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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…

January Attendance challenge Taste of Philly flyer

January Attendance Challenge

Students will have the opportunity to celebrate their success with the January Attendance Challenge!  Students who attend all 21 days in January will be invited to celebrate with a Taste of Philly Party!

JROTC Inspection

JROTC Inspection

JROTC Attends Army Navy Game

Mr. King, Freshman Academy Assistant Principal, met with all freshmen to review the Check and Reflect

Freshman Academy Reflections

Mr. King, Freshman Academy Assistant Principal, met with all freshmen during their World History classes on Dec. 3rd and 4th. He used a “town hall” format (small groups) to review the Check and Reflect document, classroom and hallway expectations, and what it means to be “On Track” for graduation. This is the second round of…

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.

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.

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…

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…



The Home and School Association sponsored a Lollipop sale during lunch periods to benefit the Student Incentives Program.  The sale was a great success! Thanks to everyone who helped sell lollipops and of course to all who bought them! Student volunteers John Paul and Yahseer received Citizenship awards for their help and dedication to the…