Philadelphia Home and School Council
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Recent Announcements

  • 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
  • Check out what else our kids are up to Please visit the link.
    Posted Apr 20, 2016, 10:47 AM by Rosemarie Hatcher
  • Subject: Roxborough - Students' Short Film - 8th Place at TSA!! congratulations to Derek Stevenson and his students for placing 8th at the TSA State Competition! This is the second year that Roxborough has placed in the Top 10 at the Competition! This year's theme was Cyber Bullying. Here is a link to the 'TAD' video: "TAD" PA TSA State
    Posted Apr 20, 2016, 10:43 AM by Rosemarie Hatcher
  • Our students show case once again Congratulations to students doing their thing. Go for it. John O'Toole a 10th grader from A. Philip Randolph Career and Technical High School's Building Construction Program took first place and won a gold medal in the Building Construction Contest at this year's Skills USA State Leadership Conference in Hershey Pennsylvania. John competed against 9 other contestants from the state of Pennsylvania to win. John's dedication to practicing for the competition also payed off in a $2500 scholarship to Penn College of Technology. Congratulations to John and his teacher Mr. Esposito for all there hard work!Congratulations to students doing their thing. Go for it. John O'Toole a 10th grader from A. Philip Randolph Career and ...
    Posted Apr 20, 2016, 10:40 AM by Rosemarie Hatcher
  • Congratulations to the Principals who have received the Lindback Award We at Philadelphia Home &School Council would like to congratulate the following Principals of The Lindback Award.Very nice Ceremony. Carolyn Allen Glass of Thomas Morton Elementary, Stacey Burnley of Edwin M. Stanton Elementary, Brianna Dunn Laura G. Waring Elementary, Connie Carnival of Henry A. Brown Elementary, Toni Damon of Murrell Dobbins Carrer & Technical High School, Karen Dean of Lankenau Environmental Science Magnet High School, James Williams of Kensington Health Science Health Sciences Academy. Also congratulations to our talented students at Girard Academic Music Program Choir, Tamir Harper of Science Leadership Academy, Isaiah Gonzalez of Kensignton Health Sciences Academy. and Desmond Kirton, Jr. of Murrell Dobbins Career & Technical High School.
    Posted Apr 20, 2016, 9:24 AM by Rosemarie Hatcher
  • Our Future Doctors learning early Hartranft Students Get a Hands-On Experience with an Artificial Heart Hahnemann University Hospital and Drexel University College of Medicine continued their partnership with the students at John F. Hartranft Elementary School. Children were offered a unique hands-on experience with heart transplant surgery.  Dr. Langevin and Dr. Green taught the students about a breakthrough medical heart device called the HeartMate II.  Students were able operate the left ventricular assist device, and were even able to hear first hand from Ms. Sandra Baere, a patient who received the device! Students learned all about how the heart operates, the surgery to input the device, and how it has positively impacted the life of Ms. Sandra Baere
    Posted Apr 13, 2016, 1:06 PM by Rosemarie Hatcher
  • Reading by 4th is our Initiative as partners with the District and our childen Literacy Day Brings Noted Author, Volunteers to Sheppard Elementary Award-winning author Marc Clark (The Princess Fables) joined more than 40 community members in making fairy tales come true during Literacy Day at Isaac A. Sheppard Elementary School. Volunteers read to students dressed as their favorite storybook character. Clark also wrote The Royal Fables and The Prince and Princess of Christma
    Posted Apr 13, 2016, 1:04 PM by Rosemarie Hatcher
  • Nurses are important this isawell deserved recognition JoAnn Coleman Named School Nurse of the Year JoAnn Corsino Coleman from McCloskey Elementary School was named Pennsylvania School Nurse of the Year by the Pennsylvania Association of School Nurses and Practitioners (PASNAP).   Coleman is now a finalist for the School Nurse of the Year Award for Pennsylvania by the National Association of School Nurses (NASN). The award recognizes demonstrated excellence in school nursing practice and leadership in school health. If selected, Coleman will be honored at the NASN conference in June.   A 30-year veteran nurse, Coleman began her career at Penn Treaty Middle School before joining McCloskey, where she has worked for the last 20 years. JoAnn Coleman Named School Nurse of the Year JoAnn Corsino Coleman from ...
    Posted Apr 13, 2016, 1:00 PM by Rosemarie Hatcher
  • Way to go Masterman. Masterman Wins Third-Straight State 'Odyssey of the Mind' Title Julia R. Masterman Laboratory and Demonstration School is once again headed to the Odyssey of the Mind World Finals after winning its third-straight state title.   More than 40 students participated in the competition, an international educational program that provides creative problem-solving opportunities for thousands of kindergarten through college students. The team is coached by parents Brett Mandel and Chris Powers, who is a fourth-grade teacher at Samuel Powel Elementary School.   Team members use creativity to solve problems that range from building mechanical devices to presenting their own interpretation of literary classics, and then bring solutions to compete on the local, state and world levels. Thousands of teams ...
    Posted Apr 13, 2016, 12:54 PM by Rosemarie Hatcher
  • Congratulations to LINCOLN HS MAKES TOP 10 FINALISTS IN NATIONAL STEM COMPETITION LINCOLN HS MAKES TOP 10 FINALISTS IN NATIONAL STEM COMPETITION Abraham Lincoln High School made the top 10 in the inaugural Ford STEM Community Challenge, a national competition hosted by Ford Motor Company for high school career academies. The competition seeks student-designed projects related to science, technology, engineering or mathematics that offer sustainable solutions to critical community issues. Lincoln’s proposal, “WOW (Whale on Wheels)," examines green design in the proposed Port of Philadelphia expansion to support a healthy marine ecosystem. Two winning proposals will receive $10,000 and up to six proposals will receive $5,000 to support project implementation.
    Posted Apr 13, 2016, 12:52 PM by Rosemarie Hatcher
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