Benjamin Franklin High School

The polls are open throughout the Delaware Valley. Voters showed up early at Benjamin Franklin High School in Spring Garden. (Credit: Tim Jimenez)

Early Morning Voters Skip The Lines And Cast Their Ballots

During the first hour here at Benjamin Franklin High School, 36 people walked through a blue curtain and cast their ballot on Election Day 2014. The power of the vote some here say they don’t want to take for granted.

11/04/2014

(Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Jeremy Maclin, center, watches as a student tries out "Financial Football" on a large-screen television.  Credit: Paul Kurtz)

Eagles’ Jeremy Maclin Helps Some Philadelphia Students Learn Financial Skills

The Eagles’ wideout played coach to a team of Benjamin Franklin High School students engrossed in “Financial Football,” a Madden-style video game in which teams have to answer financial questions in order to move the ball downfield.

10/23/2012

(Vintage photo of the Divine Lorraine Hotel, where Ridge Avenue crosses North Broad Street.  US National Park Service photo)

Decaying North Philadelphia Hotel May Become a Super-Sized School

Developer Eric Blumenfeld is reported to be looking at the Divine Lorraine Hotel, on North Broad Street, as a shared-campus site for four Philadelphia high schools.

03/16/2012

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