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Candy Canes

Candy Cane Grams

The Student Incentive Program is sponsoring a Candy Cane Gram Sale.  Send a sweet treat to a friend, teacher or someone special.  Candy Cane Grams will be on Sale during lunches December 9th through December 13th.  They will be delivered on Friday, December 20th during advisory.  Thanks to all who supported our Lollipop sale.

Junior Achievement Company Program

The Academy of Business Technology and Entrepreneurship is happy to announce that 12 of its students were accepted into the Junior Achievement Company Program with the IKEA, Aqua America and Accenture companies.  “The JA Company Program Blended Model unlocks the innate ability in students to solve a problem or fill a need in their community through…

Bake sale

Business Academy

The Senior Business Class is sponsoring a bake sale December 16th through December 20th. Please considering donating to the sale or stop by for additional information in Mr. Fesnak’s room between 8:20 and 9:52. Also come by and support our efforts and your sweet tooth with a purchase.

Social Justice Tour of Eastern State Penitentiary

Social Justice Tour of Eastern State Penitentiary

Mrs. Yacker’s 10th grade English students toured Eastern State Penitentiary, specifically the “Prison’s Today: Questions in the Age of Incarceration” to explore themes of social justice that we had discussed in class.

10th grader English students visited West Chester University to tour campus and to see Shakespeare's play, Macbeth.


Mrs. Yacker’s 10th grader English students visited West Chester University to tour campus and to see Shakespeare’s play, Macbeth.

Academies @ Roxborough Debate team

Academies @ Roxborough Debate Team

Academies @ Roxborough HS Debate Team sponsored by Mrs. Rebecca Yacker competes each Wednesday at Central High School.  

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

Roxborough High School Recognized at the NCAC’s 23rd Conference

From its inception in 1996, NCAC’s (National Career Academy Coalition) mission has been to provide collaborative support and resources for existing and emerging career academies. 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…


Our own Academies @ Roxborough Student Ambassadors participated in the NCAC STUDENT AMBASSADOR TRAINING with LEADERSHIP CERTIFICATION NCAC (National Career Academy Coalition) welcomed students to our Philadelphia conference and we are proud to offer our new student ambassador training and leadership certification. NCAC’s Student Brand Ambassador Certification Program ensures that your Ambassadors have the training they need to…

Roxborough playoff game against Imhotep Charter

Roxborough Football Back to Back Division Champs

The Academies @ Roxborough High School Football team are Back to Back Division Champs.  Congratulations on a great season!! It was a good run, but Roxborough finally witnessed the end of their nine-game winning streak. They suffered a grim 32-8 defeat to Imhotep Charter on Saturday. The result was totally at odds with the teams’…

Kinesiology & Biotech Students participate in Chat & Chew with industry professionals

Academy of Health Sciences & Research Chat & Chew

HS&R FIRST Chat and Chew This idea came from Mr. Thomas last year. The Academy of Health Sciences & Research on the first Friday of the next few months with our OAC members will speak with 6 seniors every month..1/2 KIN and 1/2 BIOTECH. It’s an opportunity for the OAC members to share their experiences…