In June, Margie Winters, the director of religious education at Waldron Mercy Academy in Lower Merion, was let go.
The ostensible reason? Winters is in a same-sex marriage to long-term partner, Andrea Vettori.
Ex-teacher brings petition to Archdiocese. Daily News
Don't let the torrid heat keep you from enjoying all the family-friendly activities Philadelphia has to offer this week. Some highlights include the Peddler’s Village Peach Festival, outdoor movie nights, and lots of chances to get kids involved in arts, science, and movement activities for little or no cost.
Pop-up restaurant coming to closed South Philly school. Business Journal
Teachable moments. South Philly Review
It Takes A (Queen) Village. Citizen
Come to World Cafe Live to give kids a chance to see other kids’ talent in action at the School of Rock AllStars performance. The show is made up of young music students who have performed multiple concerts and who their school plugs as “simply some of the best young musicians in the country.” The show starts at 7 p.m.
Tuesday night in Gorgas Park is filled with fun for kids. First, there’s a kid-friendly concert by Philly band The Plants. Then, at 7 p.m. snacks and activities will be available while kids wait for the sun to go down and the screening of Big Hero 6 to begin.