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Need Working Papers??

Virtual Working Papers The School District of Philadelphia has created a process that will allow minors to apply for their Working Papers online and meet virtually by appointment. They will download and complete an online application, Parent/Guardian signs application, emails application, and virtually meets Working Papers Issuer via Google Meet, upon which the completed Working…

Club Opportunities Virtual 2020

The Philly Youth Cycling Team (begins Sept 29) – Committed team members (requires a 3 hour per week time commitment) receive a FREE indoor bike for training and virtual practices. Great way for students to stay in shape and receive free coaching, cross-training, nutrition/cooking classes, and team unity. This program also has “leveling up” opportunities…

Family Academy is Now Virtual!

The Office of Family and Community Engagement (FACE) is dedicated to creating and supporting partnerships among schools, families, and communities. As a central resource for family engagement, FACE staff strive to engage and inform parent leaders and families as essential partners in helping students achieve academic proficiency and college and career readiness. FACE is here…

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Remote Learning & Chrome Books

An Important Message About the Need To Participate in Remote Learning Hello students and families. First and foremost, I hope you are well and are following the protocols to protect yourselves and others from COVID-19 (coronavirus). The District is developing a remote learning plan to help you continue to learn and grow with support from…

Unified Sports Team

Roxborough Students, there is an unbelievable opportunity we would like to inform you of for this upcoming school year (2020-21)! Roxborough, is offering the opportunity to join a Special Olympics team, that is accompanied with a gym class for credits. Incoming 9th graders may take this in place of their regular gym class, and 11th…

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  

January Attendance challenge Taste of Philly flyer

January Attendance Challenge

Students will have the opportunity to celebrate their success with the January Attendance Challenge!  Students who attend all 21 days in January will be invited to celebrate with a Taste of Philly Party!

Biotech students make Ice Cream

Biotech students made Ice cream in the lab and the science teachers were brave enough to taste test their results!

Mr. King, Freshman Academy Assistant Principal, met with all freshmen to review the Check and Reflect

Freshman Academy Reflections

Mr. King, Freshman Academy Assistant Principal, met with all freshmen during their World History classes on Dec. 3rd and 4th. He used a “town hall” format (small groups) to review the Check and Reflect document, classroom and hallway expectations, and what it means to be “On Track” for graduation. This is the second round of…

Junior Achievement Company Program

The Academy of Business Technology and Entrepreneurship is happy to announce that 12 of its students were accepted into the Junior Achievement Company Program with the IKEA, Aqua America and Accenture companies.  “The JA Company Program Blended Model unlocks the innate ability in students to solve a problem or fill a need in their community through…