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Keep Your Child Learning and Engaged into the Summer Months!

Keep Your Child Learning and Engaged into the Summer Months!

Posted on June 1, 2020
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Categories: 2020 June, Family Spotlight, Literacy
Parents and students have been adapting to these new at-home learning circumstances over the past couple of months. In the blink of an eye, summer is now right around the corner. Learning doesn’t have to stop at the end of the school year. Here are some helpful tips and resources that can help family members...
Stay Healthy and Safe This Summer with Tips from Eat Right Philly

Stay Healthy and Safe This Summer with Tips from Eat Right Philly

Posted on May 29, 2020
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Categories: 2020 June, Community Spotlight, District News
Healthy and Delicious Food Options As we move into summer and develop a new normal, summer is another opportunity to spend time cooking together. Below are some tips for creating meals with your children and resources for accessing fresh ingredients and food. Did Someone Say Zucchini Pizza Boats & Watermelon Pineapple Salsa? Yum! Check out...
100 Years of Summer at the Free Library of Philadelphia!

100 Years of Summer at the Free Library of Philadelphia!

For a hundred years, the Free Library of Philadelphia has offered some sort of summer reading and learning program for children. In the earliest days, this took the form of the Vacation Reading Club, where older elementary-aged children were required to read and review books during the summer months, in order to receive certificates. Indeed,...
Simple Tips to Ease At-Home Learning for Families

Simple Tips to Ease At-Home Learning for Families

Posted on May 1, 2020
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Categories: 2020 May, Family Spotlight, Focus on FACE
In the past several weeks, learning for students has vastly changed as the typical classroom setting has shifted to an at-home environment. Parents, family members, students, and educators have all been adjusting to these changes and creating new norms for at-home learning. For parents and family members: here is a list of tips that can...
PCCY's Child Helpline Helps Families Get Health Insurance for FREE and in Every Language!

PCCY’s Child Helpline Helps Families Get Health Insurance for FREE and in Every Language!

Posted on May 1, 2020
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Categories: 2020 May, Upcoming Events and Opportunities
The Public Citizens for Children and Youth (PCCY) Child Helpline helps parents enroll in Medicaid or CHIP for their children, and during the coronavirus crisis, Medicaid for themselves.  The Helpline is also available to answer questions about Medicaid or CHIP coverage, help you find a health care provider – including behavioral health – and provide...
Check out the Free Library of Philadelphia's Online Programming During School Closures

Check out the Free Library of Philadelphia’s Online Programming During School Closures

Like so many parents and teachers, the staff at your local Free Library of Philadelphia location have had to make monumental adjustments to how we do business, in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis and the stay-at-home orders. As much of what we usually do relies on face-to-face interactions and being physically present in our...
Free Library of Philadelphia's Virtual Resources and Digital Tools

Free Library of Philadelphia’s Virtual Resources and Digital Tools

Posted on April 6, 2020
Categories: 2020 April
Even though the doors to your local library may be closed, the Free Library of Philadelphia continues to support students and families via a wealth of virtual resources and digital tools. Most of these resources can be found on the Databases page of the Free Library website. But what exactly is a database and why...
Focusing on Health, Wellness, and Self-care During COVID-19 and School Closures

Focusing on Health, Wellness, and Self-care During COVID-19 and School Closures

Posted on April 2, 2020
Categories: 2020 April, District News, FACE News
Contributed by Eat Right Philly Nutrition and Wellness Program. COVID-19 has caused our everyday normal routines to be completely different. During these stressful times, we can turn to positive coping skills and focus on our health by eating well and being active. We have a unique opportunity to reevaluate and prioritize habits and goals in...
Volunteer Spotlight: Parent Zulma Guzman

Volunteer Spotlight: Parent Zulma Guzman

Posted on April 2, 2020
Categories: 2020 April, Family Spotlight, Volunteers
During April, traditionally Volunteer Appreciation Month, we want to especially acknowledge those who have given their time and heart volunteering and helping others. One parent, Ms. Zulma Guzman, has been proactive to find ways to help her fellow community members in this unprecedented time. Ms. Guzman is a mother of four children ages 8, 11,...
Health and Well-Being Resources for Families

Health and Well-Being Resources for Families

Posted on April 2, 2020
Categories: 2020 April, District News
The School District of Philadelphia has announced the indefinite closure of its schools until further notice. Safeguarding the health and well-being of our students, our staff and the broader Philadelphia community is our highest priority. In an effort to ensure families have the resources they may need, we have compiled a list of health, social service,...