Articles in the Olney Category
Olney Charter High School, formerly Olney East and Olney West High School, has laid a hopeful blueprint to student success in Northeast Philadelphia. Under the management of ASPIRA Inc. of Pennsylvania the original Olney High School has transformed into the charter that exists today with around 1,765 students from ninth to 12th grade.
With 23 school closings in Philadelphia this year alone, innovative approaches to traditional learning methods have entered into the system in attempts to rekindle the vital relationship between students and their education. By specializing educational strategies, the new Olney High has been able to help tackle the various issues associated with the link between education and poverty, including attendance and literacy ratings.
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For 21-year-old Gemera Gilmora, the E3 Logan/Olney Center’s free GED program is a welcomed change from her high school experience.
“Within the two years that … Read the full story >>
On weekday mornings it is not uncommon for every waiting room seat in Health Center #10, Philadelphia’s northernmost city-run health clinic, to be filled … Read the full story >>
After receiving a large grant last year from Target as part of a library makeover giveaway, James Russell Lowell Elementary at 450 West Nedro St. … Read the full story >>
Stephanie Michel has lived in Olney for thirteen years since she moved to the area from Brooklyn with her family. Michel said she appreciates watching … Read the full story >>
On the 1000 block of Olney Avenue, changes in demographics have beat out community efforts to tighten the threads of unity within the area. Although … Read the full story >>
The Olney Symphony Orchestra performed its second concert of its 67th year as an organization this week.
The two-hour performance at Berachah church in Cheltenham … Read the full story >>