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

Recent Announcements

  • Happy Thanksgiving Philadelphia Home and School Council wish everyone a safe and Happy Thanksgiving to all. 
    Posted Nov 25, 2015, 8:17 PM by Rosemarie Hatcher
  • December 1 General Membership Meeting   There will be an Informative Session with Specialized Services,Rights to Task force & Arc. How to help our children get the resources they need to receive a quality education. Relaxing and fun filled fundraiser idea for all, Rolling Thunder at 10:00am room 1075, School District building 440 n Broad street.> Guest speakers ;> Wendy J Shapiro- Acting Deputy Chief Office of Specialized Services, along with Lisa Johnson -Advocacy Program Coordinator The Arc of Philadelphia,Chair person of Rights to Task Force, Mina Muhammad  Vice Chair, Lisa Wallace-Larkin -Inclusion Specialist Arc of Philadelphia, and Sherlene Washington-Sales Manager at Rolling Thunder,Karen James-Director of Family Engagement.> Raffle and Light Refreshments.
    Posted Nov 23, 2015, 9:23 AM by Rosemarie Hatcher
  • Happy Veterans Day to our Heroes The Philadelphia Home and School Council thanks all the men and women who have served in the Armed Forces. We salute you and thank you. To the families of lossed ones who served in the Armed Forces, we salute you.
    Posted Nov 11, 2015, 8:56 AM by Rosemarie Hatcher
  • General Membership Meeting November 10, 110:00am Everyone needs to come out to a Informative Session on how to save our neighborhood schools ,at our General Membership Meeting on November 10,at 10:00am room 1075, School District building 440 n Broad street. Our guest speakers are:  Evette Jones PFT-Community Schools with Rebecca Phillips Co Executive Director Media MobilizingBrian Armstead-Community Education Program Specialist Health Partners of Philadelphia.Newly Elected City Council person at Large Helen Gym - On NursesKaren James-Interim Deputy Chief of Family Engagement.
    Posted Nov 6, 2015, 12:28 PM by Rosemarie Hatcher
  • Presidents plea for PHSC valuable personnel The Philadelphia Home & School Council has been and continues to be a corner stone in the Philadelphia Public School System as the oldest recognized Parent Group.. As I come to the end of my tenure, as the 34th President of such a Historical Parent group following in the footsteps of our 1st President in 1935 Julia Masterman. It is important that we continue to keep this legacy of parental /guardian input with the district and the fight for equality Education. Needed to have been on a valid Home and School Association and continue to have a child in the public school system.Three of us are ending our terms. Council needs to continue to bring on bright,hardworking, inspiring, and ...
    Posted Oct 23, 2015, 7:00 AM by Rosemarie Hatcher
  • High School Fair To all parents, and caregivers, Explore your high school options, including district, magnet, charter, and private schools. View last year's list of participating schools here. Friday, October 16, 3pm - 7pm and Saturday, October 17, 9am - 3pm. The Pennsylvania Convention Center, Hall G -- enter on the corner of Broad & Race Streets . Come out and Learn about academic and special programs, extracurriculars, admissions criteria, how to apply, and more
    Posted Oct 12, 2015, 2:14 PM by Rosemarie Hatcher
  • 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
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