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FILE: Germantown High School

2013 IN REVIEW: District Closes 24 Philadelphia Public Schools

The Philadelphia school district made the controversial decision to close down two dozen public schools this year.


FILE: Germantown High School

Closure Of Germantown High School Means End Of Thanksgiving Rivalry

Alumni 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.


(Germantown High School seniors file in to graduation ceremonies, held at the New Covenant Church, near the school.  Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Germantown High School Graduates Its Final Class Ever

Wednesday was a bittersweet day in the storied history of Germantown High School, which is shutting down after this school year.