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Free fall workshops on restorative practices

By the Notebook on Oct 14, 2014 09:53 AM

Three workshops this fall will offer the chance to learn about restorative practices, a method of improving classroom learning environments and creating safer schools.

The one-day professional development workshops will be offered at the School District's Education Center at 440 N. Broad  St. from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on three Saturdays: Oct. 18, Nov. 8, and Dec. 20. The workshops are free to parents, students, Philadelphia residents, and staff of community organizations who live in Philly.

Thanks to everyone who helped the Notebook celebrate 20 years

By the Notebook on Jun 11, 2014 05:07 PM

Thanks to the more than 300 people who turned out for the Notebook's 20th anniversary event on Tuesday, June 10, at University of the Arts. The event celebrated the Notebook's growth and impact since its launch in 1994 as an in-depth, independent education newspaper committed to advancing quality and equity.

Technology forum continues Saturday at High School of the Future

By the Notebook on May 2, 2014 02:48 PM

by Dan Hampton

The Educator Forum, where educators submit projects showing how they engage students with technology, continues Saturday at High School of the Future in West Philadelphia.

Seeking memorabilia from 20 turbulent years

By Paul Socolar on Apr 28, 2014 02:14 PM

As part of the Notebook's June 10 celebration marking 20 years of publishing, we are assembling a collection of memorabilia that illustrate and illuminate these turbulent years in the Philadelphia public schools and the efforts to improve them. We're inviting Notebook readers to lend or donate objects to display at our June 10 event.

All-city high school music festival tonight

By the Notebook on Mar 10, 2014 02:03 PM

More than 400 student musicians from the city's public schools will perform tonight at the Kimmel Center for the annual All-Philadelphia High School Music Festival.

Kevon Clowers, a senior from the High School for the Creative and Performing Arts, will showcase his talent on the trombone as winner of the citywide concerto competition.    

The concert is free and open to the public, but tickets are required. The event begins at 7:30 p.m.

EDDY Awards to honor Eubanks brothers, Teachers Lead Philly, and others

By the Notebook on Nov 19, 2013 04:27 PM

The EDDY Awards, which celebrate the achievements of prominent Philadelphia public school supporters, will be held tonight at WHYY, 150 N. Sixth St.

Seven recipients will be honored for their contributions to the city's school system by the Philadelphia Education Fund, a nonprofit organization focused on improving teacher training and the college and career readiness of students.

Philly High School Fair this Saturday

By the Notebook on Nov 14, 2013 03:00 PM

by Naveed Ahsan

The Philly High School Fair will take place on Saturday, Nov. 16, at The Armory at Drexel University. The fair, which is open to parents and students, will provide information about admissions criteria, academic resources, extracurricular activities, and other special programs at more than 80 public, private, charter and Catholic high schools throughout the city.

Young Involved Philadelphia to host discussion on schools crisis

By the Notebook on Aug 20, 2013 02:44 PM

Earlier this summer, Young Involved Philadelphia, an incubator of civic-minded leaders, argued that the nascent Philadelphia renaissance powered by educated millennials flocking to the city was endangered. To remain dynamic, the group said, the city must retain these future parents; Philadelphia's public school system, continuously in crisis, threatens to drive young people away now more than ever.

YIP is hosting a discussion on the current crisis in Philadelphia's public schools and where to go from here. 

June 11: Creating a movement together

By the Notebook on May 31, 2013 03:05 PM

by the staff and students of the Philadelphia Student Union

On June 11, the staff and students of the Philadelphia Student Union will be attending the Notebook’s “Turning the Page for Change” event. We will be there both to support the work of the Notebook and to support all the incredible youth media that the Notebook highlights.

Eric Joselyn, artist/cartoonist and activist, will receive award Saturday

By the Notebook on May 31, 2013 03:49 PM

Teacher, artist, and Notebook cartoonist Eric Joselyn will be honored by the Philadelphia Folklore Project for his artistic contributions to social justice at a "Birthday Bash" event to be held at the Painted Bride Art Center Saturday night.

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