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Archive for January, 2019

District Kicks Off “Thrive At Five” Effort To Promote Kindergarten Registration

PHILADELPHIA – The School District of Philadelphia today launched its “Thrive At Five” campaign to promote kindergarten registration for the 2019-2020 school year. Parents and guardians can now register a child who will be five years old on or before September 1, 2019 at the child’s neighborhood school. Registration is open until May 31, 2019….

SLA Center City will dismiss early Tuesday, January 22, 2019 due to Maintenance Issues

PHILADELPHIA — Due to maintenance issues, SLA Center City, located at 55 N. 22nd St., will dismiss at noon on Tuesday, January 22, 2019. All after-school activities including all athletic programs and professional development sessions scheduled for Tuesday are canceled as well. The general public and media are urged to monitor the District Web site…

People For People Charter School will be Closed Wednesday, January 16, 2019 due to Fire

PHILADELPHIA — Due to a fire and water damage, People For People Charter School, located at 800 N. Broad St., will be closed on Wednesday, January 16, 2019. All after-school activities including all athletic programs and professional development sessions scheduled for Wednesday are canceled as well. The general public and media are urged to monitor…

School District Opens Pre-Kindergarten Registration

Families Encouraged to Complete Applications by February 28 PHILADELPHIA — The School District of Philadelphia is encouraging all eligible families to enroll their students in pre-Kindergarten for the 2019-2020 school year. The District is now accepting applications for the full-day, free program. “Providing our students a quality early childhood education is key to unlocking their…