Fels High School

File Photo of an 'amnesty box'. (Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Program Designed To Allow Philadelphia Students To Surrender Contraband Into “Amnesty Boxes” On Hold

The pilot program announced last fall put steel Kevlar-lined “amnesty boxes” at Fels, Edison and Roxborough High Schools.

05/04/2015

(Mayor Nutter, at right with back to camera, speaks at the on-site summer job fair.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

City of Philadelphia Hoping To Find More Summer Work For More Young People

“We had 8,200-plus people get jobs last year, but we had 18,000 who applied,” Mayor Nutter noted.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/01/2015

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3 Officers Injured Breaking Up Fight In Oxford Circle

Three police officers were injured after trying to break up an afterschool fight in Northeast Philadelphia. Five students are now in police custody.

01/16/2014

Police: 2 High School Students Arrested For Allegedly Stealing Teacher’s Car, Purse

Northeast Detectives say the students didn’t get too far. It was about 2 p.m. when they were stopped by police near the intersection of Loretto and Longshore in the city’s Oxford Circle section.

10/18/2013

(Students go through security screening at Fels High School.  2012 file photo by Mike DeNardo)

Cops: Student Arrested After Trying To Bring Loaded Gun Into Fels High School

A student was taken into custody after investigators say he tried to bring a loaded gun into a high school in Northeast Philadelphia Wednesday morning.

04/17/2013

(Students and their belongings are screened at the entrance to Samuel Fels High School, in Northeast Philadelphia.  Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Part 1: Back From The Brink

Until this year, the Samuel Fels High School in Northeast Philadelphia was listed as a “persistently dangerous” school, as defined by the state. But the climate is changing there.

10/04/2012

(Philadelphia schools superintendent Dr. William Hite.  Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Part 4: More Than Toughness

In this report, KYW’s Mike DeNardo looks at how Philadelphia’s new schools superintendent plans to tackle school violence.

10/04/2012

(A Philadelphia police car sits in front of Gratz High School the morning after a Broad Street subway shooting that wounded two students.   Credit: Mike DeNardo)

After Subway Shooting, Officials Keeping Wary Eye On Philadelphia Schools

School District of Philadelphia officials are disputing reports that the gunfire yesterday aboard the Broad Street subway stemmed from a rivalry among schools.

09/20/2012

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Philadelphia School District Principals Attend Training On Anti-Bullying Policy

Principals in Philadelphia will gather at Fels High School today, to be trained on the district’s anti-bullying policy.

02/14/2012