Community activities and contests entertain parents at the Second Marking Period Parent/Teacher Conferences

In early February, Bilingual Cyber Charter School held the second quarter Parent/Teacher Conferences. Community organizations, Public Health Management Corporations and Intensive Prevention Services, attended the PTC to offer free services to parents. PHMC promotes health and wellness
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ASPIRA School teachers train to use PVAAS

In 2018, ASPIRA School teachers will complete the three-year cycle necessary for a Pennsylvania Value-Added Assessment System score. PVAAS measures a teachers impact. Currently training in the second year, ASPIRA School teachers only qualify for two-thirds of a PVAAS assessment. SAS a
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Student journalists cover the grand opening of the Olney Charter High School Childcare Center

The Olney Charter High School Journalism Club covered the grand opening of the OCHS Childcare Center, on Jan. 27.  Student reporters interviewed OCHS Childcare Director Jennifer Nieves, ASPIRA Inc of Pennsylvania CEO Alfredo Calderon and OHS Alumni Association President Joel Grubman.
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Drum Corp ASPIRANTES sounds off at Day of the Band

On Jan. 21, ASPIRA Schools’ Drum Corp sounded off the first practice, Day of the Band.  Six schools joined together.  The ASPIRANTES hail from four ASPIRA Schools and two district schools — a mix of fifth through eighth graders. Brass positions are still available.  Drum Corp is
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Olney Charter High School students take a teamwork retreat

In late December, Olney Charter High School teacher, Mr. Bishop, engaged students in a series of training exercises to improve the students motivation for attendance and teamwork, the goals of obstacle courses at Philadelphia Outward Bound School. POBS is a non-profit organization tha
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Pasos Pequeños students performing in the annual Winter Celebrations musical event

Before winter vacation, Paso Pequeños Preschool students held the annual Winter Celebrations two-day show for parents, teachers and their peers.  Every single classroom participated. Students dazzled 1000 audience members with Christmas tunes, dancing, poetry readings, fine arts, thea
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