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

Recent Announcements

  • Important General Membership Meeting October 6 at 6:00pm  Hello everyone, Rosemarie Frost Hatcher, President of The Philadelphia Home and School Council, inviting everyone out to a Must Know  Informative Session at our General Membership Meeting on October 6, at 6:00pm room 1075, School District building 440 n Broad street. Our guest speakers are:   Rachel Holzman and Diane Sher; Office of Student Support Services.;Code of Conduct Changes, Attendance and Truancy Administrative Procedures, Exclusion Process, Appeals Process.Christopher Shaffer;Deputy Chief Office of Curriculum Instruction and Assessment. Alison McDowell;Opt out of Standardized Tests. Karen James, Interim Deputy of Face. Light refreshments.
    Posted Oct 1, 2015, 10:27 AM by Rosemarie Hatcher
  • PHSC General membership Meeting September 22 at 10;00am Welcome back to 2015-2016 School Year Everyone, The Philadelphia Home and School Council is inviting everyone to our first General Membership Meeting, on Tuesday, September 22, at 10:00am in the old Cafe located on the first floor of the School District building at 440 N Broad street. Our guest speakers are, Superintendent Dr. William Hite, Deputy School Climate and Safety - Jody Greenblatt, Esq., PFT Representative- Evette Jones, Safe Schools Advocate- Leslie Cesari, Interim Deputy of Face Karen James. We will have light refreshments and a School Supplies raffle. Join us, have a great day.
    Posted Sep 11, 2015, 10:20 AM by Rosemarie Hatcher
  • Safe and Relaxing Labor Day We wish everyone a safe and relaxing Labor Day. Children go to bed early. Adults enjoy the last summer vacation evening, by relaxing on your porch, deck, patio, stoop, steps,bed or whatever, and prepare for another school year, 2015-2016.
    Posted Sep 6, 2015, 7:33 PM by Rosemarie Hatcher
  • 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
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