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What's Happening in:  Lower Moyamensing 

South Philadelphia High School Music & Theatre Presents The Wiz

Despite a critical lack of funding for theatre, music, and arts education in Philadelphia’s public schools, the students at South Philadelphia High School, in collaboration with the Curtis Institute of Music‘s ArtistYear program, are thrilled to have an outlet for their creative talents through this production.

South Philadelphia High School Music and Theatre Presents The WizTickets are priced as pay-what-you-wish in order to include all community members, but with hopes that revenue will speak to the community’s support and recognized need to keep music and theatre alive and thriving at South Philadelphia High School in the future.
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What's Happening in:  East Passyunk Crossing :  Lower Moyamensing 

What community services would you like to see at Southwark Elementary and South Philly High?

Over the summer it was announced by the city that nine schools would be transformed into “community schools.” Not only would these buildings serve the educational purposes of the students, but they would begin to service the needs of the surrounding community.

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Southwark Elementary and South Philadelphia High School are the two schools in these neighborhoods that were selected. To begin making these neighborhood improvements, a survey has been released to get the community to weigh in on what services would be beneficial to the area.

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What's Happening in:  All over South Philly 

Southwark Elementary and South Philly High School among city’s new ‘community schools’

Southwark Elementary and South Philadelphia High School are among the nine schools that will be the first to transform into “community schools” through the city.

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On Monday, Mayor Kenney announced the schools that will participate in this program that is meant to change these facilities from strictly educational to multi-purpose community centers with better resources for the neighborhoods in which they are located. 

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What's Happening in:  All over South Philly 

5 takeaways from Jim Kenney’s town hall at South Philly High

A large and notably diverse crowd filled the auditorium of South Philadelphia High School last week to share their vision for the city with mayor-elect Jim Kenney and members of his Transition Team. Moderated by South Philadelphia High School Principal and Chief Education Officer Otis Hackney, the meeting was orderly (raise your hand if you want to speak; no profanity) and offered a few key takeaways for a South Philly audience:

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Photo: Lauren Leonard

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What's Happening in:  Lower Moyamensing 

Help shape the future of the South District with this fun interactive map

As part of the comprehensive city-wide Philadelphia 2035 plan, the Philadelphia City Planning Commission has announced that a public meeting regarding the South District Plan will be held at South Philadelphia High School (2101 S. Broad St.) from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Dec 4.

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The goal of the meeting is to discuss the future of the built environment in South Philadelphia and take part in an interactive exercise to help shape future development and public investment. There’s also this fun interactive map that let’s you mark community destinations, barriers, assets and opportunities.

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