The Roots are tapping into their resources to help raise funds for their alma mater in Philadelphia.
“This is our roots, this is where it all started. This is what the song Motownphilly was all about,” Shawn Stockman said.
Students at the Philadelphia High School for Creative & Performing Arts are singing praises to the donors who are helping make this years performance possible.
Superintendent William Hite’s budget relies on labor concessions — including teacher pay cuts from 5 to 13 percent, and an end to teacher seniority.
A famous alumnus of Philadelphia’s High School for the Creative and Performing Arts is reaching into his own pocket to make sure that next year’s musical at his alma mater won’t be scrapped, as this year’s was.
The spring musical, a signature event at Philadelphia’s High School for Creative and Performing Arts, will not go on as planned this year because of Philadelphia School District cutbacks.
Students of the Philadelphia High School for the Creative and Performing Arts had the opportunity to ask questions of Ta’Rea Campbell, the lead of “Sister Act” who was once a student at CAPA.
Students of the Philadelphia High School for Creative and Performing Arts (“CAPA”) stopped at four daycare centers in South Philadelphia along with “Santa” and his helpers (officers in the 17th Police District) to offer stories and songs.
CAPA has given us Boyz II Men, QuestLove, and Tony Luke, among others. Today, alumni were marking the anniversary of the school’s founding.