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Baldi Middle School Receives National Recognition

Baldi Middle School Receives National Recognition

Baldi Middle School Receives National Recognition for Achievements with Inclusion School District of Philadelphia’s middle school is first in the state to be named a Unified Champion School® by Special Olympics Pennsylvania PHILADELPHIA, PA — The School District of Philadelphia’s C.C.A. Baldi Middle School is the first middle school in Pennsylvania to receive the honor…

District Leader Named National Principal of the Year

District Leader Named National Principal of the Year

School District of Philadelphia School Leader Named National Principal of the Year Paul Robeson High School for Human Services’ Richard Gordon acknowledged as 2020-2021 honoree during National Principals Month Philadelphia, PA – Paul Robeson High School For Human Services’ Principal Richard M. Gordon, IV has been named the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP)…

Rhawnhurst Elementary School Earns 2020 National Blue Ribbon

Rhawnhurst Elementary School Earns 2020 National Blue Ribbon

U.S. Department of Education recognizes School District of Philadelphia elementary school as one of 367 schools with prestigious award PHILADELPHIA — On Thursday, September 24, 2020, the U.S. Department of Education announced that Rhawnhurst Elementary School had been awarded the National Blue Ribbon Schools designation for an exemplary achievement gap closing school. Based on its…

Philadelphia Students Author Book Honoring Hip Hop Icon Lady B

Philadelphia Students Author Book Honoring Hip Hop Icon Lady B

Students from William C. Bryant and General George G. Meade School wrote and illustrated a book honoring the first woman to record a hip hop song PHILADELPHIA — Five students from William C. Bryant and General George G. Meade School were honored by the National Youth Foundation (NYF) for authoring and illustrating the book “Lady…

Paul Robeson High School Principal Named Top Principal

Paul Robeson High School Principal Named Top Principal

Paul Robeson High School For Human Services’ Principal Richard M. Gordon, IV will receive the 2020 Distinguished Service to Education Award from the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) during the organization’s Virtual Recognition Awards Program on Monday, July 20. Gordon, who has led Robeson since 2013, was selected as Pennsylvania’s top principal by...
5 Masterman students secure historical marker commemorating 1967 school walkout

5 Masterman students secure historical marker commemorating 1967 school walkout

Philly students secure historical marker commemorating 1967 school walkout notorious for Rizzo brutality – Click here to read the WHYY story YESTERDAY’S PROTESTS, TODAY In 1967, thousands of students marched to protest inadequate schooling for Black Philadelphians. In this new moment of racial uprising, a group of high schoolers won the right to honor them. Click here…

Senior Stories: Terrell Bullock-Wallington

Senior Stories: Terrell Bullock-Wallington

Class of 2020 Senior Stories: Terrell Bullock-Wallington School: Edison High School Nominated By: Student Advisory Board Sometimes life can feel like a series of unfortunate events. Things can be going well and you might finally feel like you’re getting somewhere, then seemingly out of nowhere, an obstacle, misadventure or bad decision. Terrell Bullock-Wallington knows this all...
Senior Stories: Quaasha Artis

Senior Stories: Quaasha Artis

Class of 2020 Senior Stories: Quaasha Artis School: Lincoln High School Nominated By: Student Advisory Board One could argue that among the most valuable of life skills are the ability to learn from experiences, the maturity to gain understanding from hardship, and the foresight to take advantage of opportunities instead of taking them for granted....
Senior Stories: Zanett Davila

Senior Stories: Zanett Davila

Class of 2020 Senior Stories: Zanett Davila School: Philadelphia Military Academy Nominated By: Kalomo Vanterpool - School Counselor A typical conversation with Zanett Davila would not reveal that she is a senior in high school. She possesses wisdom and boldness that belies her age, and has a clear vision for her future that many parents...
Senior Stories: Javier Adorno

Senior Stories: Javier Adorno

Class of 2020 Senior Stories: Javier Adorno School: The LINC Nominated By: Laval Pinckney - School Counselor Javier Adorno has a lot on his plate. He lives with his aunt, and is the oldest of 8 other siblings and cousins that live in the house. He feels responsible for helping to take care of them...