News and Publications

Norwood-Fontbonne Academy Awarded  $400,000 LSA Grant

Norwood-Fontbonne Academy, a coed Catholic independent academy for preschool to eighth grade students located in the Chestnut Hill section of Philadelphia, has been sponsored by PIDC, Philadelphia’s public-private economic development corporation, and has been awarded a Local Share Account Grant from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the amount of $400,000 to support enhancements and improvements to the NFA campus.

Student Council

While members of Norwood-Fontbonne Academy's Student Council have been working hard all school year long on events and programming, they were officially recognized during the Feb. 3 Legacy Week Prayer Service.

Langston Hughes

Fourth grade students at Norwood-Fontbonne Academy completed their poetry unit this month. Using the “Golden Shovel” method by Nicki Grimes, students wrote their own poems using the opening line of Langston Hughes’ poem, The Dream Keeper.

A Portrait of An NFA Student

The NFA student is one who enjoys learning, treasures self, others, and the earth, lives Gospel values, and makes reflective choices as a self-directed person.


The focus of Norwood-Fontbonne Academy's sixth grade media studies class is to "ensure access to water and sanitation for all," which is United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 6.

Previous Publications

The Good News - Summer 2020

The New Issue of The Good News/Annual Report