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Students at Lantern Theater Residency

Lantern Theater Residency

In order to enrich students experience of English classroom content Mrs. Yacker has worked to gain a residency with the Lantern Theater Company. The residency works to connect actors who are experts on Shakespearean productions with students in the classroom. Mrs. Yacker works with actors to portray Shakespeare’s relevance to students lives. The program creates…

Students at African American museum in Washington

Trip to African American Museum of History and Culture

Students traveled to Washington DC to the African American Museum of History and Culture as a unique opportunity to view African American History and Literature in context to the Real World. Students observed History and Literature through the lens of race in America but also as disciplines that interact and come together to portray a…

Freshman Academy at Chestnut Hill College

Freshman Academy visits Chestnut Hill College

On Thursday and Friday, May 24 and 25 students in the Freshman Academy visited Chestnut Hill College. Eighty freshmen learned about the admissions process, student activities and athletics, then toured the campus and enjoyed lunch in the cafeteria. We have been partnering with Chestnut Hill for this event for close to ten years.

Principal Jenkins and students Roxborough Prom 2018

Prom 2018

Academies @ Roxborough Prom 2018 “A Night in Paris” was held at the Hilton on City Line Avenue in Philadelphia on Thursday, March 24th.  Ms. Sposato, Activities Coordinator along with student volunteers put the night together.  The evening was enjoyed by both students and faculty, it was truly a “City of lights and high fashion”…

NFTE Start Up Showcase

BTE & NFTE Startup Showcase

The Startup Showcase was hosted at the Academies @ Roxborough along with partners from the NFTE.  The six finalist from our school presented their ideas for a Startup company to a panel from the NFTE, administration and faculty from Roxborough and their fellow business students.  

Matt Law Biotechnology

Roxborough senior prepares for his future through biotechnology program

Chanel Hill Tribune Staff Writer May 15, 2018 Being able to explore various opportunities through the biotechnology program is what drew Matthew Law’s interest in attending The Academies at Roxborough High School in 2015. Now a senior, Law is one step closer of his goal of having a career in the medical field… The Academies…

NFTE Business logo

NFTE Business Plan Semi-Finals

The following six 11th grade students from Roxborough’s Academy of Business, Technology, and Entrepreneurship have qualified for the Regional Semi-Final Round of the NFTE Regional Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge that will take place on Thursday, May 10 at the Harrisburg University Philadelphia Campus: – Iyinoluwa Ogunyinka – Jonah Wood – Sebastien Pierre – Jarett Scott – Janiyah Downing-Johnson…

Cadets at Military Ball

JROTC Military Ball

Cadets from the Academies @ Roxborough attended the Military Ball at the Hilton on City Line Avenue Friday, April 20th.  Captain Channer, Sargent Beadles and our cadets enjoyed an elegant evening with cadets from across the Philadelphia area.