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In a letter made available by the school, Captain Charles Vogt describes how the transformation of the former John Paul Jones Middle School has made the community better.
John Paul Jones Middle School has suffered low test scores, spotty teacher attendance and unsafe conditions for years. Now it’s being transformed into the Memphis Street Academy Charter School, and many are excited about the future.
We apologize that readers in Port Richmond and Bridesburg received the Fishtown and Northern Liberties edition of Star July 25; the story those readers missed out on - about Jones Middle School becoming Memphis Street Academy - will run August 8.