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

Recent Announcements

  • 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
  • Cancellation of the following 3 Academic Division Meetings IMPORTANT INFORMATION - Cancellation of the following three (3) Academic Division Meetings - due to the weather:Tomorrow January 23, 2014 - Academic Division 8 is canceling its Meeting that was to be held at Fox Chase School.**We will see you at our next meeting, Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 9am at Thomas Holme Elementary School, 9120 Academy Road, Phila., Pa 191114Academic Division 1- rescheduled meeting is canceling the meeting, January 24, 2014.**We will see you at our next meeting, February 18, 2014 at 10am at South Philadelphia High School, 2101 S. Broad St., Phila., PA 19148Academic Division 7 - is canceling its Meeting that was to be held Friday, January 24, 2014.**We will see you at our next ...
    Posted Jan 22, 2014, 1:40 PM by Jay Cohen
  • Kindergarten Registration 2014-2015 Parents, guardians and care givers, Enroll your child for Kindergarten beginning Tuesday January 21, 2014 until May 30, 2014.  You can preview kindergarten by visiting your local school during Kindergarten Open House. The School District-Wide Kindergarten Open House is March 4, 2014 and the School District-Wide Kindergarten Open House Week is May 12-16, 2014.
    Posted Jan 15, 2014, 7:32 PM by Rosemarie Hatcher
  • Elementary/Middle School Selection Application Deadline The deadline to submit an Elementary/Middle School Selection Application is this Friday, Jan. 17 at 5 p.m.    The Elementary/Middle School Selection process is open to all students who will be in grades K-8 beginning in September 2014.  Students who participate in the process can apply for admission to Special Admission middle schools, Citywide Admission middle and elementary schools, and Neighborhood elementary and middle schools with available space.   Please click here for more information, or to download an application.   Questions? Call The Office of Student Placement at 215-400-4290 or email
    Posted Jan 15, 2014, 7:20 PM by Rosemarie Hatcher
  • HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 Philadelphia Home & School Council wishes everyone a safe and Happy New Year!
    Posted Dec 31, 2013, 8:55 AM by Rosemarie Hatcher
  • HAPPY HOLIDAYS TO ALL We The Philadelphia Home & School Council want to wish the Families, Advocates and our partners, a Safe and Happy Holiday. Be safe and enjoy your family and friends. Cherish these moments.
    Posted Dec 24, 2013, 12:12 PM by Rosemarie Hatcher
  • ALL SCHOOL DISTRICT OF PHILADELPHIA SCHOOLS ARE CLOSED FOR TUESDAY, DECEMBER 10 PHILADELPHIA - Due to the severe weather forecast, all School District of Philadelphia schools are closed for Tuesday, December 10.  Also closed are all early childhood and after school programs.  Administrative offices are open. The general public and media are urged to monitor the District Web site for any updates.  Updated information will also be posted on the District's Information Hotline at 215-400-INFO (4636). 
    Posted Dec 10, 2013, 2:20 AM by Jay Cohen
  • Next General Membership Meeting ***  This event has been canceled due to weather - Let's stay safe *****   Hi Parents & Families.  We are please to be able to present the following speakers at the next Parent Meeting of the Philadelphia Home and School Council.  Remember that this is an evening meeting and will start at 6 PM.  We will also be holding a raffle at the end of the meeting.  December 10, 2013 at 6 PM.  David Hardy, Chief Academic Support OfficerChristine Irwin, Executive Director, Grants Compliance-jay
    Posted Dec 9, 2013, 1:01 PM by Jay Cohen
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