High School Press

Temple brings together high school students from the city. Here is the newspaper they created over the summer.

 

North Philadelphia: Free Library, Other Organizations Strive to Make a Literacy Connection

North Philadelphia: Free Library, Other Organizations Strive to Make a Literacy Connection

Philadelphia is struggling with a huge literacy deficit: roughly two-thirds of adults are considered low-literate and don’t maintain basic literacy skills, according to the Philadelphia Workforce Investment Board. In the face of this deficit, there has been an overwhelming response by both the community and institutions fighting to promote literacy in the city. The Free Library […]

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Education: Five Schools Impacted By Budget Cuts

Education: Five Schools Impacted By Budget Cuts

As education budget cuts have spread throughout the state of Pennsylvania, building closures present a way for school districts to quickly lower their costs. In Philadelphia, a large wave of closings occurred in 2013. During this time, the School District of Philadelphia closed 23 schools to help shrink a looming financial deficit of more than […]

 

Amateur Sports: Reminiscing About a Bygone Era of Catholic League Basketball

Amateur Sports: Reminiscing About a Bygone Era of Catholic League Basketball

Regarded as one of the best high school basketball leagues in the country, the Philadelphia Catholic League presents some of the toughest competition anywhere. But for those old enough to remember the glory days of the 60’s and 70’s, the basketball being played today offers a small glimpse of what once was a religion itself […]

 Matt Bernardini

Center City: Roman Catholic’s Nazeer Bostick Becomes a Leader

Center City: Roman Catholic’s Nazeer Bostick Becomes a Leader

While basketball is not a major contact sport, aggressiveness and toughness are certainly important traits. Nazeer Bostick possesses both of these and has used them to become a leader on one of the top high school basketball teams in the state. “He’s very aggressive, always wants the ball and wants to run up and down […]

 

Logan: Five Community Resource Facilities

Logan: Five Community Resource Facilities

Here are five places Logan residents can go to for help, guidance or even safety. Our Lady of Hope Much like any other church, Our Lady of Hope (above) on North Broad Street provides a safe, comfortable environment for the Logan community. The Roman Catholic church is connected to Cristo Rey Philadelphia High School, a […]

 

Overbrook: Five Places To See In Will Smith’s Old Neighborhood.

Overbrook: Five Places To See In Will Smith’s Old Neighborhood.

With so much history behind this West Philadelphia neighborhood, it’s no wonder there are so many hidden treasures. Overbrook possesses interesting locations that are unknown to many people living in the Greater Philadelphia region. Overbrook Farms Often considered a sub-section of the Overbrook neighborhood, Overbrook Farms (above) is a suburban area in the city that […]

 By Stacey Dusenbury and Reyna Cameron

Overbrook: Four People Making a Difference

Overbrook: Four People Making a Difference

Overbrook is small geographically, but it’s booming with organizations and facilities that help promote progress and positive vibes throughout the neighborhood. Here are four people who want to make a difference in Overbrook. 1. Coach Bob Miller (above) is new to the Overbrook High School administration. However, he manages to keep good relationships with the students who pass […]

 

Temple University High School Press

Temple University High School Press

Every year Temple University brings together high school students from throughout the city for a special program under the guidance of Journalism Professor Maida Odom. Read a .pdf version of the paper that high school students created. TUHSPress2011-compressed