back-to-back is even more of a challenge. Garnet Valley’s Delco Hi-Q team rose to that challenge on March 3, posting a victory over Radnor and Haverford to [...]

Garnet Valley, Haverford, and Radnor to Compete for 72nd Delco Hi-Q Championship

By | February 20th, 2020|Academic Achievement, Activities, Awards & Recognition, Education, HiQ|

Haverford High School Delco Hi-Q Team Haverford High School earned a trip to the 72nd Delco Hi-Q Championship with a semi-final win over host Strath Haven and Penncrest on February 18. The contest saw many lead changes throughout- [...]

Shhh! Don’t scare the chicks!

By | February 18th, 2020|Academic Achievement, Charitable Giving, Credit Unions, Uncategorized|

“Shhh! Don’t scare the chicks!” is not the usual warning that you would find on a classroom door but thanks to a grant from FMFCU Foundation, some Delaware County students are learning more about  Embryology- a 21 day incubation program [...]

Playoff Positions Settled As Hi-Q’s Regular Season Ends- Garnet Valley Finishes First to Host Championship

By | February 14th, 2020|Academic Achievement, Credit Unions, Education, HiQ, News|

Wins are a source of pride in Delco Hi-Q but points are coveted by teams hoping for a playoff appearance. The high scoring team moves directly to the Championship while the next six teams compete in a semi-final round to [...]

AS PLAYOFFS LOOM, HI-Q TEAMS WORK TO ADD POINTS TO THEIR SCORE

By | February 7th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Springfield’s Hi-Q team brought their game faces to their home contest on Monday, January 27. Knowing playoffs were within reach, they Springfield Delco Hi-Q Team worked hard to accrue as many points as possible. The hosts only missed [...]

VISITING TEAMS SCORE WINS THIS WEEK: PENNCREST AND HAVERFORD DOMINATE 

By | February 7th, 2020|Uncategorized|

On January 13th, Penncrest and Archbishop John Carroll High Schools traveled to Cardinal O’Hara High School to continue Round 2 of Delco Hi-Q Contests. Penncrest picked up an early lead, answering all but one of their own questions and picking [...]

FMFCU Foundation Awards Teacher Mini-Grants

By | January 21st, 2020|Awards & Recognition, Charity, Grants, News, Uncategorized|

Franklin Mint Federal Credit Union Foundation announces the award of mini-grants to six teachers across the Philadelphia region. In its second mini-grant offering, the Foundation reviewed applications from kindergarten through twelfth grade teachers to help fund innovative student-oriented educational experiences [...]

RADNOR Hi-Q TEAM GETS A WIN TO KICK OFF 2020

By | January 10th, 2020|Education, HiQ, Youth Achievement|

The 72nd Season of Delco Hi-Q resumed with second round competition as Chichester High School hosted the first match of 2020 on January 3rd. The audience members heard opening comments from Ken Eberle from Kimberly Clark Chester Operations, a major [...]

ACADEMY PARK, RIDLEY, AND GARNET VALLEY ARE VICTORIOUS IN WEEK 2 OF DELCO Hi-Q

By | January 2nd, 2020|Uncategorized|

Cardinal O’Hara and Penn Wood High Schools traveled to Academy Park for the first contest of the week. With home court advantage, Academy Park High School’s team took Back Row (L to R): Jordon McGowan, Kramoh Mansalay, Amel White, [...]

DELCO Hi-Q BEGINS 72nd SEASON WITH CHICHESTER AND ACADEMY OF NOTRE DAME VICTORIES

By | January 2nd, 2020|Uncategorized|

The first contests of the 72nd season of Delco Hi-Q were held last week with teams battling for points in the nation’s oldest continuous academic quiz competition.  The week started in Radnor Township on December 3rd where Archbishop Carrol hosted [...]