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

Recent Announcements

  • Thanks to people who care. Bryant Elementary Receives $1,000 Donation of Office Depot SuppliesLed by Genevra and Rick Allen, members of the Presbyterian Church of Deep Run in Perkasie, PA donated $1,000 in Office Depot school supplies to both Kindergarten classrooms at the William C. Bryant Promise Academy. Many of the supplies were delivered to Kindergarten teachers Ms. Stoffere and Ms. Holmes just before the holiday and students were given supply boxes, new pencils and erasers, folders and books, a host of art supplies and more! The School District of Philadelphia wishes to whole-heartedly thank the members of PC Deep Run and wish you all a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!Read more..
    Posted Feb 25, 2015, 3:14 PM by Rosemarie Hatcher
  • Another positive side to how great our students are Edison High’s RoboOwls Take 1st Place at PA FIRST Tech ChallengeThe Robowolves, Techeads, and N.E.R.D.S. were just a few of the bands of young intellectuals that arrived at Central High School on Saturday morning, geared up for a challenge months in the making.The middle and high school students glided across the school's gymnasium, delicately carrying their small robots from mini work stations to an engineer's equivalent of a sporting arena. Referees and all. Inside the WiFi-enabled field, the idle contraptions of metal and wheels and wires sprung to life as the student-creators lined the perimeter. Edison High School took first place! The team is headed by Barbara Bess-Pashak ...
    Posted Feb 25, 2015, 3:09 PM by Rosemarie Hatcher
  • McCall Home and School. Have Fun for a good Cause,Our Children. Parents and staff, please join usTONIGHT from 6:30 to 10:30 PM as we celebrate Chinese New Year at our first ever event at Tango, a McCall Family-owned restaurant/bar/karaoke lounge in Chinatown! TANGO1021 Arch StreetTickets are $10(all ticket sales are being donated back to McCall!) 
    Posted Feb 25, 2015, 1:20 PM by Rosemarie Hatcher
  • General Membership Meeting Part 2 of Opt Out on StandardizedTesting, is it the Right thing to do On Tuesday March 3, 2015 at 440 n Broad Street School District , room 1075 at 6:00pm, we will follow up on the OPT  OUT Rights of Standardized Testing. This will be a Q &A platform  with Deputy Chief, of Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment Christopher Shaffer.  Answers submitted at last meeting for the District will be answered by Karen James of The Office of family Engagement.Light refreshments.
    Posted Feb 25, 2015, 5:36 AM by Rosemarie Hatcher
  • PHSC in Conjunction with Family & Community Engagement are Hosting Family Literacy Night Read by 4th Grade level By 8th is one of the initiatives the District is pushing so is Philadelphia Home and School Council.On Wednesday March 18th at 440 N Broad Street School District Auditorium, 5:30pm light dinner and registration, 6:00pm-7:00pm event starts.Have fun reading with your child, enjoy a storyteller presentation, learn strategies to accelerate your child's growth.As you leave you will receive a set of books to take home.WE need to be proactive.
    Posted Feb 25, 2015, 5:26 AM by Rosemarie Hatcher
  • Serious Weather Conditions Please remember to dress all children warmest and with layers. Hats ,gloves ,scarfs. Please remember to check with your Home and Schools and the schools its self for any lost and found items., 
    Posted Feb 20, 2015, 11:52 AM by Rosemarie Hatcher
  • Drexel University 3rd Annual Autism Public Health Lecture THE THIRD ANNUAL AUTISM PUBLIC HEALTH LECTURE Parent-Mediated Intervention in ASD: Challenges and Opportunities Wednesday, March 25, 2015 9:00 AM — 11:00 AM Continental Breakfast provided 8:30 AM-9:00 AM Nesbitt Hall: Ruth Auditorium 33rd & Market Streets Philadelphia, PA 19104 Dr. Ingersoll will present an overview of parent-mediated inter- vention for young children with ASD, with a focus on the current evidence base. She will discuss challenges with the dissemina- tion and implementation of existing evidence-supported models in community settings. Finally, she will consider the potential for increasing community adoption of parent-mediated approaches through the use of alternative development and evaluation frameworks. Examples from Project ImPACT, a community- focused parent-mediated intervention, will ...
    Posted Feb 18, 2015, 2:25 PM by Rosemarie Hatcher
  • February Career and Technical Education Month The School District of Philadelphia Office of Career and Technical EducationFebruary is Career and Technical Education Month Please join us on Friday February 20, 2015 from 11:00 AM to 1:30 PM In the Atrium of the District's Education Center, 440 N. Broad Streetas we celebrateCareer and Technical Education Month. There will be displays and demonstrations by students from our various CTE programs in the many schools that host our  programs. Stop in, hear their story, learn something new and celebrate  the accomplishments of our students.   We take time during this month to acknowledge the work and success of our students, their CTE Technical and Academic teachers as well as their Principals in delivering an ...
    Posted Feb 18, 2015, 2:15 PM by Rosemarie Hatcher
  • Snow Day February 17,2015 All Philadelphia Public and Parochial Schools are closed as of 6:37am this morning .
    Posted Feb 17, 2015, 3:44 AM by Rosemarie Hatcher
  • February 3 PHSC General Membership Meeting Testing what is a parents right? Testing season is coming up, and it's important to know your rights. Did you know parents can legally opt their child out of standardized testing? Learn more at the February 3rd Home and School Council meeting 10am 440 N. Broad Street Room 1075. We'll be speaking with a representative of the School District and Alison McDowell, and other members of Opt Out Philly. Representative from Family Engaement will also be joining us.
    Posted Jan 28, 2015, 11:26 AM by Rosemarie Hatcher
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