Here's what three students have been up to!
Here's what three students have been up to!
Remember school? Real school? Yeah, us too. Here are a few fellow students reminiscing on their favorite things to do after school pre-covid.
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Should Philly schools be reopening this spring? Here’s what students in the District think.
Even in “sanctuary cities,” or cities where there is not active information sharing between local law enforcement and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) , public schools do not always honor the comfort and well-being of their Latinx and immigrant student populations. Juntos is a South Philadelphia-based Latinx immigrant organization dedicated to “fighting for [Latinx] human rights as workers, parents, youth, and immigrants”.
The mental health of students throughout the country can be summarized by three keywords: fatigued, unmotivated, and frustrated. Many students are becoming less engaged in the school lessons. It is safe to say that in 2021, most students aren’t doing well with a quarantined school, from learning the ins and outs of online schools to managing the balance between academics and work.
Not being able to be in school has serious implications for student athletes. Their junior and senior year is crucial for scholarships and college recruitment. These trying times are forcing student-athletes to advocate for their future like never before, from practicing alone to venturing out to other teams. These students are working harder than ever to make their life long dreams a reality.
Senior Jasmine Brown, Founder and current President of BSA, has been operating the club inside the walls of CAPA for two years. Black Student Alliance, a place where black students and allies can come together, providing a space of speech and equality. An environment that has become a source of empowerment pushing towards the benefit of all.
UrbEd is pleased to announce the Isonoma Foundation, a private foundation with a primary focus on funding youth-led projects in the city of Philadelphia has committed $25,000 to UrbEd for the next four years.
Jemille Q. Duncan, a junior at Multicultural Academy Charter School is Policy, Data & Research Deputy Director for UrbEd. Every month he summarizes the Board of Education Action Meeting highlights for Bullhorn readers. Here's February's debrief!
Pennsylvania is certainly making progress when it comes to personal finance class availability. The bill requiring schools to let students put in finance course credits for graduation requirements is a step in the right direction. However, there is still a lot we can do to prepare students for adulthood.
It is possible that there will be a normal graduation similar to ones from past years, however, due to the pandemic, it is also likely they will have a graduation at the Foster stadium with significant rules such as limited attendance. He spoke about the network school office making the guidelines for the school district. Simon Gratz will pay for the graduation ceremony, including the music, stage, and decorations.
Because Wallace and Harris are motivated by a vision for social justice, their food truck not only provides delicious catering services and meals but also opportunities for disadvantaged adolescents and young adults in Philadelphia. Harris and Wallace spoke about the purpose and larger goals of their Food Truck business. In the near future, they want to utilize their staunch support network to turn into a bigger business. While the food truck is their first step, they eventually want to create a Grassroots-oriented building that supports urban communities, helps students organize their lives, and reciprocates the support that they’ve experienced
All prisons must be abolished. Why? Because when this country delays the abolition of prisons and continues to pass laws that incarcerate the masses, we lose valuable resources. Our schools will continue to get their budget cuts while magically there is more funding for policing and prisons. Since people who read this are mostly students, we should be outraged. We are part of the generation that the country abandoned.
Furness High School student Ibrahima Diallo takes a look into a new organization for bilingual students at his school.
Masterman senior Alice Stricker reflects on the previous Department of Education and discusses what American education may look like under our new administration.