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Club Opportunities Virtual 2020

The Philly Youth Cycling Team (begins Sept 29) – Committed team members (requires a 3 hour per week time commitment) receive a FREE indoor bike for training and virtual practices. Great way for students to stay in shape and receive free coaching, cross-training, nutrition/cooking classes, and team unity. This program also has “leveling up” opportunities…

Senior Update

May 26, 2020 Dear Parents/Guardians, On April 9, Dr. Hite shared the news that our school buildings would remain closed for the rest of the school year and that the school-sponsored social events you have been looking forward to all year, such as proms and graduation, would be cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. ​Even…

Samuel and Solomon Johnson were featured in an Interview on Fox29

Johnson Twins featured on Fox 29

Philadelphia middle school teacher starts adopt a senior Facebook group for Class of 2020 By Dawn Timmeney Watch the Interview PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia middle school teacher launched a Facebook page where you can adopt a senior from the Class of 2020 as a show of support for students that missed out on important milestones due to COVID-19….

Class of 2020 Virtual Graduation Ceremony

May 20, 2020 Dear 12 th-grade students and families, Last week, I shared that the District’s Class of 2020 Virtual Graduation Ceremony will be held on Tuesday, June 9 starting at 11 a.m. I’m writing today to share additional information about the ceremony and some exciting news around our overall plans to honor our graduating…

Senior Hotline

The Office of Postsecondary Readiness and Office of High School Supports Launched a Senior Hotline The hotline will operate from 11am-1pm Tuesdays through Thursdays, and will be staffed by college, career, and technical education experts in the district. The hotline number is 215-400-4130.  The Senior hotline will serve as a secondary layer of support in addition to the supports students are…

Class of 2020 Celebrations

April 28, 2020 Dear 12th grade students and families, I hope this letter finds you and your family well during this unprecedented time. On April 9, we shared the disappointing news that our school buildings would remain closed for the rest of the school year and that the school-sponsored social events you’ve been looking forward…

Round 1 Done

Round 1 Done

Two exciting games were played after school on Thursday, 2/27.  Mr. Fesnak’s Business team defeated the Film and Video Team in an extremely close game.  Final score was 42-40 with Malik Gibson leading the Business team with 18 points.  Tyson Harrington led the way for Film and Video and he also had 18 points.  Biotech…

prom dress event

Prom Attire Event JFCS

JFCS is hosting a FREE Prom EVENT! The event will offer free prom attire and accessories and is open to the public! When: Saturday, March 14th, 10am – 3pm Where: JFCS Progress Plaza Office, 1501 N. Broad Street, Suite 14, Philadelphia, PA 19122 Free parking & easy access by SEPTA For more information please call…

Round one underway

March Madness games are underway at Roxborough.  Yesterday the Web Design team defeated Mr. Heleniak’s Business team 66 to 54.  It was an exciting game with a decent crowd in attendance.  Haneef Rushing-Davis scored 18 points for the Business team and Omar Taylor had 16 points.  For the Web Design team James Fowler and Mr….

Academy March Madness

Academy March Madness

Our third annual March Madness competition is about to begin! The schedule is as follows: Tuesday, Feb 25th at 3:15 Web Design vs. Business (Heleniak) Thursday, Feb. 27th at 3:15 Kinesiology vs. Biotechnology AND Film and Video vs. Business (Fesnak) All players/staff must play in the after school game in order to move to the…