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Academies @ Roxborough students at the Philly Goat Project

Students Volunteer @ Philly Goat Project

Academies @ Roxborough students and Seniors volunteered at the Philly Goat project this weekend.  Students participated in trainings and received community service hours towards their service learning projects.  Mrs. Ragazzino sponsored the students and went with them to Awbury Arboretum’s Agricultural Village at 6336 Ardleigh Street in Philadelphia on a Saturday for the training. WHAT IS…

VAP students at the Franklin Institute for the Marvel Comics exhibit

VAP Students Visit the Franklin Institute Marvel Exhibit

On May 2, 2019, the VAP academy students from The Academies @ Roxborough visited the Franklin Institute to see the Marvel Exhibit.  36 students were able to attend after a successful fundraiser with SkillsUSA chapter and the RHS HSA through Go Fund me and the kids had an amazing time. Some highlights were the life…

SkillsUSA in Hershey PA

The Academies @ Roxborough Web Design students attends SkillsUSA in Hershey PA This year Web Design participated in SkillsSUA for the first time. Three students excellently represented Roxborough at the competition. It was a great opportunity for the students to investigate and learn what SkillsUSA is and how the competitions work. Yasmin Riley participated in…

Roxborough students @ Kutztown University

Roxborough Students @ Kutztown University

College Access Program hosted a Junior Retreat at Kutztown University.  Students from the Academies @ Roxborough visited the University Wednesday, April 3rd.  Students attended a workshop, toured the University and were treated to lunch.

Mr. Siddiqui took the Film & Video students with Ken Burns

Film & Video Students meet Ken Burns

Mr. Siddiqui took the Film & Video students to meet Ken Burns this week. Ken Burns is an American filmmaker, known for his style of using archival footage and photographs in documentary films. His widely known most recent documentary series include The Roosevelts (2014), and The Vietnam War (2017). Burns’ documentaries have earned two Academy…

Freshman spanish class visits LaSalle University

Freshman Academy visits LaSalle

Mrs. Fidrych sponsored a Freshman Spanish Trip to LaSalle University. The freshman were able to meet with professors, current students, and alum to discuss the benefits of studying Spanish at the college level. The group went on a campus tour and enjoyed lunch from the cafeteria before heading back!

Tahir Hall-Walker, an Academies @ Roxborough HS student was exclusively invited to be the guest on the Q show with Quincy Adams

Your Future is our Future – Dare to Dream Career Week

The Office of the Attorney General (OAG) in Partnership with the School District of Philadelphia (SDP) and Drexel University… Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro’s Office of Public Engagement is partnering with the School District of Philadelphia to host the first annual “Dare to Dream at Career Week” from March 25-29, 2019.  During this week, SDP…

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.

VAP Student from Academies @ Roxborough at Longwood Gardens

Academies @ Roxborough Visits Longwood Gardens

Students Participated in the Biodiversity, Adaptations & Biomes program at Longwood Gardens this week.  They were guided on a tour of Science in the Garden.  Students from the VAP Academy traveled through Longwood’s four-acre Conservatory to experience the characteristics of different biomes. Identify specific adaptations and explore diverse plant species surviving in unique environments.