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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…

TechGirlz @ The Academies @ Roxborough

TechGirlz @ The Academies @ Roxborough

On March 30, 2019. A new record was set, and the Academies @ Roxborough was a part of it. TechGirlz, a partner in The Web Design pathway, held an event at Drexel University to take part in the Breaking the Code event. Over 300 girls in middle school across the country were learning HTML and…

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…

Dinner @ Roxboroughs Academy Showcase

Showcase Success

Thank you to everyone who supported the Showcase this year. The staff turnout was great. Our pathway teachers and JROTC instructors did a fabulous job highlighting their students’ work. Special shout to the additional team members who pitched in in so many ways: Mr. Thomas, Ms. K, Ms. McMasters, Ms. Wang, Mr. Gibson, Mr. Siddiqui, Ms….

Freahman academy march madness champions

March Madness Final: Freshman Academy takes it!!

Article: Mrs. Arnold Congratulations to the Freshman Academy team for becoming Roxborough HS Champions. Has anyone checked on Mr. Q? I was quite concerned that his head was going to explode early in the game.  The cheap shot he gave to Ajamal Leake only added to my concern! But seriously, the freshmen fought an uphill…

Academy March Madness Mr. Q on the court

March Madness Semi-Finals

Article by: Mrs. Arnold What a way to end the week! Two competitive games kept the crowds dummy lit.  In the first game the Freshman Academy took on the defending champs, Kinesiology.  The game ended 45-44 and the freshmen got the dub. Not gonna lie, my money’s on the freshmen to win it all…no cap. …

Fans at the round 1 march madness games

March Madness Round 1

Freshman and Film & Video Teams Advance!!!! Wow! Two competitive games were played after school today and the crowd was extra hype.  The Freshmen team defeated the Biotechnology team 73-63.  Mr. Q and Mr. McKenna led by example as they battled for victory.  They both had their share of 3s.  Sean Robinson was a crowd-pleaser…

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.  

Academy Showcase 2018

Academy Showcase 2018

The Academies @ Roxborough Annual Showcase 2018 was held Thursday, May 31st at the Community College of Philadelphia in the Bonnell Auditorium.  The Showcase is a great opportunity for our pathway students to demonstrate their prowess in their fields during the school year!  Thank you to all that attended for your “above & beyond” support.  And…