Philadelphia Academy Charter School student Ryan Hettel, 16, won a texting competition held at Orleans Technical College earlier this month. The National Court Reporters Association’s Director of Membership and Marketing, Sara Wood, presented him with a $1,000 scholarship.
As a candidate for state representative, former teacher in the School District of Philadelphia and having a career as a certified public accountant, I offer the true and honest perspective of the Philadelphia public school system.
Mike Tomlinson, For the Times
| October 22, 2014 |
Good deeds: New Foundations Charter School recently celebrated a Service Day where students participated in various types of community service. Students helped make a Red Cross house blanket, rain bottles, visited a local fire station and made zucchini bread. PHOTOS COURTESY OF SHIRA WOOLF-COHEN