Progress!

Posted by on Jul 30, 2014 in General | No Comments

As you can see from the new look, we’re making progress on the site! We still have a lot of work to do though. Over the next two weeks we’ll be updating content, streamlining menus, and improving the site’s graphics and functionality. Thanks for your patience!

Sorry for the mess!

Posted by on Jul 26, 2014 in General | No Comments

We’re just about to launch a new version of our website. While this is very exciting our place is a bit of a mess right now. Our apologies if things don’t load properly. We’ll have the new site – with a bunch of new content – up soon!

We’re going to the White House! (Again!)

Posted by on Jun 17, 2014 in General | No Comments

The Workshop School and the mighty EVX Team have done it again! We are delighted to announce that the team was invited to participate in the first ever White House Maker Faire on June 18. A team of seven Workshop School students, two teachers, and principal Simon Hauger will attend the event, which will feature […]

Technology and the Work of Knowing

Posted by on Feb 20, 2014 in General | No Comments

There’s no question about the benefits of using technology to support teaching and learning. It’s efficient, it prepares students for college and careers, and at its best, it allows for personalization. There’s also no shortage of challenges. We spend a lot of time worrying about the time students can waste on technology, or whether they […]

What we’re learning

Posted by on Feb 12, 2014 in General | No Comments

We’re just over halfway into our first year as a full high school. We’re asking students to learn through project work, and we’re doing the same thing as a staff. One of our co-founders, Aiden Downey, talks a lot about what we learn by working on the school, and the importance of doing that work […]

How to Apply to the Workshop School

Posted by on Oct 12, 2013 in General | No Comments

The Workshop School is now enrolling for the 2014-15 school year.  We will be adding 90 freshman this coming school year.  To apply, you need to fill out the School District of Philadelphia’s application (http://philasd.org/highschoolselection).  To learn more about our school, read on AND visit us at the high school fair November 16th! (www.phillyhighschoolfair.com).  If […]

Greens in a Box: West Coast edition!

Posted by on Jul 23, 2013 in General | 6 Comments

Last year, FreshDirect, an on-line grocery and delivery service new to the Philadelphia area, was incredibly generous in providing Sustainability Workshop students fresh healthy food. We enjoyed a wonderful variety of fresh fruits, salads, and entrees. Mango, pineapple, apples, oranges, bananas, and spinach all became staples of our diet. Earlier this year, FreshDirect challenged Workshop students […]

Information Sheet for Families and Students

Posted by on May 15, 2013 in General | No Comments

We are trying to find 60 ninth grade students for the fall of 2013. We’re out talking to West Philadelphia K-8s and Middle Schools this week. If you are interested in our program, please check out our information sheet here: Workshop Student Information Sheet Questions, please send an email to info@workshopschool.org.

Great Coverage of Greens in a Box

Posted by on May 7, 2013 in General | 2 Comments

Thanks to our awesome friends at Fresh Direct for sponsoring this challenge! Thanks to Newsworks for this great story!

Television Coverage from April 24th

Posted by on Apr 25, 2013 in General | No Comments

ABC is here. Fox is here.