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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...
Dr. Klock Talks FACT Courses Support You in Navigating Your Child's Health

Dr. Klock Talks FACT Courses Support You in Navigating Your Child’s Health

Have you taken advantage of Family Academy: Courses and Trainings (FACT) yet? If not, you may be missing out on valuable information and resources for you and your family! FACT workshops are FREE to families and community members, take place all around the City of Philadelphia, and are designed to help children and families in...
SAT School Day and How Families Can Support High School Students with the SATs and PSATs

SAT School Day and How Families Can Support High School Students with the SATs and PSATs

In the midst of taking standardized tests throughout the school year, students may lose the big picture of their value. The SAT and PSAT exams, however, should be seen as gateway exams that open up more exposure and access into the college process. The SAT is an admission test accepted by all U.S colleges that...
YOU'RE INVITED: FACE End-of-Year Family Celebration, May 24, 2019!

YOU’RE INVITED: FACE End-of-Year Family Celebration, May 24, 2019!

Blast Off into Summer with FACE! The FACE Office is excited to invite you to the 2019 End-of-Year Family Celebration on Friday, May 24, 2019, 4:30-7:30pm at 440 N Broad Street! The Celebration is a time for us to thank families for their contributions to our schools and as a way to kick off summer by...
FACE Deputy Chief Invites YOU to the Roadmap for Navigating the School District of Philadelphia Conference!

FACE Deputy Chief Invites YOU to the Roadmap for Navigating the School District of Philadelphia Conference!

Focus on FACE asked FACE Deputy Chief Jenna Monley to reflect on the inspiration for the Family Engagement Conference. Here's the letter she wrote to invite you to join us on October 20. Navigating the School District can appear to be a daunting task. Moreover, we all share a common belief that families want the...
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...