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Four District Teachers Selected for Naval Education Workplace Training Program

Four District Teachers Selected for Naval Education Workplace Training Program

PHILADELPHIA — Four School District of Philadelphia high school science teachers have been selected for the 2021 inaugural cohort of the Naval Education Workplace Training (NEWT) Program. The teachers are Maya Bhagat of Frankford High School, Lee Burwasser of Academy at Palumbo High School, Paula Miller of Abraham Lincoln High School and Jason Perez of…

District Hybrid Learning Plan Update April 12

District Hybrid Learning Plan Update April 12

Read message in your language: SHQIP | عربي | 汉语 | ខ្មែរ  | Français | Português | Pусский | Español | Việt April 12, 2021 Dear School District of Philadelphia Parents and Families, We know that this year has been filled with many uncertainties for our families so we want to share some important information about…

District Nurse Named Pennsylvania School Nurse of the Year

District Nurse Named Pennsylvania School Nurse of the Year

PHILADELPHIA, PA—Academy at Palumbo School Nurse Eileen Duffey-Bernt, M.Ed., BS, RN, CSN, has been named the 2021 Pennsylvania School Nurse of the Year. She was selected among seven finalists across the state by the National Association of School Nurses (NASN) for her outstanding service to the students and staff of the School District of Philadelphia….

The School District of Philadelphia Launches New COVID-19 Dashboard

The School District of Philadelphia Launches New COVID-19 Dashboard

The School District of Philadelphia launched a new COVID-19 dashboard, providing the latest information on confirmed positive cases in our schools on its website.  “We understand that having access to real-time information about COVID positivity rates in our schools is important for our families and community, and we are happy to provide this new tool,”…

School District and City Announce 2021 Summer Learning Programs for Students

School District and City Announce 2021 Summer Learning Programs for Students

School District and City Announce 2021 Summer Learning Programs for Students The School District of Philadelphia announced today that it is expanding summer program opportunities for 2021 and will offer something for students at every grade level. Through partnerships with the city and local organizations, these opportunities will combine project-based learning with extra-curricular programming, providing…

District Hybrid Learning Plan Update April 5

District Hybrid Learning Plan Update April 5

Read message in your language: SHQIP | عربي | 汉语 | ខ្មែរ  | Français | Português | Pусский | Español | Việt April 5, 2021 Dear School District Families, I am pleased to share that the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers (PFT) has completed its readiness reviews for the remaining 23 schools that needed to be cleared…

District Phase II Learning Model Selection Process Update April 5

District Phase II Learning Model Selection Process Update April 5

Read message in your language: SHQIP | عربي | 汉语 | ខ្មែរ  | Français | Português | Pусский | Español | Việt April 5, 2021 Phase II Learning Model Selection Survey Opens Tuesday, April 6 Hello Families, On Tuesday, April 6th, the School District will open its Phase II Learning Model Selection Process, allowing families of…

Lincoln High Film & Video Teacher Publishes First Comic Book Series

Lincoln High Film & Video Teacher Publishes First Comic Book Series

In honor of Youth Arts Month, we are sharing a success story of one of our alumni and current teachers!  Abraham Lincoln High School Film & Video Production Teacher Publishes First Edition of New Comic Book Series Abraham Lincoln High School teacher Shannon Newby has a quite lengthy resume. Outside of being an educator, Newby…

District Spring Break Updates & Closures

District Spring Break Updates & Closures

The School District of Philadelphia is announcing several updates for students and families due to spring break, which will run from Monday, March 29 through Friday, April 2, 2021. During this time, all schools will be closed and there will be no instruction taking place for students. Administrative offices will be closed on Friday, April…

District Hybrid Learning Plan Update March 25

District Hybrid Learning Plan Update March 25

Read message in your language (coming soon): SHQIP | عربي | 汉语 | ខ្មែរ  | Français | Português | Pусский | Español | Việt March 25, 2021 Dear School District families, Now that all of our PreK-2 families have had the opportunity to opt into hybrid learning, we are excited to announce the next phase of our plan to slowly and safely welcome more…