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Archive for May, 2023

Governor's Civic Engagement Award

Governor’s Civic Engagement Award

For the second year in a row, the Academy at Palumbo won a Governor’s Civic Engagement Award for the percentage of eligible voters we registered. While we received a Silver Award in 2022, we were able to earn a Gold Award this year by registering 90% of eligible students to vote.  This effort was coordinated…

Weekly Updates-Students/Parents May 22 - May 26, 2023

Weekly Updates-Students/Parents May 22 – May 26, 2023

Palumbo qualifies for the PIAA State Championship Meet!

Palumbo qualifies for the PIAA State Championship Meet!

Palumbo qualifies for the PIAA State Championship Meet! Adley won the Javelin Aejana won the Discus and actually threw the state standard! She was 2nd in the shot put and will compete in both events next weekend (the real test will be getting up to Shippensburg and back after before and after prom) Penny placed…

Griffin Gazette Edition#4

Griffin Gazette Edition#4

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Weekly Updates-Students/Parents May 15 - May 19, 2023

Weekly Updates-Students/Parents May 15 – May 19, 2023

Onto the Semi Finals!

Onto the Semi Finals!

Boys volleyball won their 1/4 final match up vs Masterman (highlights from our match) yesterday 3-0.  Senior Outside HItter Fionn Dougherty finished the day with 20 service points and 12 kills.  Senior Co-Captain and setter Ed Loh, added 23 assists which helps him creep closer to his 1k career in assists. The win yesterday means two things,…

Weekly Updates-Students/Parents May 8 - May 12, 2023

Weekly Updates-Students/Parents May 8 – May 12, 2023

Arcadia Duel Enrollment

Arcadia Duel Enrollment

Dual Enrollment Fall 2023 Semester: Aug. 28 – Dec. 19, 2023 Eligibility Requirements: 11th and 12th graders with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Course Information: any 100-200 level course with instructor approval and fulfillment of prerequisites Tuition & Books: paid by the School District of Philadelphia Application: Instructions for on-campus classes Instructions for returning DE…

CAP Summer Jobs and Resources

CAP Summer Jobs and Resources

Teens- Teen Jobs including high pay Lifeguard jobs. 1000s of jobs- https://cap4kids.org/philadelphia/parent-handouts/employment-job-training/teen-jobs/ College Prep and Scholarships for High Schoolers- https://cap4kids.org/philadelphia/parent-handouts/education-resources/college-preparationscholarships/ FREE Gym Memberships at Planet Fitness- https://cap4kids.org/philadelphia/free-planet-fitness-for-teens-in-the-summer/ Volunteer Opportunities- https://cap4kids.org/philadelphia/parent-handouts/teen-resources/volunteer-and-job-opportunities/ and from above Check out all the Summer Academic Programs from the School District from PreK on!!- https://www.philasd.org/academics/summerprograms/ Camps- there are LOTS. Check them out…

Palumbo students interview former council member Cherelle Parker and Christy Brady

Palumbo students interview former council member Cherelle Parker and Christy Brady

Students from the Academy at Palumbo are interviewing former council member Cherelle Parker, who is running for Philadelphia Mayor in the Democratic primary. Don’t forget: Election Day is May 16th!