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

Recent Announcements

  • School year 2016-2017 is fast approaching. Back to school Celebration is August 26, at 9:00am School of the Future.Summer is nearing, time to shop for uniforms, school supplies, and figure out schedules. Please check the School District Website for the school calendar. September 1st is the opening of 9th grade orientation and closes on the 6th. First day for grades 1-12 and Head-start and Bright Futures is Thursday September 8, 2016.
    Posted Jul 29, 2016, 8:36 AM by Rosemarie Hatcher
  • End of 2015-2016 School Year. Philadelphia Home and School Council would like to say, Congratulations to ALL Graduates, you have succeeded and are moving on to a higher plateau. Whatever your future holds for you, remember always from where you recieved your education and the support of those who cared. Good luck young adult.
    Posted Jun 17, 2016, 3:59 AM by Rosemarie Hatcher
  • Help for Water customers
    Posted May 27, 2016, 10:04 AM by Rosemarie Hatcher
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    Posted May 27, 2016, 10:11 AM by Rosemarie Hatcher
  • Penn Alexander student competes in Scripps National Spelling Bee Saif Siddiquee, a seventh-grader at Penn Alexander School, is speller no. 206 in the Scripps National Spelling Bee, which kicked off this week.In March, Siddiquee spelled “eocene” correctly at the Philadelphia Tribune/Scripps 2016 Regional Spelling Bee to land a trip to the national competition against 284 spellers. Follow his progress on Twitter using the #speller206 hashtag Penn Alexander student competes in Scripps National Spelling Bee Saif Siddiquee, a seventh-grader at Penn Alexander School, is speller no. 206 in the Scripps National Spelling Bee, which kicked off this week.In March, Siddiquee spelled “eocene” correctly at the Philadelphia Tribune/Scripps 2016 Regional Spelling Bee to land a trip to the national competition against 284 spellers. Follow his ...
    Posted May 25, 2016, 9:46 AM by Rosemarie Hatcher
  • Eagles Team up to transform Disston Playground Philadelphia Eagles players, coaches and staff teamed up with Hamilton Disston Elementary School students and staff for the team’s 20th playground build. Players spent the day transforming the play yard and painting murals with help from the Mural Arts Society. Owner Jeffrey Lurie, Coach Doug Pederson and Mayor Jim Kenney joined Superintendent Bill Hite and Disston Principal Kari Hill at the event.
    Posted May 25, 2016, 9:44 AM by Rosemarie Hatcher
  • Sheridan Elementary School Nurse receives Diane Davis Vision Award Andrea Swartz Slook, school nurse at Sheridan Elementary, received the Eagles Charitable Foundation’s Diane Davis Vision Award for her work with the Eagles Eye Mobile.   “In all of the years I have known Nurse Slook, she has worked tirelessly to ensure that our students’ screenings occur twice a year and that those students who need to see a specialist do so,” said Principal Awilda Balbuena. “Her continued dedication to our students and families is commendable.”
    Posted May 25, 2016, 9:42 AM by Rosemarie Hatcher
  • Our Students shine Three students honored as Outstanding AAA Safety Patrol Members AAA Mid-Atlantic and The Mid-Atlantic Foundation for Safety and Education honored three District students as 2015-16 Outstanding School Safety Patrol Members.   James Dobson Elementary eighth-grader Darian Bastidas, Lewis Elkin Elementary fourth-grader Isaiah Ham and John Moffett Elementary fifth-grader Alexis Valdez received a plaque and Visa gift card for their accomplishments. A total of 11 students from throughout the region were honored during a special ceremony on May 3.
    Posted May 25, 2016, 9:40 AM by Rosemarie Hatcher
  • Passing of Chris Trakimas,Enginer injured in F.S. Edmonds Boiler Explosion The Philadelphia Home and School Council send their prayers and condolences to the family and friends of Chris Trakimas, the Mechanic at F.S Edmonds Elementary School who died from injuries a few months ago in a boiler explosion at the school. Prayers and condolences to his school family as well.The Philadelphia Home and School Council send their prayers and condolences to the family and friends of Chris Trakimas, the Mechanic at F.S Edmonds Elementary School who died from injuries a few months ago in a boiler explosion at the school. Prayers and condolences to his school family as well.
    Posted May 23, 2016, 10:58 AM by Rosemarie Hatcher
  • Last Philadelphia Home and School Membership Meeting Hello this is Rosemarie Frost Hatcher President of the Philadelphia Home and School Council, I will be hosting my  last General Membership meeting of the year on Tuesday May 3  at 6:00 pm room 1075, school district bldg 440 n broad,This meeting will be elections for The new Council members, information on the districts new educational summer programs offered  for our children and information on recreational summer camps. It has been an honor to have brought you informative information to you and your families. See you on Tuesday, May 3 6:00 pm,light refreshments and raffle
    Posted Apr 28, 2016, 2:09 PM by Rosemarie Hatcher
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