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Fri. June 1. School Reform Commission Action Meeting. 9 a.m. School District Education Center, 440 N. Broad St. This meeting will address Charter Renewals. To register to speak, call 215-440-4180 by 4:30 p.m. the day before the meeting.

Tue. June 5. Philadelphia Student Union presents the League of Extraordinary Organizers. 6 to 8 p.m. Folk Arts-Cultural Treasures Charter School, 1023 Callowhill St.  During these extraordinary times it is going to take Extraordinary Organizers to ensure all young people have access to a high quality public education. Join the students, staff, board, alumni and friends of the Philadelphia Student Union as they reflect on the past school year and look forward to the future.  There will be food, student speakers, great company and an opportunity to add your voice to the fight for public education. For more information, including sponsorship opportunities and ticket sales, email Jacob at Jacob@PhillyStudentUnion.

Wed. June 6. Gender Classrooms, Gendered Learning ItAG Roundtable. 6 to 7:30 p.m. Folk Arts-Cultural Treasures Charter School, 1023 Callowhill St. Do boys and girls learn differently? Do men and women teach differently? What can The Simpsons show us about gender norms in the classroom? If you are curious about these questions then Join Teach Action Group (TAG) for an open discussion about gender in the classroom. For more information and to RSVP visit http://genderitag.eventbrite.com.

Fri. June 8. School Reform Commission Action Meeting. 9 a.m. School District Education Center, 440 N. Broad St. This meeting will address Charter Renewals. To register to speak, call 215-440-4180 by 4:30 p.m. the day before the meeting.

Sat. June 9. 7th Annual Family Day @ Malcolm X Park.  10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Malcolm X Park, 52nd and Pine St. Enjoy a variety of events including raffles, face painting, games, prizes, dancing, a Moon Bounce, and more!  Invited guest include Mayor Nutter and Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell. For more information, including information on vendor space call 610-622-4240.

Tue. June. 12. Turning the Page for Change! 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. University of the Arts, Dorrance Hamilton Hall, 320 S. Broad St. Turning the Page for Change is the Notebook's Annual Event!  Each June, hundreds of supporters of public education in Philadelphia get together to party…and to renew our efforts to advocate for quality equality in our schools. The Philadelphia Public School Notebook is an independent voice for all of us…for parents, teachers, students, and every stakeholder in Philadelphia’s school system. Not just an education newspaper, it empowers the public with critical information, insight, and passion you can find nowhere else. At the party we’ll have great food, drink, and fun conversation. The Notebook would like to invite our supporters and allies to join us at this year’s celebration.  For more information, contact event@thenotebook.org or visit http://thenotebook.org/june-event.

Mon. June 18. Dream Big @ Your Library. 6 p.m. Philadelphia City Institute, 1905 Locust St. Children, preschoolers, and students through 6th grade are all invited to win prizes by playing the Free Library of Philadelphia’s Summer Reading Game! Earn stickers and prizes when you read, participate in library activities and borrow library material. For more information, call 215-685-6621.

Thu. June 21. School Reform Commission Action Meeting. 9 a.m. School District Education Center, 440 N. Broad St. To register to speak, call 215-440-4180 by 4:30 p.m. the day before the meeting.

Fri. June 22. . School Reform Commission Action Meeting. 9 a.m. School District Education Center, 440 N. Broad St. This meeting will address Charter Renewals. To register to speak, call 215-440-4180 by 4:30 p.m. the day before the meeting.

Fri. June 29. . School Reform Commission Action Meeting. 9 a.m. School District Education Center, 440 N. Broad St. This meeting will address Charter Renewals. To register to speak, call 215-440-4180 by 4:30 p.m. the day before the meeting. 

Sat. June 2. Free PIAA Physicals. 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Temple University Liacouras Cener, 1776 North Broad Street, 1776 N. Broad St. Open to all PIAA District 12 high school athletes (Public, Catholic or Charter Schools) including rising freshman. Walk-ins are welcome and are encouraged but only between 8 to 10:30 a.m. All Walk-ins under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. For more information and required forms visit http://athletehealth.org/wps/.

 

Ongoing Events

Every Tue. College Countdown Center. 10 a.m.-6:30 p.m. School District Education Center, 440 N. Broad St. The School District’s College Countdown Center is officially open! The center assists with important college-related financial concerns. Assistance with savings program, FAFSA forms, and other services are available. The center is open every Tuesday from 10 a.m.-6:30 p.m. All services are FREE and open to the public (including families, whose children attend charter, private and parochial schools). An appointment is required. Parents and students can request an appointment online at www.philasd.org/ccdc or by calling 215-400-5614 or 215-400-5994. 

Every Wed. Occupy 440. 4 p.m. School District of Philadelphia Education Center, 440 N. Broad St. Protesters will meet at the School District to protest the layoff of 47 school nurses as well as the recent layoffs of school secretaries, custodial workers, school operations personnel, bilingual counseling assistants, and more. For more information, email Eileen DiFranco at emdifranco@aol.com or call 267-258-6966.

July 10th to 12th. Beyond Inclusion: Improving Outcomes for Students with Disabilities-Tools and Strategies for Including Diverse Learners. Temple University Student Center South, 1744 N. 13th St. 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.  Beyond Inclusion is an annual Summer Institute designed for educators, school administrators, and other professionals to learn and share ideas about making all learning experiences inclusive. Administrators, teachers, community members, and parents of children with disabilities are encouraged to attend.  For more information, visit http://disabilities.temple.edu/programs/bi/.

 

School Calendar

Fri. June 15. Professional Development day. Staff only.

Mon. June 18. Professional Development day. Staff Only.

Tue. June 19. Last Day for Staff. End of year transition.

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