The High School at First Philadelphia Preparatory Charter School

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This weekend our High School students performed in their first musical, presenting "You're a Good Man Charlie Brown." The performance was OUTSTANDING, and we are so proud of the students for taking something new and making it their own! This was a great way to start the tradition of a annual musical at our High School.

The musical staff is so proud of the casts accomplishments this weekend! This could not have been done without the hard work and dedication of our staff: Mrs. Christa Young, Mr. Angelo Pfaff, Ms. Alicen Ragonese, Ms. Lauren Delfing, Ms. Jordan Stebich, Ms. Gabby Alfaro and Mr. Will. Their commitment to the cast was evident this weekend (they cried with them, laughed with them and celebrated with them)!

Another AMAZING accomplishment at First Philadelphia! Enjoy a few pictures from the show.

First Philadelphia Preparatory Charter School

Come see our High School's first musical! The cast of "You're a Good Man Charlie Brown" has been working hard to put on a great show! There will be 2 performances: April 21st at 6:00pm and April 22nd at 11:00am. Tickets are available at the door for $5. "Kiss the Cast" and 50/50 tickets will be sold at the shows as well! We look forward to seeing you there! Thank you for supporting the Arts at First Philly!

Our amazing students at First Philadelphia show off their work with the GALS program! The Girls Advocacy and Leadership Series from Women's Campaign International worked with students on Saturdays for two months to empower our girls to be confident leaders who create positive change in their communities.

The amazing Marjorie Margolies, a former congresswoman and founder of Women's Campaign International, kicks off the event before students step on stage for final presentations. While students received awards for their hard work and dedication, the real impact of the program was evident in the advocacy campaigns presented by courageous and well-prepared students.

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The New PSAT - Understanding Your Online Score Report

Hey Juniors! PSAT scores are available tomorrow! Here's a great video to help you understand the score report:

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Come visit us today and tomorrow at the Great Philly Schools High School Fair!

[10/16/15]   Remember today is our bake sale! Come support your school dance at lunch by purchasing some baked goods!

Happy Friday! Congratulations to our winners of the lunch contest! And thank you to Lintons for your continued partnership!

[08/24/15]   Welcome back!!! Happy first day of school :)

[05/19/15]   The high school is back to its normal schedule today.

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Please see the message below:

Attention: The high school was dismissed today, May 18, 2015, due to a flood in the building. A one call will be sent out later today to update parents concerning school for tomorrow.

[05/01/15]   The Grey Dress Down to support Brain Cancer is for next Friday, May 8th. The cost will be $1 for students. There is no dress down tomorrow Friday, May 1st.

[04/21/15]   First Philadelphia Preparatory Charter School Proudly Presents
A Night of One Acts
Friday April 24th and Saturday April 25th at 7:00 PM in the Elementary School Auditorium
Tickets are $3 for adults and $1 for students.

Please join us to support our students who have worked so hard on these plays!!!

The High School hosted its second annual Career Day! Thanks for all the professionals for donating their time! More pictures to come.

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Welcome back Students! Please come to school in your Summer Uniforms. See the official message below:

ALL FAMILIES PLEASE NOTE: Students begin wearing summer uniforms on Monday, April 6. Enjoy the rest of Spring Break!

[04/03/15]   Students Run: we will meet at Lloyd Hall at 8am this Saturday for a 5 mile run! If you can't make it, please come to school Monday with a picture of the run you did on your own!

Hey Parents!! Interested in sharing your career story? Want a chance to win 6th row Phillies tickets?! Come donate time at our Career Day! Contact Mrs. Weidner at [email protected] if you're interested!

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IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT FOR FRIDAY, MARCH 6, 2015
First Philadelphia will be closed tomorrow, Friday, March 6

First Philadelphia Preparatory Charter School

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT FOR THURSDAY MARCH 5, 2015
First Philadelphia will be closed today due to the weather. Enjoy the day, but please stay safe and warm

[02/23/15]   It's here!!!! Our first day in the new building! Get ready to jump back into the year.

REMINDER: Due to our orientation schedule 10th graders will have school from 8am to 10:15am and 9th graders are scheduled from 11 to 1:15pm. Lunch will be provided.

For more information, please see the main First Philadelphia page.

Our high school students kicked off Black History Month with a visit to the Art Museum's exhibit: 200 years of African American Art.

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[01/26/15]   We will have a noon dismissal tomorrow. The South Campus presentation is cancelled.

[01/26/15]   Attention students presenting to the 8th graders tomorrow: If we have a delayed opening, the presentation will be cancelled! If we do not, please meet Mrs. Weidner at South Campus 8am.

[01/15/15]   Congrats to the boys basketball team on their win over PAC tonight!

[01/13/15]   REMINDER: High School Parent-Teacher Conferences are tomorrow, Wednesday 1/14, and Thursday 1/15 from 12:00 to 5:00.

Thanks to all the students and families who donated clothes during the Student Council's first annual clothing drive! Please remember you can bring things in until Friday!

Our high school students enjoyed their trip to drop off over 200 pounds of canned goods to the campout for hunger!

Some action shots from tonight's game!

[11/25/14]   Congrats to the Girl's basketball team on their win against City School. Good work ladies!!!

The next girls game is an away game on December 10th at 4pm against Little Flower!

The next boys game is away on December 2nd at 3:45pm against Mastbaum!

Come support the First Philly Eagles!!

[11/25/14]   Enjoy your Thanksgiving Break-- School resumes on Monday, December 1st. Don't forget to bring in your cans!

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Welcome to Philabundance | Driving Hunger from our Communities

Dear Parents/Guardians

The high school is trying to collect cans for the hungry citizens of Philadelphia. We are working with Philabundance to feed close to 900,000 people who are at risk of hunger and food security. We would be so grateful if you could send your child/children in with cans to feed the hungry people of the Delaware Valley and Philadelphia. On Friday, November 21st we are having a dress down day. Instead of bringing in a dollar, you have to bring in 2 cans if you want to participate. No cans=No dress down. Students must wear green and purple, which are the colors of Philabundance. The can food drive ends on December 1st. We hope you are able to help!!

Visit this website for more information: http://www.philabundance.org/

philabundance.org Philabundance is the region's largest food bank and hunger relief organization. Working with more than 600 neighborhood organizations in both Southeastern

[11/19/14]   Don't forget to bring in can goods for the HUNGER GAMES and Philabundance!

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