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2nd Annual Northeast Reading Family Extravaganza Fosters a Love of Reading in Children

2nd Annual Northeast Reading Family Extravaganza Fosters a Love of Reading in Children

The 2nd Annual Northeast Family Reading Extravaganza was held on May 17, 2018 at Abraham Lincoln High School. The event welcomed 350 families from across Northeast Philadelphia. This event was geared toward families with students in Kindergarten through fifth grade, but all were welcome. The event was an opportunity for staff, students, volunteers, and families...
A HUGE Thank You to All Who Participated in the FACE End of Year Family Celebration!

A HUGE Thank You to All Who Participated in the FACE End of Year Family Celebration!

The Office of Family and Community Engagement would like to extend a massive thank you to all families, staff, community members, vendors, and workshop presenters who participated in the End-of-Year Family Celebration on Friday, June 1, 2018. The event welcomed over 500(!!) people, nearly 30 resource vendors, and 8 family-friendly and educational workshops. Along with...
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FACT Course Spotlight: “Eat.Healthy, Be.Happy” by the Eat.Right.Now. Program

Choosing a meal that is both healthy and something your kids will enjoy can be difficult and frustrating for any caregiver. But that doesn’t always have to be the case! Last month, The District’s Eat.Right.Now team (SNAP-Ed funded) hosted a cooking workshop where over fifteen caregivers came out to learn about healthy eating and try...

FREE Job Readiness Training for Job Seekers

Temple University's Office of Human Resources is hosting a general interest meeting for adult job seekers interested in participating in a FREE 8-week professional leadership development/workforce readiness seminar: "New Opportunities Workshop" (NOW professional development training). Temple University will cover the entire cost of your participation; if interested in learning more about eligibility and enrollment in...

FREE BACKPACK ALERT! Kids in Need Foundation is Giving Away 25,000 Backpacks to Schools

The Kids in Need Foundation's mission is to ensure that every child is prepared to learn and succeed in the classroom by providing free school supplies nationally to students most in need. Recent studies show that when kids have new school supplies of their own: Grades, classroom behavior, and engagement improve, Self-esteem increases, Attitudes toward...

Free Books For Read Across America Day

The Literacy Empowerment Foundation, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, invites your school to apply for FREE books for Read Across America Day. During the past year, LEF has distributed over 3,000,000 books to schools all across the country for Read Across America Day and other literacy projects. These books are free. Educators only pay shipping and...

FACE Hosts the 9th Annual Back to School Event

Students and their families hustled to School of the Future as early as 7:30 in the morning on Friday, August 18 to attend the Office of Family and Community Engagement's annual "Back 2 School" event. In its ninth year, the back to school extravaganza drew up to 10,000 people looking for tips, resources, and tools...