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ENGLISH Act 158 Graduation Requirements Class of 2023

Dear Parents/Guardians, In 2018, Act 158 was signed into law by the governor, outlining state graduation requirements that go into effect for students in the Class of 2023 and beyond. To graduate from high school, students must meet all local graduation requirements related to credits and coursework along with the state requirements outlined in Act…

SPANISH Act 158 Graduation Requirements Class of 2023

Estimados padres/encargados: En 2018, el gobernador promulgó la Ley 158, que describe los requisitos estatales de graduación que entrarán en vigencia para los estudiantes de la promoción de 2023 y posteriores. Para graduarse de la escuela secundaria, los estudiantes deben cumplir con todos los requisitos de graduación locales en cuanto a los créditos y los…

Roxborough New Start Time

Roxborough has a new start time and end time for the 2021-2022 School Year. This year, school will begin at 7:30 AM and end at 2:34 PM each day. Dear Parents/Family of Academies at Roxborough High School: We hope this letter finds you well and that you are taking time to enjoy the summer months….

Chromebook Returns

Collection of Chromebooks: Below is the guidance for reclaiming the Chromebooks from students including seniors and students transferring out of District. Students who are transferring to a new District school in the fall, should bring the loaner Chromebook to their new school. ●  Returning Kindergarten through Grade 11 Students : Students who are returning to…

SENIORS Frequently Asked Questions

When will I be receiving my diploma? ●      The diplomas will be mailed to you. The exact date has not been determined. ●      If you have moved in the last few months please share your new address with us so that it is not lost in the mail. When will the Virtual Graduation take place?…

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….

We need your voice #fund our schools

Fund Our Schools

The Crisis Ahead #fundourschools The economic recession resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic is significantly impacting the School District of Philadelphia (SDP). Next school year, the District is projecting a $38 million funding shortfall, which will grow to $1 billion in the next five years unless specific action is taken by the Commonwealth. The current financial…

Parent Survey

Hope everyone is doing well! Our department has an initiative launching that I am hoping I can count on your support. This initiative is a PARENT SURVEY:  This is a survey for parents to give their feedback on how we’re doing as a District regarding remote learning and our communication of information. This will also help us better…

Philly hopeline with Uplify Philly center for grieving children

Philly HopeLine in Partnership with Uplift

School District of Philadelphia to Launch Philly HopeLine in Partnership with Uplift Center for Grieving Children New resource to provide mental health support for District students, families in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic PHILADELPHIA — In conjunction with National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day, celebrated today, the School District of Philadelphia is announcing a partnership…