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Fall Student of the Month – Malik Njeri-Mesquito

Posted on January 13, 2020
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Name: Malik Njeri-Mesquito School: Roxborough HS Nominated By: Deborah Bender – Teacher If you were to ask Malik what has defined his high school experience, he would say “growth!” Malik was the first to say that he hasn’t always been the most motivated student. But if you ask his teacher and nominator, Debi Bender, he…

School District Highlights Expansive Computer Science Offerings Across the City 

School District Highlights Expansive Computer Science Offerings Across the City 

Posted on December 12, 2019
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School District Highlights Expansive Computer Science Offerings Across the City This Computer Science Education Week, focus is on coding, robotics programs and other STEM-related activities PHILADELPHIA — Wednesday, December 11, the School District of Philadelphia  recognized its 8th annual Computer Science Education Week with a visit to Henry A. Brown School, where Dr. William R....
Breaking Ground on New Facility for Powel, SLAMS Schools

Breaking Ground on New Facility for Powel, SLAMS Schools

Posted on December 12, 2019
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School District and Drexel to Break Ground on New Facility for Powel, SLAMS Schools in West Philadelphia PHILADELPHIA — The School District of Philadelphia and Drexel University held a ceremonial groundbreaking, Monday, Dec. 9 for a building that will house two public schools in West Philadelphia. The School District of Philadelphia will lease the building...
Teachers of the Month for October and November!

Teachers of the Month for October and November!

Posted on November 26, 2019
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October's Teacher of the Month is Marcel Reynolds. Marcel is an Autistic Support teacher at Frankford High School who, according to her nominator, Principal Michael Calderone, has established herself as a leader among her peers despite being new to Frankford. Marcel works hard to ensure that her school is an effective learning organization and that her...
Dobbins Unveils “Extreme School Makeover”

Dobbins Unveils “Extreme School Makeover”

Posted on November 6, 2019
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Dobbins Unveils “Extreme School Makeover” $39 million investment improves classrooms, builds new CTE labs, replaces several critical building systems, and more PHILADELPHIA –  The School District of Philadelphia today celebrated the unveiling of $39 million in renovations at Murrell Dobbins Career and Technical Education (CTE) High School as part of the school’s “Extreme School Makeover.”...
New Livestock Center

New Livestock Center at W.B. Saul High School 

Posted on October 21, 2019
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School District Cuts Ribbon on New Livestock Center at W.B. Saul High School Superintendent and Pa. Dept. of Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding Celebrate Dedication with School Principal, Teachers and Students PHILADELPHIA — The School District of Philadelphia celebrated the dedication of the new, 3,900 square foot Livestock Center at W.B. Saul High School, the state’s...
PA State Representative Hohenstein allocates $60,000 to Philadelphia schools

PA State Representative Hohenstein allocates $60,000 to Philadelphia schools

Posted on October 1, 2019
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PHILADELPHIA — Pennsylvania State Representative Joseph Hohenstein, D-Phila., announced that six School District of Philadelphia schools in his district will each receive $10,000 in grant funding to invest in cultural education, literacy, STEM resources and supplies. “Our children are our most precious gifts, and I hope this grant money shows all the children in each...
Greenberg Elementary, Carver High School Named National Blue Ribbon Schools

Greenberg Elementary, Carver High School Named National Blue Ribbon Schools

Posted on September 26, 2019
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PHILADELPHIA — The U.S. Department of Education today recognized two schools within the School District of Philadelphia as National Blue Ribbon Schools: George Washington Carver Engineering and Science High School and Joseph J. Greenberg Elementary School. “The School District of Philadelphia congratulates both Carver and Greenberg on this exciting achievement,” said Dr. William R. Hite,...
Find your Fit Press

Find Your Fit Campaign Highlights Educational Options For Students

Posted on September 20, 2019
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Find Your Fit” Campaign Highlights Educational Options For Students PHILADELPHIA – Students in the School District of Philadelphia can now begin the process of “finding their fit” for the 2020-2021 school year. The School District’s K-12 School Selection process for the 2020-2021 runs until 5 p.m. on Friday, November 1, 2019. The school selection process...
District Welcomes Administrators from China

District Welcomes Administrators from China

Posted on September 19, 2019
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PHILADELPHIA -- The School District of Philadelphia, in partnership with AASA, The School Superintendents Association, Triway International Group, and China Educational Association of International Exchange, welcomed principals, educators and administrators from China to Philadelphia classrooms Wednesday, Sept. 18, as part of AASA’s educational exchange program. As part of the program, earlier this year, administrators from...