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Weekend News Briefs: 6/11 - 6/13

Friday --  A Frankford High School student tested positive last week for tuberculosis. A spokesperson for the School District of Philadelphia said both the district and parents of all Frankford…

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Lincoln High students' attitudes match new building

What is it that motivates, or fails to motivate, an adolescent to learn? Both the Pennsylvania School Board and Abraham Lincoln High School, located on Ryan and Rowland avenues, opted to…

    • The original Frankford High School building -- an annex of Central High School. Photo by Jennifer Reardon for Philadelphia Neighborhoods.

Frankford High School: 100 years later

Dr. Thomas Mills, the current Frankford Alumni Association president, graduated from Frankford High School in 1948 with 477 other high school seniors. All but two of the 478 individuals were Caucasian…

    • Inside the Excel Academy South in Northwood, Executive Director Milton Alexander stands with Stephanie Buca and a select group of the interviewed honor students.  Photo by Maria Konidaris.

Excel Academy offers students in the Northeast a second chance

Jamirca Delacruz dropped out of Frankford High School. Sarae White was struggling academically. Brandon Ausborne was simply not attending a high school at all. All three chose to attend the newest…

    • Members of the Greater Bustleton Civic League prepare to discuss zoning matters at the association's March meeting.

New location, same issues for Bustleton Civic members

Zoning was the primary focus of last night's meeting of the Greater Bustleton Civic League, with the first order of business being a presentation from Eva Gladstein, executive director of…

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Philadelphia schools closed tomorrow, School District adds four days to school year

All Philadelphia schools will be closed today due to the impending snow storm. Snowfall began falling, and is expected to continue through Friday morning. Regional and administrative offices for the School…

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Public and parochial schools closed for the rest of the week

Parents, get ready for a long weekend with the kids. The School District of Philadelphia and Archdiocese of Philadelphia have announced that all city schools will be closed tomorrow, Friday, Feb.…

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Public and parochial schools to close for third time this week

Snow day! The School District of Philadelphia and Archdiocese of Philadelphia have announced that all city schools will be closed tomorrow, Thursday, Feb, 9 due to snow. You can check the…

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Public and parochial schools closed tomorrow

Snow day! The School District of Philadelphia and Archdiocese of Philadelphia have announced that all city schools will be closed tomorrow, Monday, Feb, 8 due to snow. After school activities and…

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Public and parochial schools closed Monday

Snow day! The School District of Philadelphia and Archdiocese of Philadelphia have announced that all city schools will be closed tomorrow, Monday, Dec. 21 due to snow. After school activities are…

    • Northwood Civic Association President Barry Howell recaps the group's progress since the last meeting.

Northwood unanimously votes in favor of Excel Academy

Northwood residents voted unanimously last night to back up a decision made by the Northwood Civic Association to allow a new school on the property of Friends Hospital. Civic Association…

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NEast Links: jam-packed with a river rescue, police shooting, pretzel war and more

By Michael Feeney Here’s a summary of the week’s Northeast news we didn’t cover. See others here. Retired police officer Christopher Kaullar - of Trout Road near Rising Sun Avenue…

Northeast High teacher assualted by student

View Larger Map By Shannon McDonald A Northeast High teacher was assaulted by a student Friday morning, making it the second assault during the school's summer session. The student, who may…

Northeast High student attacks officer

View Larger Map By Shannon McDonald A summer school student at Northeast High School at Cottman and Algon avenues attacked a school police officer yesterday, sending the officer to the hospital.…

School District's first probable swine flu case found in Mayfair

By Shannon McDonald The Philadelphia School District's first "probable case" of swine flu was found yesterday in a student attending Forrest Elementary School at Cottage Street and Bleigh Avenue in Mayfair…

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