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Special Olympics

We are proud to announce that 20 students from both our general education classes and our special education classes, will be inclusively participating in our first sport, Track & Field, with the Special Olympics Organization this Spring. We will compete with other high schools from throughout the city in 3 main track meets. Roxborough High…

Academy March Madness Mr. Q on the court

March Madness Semi-Finals

Article by: Mrs. Arnold What a way to end the week! Two competitive games kept the crowds dummy lit.  In the first game the Freshman Academy took on the defending champs, Kinesiology.  The game ended 45-44 and the freshmen got the dub. Not gonna lie, my money’s on the freshmen to win it all…no cap. …

prom dresses

JFCS Prom Attire Event

Our Closet Powered by JFCS is hosting a Prom Attire Boutique Event for Philadelphia Area High School Students Date: Saturday, March 30,2019 Time: 10 am to 3 pm Place: JFCS Progress Plaza Office, 1501 N. Broad Street, Suite 14, 19122 COST: FREE to all students with school ID, FREE parking and easy access by Septa…

Students building DNA models with candy

Candy DNA

Students explored the structure of DNA through building models using their favorite candies.

March Madness Business Round one

March Madness Business Round One Game

Fesnak Beats Heleniak Article By: Mrs. Arnold Another competitive game is in the books.  Mr. Fesnak’s Business team beat Mr. Heleniak’s team by a score of 40-37.  It was a tight game from start to finish.  The MVP would have to go to Malik Nelson who barreled through his opponents to rack up a lot…

Fans at the round 1 march madness games

March Madness Round 1

Freshman and Film & Video Teams Advance!!!! Wow! Two competitive games were played after school today and the crowd was extra hype.  The Freshmen team defeated the Biotechnology team 73-63.  Mr. Q and Mr. McKenna led by example as they battled for victory.  They both had their share of 3s.  Sean Robinson was a crowd-pleaser…

Business Academy students @ Guru Technologies

Business Academy Students Visit Guru Technologies

Network for Teaching Entreprenurship hosted our Academies @ Roxborough Business students for a field trip today.  Students attended seminars and visited Guru Technologies.  

Forensic Mentoring Institute (Biotechnology )

Forensic Mentoring Institute

Academies @ Roxborough Biotechnology students attended a field trip to the Forensic Mentoring Institute.  Students participated in a lab to identify drugs and blood samples from a crime scene.

Coach McKenna

Coach of the Year & All Public Players

Congratulations to Jeff McKenna on being named Coach of the Year for the American Division in basketball! The team finished Overall 18-5 Conference 11-0. Also, two of our players were named All-Public for Basketball. They are James Jones (1st team) and Sean Robinson (3rd team).  

Eagles Eye Mobile

Eagles Eye Mobile

The Eagles Eye Mobile visits to the Academies @ Roxborough for 2018-2019 were a great success and could not have happened without your referrals, help, and support! Between the visit yesterday and the other late last December a total of: * 39 students were examined * 36 students received a prescription and 2 pairs of glasses. *…