Philadelphia Home and School Council
440 North Broad Street, Rm 115 | Philadelphia, PA 19130 | 215-400-4080 (office) | 215-400-4081 (fax)

Recent Announcements

  • Be prepared for possible Septa Strike. Information Regarding Possible SEPTA StrikeMessage & Guidelines for School District of Philadelphia Administration & Staff SEPTA's Transport Workers Union (TWU) can take action at any time to go on strike.  If a service interruption occurs, regional and city transit service will be affected.  The services that will be suspended include: The Market-Frankford LineBroad Street LineTrolley serviceBus serviceRegional Rail, CCT/Paratransit, and the LUCY will continue to operate.  All schools, offices and support service facilities will maintain regular hours in the event of a strike.  Please review the updated "Guidelines in the Event of a SEPTA Strike" that contains helpful information including a City shuttle service that will be available to District employees.  In the Shuttle ...
    Posted Oct 27, 2014, 7:20 PM by Rosemarie Hatcher
  • Bodine High School, A major change for unexpected parents and children A question I am sure will be asked of all parents and students . Two classes, Physics/AP Physics and Senior Capstone class were eliminated entirely effective October 27. Two teachers have been lost and a World Language class. Students have voiced their feelings"what happens to the grades we worked our asses off for".great question children.
    Posted Oct 27, 2014, 7:15 PM by Rosemarie Hatcher
  • PHSC General Membership Meeting On Tuesday October 7, 2014 at 10:00am in room 1075  at 440 School District there is a General Membership Meeting. Our guest speaker will be Ms Karyn Lynch - Chief of Student Services. The meeting is a discussion on how we the parents can assist in making sure our children have what they need to go further in their education or make sure they are prepared to enter the work force.
    Posted Oct 3, 2014, 2:26 PM by Rosemarie Hatcher
  • October is Parent/Guardian Appreciation Month Thank you ,for all you the Parents/Gaurdians have done for your own children. Pat yourselves on the back. Remember to say thank you to each other and especially your Home and School Associations Officers and volunteers who do the little things to help and assist your children in school. Remember it takes a village nd always will to help educate, and guide our children in the right direction.
    Posted Sep 29, 2014, 7:13 PM by Rosemarie Hatcher
  • PHSC Needs You Do to the numbers of schools seeking assistance in setting up their Home and School Associations, I am seeking qualified past officers and present officers,though it would be difficult who still have children in the school district, to apply for the positions of Network Representatives. A brief Job description below.We are all volunteers so there are no monetary compensations. You will gain vast knowledge about public education, policies, politics, etc, and help give a voice to parent/guardians who think they are alone.Qualifications, are that you held or hold an officer position for one full year on a Home and School Association in Philadelphia. Responsibilities you must attend 2meetings per month, General Membership meeting and an Executive ...
    Posted Sep 18, 2014, 12:03 PM by Rosemarie Hatcher
  • PHSC General Membership Meeting 9/16/2014 @6:00pm Welcome back to School Year 2014-2015. Hope everyone had a restful summer with family and friends.OnTuesday September 16,2014 at 6:00pm, will be our first General Membership Meeting. The meeting will be held in the auditorium of the School District.Our guest will include Bill Green -Chair of the SRC, Jerry Jordan- President of PFT, Karen James -Director of the Call Center, Julia Manokhina, on Parent university, Parent Portal and Parent Resource centers, Jermaine Broomell -President/CEO-Better Health Network.There will also be giveaways. Please join us for an informative evening.
    Posted Sep 13, 2014, 8:24 AM by Rosemarie Hatcher
  • Have A Safe Labor Day Weekend! To all students, parents, guardians, family members, teachers, advocates, everyone . Please have a Safe and Relaxing Labor Day Weekend.This year we are in for a roller-coaster ride. Everyone is need to be there for our children in any manner in which you can assist. Thank youPhiladelphia Home and School Council
    Posted Aug 30, 2014, 4:50 AM by Rosemarie Hatcher
  • Summer Vacations & July 4th To all parents ,guardians, caregivers, educators and children. Enjoy a safe and relaxing summer vacation with family and friends. Please remember to stay well hydrated, eat plenty of healthy meals and snacks.Have a Safe 4th of July. 
    Posted Jul 4, 2014, 2:37 AM by Rosemarie Hatcher
  • new farmers’ market at Rodeph Shalom Congregation Rodeph Shalom wants you to know about a new farmers’ market that will be opening soon at our synagogue on North Broad Street. We are working on this exciting project with The Food Trust, a Philadelphia-based non-profit committed to increasing access to fresh and nutritious food. Our goal is to create a farmers’ market that will not only offer fresh, local produce to our neighborhood but will also serve as a warm and welcoming gathering place for members of our community. Our Vision is to offer a "Common Ground” within our community for social justice initiatives beginning with access to healthy affordable food.The new Broad & Mt. Vernon Farmers’ Market will be open on Sundays from 10am ...
    Posted Jun 11, 2014, 5:14 AM by Jay Cohen
  • Learning Network 1 Parent Meeting schedule for Wednesday, February 26th. This is just a friendly reminder that we are only 6 days away from the second Learning Network 1 Parent Meeting schedule for Wednesday, February 26th. The meeting will take place from 5-6:30 p.m. at Southern High School, located at 2101 South Broad Street. The meeting will take place in room 105. Please pass the word along to all of your parents, community stakeholders, and families that you serve. Attached flyer outlines for you the agenda for this meeting. Please post this flyer in your main office and also in any areas that are frequent by parents/community members. Thank you for your time and cooperation in this matter.Jason MangoParent CoordinatorLearning Network OneSouthern ...
    Posted Feb 20, 2014, 11:29 AM by Jay Cohen
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