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Last call: Submit your Student Journalism Awards entry today!

By Noreen Neal on May 11, 2012 03:46 PM

Each June we recognize the best work of Philadelphia’s high school newspaper writers and editors. We invite your student publications (print or online) to participate in the Notebook’s 2012 student journalism award competition.

Time for submission is almost up! Our deadline is midnight tonight: Friday, May 11.

No more Ms. Nice Mom

By Deborah Russell... on Jan 18, 2011 02:53 PM

So back to the issue of parenting – from the standpoint of a “guest teacher,” the 21st century term for a substitute teacher.

Last week I had my first day working for the District at a high school in North Philly, and it was quite an adventure. I subbed for a Biology teacher and assumed that a science class would yield eager, attentive kids seeking to untangle the wonders of the life sciences.

During the first period that notion was dispelled quickly.

Student transfer applications due in Nov.

By Erin Gilbert on Nov 27, 2002 03:26 PM

Transfer application for students interested in transferring to another public school outside their neighborhood boundaries must be filed with the School District between October 2 and November 17 for admissions into a school in September 2003.

Applications are available from school counselors or from the Office of Student Placement (215-299-3688). Three different forms are used:

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