2013 IN REVIEW: District Closes 24 Philadelphia Public SchoolsThe Philadelphia school district made the controversial decision to close down two dozen public schools this year.
Closure Of Germantown High School Means End Of Thanksgiving RivalryAlumni of now-closed Germantown High School have to find a new tradition, now that the 39-year-old Thanksgiving football showdown with Martin Luther King High is no more.
Eubanks Brothers Visit Philadelphia To Teach Music Classes at CAPALongtime "Tonight Show" bandleader Kevin Eubanks and his trumpet-playing brother Duane were back in their hometown of Philadelphia, teaching master music classes at the Kensington High School for Creative and Perform Arts.
Former Germantown H.S. Students Getting the Feel of MLK HighMore than 300 students have transferred from Germantown High (a longtime rival of MLK), which shut down at the end of the 2012-2013 school year.
Camelot Schools' Plan To Move Into Germantown HS Building Hits A SnagPlans to bring new life to the just-closed Germantown High School building have taken a detour.
A Phila. Education Company Hopes To Lease Defunct Germantown H.S. BuildingCamelot Schools, a private company which runs three alternative schools in Philadelphia, is interested in leasing the building that used to house Germantown High.
Germantown High School Graduates Its Final Class EverWednesday was a bittersweet day in the storied history of Germantown High School, which is shutting down after this school year.
Community Forum Discusses Alternative Uses For Germantown High School BuildingThe historic school is one of nearly two dozen Philadelphia public schools slated to close at the end of the academic term.
Parents’ Protest Disrupts SRC Meeting On School ClosuresSuperintendent William Hite said the district can't afford to maintain underutilized schools. "The district's financial challenges jeopardize its survival."
Students And Faculty At Germantown High React To News Of Their School ClosingWhen the closing bell rang Thursday, students began learning about the fate of their school.
Philadelphia School District Releases List Of 37 Schools Being Shut DownAmong the high schools to close are Germantown High, Strawberry Mansion High, University City High, and Bok Tech.
Police Investigating Reported Sexual Assault Inside Germantown High SchoolPhiladelphia police say a teenager is in custody, charged with rape for the alleged assault of a female student inside Germantown High School last Friday.