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PhillyGoes2College Encourages, Teaches Workshop School Familes

Posted by on Jan 20, 2016 in General | No Comments

On Thursday, January 14th, Workshop School counselor Jere Tobias invited PhillyGoes2College to speak to students and families at the Home and School Association Meeting about how they can start planning financially to go to college. Undoubtedly, there are many complicated forms and procedures for students who are applying to scholarships and financial aid, but the […]

Heard in the “teachers’ lounge”

Posted by on Jan 13, 2016 in General | No Comments

Well, not really. We have one little office with a six-person conference table. There are four of us who share it as workspace (including the Principal), but it’s also the place where staff come during prep, and therefore doubles as the “teachers’ lounge.” (And besides, “teachers’ lounge” has certain connotations. Like, for example, the suggestion that […]

Writer Dan McQuade Speaks to Workshop Students

Posted by on Jan 12, 2016 in General | No Comments

On Friday PhillyMag writer Dan McQuade visited Ms. Melville and Ms. Clark’s 9th grade English classes. The freshmen have been studying journalism in their afternoon literacy seminar, and Mr. McQuade generously volunteered to speak to the students about his work as a writer. First, he presented his own journalism journey, encouraging the students to not […]


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Workshop Industries

Student entrepreneurs designing, manufacturing, and selling their own products?
At Workshop Industries, students stay after school to pitch their ideas
and make them happen – for a share of the profits, of course. Learn more at: http://www.workshopindustries.org/