West Philadelphia High School
Students at West Philadelphia High erupted in cheers as Heidi Hamels announced the $8,700 grant to their school, one of six new Hamels Foundation gifts — totaling $51,000 — to area schools.
Police are investigating the stabbing of a man multiple times outside a high school in Philadelphia early Tuesday morning.
The Hardy Williams Education Fund awarded scholarships to six students in Philadelphia interested in careers in government, law or social action.
The Philadelphia School District has sold two historic buildings — one for a lot, one for a little.
The PBS program “Frontline” on Tuesday night profiles the “Hybrid X” team from West Philly High, which two years ago beat 90 of 111 teams in a $10-million global competition for cars that get more than 100 miles per gallon.
The students from the Hybrid X Team at West Philadelphia High School are being honored with the Next Generation Breakthrough Award from Popular Mechanics Magazine.
After a tumultuous summer that saw the buyout of Superintendent Arlene Ackerman, a new school year begins today for Philadelphia public school students.
The West Philadelphia Skills Initiative is connecting three universities and two health systems with entry-level jobs they need filled, and partners with the community to find those who can fill them.
With Philadelphia’s public schools facing a budget crisis, student leaders held a press conference Wednesday to ask City Council to keep funding for programs that decrease violence in schools.
West Philadelphia High School is celebrating its 100 year anniversary. Alumni spanning from the 1930s to 2010 gathered at the school on Saturday to pay homage.
To deal with anti-social behavior, many schools today have turned to the Institute for Restorative Practices’ talk-it-out approach, creating a leadership model that fosters dialogue among students.
Two high school students are under arrest, accused of stealing dozens of computers from West Philadelphia High School.
60 computers were stolen out of classrooms from a Philadelphia school. Authorities say it’s a growing trend plaguing the district and causing so many students to suffer.