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What's Happening in:  All over South Philly 

South Philly schools seeing continued increase in enrollment

Three South Philly recently ranked among the best in the city, showing some of the strong points in the education system in the city.

Andrew Jackson pic from greatphillyschools.org

Andrew Jackson pic from greatphillyschools.org

While many schools are doing very well, others in the Philadelphia School District have rapidly growing enrollment rates, with some schools even reaching capacity. Schools like Jackson and Meredith Elementary are currently at, or even over, capacity, showing that something needs to be done here. 

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What's Happening in:  All over South Philly 

Three South Philly schools rank among best in the city

Last week the School District of Philadelphia announced the top-ranking schools in the city.

Pic of Kirkbride comes from friends group's Facebook page

Pic of Kirkbride comes from friends group’s Facebook page

Among the recipients of praise were three South Philadelphia schools, Kirkbride elementary, Christopher Columbus charter and the Academy at Palumbo.

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What's Happening in:  Graduate Hospital 

Chester Arthur Elementary launches new art program, crowd-funding campaign

After years without an art program, Chester Arthur Elementary at 2000 Catharine St. is introducing art classes to the school again.

Picasso Arts Project at Arthur from Chester Arthur on Vimeo.

While the reintroduction of arts is a positive for the school, they still need help with funding and supplies for this new class.

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