Holiday shopping? Check this out!

Posted by on Dec 18, 2014 in General | No Comments

You can get some great stocking stuffers and support the Workshop School and our after school program Workshop Industries during this wonderful season of giving. It’s easy. You make a tax deductible contribution and we’ll make sure you get your items in time for the holidays. Here’s a link to our Holiday Shopping Guide.…

Student voices: The Small Free Library project

Posted by on Nov 9, 2014 in General | No Comments

During the fall of 2014, tenth graders at the Workshop School are researching, designing, building, and installing Small Free Libraries (SFL) across the West Philadelphia community.  With the help of three partners — the 52nd Street Development Corporation, the University City District, and Bartram’s Garden — we hope to have fifteen of these boxes this fall.  

Student Voices: Once in a Lifetime at URBN

Posted by on Nov 9, 2014 in General | No Comments

Recently 8 Workshop students spent a day at Urban Outfitters’ Building 543 at the Philadelphia Navy Yard. They helped set up the space for a fundraiser to benefit the Children’s Scholarship Fund. Keyshawn Stran and Qwontay Hunter describe their experience.

Keyshawn writes:

Visiting Urban Outfitters at the Navy Yard was a once-in-a-lifetime experience for me and my fellow students.…