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Academies @ Roxborough teacher featured on the Notebook

Former tech exec teaches entrepreneurship in Roxborough Teaching, he says, “is all about selling.” by Makoto Manheim August 5 — 10:26 am, 2019    teacher feature, teacher quality “I created a culture where kids expect hard things and get it done.” Frank Fesnak strongly believes in the potential of his students. He has reinvented the business…

"Healthy Sneaker" Project Models

The “Healthy Sneaker” Project at The Academies @ Roxborough

This spring, PAI Academic Project Coordinator Dr. Maggie Pedone collaborated with Lydia Parsons and Molly Reingold of District 1199C Training and Upgrading Fund to design a “Healthy Sneakers” Project for The Academies at Roxborough High School.  10th grade students in the Biotechnology and Kinesiology pathways participated in this Project-Based Learning challenge with the goal of collaborating…

Finalists in NFTE Philadelphia Metro Regional Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge

The Academies @ Roxborough community wants to acknowledge two amazing students who did a phenomenal job last night at the NFTE Philadelphia Metro Regional Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge. There were 3 finalists who presented May 16, 2019 in front of group of around 150 adults.  We had the pleasure of having two of those finalists being…

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Business Academy Students on Real News Network

The Academies @ Roxborough Business Technology and Entrepreneurship students were featured in a NFTE promo on Real News Network on  Neferteri Raynor, Judah Smith, Daeshawn Crippen, Samuel Johnson, Marcel Joseph and Maurice Jones are highlighted in the clip, watch below. NFTE Philadelphia Metro Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge promo          

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…” This…

Students in Start-Up Tech Showcase at Roxborough HS

Start-Up Tech Showcase

  Students from the Academy of Business Technology and Entrepreneurship participated in the Start-Up Tech showcase today in the IMC @ Roxborough HS.  Students displayed their work and pitched their app to prospective investors.          

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….

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 Showcase

**ATTENTION**  Change of location for Academy Showcase – The showcase will be at Roxborough HS, 5:30 – 7:30 Thursday, April 4th instead of Community College of Philadelphia, CCP. Thanks, look forward to seeing you there.