August 6: A Letter from the Superintendent About Summer Building Improvements HERE
July 28: The School District is proposing changes to its 2020-2021 reopening plan. For more info, visit philasd.org and click on the link at the top of the page.
June 11: SUMMER MEAL PROGRAMS UPDATE: Beginning Monday, 6/15, additional meal sites will be available for children & families. For more information visit: Visit phila.gov/food
June 10: Our School District will continue to operate remotely as Philadelphia moves to yellow phase status for COVID-19. Information for ongoing support services for our students and families can be found HERE.
June 9: Technology Support Centers where you can have your child’s District-issued Chromebook serviced will operate as follows:
- Through Friday June 12th, both centers will operate three days a week, on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays only, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
- Starting Monday, June 15, both centers will operate two days a week on Mondays and Wednesdays only, from 9 a.m. to noon
June 3: Summer Programs have been announced. They will all be virtual.
Working Papers: The District has resumed issuing working papers, under new safety protocols. Due to COVID-19, The School District of Philadelphia will be issuing Working Papers at the 440 Education Center through APPOINTMENT ONLY on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:00am to 2:00pm through a safe and secure process that follows COVID-19 restrictions. Learn more HERE.
May 20: Food relief cards: The federal Families First Coronavirus Response Act of 2020 provides benefits, referred to as Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT), to families of school-aged children who would have otherwise received free or reduced-priced meals if it were not for school closures. Families of school-aged children (K-12) in School District of Philadelphia public schools will receive the approximate food benefit amount of $365.00 for each school-aged child in their family. This benefit will be issued in the form of a P-EBT card by the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (DHS). Learn more by calling your hotline, or visiting the website (in English) here.