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In Memoriam

It is with a heavy heart that we share the news of the untimely passing of Montgomery School alum, Theodore "Teddy" van Beuren '97. Teddy was a beloved student among the first kindergarten attendees on our Chester Springs campus. He is still remembered fondly by former teachers and classmates.

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Tom McManus Named Head of School

We are pleased to announce Tom McManus as our next Head of School, effective July 1, 2020.

Tom McManus currently serves as the CEO and Head of Mission at Revolution School, an innovative, progressive high school in Philadelphia. As a founding member of the leadership team, Tom contributed to the establishment and exponential growth of the school by promoting mission-driven partnerships, building a framework to ensure the organization's success, and overseeing the day-to-day operations of the school.

Tom, who holds a master's in private school leadership from Columbia University, Teachers College, has enjoyed success in a variety of roles throughout his 26-year career in education — from regional director of admissions, to director of studies and college counseling, to head of upper school. Prior to joining the Revolution School, Tom spent six years as a high school principal at Mid-Pacific Institute in Honolulu, HI.

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"Montgomery School is inspiring change beyond the Philadelphia area." Read the full article.

Pennsylvania schools look to a 'reset' to solve tuition crisis

"With costs spiraling upward, Montgomery School, a PreK-8 private school in Chester Springs, stepped forward last spring to announce a tuition reduction initiative called "Excellence Within Reach." The school has explained their decision as stemming from the fact that "independent school tuitions have reached an all-time high, forcing many families out of the private-education marketplace."

Read the full article in the Philadelphia Inquirer