High Scores Dominate Delco Hi-Q Competitions

By | January 23rd, 2019|Credit Unions, Education, HiQ, Uncategorized|

HIGH SCORES DOMINATE THIS WEEK’S Hi-Q COMPETITIONS WITH WINS BY RADNOR, DELAWARE COUNTY CHRISTIAN, AND MARPLE NEWTOWN Radnor High School Back (L to R): Priya Ganesh, Annabel Zhao, Rishi Khanna, Aanchalika Chauhan, Faculty Advisor, Robert Spear Front (L to [...]

New Books Headed to Stonehurst Hills Elementary School

By | January 10th, 2019|Uncategorized|

When Stonehurst Hills teacher Wendy Graff learned about FMFCU Foundation's Teacher Mini-Grant program, she knew exactly what her students could use- new books.  Ms. Graff noted that some of her students are reading below grade level and she is determined to help them improve. FMFCU Foundation [...]

Garnet Valley Wins First Delco Hi-Q Contest of 2019

By | January 7th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Delco Hi-Q’s 71st season resumed on January 4th at the Upper Darby Performing Arts Center. Upper Darby played host to Garnet Valley and Academy of Notre Dame on the first week back from winter break. Notre Dame, not wanting to [...]

Delco Hi-Q Round One Ends With Chichester, Springfield, and Garnet Valley Victories

By | December 18th, 2018|Uncategorized|

The first round of Delco Hi-Q competitions continued this week with teams battling for points in the nation’s oldest continuous academic quiz competition. The week started with a trip to Radnor Township on December 10th where Valley Forge Military Academy [...]

Marple Newtown Biology Program Receives Foundation Teacher Mini-Grant

By | December 16th, 2018|Uncategorized|

The biology program at Marple Newtown High School received some help from Franklin Mint Federal Credit Union Foundation in the form of a Teacher Mini-Grant to fund an innovative program.  Biology, a difficult course for students filled with abstract processes, can be [...]

Pennell Elementary Receives Mini-Grant

By | December 6th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Pennell Elementary's Mini-Grant from FMFCU Foundation is anything but mini to Multiple Disabilities Support teacher Catherine Furia.  She and her team plan to make a big impact with the funds.  Our grant will provide alternative programs and materials to help students learn [...]

First Teacher Mini-Grant Awarded

By | December 5th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Notre Dame de Lourdes School in Ridley Township is the first recipient of our Teacher Mini-Grant program. Ms. Kristy Dumont applied for a grant to expand their Life Science program for middle school students. Ms. Dumont (center with check), Father Devlin, Parish [...]

Defending Champs Add 63 Points to Cume

By | January 20th, 2017|Academic Achievement, Education, Events, HiQ, Uncategorized|

Last year’s Delco Hi-Q champs, Garnet Valley, added 63 points to their cumulative score in a victory over host team Springfield High School and guests Academy Park. Thursday’s competition concluded second-round play for all 21 participating teams. The Jaguars picked [...]

Penncrest, Sun Valley, and Garnet Valley Make Championship

By | March 2nd, 2016|HiQ, Uncategorized|

Sun Valley 2015- 2016 Delco Hi-Q Team Sixth place Sun Valley High School upset second place Radnor in the first round of Semi-Final Delco Hi-Q competition. Radnor hosted Sun Valley and seventh place Haverford High Thursday in a [...]

Excellence in Teaching Award Pays Huge Classroom Dividends

By | January 20th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Dan Arrison, left, and a student show off the Lego Project at Grace Park Elementary School. No one likes getting called to the Principal’s Office, not even teachers. Ridley School District Special Needs Instructor Dan Arrison is no [...]