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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…

Rita's Water ice school fundraiser

Rita’s Spirit Night

Academies @ Roxborough Parent’s Association organized a fund raiser at Rita’s Water Ice on Domino Lane.  The event was fun with prizes and celebrity scoopers: Mr. Quirus, Mrs. Verica, Mr. Heleniak, Mrs. McFadden, Mrs. Sposato, Mrs. Doyle, Mrs. Arnold and Mrs. McGee.  Thanks to Rita’s for donating 20% of the proceeds back to the school. …

Teachers training on new Smartboards

Teachers Back to School August 20th

Philadelphia teachers returned to school August 20th this year to participate in professional development seminars and training courses using smartboards.  This is the earliest return to date for the school district, and the dedication of our teachers at the Academies @ Roxborough was proven once again as the staff was present and eager to participate…

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,…

Galapagos tortoises at lunch

Academies @ Roxborough Teacher goes to Galapagos

Mrs. Ragozzino attended a field workshop in the Galapagos Islands through the University of Southern New Hampshire.  The Galapagos Islands are located about 1000 km (620 miles) off the Pacific coast of South America, they are now a National Park.  The Charles Darwin Research Station is now home to aquatic iguanas, dragon-like lizards left over from prehistoric…

Academies @ Roxborough Teachers attend Conference in Nashville

Teachers from the Academies @ Roxborough attended a conference in Nashville March 5 – 7, 2018. Pictured from left to right: Rose Kalogerakis, Laurie-Jean Lawley, John Quirus, Kate Verica, Rosa Lasada, Teshome Sebhatu. “The Academies of Nashville Study Visit demonstrates how Nashville has transformed its high schools into personalized learning communities that offer rigor, relevance, relationships,…