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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…

students featured in NFTE promo

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 Vimeo.com.  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          

Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge Finalists

On Wednesday, NFTE hosted the regional round for its annual Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge. Earlier this spring, more than 500 students from nearly 40 Philadelphia-area schools presented their business plans to outside judges at their local schools. 30 of these student competitors qualified for yesterday’s regional round. Roxborough sent 7 students to this round of 30. The goal…

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.          

Mr. Fesnak, Business teacher @ Academies @ Roxborough HS

Lindback Distinguished Teacher 2019

Please join the administrative team in congratulating Mr. Frank Fesnak as our 2018-2019 Lindback Distinguished Teacher of the Year! Mr. Fesnak is most deserving of this honor and we are proud to have him represent the Academies @ Roxborough High School as the Lindback award winner. Congratulations Mr. Fesnak and thank you for your outstanding…

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….

luncheon scholarship to High Point University

High Point Scholarships

Academies @ Roxborough students Iyinoluwa Ogunyinka and Jardai Sharper were awarded full scholarships to High Point University in North Carolina.  The Business Academy hosted a luncheon for the students and their families where representatives of the college came and presented the scholarships to them.  It was a great event and the students are super honored and…

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. …

March Madness Business Round one

March Madness Business Round One Game

Fesnak Beats Heleniak Article By: Mrs. Arnold Another competitive game is in the books.  Mr. Fesnak’s Business team beat Mr. Heleniak’s team by a score of 40-37.  It was a tight game from start to finish.  The MVP would have to go to Malik Nelson who barreled through his opponents to rack up a lot…