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Archive for April, 2022

District Schools and Offices will be Closed on Tuesday, May 3rd for Eid al-Fitr

District Schools and Offices will be Closed on Tuesday, May 3rd for Eid al-Fitr

Read in your Language (coming soon): SHQIP | عربي | 汉语 | ខ្មែរ  | Français | Português | Pусский | Español | Việt April 28, 2022 Dear School District of Philadelphia Families, On Tuesday, May 3rd, 2022, all School District of Philadelphia schools and offices will be closed in recognition of Eid al-Fitr. The religious holiday…

School District of Philadelphia Launches Facilities Planning Interactive Website

School District of Philadelphia Launches Facilities Planning Interactive Website

Read in your Language (coming soon): SHQIP | عربي | 汉语 | ខ្មែរ  | Français | Português | Pусский | Español | Việt April 26, 2022 Dear School District of Philadelphia Families, Today the School District of Philadelphia is launching the interactive website for the Facilities Planning Process (FPP). This website, http://www.philasdfacilities.info, contains an interactive map…

Optional Masking to Resume in District Schools and Offices on Monday April 25th

Optional Masking to Resume in District Schools and Offices on Monday April 25th

Read in your Language (more coming soon): SHQIP | عربي | 汉语 | ខ្មែរ  | Français | Português | Pусский | Español | Việt Dear School District of Philadelphia Families, Starting Monday, April 25th, the School District of Philadelphia will resume optional mask wearing for students and staff, except those in PreK Head Start programs where…

Jynita Woods Photo

March Student of the Month: Jynita Woods

MARCH STUDENT OF THE MONTH Name: Jynita Woods School: Philadelphia High School for Girls Nominated By:Kathleen DiTanna, Teacher – AP Language and AP Literature Jynita Woods came to Girls’ High from a co-ed school, and it’s clear from speaking with her that she credits a lot of her positive academic experiences over the last four…

District, Lindback Foundation Honor Extraordinary Principals for Leadership and Service to School Communities

District, Lindback Foundation Honor Extraordinary Principals for Leadership and Service to School Communities

Seven principals will each receive a $20,000 stipend to benefit their school communities PHILADELPHIA — The School District of Philadelphia and the Christian R. and Mary F. Lindback Foundation of Philadelphia presented seven District principals with the 2022 Lindback Award for Distinguished Principals during a virtual ceremony today. The award, which has been generously funded…

District’s Music Education Program Earns National Recognition for Fourth Consecutive Year

District’s Music Education Program Earns National Recognition for Fourth Consecutive Year

For the fourth year in a row, the School District of Philadelphia has been named a Best Communities for Music Education from The National Association of Music Merchants Foundation (NAMM). Now in its 23rd year, the Best Communities for Music Education designation is awarded to school districts that demonstrate outstanding achievement in efforts to provide…

Important Spring Recess & Health & Safety Updates

Important Spring Recess & Health & Safety Updates

Read in your Language (coming soon): SHQIP | عربي | 汉语 | ខ្មែរ  | Français | Português | Pусский | Español | Việt April 8, 2022 Dear School District of Philadelphia Families, Next week is Spring Recess. Schools will be closed all week, and both schools and administrative offices will be closed on Friday, April 15th,…

School District and City Open Registration for 2022 Summer Learning Programs

School District and City Open Registration for 2022 Summer Learning Programs

On April 7, the School District of Philadelphia opened registration for its 2022 summer program opportunities. Through partnerships with the City and local organizations, these opportunities will combine project-based learning with extra-curricular programming, providing a fun and safe environment for students to continue learning during the summer months. Summer programming begins on June 27 and…

District Announces 2022 Summer Programs

District Announces 2022 Summer Programs

Read in your Language: SHQIP | عربي | 汉语 | ខ្មែរ  | Français | Português | Pусский | Español | Việt April 7, 2022 Dear School District of Philadelphia Parents and Families, I am happy to announce that registration for School District of Philadelphia Summer Learning Programs is now open for students in Kindergarten through 12th…

District and AG Shapiro Launch Third Annual Career Week

District and AG Shapiro Launch Third Annual Career Week

The Philadelphia Inquirer, Mann Center, Sheet Metal Workers – Local 19, And More Participate In 2022 Career Week PHILADELPHIA— The School District of Philadelphia and Attorney General Josh Shapiro kicked off the Office of Attorney General’s Third Annual Career Week, which partners with Philadelphia schools and businesses to introduce students to potential career paths. From…