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

Recent Announcements

  • 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
  • Community Budget Starts Tonight And lastly, it’s the budget time, and the District will be hosting a series of Community Budget Meetings to share budget projections with parents and community, and request their input on school resources and investments. The budget meeting dates and times are as follows (no registration required for those):Meeting 1 (Northeast): Wednesday, April 15, 2015 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Northeast H.S. (1601 Cottman Avenue)Meeting 2 (Southwest): Wednesday, April 22, 2015 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Bartram H.S. (2401 S. 67th Street)Meeting 3 (West): Tuesday, April 28, 2015 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at West Philadelphia H.S. (4901 Chestnut Street)Meeting 4 ...
    Posted Apr 15, 2015, 7:35 AM by Rosemarie Hatcher
  • Testing While elementary and middle school students take the PSSA exams, high school students instead now take the Keystone Exams.  Current freshmen and sophomores must now pass the Keystone Examsin order to graduate from high school.Students take exams in three subjects:Algebra ILiteratureBiologyStudents should take these exams as soon as they have finished (or nearly finished) the  relevant course, so they are most familiar with the subject material, and students  have multiple opportunities to take the exams. The Keystones are offered three times every year: in winter, spring, and summer.  The next test dates are May 13th– 23rd. If your student has taken one of the Keystone Exam subject areas this year, they should plan to ...
    Posted Apr 7, 2015, 5:59 PM by Rosemarie Hatcher
  • Autism Expo We are pleased that you are interested in attending The 8th Annual Autism Expo being held on Friday May 8, 2015, at the Education Center, 440 N. Broad Street, in the Atrium.  You are receiving this email because you have requested a vendor table at this year’s Expo. Attached please find the Autism Expo Vendor's Registration and flyer.Because space is very limited, it’s on a first come first serve basis, so get your registration forms in early.  
    Posted Apr 7, 2015, 5:48 PM by Rosemarie Hatcher
  • Happy Holidays To All From The Philadelphia Home & School Council. Have a safe and enjoyable Holiday with Family and Friends. Remember, these are priceless moments. Enjoy take care.
    Posted Apr 3, 2015, 4:19 AM by Rosemarie Hatcher
  • General Membership Meeting April 7, 2015 Mark your calendars that on Tuesday April 7 at 10:00AM #1075 School District Bldg, there will be a General Membership Meeting /Training for parents, community, guardians, teachers,anyone who deals with children. The Office of Safe Schools Advocate, Legal Assistant Leslie Cesari and SDAS (School Discipline Advocacy Service)will train parents on, "Parents know your rights" please join us for this informative session . light refreshments and a raffle. 
    Posted Mar 28, 2015, 8:32 AM by Rosemarie Hatcher
  • Employment Possibility   www.philasd.org  schoolbasedsupport@philasd.org THE SCHOOL DISTRICT OF PHILADELPHIATo ApplyVisit www.philasd.org -> Employment -> School-Based Positions •Complete the online application (we no longer accept paper-based applications) •Begin working on the required paperwork •Criminal history checkChild Abuse clearanceFingerprint clearance  We are making our schools greatThe School District of Philadelphia seeks dedicated and hard-working school-based support staff to support our efforts to make our schools great. We invite qualified candidates to apply for FOOD SERVICE ASSISTANT openings to start immediately. Will you join us?      Join Us!Food Service Assistant Job SummaryMinimum ExperienceRequired Test●Assist in the preparation and service of food in SDP buildingsMaintain a clean, orderly, and ...
    Posted Mar 28, 2015, 6:45 AM by Rosemarie Hatcher
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