Youth & Schools

A helping of novelty

A Hawthorne-based football team will serve as a new Thanksgiving Day foe for a Lower Moyamensing institution.

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Playing for keeps

Plans for an impressive schoolyard redesign are among the many successes at an East Passyunk Crossing school. 

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Five-figure fortune

Ss. Neumann-Goretti High School received two substantial endowments from a New Jersey-based foundation.

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Latin Club

Regular Letters to the Editor contributor Gloria Endres will be instructing an introduction to the Latin language and “The Romans” for children ages 7 to 9 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Fridays (Sept. 25 to Nov. 13) at the Filitalia International + History of Italian Immigration Museum.

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World-class scholar

This Ss. Neumann Goretti High School junior-to-be is getting a chance to travel the world thanks to his academic accomplishments.

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Well-rounded

Nina Sponheimer, of the 2600 block of South 18th Street, is a student-athlete, a musician, and a humanitarian. She attends the Center City-based String Theory High School for advanced music studies in the Vocal Music Program.

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Skating towards success

“He is a gentleman and a scholar and many faculty members of Roman Catholic High School have shared they are impressed with his academic achievement within their courses” is how Adam Gault of Roman Catholic describes senior Jeremy Lutz.

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Server of the Community

People say that the older generation must help the youth because they are our future. Judy Thach, 13, is providing for the generation behind her with her many acts of community service.

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Reliable Ruth

Ruth Duink, 8, of the 700 block of Montrose Street is a strong student, athlete, and artist.

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Rare as Amber

Amber Ruan, 16, of the 2400 block of South Front Street is an accomplished student at String Theory High School, both academically and artistically.

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