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Way to go Web Design!! Studio 312 wins BIG!

Way to go Web Design!! Studio 312 wins BIG!

Studio 312 wins BIG! Students in Mrs. Bender’s Web Design 3 class, known as Studio312, won big at this year’s Media Arts & Design Competition for the district. Earning 1st place for their PBIS website to inform students about being a ROXSTARR, 3 students representing Studi312 will be representing the school and district at the State level competition in May!…

Media Arts & Communication website

Class of ’21 website for the M.A.C. Academy

Students in Web Design 3 this past year spent their virtual class time exploring the design process from an industry perspective by creating a website for the Visual Arts Production, now Media Arts & Communication Academy.  Students learned and explored the various positions and their job responsibilities in a communications/design firm and became Studio312, a…

Sam Johnson Class of 2020

High Point University Awarded to SAMUEL JOHNSON

On Friday, High Point University awarded SAMUEL JOHNSON with its Randolph Scholarship. Sam immediately accepted it. The Randolph Scholarship, funded by Netflix co-founder Marc Randolph, provides an exceptional Roxborough business student with a full four-year ride at High Point University in North Carolina. The scholarship not only covers tuition, room and board but travel expenses…

Round one underway

March Madness games are underway at Roxborough.  Yesterday the Web Design team defeated Mr. Heleniak’s Business team 66 to 54.  It was an exciting game with a decent crowd in attendance.  Haneef Rushing-Davis scored 18 points for the Business team and Omar Taylor had 16 points.  For the Web Design team James Fowler and Mr….

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…

Roxborough students at Barnes Foundation Internship

Barnes Foundation Internship

Five students from Mrs. Yacker’s AP English Literature and Composition course interned for a day at the Barnes Foundation. While interning, students worked in the Barnes special exhibit “30 Americans” to not only inform the public but also interact and create conversations around specific art works. Rebecca Yacker, M.Ed. English Teacher Roxborough High School  

Mrs. Thompson, Mr. Kerrigan, Mr. Rauscher, Ms. McFadden and Mrs. Jenkins at the NCAC conference.

Roxborough High School Recognized at the NCAC’s 23rd Conference

From its inception in 1996, NCAC’s (National Career Academy Coalition) mission has been to provide collaborative support and resources for existing and emerging career academies. The Academies @ Roxborough High School was recognized at the NCAC’s (National Career Academy Coalition) 23rd conference held in Philadelphia.  Teachers from as far as Hawaii attended the conference and visited…


Our own Academies @ Roxborough Student Ambassadors participated in the NCAC STUDENT AMBASSADOR TRAINING with LEADERSHIP CERTIFICATION NCAC (National Career Academy Coalition) welcomed students to our Philadelphia conference and we are proud to offer our new student ambassador training and leadership certification. NCAC’s Student Brand Ambassador Certification Program ensures that your Ambassadors have the training they need to…

Kinesiology & Biotech Students participate in Chat & Chew with industry professionals

Academy of Health Sciences & Research Chat & Chew

HS&R FIRST Chat and Chew This idea came from Mr. Thomas last year. The Academy of Health Sciences & Research on the first Friday of the next few months with our OAC members will speak with 6 seniors every month..1/2 KIN and 1/2 BIOTECH. It’s an opportunity for the OAC members to share their experiences…

Mrs. Arnold and our student ambasador Tyson Harrington visited Anna L. Lingelbach School

Student Ambassadors visit Anna L. Lingelbach School

Mrs. Arnold and our student ambasadors, Sherika Stennett and Tyson Harrington visited Anna L. Lingelbach School to inform students on our Academy Model.  The Ambassadors presented the Academy pathway options to students as they are gearing up to choose what high school and eventual career path the want to pursue.  It was a successful day…