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Students in Biotech pathway attend field trip at GSK

Biotech Students Youth Mental Health Training and GSK Trip

Mrs. Thompson and the Students in the Academy of Health Sciences & Research Biotech Seniors participated in Mental Health training workshop sponsored by Youth Mental Health, First Aid USA. The Academy of Health Sciences & Research Biotech Juniors attended a field trip at GSK, GlaxoSmithKline with Mrs. Thompson.  

Biotech Students visit GSK

The Visiting Students Program at GSK The Visiting Students Program, sponsored by R&D Science in Schools, aims to inspire high school students toward pursuing science and technology careers through a one-day visit to our US Research and Development Hub. Students will meet the actual scientists and professionals who discover and develop medicines for patients in…

"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…

Students building DNA models with candy

Candy DNA

Students explored the structure of DNA through building models using their favorite candies.

STEAM Roller Skating

The Academy of Health Sciences and Research @ Roxborough attended the Educational Field Trip program at Millennium Skate World that immerses students in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math). The STEM concepts are related to roller skating, where students will learn that STEM is all around them, it is not just a concept found in…

Roxborough teachers at a 2 week summer workshop

Teacher Summer STEAM Workshop

Teachers in the Healthcare Workplace Project, Summer 2018 Academies @ Roxborough teachers attended the District 1199C Training & Upgrading Fund partnered with Philadelphia Works, Inc.; Philadelphia Academies, Inc. (PAI); the School District of Philadelphia (SDP; two divisions of Drexel University; Community College of Philadelphia (CCP); local curriculum experts; and employer partners in multiple healthcare and…

Internship board posted in the Science wing

Health Sciences & Research Teachers

The Academy of Health Sciences and Research teachers are working to help students achieve more.  Mrs. Ragozzino and Mrs. Thompson have started an Internship Board and Job board in the science wing.  Stop by to check out the postings for summer internships to pursue your STEAM interests.  There are also opportunities for internships in the…

The Academies @ RHS staff and district affiliates attended the Teacher Leadership Summit

STEM Teacher Leadership Summit

The Academies @ RHS staff and district affiliates attended the Teacher Leadership Summit: Attracting, Retaining, and Developing a Diverse STEM Teaching Workforce in Washington, DC. The team’s purpose for attending was geared toward tackling the issues of underrepresentation in STEM education, creating plans for attracting, retaining, and developing a diverse STEM teaching workforce, and becoming…