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District Alumn First City Hire Through Majority Leader Gilmore Richardson’s 5-point Preference

District Alumn First City Hire Through Majority Leader Gilmore Richardson’s 5-point Preference

When Tyrek Johnson was in seventh grade, he quickly became fascinated by the design of engines and car body shells after watching Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift. The budding auto enthusiast went on to study cars and provide repair work on the side while enrolled in Jules E. Mastbaum Area Vocational Technical High School….

District Students Participate in DesignPhiladelphia

District Students Participate in DesignPhiladelphia

For the first-time ever, School District of Philadelphia students from the Fashion and Communications Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs are participating in the DesignPhiladelphia Festival, a showcase of Philadelphia’s local design talent, presented by Thomas Jefferson University.

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New District and Temple University Hospital Partnership Connects Students to Pathways in Healthcare 

New District and Temple University Hospital Partnership Connects Students to Pathways in Healthcare 

A new partnership between the District and Temple University Hospital aims to provide students with skills, knowledge and hands-on experience to pursue a career in a traditional healthcare setting, working in nontraditional roles.

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Kensington High School Students Advance to Nationals

Kensington High School Students Advance to Nationals

Kensington High School students captured first place at the SkillsUSA State Leadership and Skills Conference, making history as the first time a District school took home the highest placement in this state competition.

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Parkway West Students Gain Pathway to Early Childhood Education Through New Partnership with KenCrest

Parkway West Students Gain Pathway to Early Childhood Education Through New Partnership with KenCrest

Through this partnership with KenCrest, which officially launched in November 2022, Parkway West students work three days a week at KenCrest Early Learning Center on Elmwood Avenue and receive both instruction and work experience from one building.

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District selected as 2023 RISE Up Partner of the Year

District selected as 2023 RISE Up Partner of the Year

The NRF Foundation today announced the School District of Philadelphia as its 2023 RISE Up Partner of the Year.

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District Celebrates 2nd Annual Kickoff of U.S. Navy’s PA Talent Pipeline Project

The District joins regional employers and educators for the second-year kickoff of the Pennsylvania Talent Pipeline Project.

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District Celebrates First Graduates of Pennsylvania Talent Pipeline Project

District Celebrates First Graduates of Pennsylvania Talent Pipeline Project

On Wednesday, the School District of Philadelphia joined the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD), the U.S. Navy and the City of Philadelphia at the Seaport Museum to celebrate graduates of the first-ever Pennsylvania Talent Pipeline Project during a signing ceremony. “As a district, we are committed to making sure that our students graduate…

District Students Participate in CHAMP Career Day

District Students Participate in CHAMP Career Day

More than 90 seniors from Thomas A. Edison, Murrell Dobbins Career & Technical Education, Benjamin Franklin, A. Philip Randolph Technical, South Philadelphia, Swenson Arts and Technology, George Washington and Jules E. Mastbaum Area Vocational/Technical High Schools headed to FringeArts for CHAMP Career Day on Monday. Throughout the morning, students met with various businesses looking to…

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SDP & FringeArts announce CHAMP, a new mentorship program presented by PECO

FringeArts is pleased to announce CHAMP (Culinary-Hospitality Advancement Mentorship Program), a new mentorship program developed in partnership with the School District of Philadelphia and presented by PECO. The inaugural year of this program consists of chef demonstrations, restaurant visits, internships, and professional development opportunities for over 650 high school students enrolled in the School District’s…