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Philly teacher to parents: I've spent thousands on supplies. You can send in some tissues. | Perspective

September 5, 2017 by they are adequately provided for. They are motivated to learn, they do their homework, and they care about their grades. They believe they can succeed — and they do. Any help we can get makes the quality of the education we provide better. If you ...Superintendent: Teacher 'wrong' to tell student he can't wear Trump shirtAtlanta Journal ConstitutionSchool apologizes after teacher says students can't wear 'Make America Great Again' shirtsWSB AtlantaEXCLUSIVE VIDEO: High School Teacher Calls Trump Shirt Swastika - Turning Point NewsTurning Point Newsall 114 news articles »

Irmgard Aspenleider Stieber

August 22, 2017 by Bucks County Courier Times

Irmgard Aspenleider Stieber passed away peacefully on Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017, after a short illness. She was 81. She was born Nov. 14, 1935, in Speier Odessa Ukraine. In 1951, when she was 16 years old, she and her family arrived in New York by ship ...

Make tech part of core curriculum in Philly and Pa.

June 13, 2017 by

Philly.comAnd to start, tech education should be added to core curriculum in our Philadelphia and Pennsylvania public schools. One hundred years ago, public schools were designed to prepare our kids for factory jobs in the industrial economy. It's 2017, long ...

Phillies Players Address Students At Kensington High School

June 2, 2017 by CBS Philly

CBS PhillyPHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Two members of the Phillies took time out of their Friday to address students at Kensington High School. Andres Blanco and Odubel Herrera felt right at home with their predominantly spanish-speaking audience. Front row seats were ...

WATCH: LMHS 'Lip Dub' Video Helping Struggling Philly School​

April 27, 2017 by

Patch.comLOWER MERION, PA – Lower Merion High School is partnering with the John H. Webster Elementary School in Philadelphia's Kensington area to help generate crucial funds for the school, and the LMHS students got creative in spreading the message. Students ...

Kensington High Students Tour Choice Bus: It's Half Bus, Half Prison

April 18, 2017 by CBS Philly

CBS PhillyPHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Teenagers are faced with tough decisions every day so Tuesday students at Kensington High School got a sneak peek at what life looks like when you make the wrong choices. Students toured a realistic jail cell on the back of a ...

Missing Philly Teen Found Safe

April 1, 2017 by NBC 10 Philadelphia

NBC 10 PhiladelphiaMissing Philly Teen Found Safe. Dianne Hernandez. Ernesto Esquilin. A Philadelphia teenager was found safe after he went missing nearly a week ago. Ernesto Esquilin, 15, was last seen at the Kensington High School for the Creative and Performing Arts ...

Runaway Bull Escapes Slaughterhouse, Scampers Along I-95 & Up to Philadelphia High School

November 22, 2016 by NBC 10 Philadelphia

NBC 10 Philadelphia... Tuesday before it was finally taken down. NBC10's Brandon Hudson speaks to witnesses who spotted the animal. (Published Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2016). A young bull escaped from a Philadelphia slaughterhouse Tuesday afternoon, leading police on a chase ...

New Charges, New Defendant In School Funds & Tax Fraud Case Involving Former Congressman

October 16, 2016 by Forbes

ForbesThis week, prosecutors filed an indictment charging David T. Shulick, former president of the Bala Cynwyd-based Delaware Valley High School Management Corp., of embezzling funds from the School District of Philadelphia (SDP). Shulick was also charged ...

Phila. School District still struggling to fill teacher vacancies

April 11, 2016 by

Philly.comOne program will offer 2,100 eighth graders going into ninth grade a bridge before entering high school. The district did not offer summer education last year because of budget concerns. Councilwoman Helen Gym and Jerry Jordan, president of the ...

Starbucks, Philly Volunteers Teach Kensington High School Students Professional Skills

April 7, 2016 by CBS Local

CBS LocalPHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Students at a Philadelphia high school get a taste of what it's like to be part work force thanks to Starbucks. City Year Philadelphia and volunteers from Starbucks teamed up Thursday to teach work place interaction skills to ...

Philly High School on Lockdown After Officer Misplaces Gun

February 2, 2016 by NBC 10 Philadelphia

NBC 10 Philadelphia... after a school officer had his loaded weapon possibly stolen from his car. Students and staff at the Kensington Urban and Business High Schools at Coral and Cumberland streets were placed on lockdown around 10:30 a.m. as police investigated the ...

Delores Andy, 79, Temple professor

July 10, 2015 by The Philadelphia Tribune

The Philadelphia TribuneAfter graduating from Kensington High School, she attended Cheyney University, where she received a bachelor's degree. She earned her master's degree from Temple University. Andy was a professor at Temple University for 30 years. She began her career ...

Some Phila. students opt out of Keystone exams

May 13, 2015 by

... a leader of the "opt out" movement in Philadelphia. Pennsylvania families can opt out of standardized tests by arguing that they are opposed on religious grounds. The state Department of Education said it received 510 requests to opt out of ...

Hearing scheduled on planned merger of two Kensington high schools

April 13, 2015 by Philadelphia Public School Notebook (blog)

Philadelphia Public School Notebook (blog)A notice of the hearing, posted in the legal notices section of, says the meeting will take place from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the auditorium of Kensington Urban Education Academy High School, 2051 East Cumberland St. Members of the public can ...

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