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Academies @ Roxborough
Principal Dr. Christopher Shaffer

Our Mission

“The Academies at Roxborough High School develop strong college and career competencies that empower students to compete in our global society.”

PARENTS

Many of the phone numbers in our system need to be updated.  In order to communicate with families effectively, we are asking you to follow the attached stepper and remove any old phone numbers and update with correct ones.  Thank you for being an integral part of the Roxborough family!
Parent Phone Number Update (1)


SENIORS, Schedule your Portraits appointment now!!

SENIOR PORTRAITS Class of 2022 The Academies at Roxborough HS

When:  Monday, October 18th through Friday, October 22nd.

Location: Auditorium

Schedule your appointment at: www.ouryear.com enter school code 154

Appointments fill quickly, schedule now to reserve your spot.

Lifetouch flyer for the details on your portrait session Click Here The Academy at Roxborough-22

Lifetouch will be back at Roxborough December 12-13th if you are unable to take them this week.


Covid Update Letters

10/15/2021

10/ 13/2021

10/6/2021

10/5/2021

9/21/2021

9/23/2021


Back to School August 31, 2021

We are excited to see you back in the building!!

Here are the charter BUS SCHEDULES…

445 North Philadelphia to Frankford

439 Germantown to Roxborough

All your information for to back-to-school

RING THE BELL ~~ CLICK HERE

This has the most up to date info about chromebooks, uniforms, bell schedules, immunizations (mandatory and COVID), events, safety protocol and more, all in one location.


Interested in Playing Sports at RHS?? Click HERE

Remember to follow our Instagram @academiesatroxborough for reminders and announcements!


Roxborough has a new start time and end time for the 2021-2022 School Year. This year, school will begin at 7:30 AM and end at 2:34 PM each day. Please CLICK HERE to read complete details.


Do you need Working Papers/Permit??? CLICK HERE for more information and Application.


Accessing Report Cards
The steppers linked below will help families in accessing this real-time grade information for their students.

K8 Campus Parent Stepper

MS/HS Campus Parent Stepper

Parents/Guardians who do not yet have a Parent & Family Portal can register for one by visiting the Office of Family and Community Engagement’s Parent & Family Portal website, linked here.

Here, you will find a stepper and a brief video that provides instructions on how to register, as well as other resources. If parents/guardians do not have a Parent & Family Portal they can still review their students’ grades by logging in with their student and following this stepper to review grades and access report cards..

K8 Student Portal Stepper
MS/HS Student Portal Stepper


Are you a Parenting or Pregnant Teen?  Need Help?

The Philadelphia ELECT program provides a comprehensive network of education, health and support services designed to assist pregnant and parenting students in completing their education and preparing for success after high school/GED.

RHS Philadelphia ELECT program


The Social Work and Counseling Team would like you to know that we are doing what we can to ensure that our Roxborough families are safe, during this trying time.  While our ability to provide support has been limited to phone and email contact, we are still available to you. More Info in the Blog click HERE.

Philly HopeLine is a free helpline sponsored by Uplift Center for Grieving Children and the School District of Philadelphia. It is staffed by Masters’s level clinicians from Uplift, and is open to all School District of Philadelphia students & families. Service is available in both English and Spanish.

Hours of Operation:  Monday – Friday: 12 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Holidays, Saturdays, and Sundays: 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Call or Text 833-PHL-HOPE
(833-745-4673) or CLICK HERE

Project ELECT and COVID-19

If your children need Health Insurance, either because they never had it or because your benefits have changed during the COVID crisis, our partners at PCCY can help you apply.  Medical Benefits Help

Need working papers? CLICK HERE
Limited hours and times and increased safety protocols apply.


Family Academy is Now Virtual!  We are here to help families and students be successful.
Learn more about our online FACT course offerings here.

 


Mrs. Thompson, Mr. Kerrigan, Mr. Rauscher, Ms. McFadden and Mrs. Jenkins at the NCAC conference.

Mrs. Thompson, Mr. Kerrigan, Mr. Rauscher, Ms. McFadden and Mrs. Jenkins at the NCAC conference. The Academies @ Roxborough High School was recognized at the NCAC’s (National Career Academy Coalition) 23rd conference held in Philadelphia.  Teachers from as far as Hawaii attended the conference and visited Roxborough HS.

Roxborough was also honored to be recognized for receiving National Model Status for their Academy of Health Sciences & Research and received the Jeffery N. Stein Award for best transition for an Urban High School to the Academy Model.

Roxborough was also honored with the Henk Koning Exemplary Partnership Award for Mr. Steve Rauscher our Academy of Health Sciences & Research partner for exemplifying a true working partnership.  Read more in the Blog.


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Academy of health sciences and research at Roxborough logoNCAC Announces that The Academy of Health Sciences and Research at Roxborough High School Has Achieved National Model Status!

Read more in our Blog.


Pedro A. Rivera Secretary of Education for Pennsylvania visited the Academies @ Roxborough on Friday, February 9, 2018.  Read more about his visit in our Blog.

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2017 Volunteers of the Year for the Roxborough YMCA

Students from the Academies @ Roxborough will be recognized at the Philadelphia Freedom Valley YMCA Annual Meeting alongside the other Volunteers from across our association on April 6, 2018.  Read more in our blog and check out the Video below.

 

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