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Grade School Parent Representative

The Board of Trustees of Philadelphia Academy Charter School is composed of seven members, three of which are elected parents. One of the elected parent terms will expire June 30, 2019. Philadelphia Academy will be holding an election for the Grade School Parent Representative on the Board of Trustees for a three-year term ending in [...]

Grade School Parent Representative2019-05-17T10:54:13-04:00

Sophomores- University of Penn Summer Mentorship Program

Sophomores- You are eligible to apply for the University of Pennsylvania’s Summer Mentorship Program! This is a FREE 4-week program in the summer that allows incoming 11th grade students to explore campus and learn about colleges and careers. The fields offered are: dental medicin, engineering, law, medicine, and nursing. Go to for more information.

Sophomores- University of Penn Summer Mentorship Program2017-02-24T09:53:54-05:00

Student Athletes- NCAA Eligibility Workshop

Are you an athlete interested in playing in college? There is a free information session at Lincoln H.S. on March 6 from 6-8pm for you. You will learn more about NCAA requirements and how to talk to coaches. For more information, contact Tiffany Murphy at 215-400-4190 or

Student Athletes- NCAA Eligibility Workshop2017-02-24T09:52:15-05:00

Seniors interested in Applying for a Labor Union Apprenticeship

Applications for apprenticeship will be accepted for the following trades: Carpenter, Mill/Cabinetmaker, Millwright, Wharf & Dock Builder, Resilient Floor Layer, Lather and  Drapery Worker. Applicants must apply in person on one of the following dates: February 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, Saturday, February 18, and February 21, 22 and 23, 2017, from 8 a.m. to [...]

Seniors interested in Applying for a Labor Union Apprenticeship2019-07-23T14:12:14-04:00

Mobile Apps for College & Career Prep

Check out these apps to help you prepare for college & career: Step Up to College- this is the mobile app that goes along with the Guide created by the Philadelphia Mayor's office.  Check out the college and scholarship searches! Click here for Step Up to College App Play to Prep- this app helps students to [...]

Mobile Apps for College & Career Prep2017-02-01T09:10:47-05:00

Check out these Helpful Websites about College & Scholarships! Students can look up schools and see the average salary of graduates, the graduation rates, and more. MTV and Collegeboard collaborated for this site. See featured scholarships every day!  

Check out these Helpful Websites about College & Scholarships!2017-01-09T13:23:58-05:00

Interested in the field of Engineering???

Students ages 16-18 interested in the field of engineering- Rutgers University is offering a week-long program this summer to introduce students to a variety of engineering areas such as aerospace, biomedical, forensic, mechanical, and more. Go here for an application-

Interested in the field of Engineering???2017-01-09T11:53:31-05:00

More Scholarships!

All seniors should be applying for the Philadelphia Scholarship! Check out the application here- Check out these lists of scholarships from Fast Web and! and The PA Association of Educational Office Professionals office scholarships every year. Go to for an application and more information. “Facing Acne Scholarship” for seniors- [...]

More Scholarships!2017-01-09T11:48:19-05:00