Simon Gratz High School
At the college fair at Simon Gratz High School, students attending high schools operated by Mastery Charter Schools had the chance to grill potential institutions about post-secondary opportunities.
There is a new atmosphere at one Philadelphia high school where, students say, violence used to be commonplace.
Now there are just six Philadelphia schools deemed “persistently dangerous” under state criteria.
Katherine Adepoju-Odusanya, 18, is going to prom in a limo, wearing a custom dress with professionally done hair and makeup.
“I vow to help more animals than I hurt — I feel like I owe that,” he said on Friday at Gratz High School.
A student is in police custody after a fight at a program for emotionally disturbed students on the grounds of Simon Gratz High School Wednesday morning.