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Honor Roll Students First Quarter 2020

Mrs. Kalagorakis Art Teacher

Lindback Award Winner

Academies @ Roxborough High School Congratulates Rosemaria Kalogerakis for winning the Lindback Award for Teaching Excellence. “Our award-winning teachers and principals have truly gone above and beyond this school year,” said Superintendent William R. Hite, Jr., Ed.D. “They are continuing to support our students and families during this difficult time through digital learning. While it…

Ms. Jenkins at the Philadelphia Academies, Inc. Gala

PAI Outstanding Principal Award

“Philadelphia Academies, Inc. was founded in 1969 to address the dropout crisis plaguing Philadelphia schools. The initial focus of our work was Career Academies, a model of career connected learning that our founders created. Since its inception, the Career Academy Model has contributed to higher graduation rates locally and has been transformational  nationally…” https://academiesinc.org/ This…

NFTE’s Philadelphia Metro Area’s Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge

Seven Roxborough students have qualified as semi-finalists for the NFTE’s Philadelphia Metro Area’s Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge. They will compete against other semi-finalists from 35 local schools on Wednesday, May 1 (tomorrow). The top two finishers will go head-to-head later this month in the Regional Finals for the Philadelphia Metro Area championship … an honor that Roxborough students…

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….

Business students @ Albright trip

Business students compete @ Albright

The high schools in the Mid-Atlantic Division of the Virtual Enterprise program (Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania) participated in VEI’s annual business plan competition and trade show at Albright College in Reading, PA on January 18, 2019. A group of seniors in Roxborough High School’s Business Academy earned Second Place Honors in the main…

Jonah Woods recieving a scholarship at the Kimmel Center

Jonah Woods receives EY Youth Scholarship

Jonah Woods received the EY Youth Scholarship for the App he designed here at the Academies @ Roxborough.  He received his award at the Kimmel Center with the support of his family and teachers. Click on the link to watch a part of the ceremony… BB738DE3-9960-4014-B6F9-722B244F7DEC

Academies @ Roxborogh Football players leaving the locker room

Academies @ Roxborough Football WINS Division

Roxborough’s Football teams won the Liberty Division on October 30th with a 30-6 victory over Palumbo.      

Office of Specialized Services Recognizes the Academies @ Roxborough

The Academies @ Roxborough students in the Vocational Training Program  YMCA video  from last school year  was submitted to the Office of Specialized Services for a contest on the use of  evidence-based practices and strategies . We won! Congratulations! Your video highlighting the use of an evidence-based practice/strategy was selected as a winner and you…

Jonah at NFTE

We have a Winner!!

NFTE’s 12th annual National Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge. Each year, we at NFTE are blown away by the young people who take the stage to pitch their businesses. They model the power of the entrepreneurial mindset—from seeing problems as opportunities, to creating products and services of value, to confidently pitching in front of very impressive judges.  NFTE.com…