Posted on 15 June 2015 by WestPhillyLocal.com
All public schools will close early, at 12 p.m., on Tuesday, June 16 due the high temperatures in the forecast, the School District of Philadelphia has announced. Schools with a graduation ceremony scheduled for Tuesday have the option to remain open for the ceremonies. Parents are asked to contact schools directly to confirm graduation schedules.
Posted on 12 June 2015 by WestPhillyLocal.com
Due to the high temperatures in the forecast for today, all Philadelphia public schools will dismiss at 12:00 p.m., the School District of Philadelphia has announced. Schools with a graduation ceremony scheduled for today have the option to remain open for the ceremonies. Parents are asked to contact schools directly to confirm graduation schedules.
The temperatures are expected to reach the mid 90s today in the Philadelphia area, and heat and air quality alerts are in effect.
Posted on 31 May 2015 by WestPhillyLocal.com
Click on the images below to view breakfast and lunch menus served in Philadelphia public schools in June 2015. Click here if your school uses the Satellite menu.
June 2015 K-8 breakfast, lunch menu
June 2015 9-12 breakfast, lunch menu
Posted on 13 May 2015 by WestPhillyLocal.com
Staff and volunteers from PA Working Families (Facebook page) were at 52nd Street Station this morning to distribute information to commuters about recently passed local legislation on paid sick leave.
Starting today (Wednesday, May 13), those working more than 40 hours per year in Philadelphia for companies of 10 employees or more will begin accruing paid sick leave time. Here is an informative poster about the new legislation. You can also visit the Coalition for Healthy Families and Workplaces’ Website for more information. (Photos courtesy of PA Working Families).
The law passed in February and caps sick time at five eight-hour days per year and is accrued at a rate of one hour per 40 hours worked.
Posted on 30 April 2015 by WestPhillyLocal.com
Here is the monthly breakfast and lunch menu served in Philadelphia public schools. Click on the images below to view the menus for grades K-8 and 9-12 for May 2015. If your school uses a Satellite menu, click here.
K-8 Breakfast and Lunch Menu, May 2015
9-12 Breakfast and Lunch Menu, May 2015
Posted on 02 March 2015 by WestPhillyLocal.com
All public schools will open two hours late on Monday, March 2, due to icy road conditions. There is also a two-hour delay opening for all prekindergarten programs and all administrative offices.
Please go to www.philasd.org for updates. Updated information will also be posted on the District’s Information Hotline at 215-400-INFO (4636).