Category Archives : Campus News


Founder’s Day Weekend

Hear ye! Hear ye! The Thornwell Alumni Association is proud to announce the following campus activities for the 2013 Thornwell Founder’s Day Weekend. Hope to see you there! Saturday, October 5, 2013 The Marshall Activities Center and cottages will be open to visitors after 10 am. Sunday, October 6, 2013 11:00 am – 12:00 pm                                 [...]

The Child

Ty in TPH learns how to prepare chicken for an easy and healthy recipe

Let’s Get Cooking!

It all started with a single visit to the campus of Thornwell Home for Children. Since seeing the campus, touring its facilities and learning about the ministry, agricultural guru, Elizabeth Ramirez, has brought her culinary ideas from “pasture to plate.” Ramirez holds a B.S. and M.S. in Animal and Poultry Science and is now pursing [...]


Seedlings of Thornwell Plant Sale

Last year, Dr. Robert Gallagher, independent agricultural consultant, approached Thornwell with an idea. In collaboration with Thornwell Home for Children and Presbyterian College, he proposed using the existing greenhouse at Thornwell to sprout seedlings and then host a Plant Sale as a community service and to raise funds. On Saturday, March 23rd from 9am-3pm (rain [...]

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Showing off her pretty red leaf. :)

A Season of Change

Fall is in the air and Stewart Cottage is enjoying all of the autumn changes. It is a joy to see the children’s eyes light up with wonder as they notice the different things happening around them, and bedroom shelves are now peppered with colorful leaves gathered during walks around campus. The season of change [...]


Congratulations to our Summer Readers!

Learning continues for Thornwell students during summer break. When children were not away at camp or on vacation, they came to the Learning Center for fifty minutes per day on Mondays through Thursdays to maintain or improve their math and reading skills. Our post-tests for math have not yet been completed so we cannot report [...]

2011 AReaders