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Academy March Madness

Academy March Madness

Our third annual March Madness competition is about to begin! The schedule is as follows: Tuesday, Feb 25th at 3:15 Web Design vs. Business (Heleniak) Thursday, Feb. 27th at 3:15 Kinesiology vs. Biotechnology AND Film and Video vs. Business (Fesnak) All players/staff must play in the after school game in order to move to the…

Mr. King, Freshman Academy Assistant Principal, met with all freshmen to review the Check and Reflect

Freshman Academy Reflections

Mr. King, Freshman Academy Assistant Principal, met with all freshmen during their World History classes on Dec. 3rd and 4th. He used a “town hall” format (small groups) to review the Check and Reflect document, classroom and hallway expectations, and what it means to be “On Track” for graduation. This is the second round of…

1st Special Olympics inclusion class

Academies @ Roxborough HS 1st Special Olympics inclusion class

Academies @ Roxborough HS 1st Special Olympics inclusion class. Ms. Smyth and Ms. Geiger have paired up with Mr. Nori & Mr. Stanley to help build inclusion opportunities for all of our students, starting with the 9th grade. According to the teachers it was a wonderful experience. The students were making candy grams for their…

Freshman Academy Visits Temple University

Fresh Fest sign up table

Fresh Friday

Fresh Fridays have begun! The Freshman Academy teachers have come up with a plan to reward students for good behavior on a monthly basis.  Students were asked to choose where to go for a “free period” on Friday afternoon.  Sessions included: At the Movies, Hike-N-Ice, Board Games, Coloring and Crafts, PS4, X-box, and Laptops.  Upcoming…

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!

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…

Welcome Class of 2022

Welcome Class of 2022

Freshman orientation was held over two days for the Academies @ Roxborough to accommodate the large incoming class of freshman.  Teachers and staff were on hand to welcome the Class of 2022 and their families and prepare for new school year.  Parents attending workshops on signing up for Schoolnet and sessions to familiarize themselves with…