News List

  • October

    CFS Wins Award for Solar Power

    On September 28th, Church Farm School was one of 17 Chester County organizations to be honored with the prestigious Lodestar Award. The Lodestar Award is a distinction given to organizations in Pennsylvania leading the way in investing in clean and renewable solar energy. The school added a 1.1 megawatt solar installation onto five acres of Church Farm School land in 2013, powering more than 80% of the school’s annual electricity needs. Reducing energy costs has allowed redirection of the dollars spent on energy to the school's mission of providing quality education at reasonable cost.
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  • CFS Wins First Place Nonprofit Division in West Chester Rotary Chili Cook-Off

    On Sunday, October 8th, Church Farm School returned for the eighth time to the West Chester Rotary Chili Cook-Off. This year's dedicated and enthusiastic team and their "Scrapple-licious Church Farm Chili" took home the First Place prize for best chili in the Nonprofit Division and Second Place in the People’s Choice contest out of 52 competing teams. Proceeds raised for entrance into the event are used by the Rotary to help fund food, clothing and shelter for the needy in Chester County. Learn more about the Cook-Off here: http://westchesterchilicookoff.com/
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  • August

    Henry Prempeh '99 Speaking at Convocation

    Henry Prempeh, a 1999 graduate of Church Farm School, will deliver the Convocation address on Friday, September 8 in the school's Chapel. Henry is a Christian, son of Ghanaian immigrants, husband and father. He received his master of arts from Pepperdine University in the area of clinical psychology with an emphasis on child and family therapy. He also has a PhD in clinical psychology from The George Washington University, where his research focused on the intersection between anger, depression and faith among African American adolescents. He then completed a one-year fellowship at the Kennedy Krieger Institute in Baltimore, where he worked with children and families through their Child Family Therapy Clinic. He has more than 15 years experience working with individuals struggling with a variety of psychological, emotional, behavioral, social and spiritual issues. He has worked in therapeutic settings in Washington, DC, public schools; the juvenile justice system; community organizations; hospitals; and private practice. Currently, Dr. Prempeh is a licensed practicing psychologist in northern Virginia. Outside of his professional work, he enjoys exercising, cooking, reading and quality time with family, friends and his faith community. 
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  • July

    Fund Student Scholarships at the 22nd Annual CFS Golf Classic

    Registration is now open for our 22nd annual CFS Golf Classic! We invite you to join us at French Creek Golf Club in Elverson, PA, on Thursday, September 25 for 18 holes of golf on a gorgeous Chester County course; on-course contests for great prizes (including cash and a Lexus!); food and fun (lunch, snacks and dinner included); the opportunity to learn about the CFS mission and meet some of our students, whom your sponsorship supports! 
    Grab some friends and sign up today as a sponsor or player!
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  • May

    CFS Welcomes Alumni From Seven Decades Back for Alumni Weekend 2023

    Church Farm School welcomed back more than 100 alumni from the 1960s through 2020s, and every decade in between, for its annual Alumni Weekend May 12-14. Highlights from the weekend included a Career Conversations event, where current students were able to rotate by grade-level between four different panels – STEM, Business, Education & Activism and Creatives – to learn about how 20 of our alumni transitioned from Church Farm School to college to their varied careers as musicians, filmmakers, actors, nurses, attorneys, educators, engineering and more. 
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  • January

    Juniors Fayi Nshanji and Rafael Arellano Participate in Term-Away Programs

    There’s something equally exciting and terrifying when you’re the first to try something new. For junior Fayi Nshanji, the first Church Farm School student to participate in a “term-away” program, that adage has proven accurate. Fayi has spent the past four months at the High Mountain Institute (HMI) in Colorado; his “brother” Rafael Arellano will participate in the spring term. We caught up with Fayi via email (access to technology is limited, as you’ll soon find out) to learn more about this unique experience.
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The Church Farm School is an independent boarding and day school for boys in grades 9-12 located in Exton, PA. Founded in 1918 to provide an excellent education to young men from limited means, Church Farm School now serves boys from a range of socio-economic circumstances who are seeking an extraordinary educational opportunity. The school offers a challenging college preparatory curriculum and an exceptional level of personal attention, with class sizes averaging between just 7 and 12 students.