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

Recent Announcements

  • Ending Summer vacations and Getting Ready for School Summer vacations are coming to an end. Please make sure to go on your child's school website to check for uniform policies for the upcoming school year. Mail comes late as we all know and their may have been a change in the color or style of uniforms. Please make sure everyone who has a child taking a bus to school, has reached out and made sure their child and pick up times are correct. September is a short month for our students. Please check the calendar. Open: 8th,9th,10th,11th,16th,17th,18th,21st,22nd,(28th up in the air) 29th,30th.
    Posted Aug 26, 2015, 7:37 AM by Rosemarie Hatcher
  • High SAT and ACT scores since 2000 Dear Parents and Counselors --   In case you have a rising Sophomore (2018 grad) or Rising Junior (2017 grad) you have a unique opportunity to save your student time and avoid grief. It happens to save you money as well.We want almost every 2018 grad taking the fall 2015 SATs. Ideally Oct 3 is the target, but Nov 7 should do fine.Especially students with a decent vocabulary, your chance to post a great English score on the SAT is likely to fall with the Revised SAT. At minimum, studying for the Revised will take more time than studying for the Current SATThe prescription for doing well on Math and Critical Reading in October:ONE WEEK of daily tutoring ...
    Posted Aug 26, 2015, 7:30 AM by Rosemarie Hatcher
  • Home and School Association Registration, Supply shopping for 2015-2016 The end of our summer break is fast approaching. Time to start uniform and supply shopping. There are great deals on supplies at all stores. make sure all immunizations are up to date. Enjoy the remaining few weeks. All home and schools should start their registration process.
    Posted Jul 28, 2015, 9:11 AM by Rosemarie Hatcher
  • Happy Safe 4th of July The Philadelphia Home and School Council wishes all a safe and Happy 4th of July with family and friends.
    Posted Jul 4, 2015, 5:35 AM by Rosemarie Hatcher
  • Have a Safe Happy Summer Break The Philadelphia Home and School Council wishes everyone a safe and happy summer
    Posted Jun 25, 2015, 8:27 AM by Rosemarie Hatcher
  • Last General Membership Meeting Keystone no Option for Diploma This is Rosemarie Frost Hatcher, President of Philadelphia Home and School Council, Join us on Tuesday June 9th for our last General Membership Meeting. A chat and chew while we discuss what other ways,our children can be measured besides the Keystone as the ultimate factor which decides if a child receives his or her diploma. Guest will be Chris Shaffer Deputy Chief,Office of Curriculum, Instruction & Assessment. Robin Roberts, Helen gym, Tonya Bah and a raffle at the end.
    Posted Jun 3, 2015, 5:11 PM by Rosemarie Hatcher
  • Urgent Plea! Join PHSC & Dr. Hite Tuesday May 26 @ 10:00am City Hall Philadelphia Home and School Council will be at City Hall on Tuesday 10:00am ,Council Chambers to advocate with Dr. Hite for more funding for our schools and to let City Council know, our schools can not take any more cuts. We are calling on all Home & School Associations and anyone who cares about the future of our schools, but  more importantly our children !So please be there if only for a short time
    Posted May 22, 2015, 6:43 AM by Rosemarie Hatcher
  • McCall Home & School Literacy Night Literacy Day/Night Info Literacy Night will take place on Wednesday, May 27th from 5:30 to 7:00 PM in the lobby, gym, and auditorium of McCall.Children must be accompanied by an adult.There is no fee to attend; snacks will be available for purchase. Grades K-2 will have a character parade at 10 AM (not 2 PM) in the school yard. Each child should choose his/her favorite story book character and come to school dressed up as that character. Please pin, tie, or fasten the character traits to their outfits. (For extra credit, the students may write and present a report with pictures about the character or the author to the class.)
    Posted May 20, 2015, 10:45 AM by Rosemarie Hatcher
  • Fiscal Year 2016 Community Budget MeetingUntitled Post The School District of Philadelphia officials will share information about budget projections and request input on school resources and investments.Martin Luther King High School 6100 Stenton Ave. Wednesday, May 20, 2015 6 to 8 p.m. Partner: Education Voters PA Martin Luther King High School 6100 Stenton Ave.Wednesday, May 20, 2015 6 to 8 PMMartin Luther King High School 6100 Stenton Ave. Wednesday, May 20, 2015 6 to 8 p.m. Partner: Education Voters PA The School District of Philadelphia officials will share information about budget projections and request input on school resources and investments. Martin Luther King High School 6100 Stenton Ave. Wednesday, May 20, 2015 6 to 8 p.m. Partner: Education Voters PA The ...
    Posted May 20, 2015, 10:34 AM by Rosemarie Hatcher
  • General Membership Meeting:How to Teach our Children to be Safe This Summer On Tuesday May 5 at 6:00pm  at School District Building 440 n Broad Street room 1075, will be our General Membership informative session on safety tips for parents to share with their middle, high and boundward college students.Guest Speakers are Sheriff Anibal Rosa, former Pa State Trooper and a Marine. He is a Native of Philadelphia North Philly area. Attorney Amina Daniels Esquire.
    Posted Apr 30, 2015, 1:58 PM by Rosemarie Hatcher
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