Category: School Stories

Technically Philly: These high schoolers scanned Mayor Kenney and then 3D-printed him

Kudos to the high schoolers at MaST Community Charter School for the realistic reproduction.  Mayor Kenney is upfront about not being tech savvy. But he’s certainly down to learn. Case in point: He let the high schoolers at the Northeast’s MaST Community Charter School scan him and 3D-print him at the school’s makerspace last June. We spotted the …

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School Spotlight: The City School

The City School is a K-12 Christian school serving over 300 students across three campuses in Philadelphia. The school started in 1978 as a single campus and grew over time through the mergers of Spruce Hill Christian School, City Center Academy and Philadelphia Mennonite High School. City School campuses span the city from West Philadelphia …

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School spotlight: The Academies at Roxborough High School

Located on Ridge Avenue in the heart of the Roxborough section of Philadelphia, The Academies at Roxborough High School offers programs and learning opportunities that promote academic achievement and personal growth for all students. Under the visionary leadership of Principal Dana Jenkins, a 2015 Lindback Award winner for Distinguished Principal Leadership, the school is poised …

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School Spotlight: William D. Kelley STEM Academy

Kelley STEM Academy, led by principal Amelia Brown, is a District neighborhood school located in North Philadelphia. Historically, roughly 35% of students at Kelley score proficient on the PSSAs. With the support of the Philadelphia School Partnership, the 2014-2015 school year marks Kelley’s first year of implementing transformation with an emphasis on student growth, professional …

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