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Lowes Skills USA grant award to Web design and VAP

SkillsUSA Grant Awarded to VAP

SkillsUSA and Lowe’s Home Improvement (#LowesSkillsUSA) have teamed up on a new grant program to support emerging SkillsUSA programs in career and technical education classrooms across the nation. The $100,000 grant from Lowe’s provides 100 eligible chapters with $1,000 worth of educational materials. Debi Bender, Roxborough High School  Web Design Teacher & SDP SkillsUSA Advisor received one of…

Round 1 Done

Round 1 Done

Two exciting games were played after school on Thursday, 2/27.  Mr. Fesnak’s Business team defeated the Film and Video Team in an extremely close game.  Final score was 42-40 with Malik Gibson leading the Business team with 18 points.  Tyson Harrington led the way for Film and Video and he also had 18 points.  Biotech…

VAP students at the Magic Gardens Art Exhibit

VAP Students Visit Magic Gardens Art Exhibit

VAP students with new drones

VAP Academy has DRONES!!!

Friday October 4 was a beautiful day to learn how to fly a drone. The Visual Arts Production Academy has 3 new drones. Students in Web 3,  Film 3, and Graphic Design 1 ventured out in the sunshine to test our the drone. Bartholomew, the training drone named by the seniors in Web 3,  took…

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…

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….

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…

Mr. Stevenson

Stevenson Wins “Teacher as Hero” Award

Two Philaelphia teachers were announced as winners of the National Liberty Museum’s 2018 “Teacher As Hero” Award.  Stetson Charter School teacher Tony Rocco and Roxborough High School teacher Derek Stevenson were among the 11 area-educators named winners.  The Teach As Hero award honors teachers for their extraordinary efforts that impact the lives of their students,…

Academies @ Roxborough Students at TSA Competition

Roxborough Film and Video Production Students do it again!

For the 4th consecutive year, Academies at Roxborough High School Film and Video Production students placed in the top 10 of the Pennsylvania Technology Student Association video competition. Students Charlize Anaya, Sekou Robinson, Tariq Welcome, and Shanaya Baker-Forney led by their teacher Derek Stevenson worked tirelessly to produce a two and a half minute video…