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We want your input, to help inform how the District will invest $1.2 billion in federal COVID relief funding! Take the Budget Engagement Survey HERE.

4/12 New Update: Hybrid Learning Plan, Phase III Rollout Update HERE. Phase III Schools HERE.
View school Air Balance Reports HERE. P-EBT Card update HERE.
DEADLINE Tuesday April 13 for students in grades 3-5 and students with complex needs in grades 6-8 opting in to hybrid learning. Check emails, and learn more HERE.

NEW: Summer 2021 Academic Programming Announced! Learn more HERE.

NEW: COVID-19 Dashboard provides the latest information on confirmed positive cases in our schools. View HERE.

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Girls' High News

Hello PHSG Community,

BIG THANK YOU to the student leaders of the College and Career Readiness Club- Candy, Jaymaba, Donna, Brooklyn, Jaylin, and Caryn. The event was wonderful and the sessions very informative. We all appreciate your leadership!

Student Surveys– we are trying to grow and develop. Please complete the Panorama Survey in Advisory, and upload screenshots for grades in Social Studies classes. This was started last week in Advisory. If you completed them- THANK YOU!

Student Id Cards– students have reached out for ID cards for upcoming employment opportunities, as well as identification issues. Ms. Claxton will be available at Girls’ High from 9am-12pm on Wednesday and Thursday 4/13 and 4/14. Ninth grade can come between 9-10am on both days and other grades for new students upper student IDs or retakes between 10-12pm. Lost ID reprints are $5 each. Enter at the gym doors on the driveway, where you entered for book distribution.

Poetry Submissions– we will celebrate National Poetry Month with a Poetry Celebration on April 23rd at 1:15pm. Please submit your original poetry using this link. Many students have written poems outside of English classes- we want to hear them too!

Career Day– on April 23rd we will have Career Day event during the morning session. We have over 80 women leaders coming, most our very own Alumnae! Please be responsive to posts in the Team Classrooms as we try to give you sessions you want to attend.

Grade Improvement– as we enter the fourth quarter, you still have the opportunity for Grade Improvement. Be sure to schedule time with your teachers. It can be discussed at Office Hours.

Summer Programs– SDP is having summer programming, for enrichment and grade improvement. You can review summer programs here.

Fourth Quarter timeline– the quarter is very brief, with testing occurring throughout May for certain subjects. At the end of May, first week of June we will schedule time for you to come to school to return books, clean out lockers, etc.

Tutoring– the How to Survive Girls’ High 101 Club is still available for tutoring. You can email the co-creators, Vy and Jaylin, at 7808564@philasd.org or 7379171@philasd.org.

Counselors Google Classroom– there have been many posts for scholarships, preparing for college, programs and events on the Counselor Google Classrooms. If you have not joined, please do so ASAP. These opportunities will help you gain experience, improve skills, and prepare you for college and career. They will challenge, inspire, and motivate you. Take advantage!

Retrieving Report Cards– Here are a few videos & steppers for the various ways to access student report cards!

Senior Town Hall, Monday 4/19!

Yours in the Intangible Spirit,
Mrs. Mesi

Points of Pride

Deja Bond (GHS 258) graduated from New York University with a master’s degree in data science.
GHS Alumnae Welcoming Class 268!
Students receiving check
Vans and Tierra Whack Come Together to Donate $10,000 to the Girls' High Music Department.
Philadelphia Orchestra adds its first black woman musician, a Girls High and Temple grad. She’s the new music librarian.
2020 Public League Bowling Champions
GHS Bicycle Club is back!
FREE Summer Program at The Fairmount Water Works!
GHS Alumna National Lacrosse Hall of Fame

Shining Bright

Sketch Club Winners

Philadelphia Sketch Club Award Winner
Philadelphia Sketch Club Award Winner
Philadelphia Sketch Club Award Winner
Philadelphia Sketch Club Award Winner
Philadelphia Sketch Club Award Winner
Philadelphia Sketch Club Award Winner

Video Productions

Songs of the Season Video
PHSG Commencement Class 264
Video Senior Day 2020
Video Recruitment 2021
Video Girls High Strong
Video-Celebrating Women's History Month

Upcoming Events