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Greetings PHSG Community,

CLASS 2-6-6 celebrated in style on Friday night at The Notary for Senior Prom! Check out our Insta page to see your big sisters. Elegance and beauty owned the night. 2-6-6…15 days!!! Everyone else…16 days!

The School District of Philadelphia Universal Masking– due to the increase in COVID cases amongst students and staff the SDP has reinstituted the Masking Policy. All members of the PHSG community must wear a mask. The SDP sent out emails and calls last week.

  • To keep our community safe, especially with all of our End of Year activities, we are limiting visitors. If you are coming to the school, you must have a scheduled appointment. All school pick-ups will happen at the front entry.

KEYSTONE TESTING– continues this week. Please follow the schedules outlined below.

  • Code of Conduct for the test can be found in last week’s Updates.
    • The electronics policy with fines up to $30,000 can be found in last week’s Updates.
  • Special Schedule, in last week’s Updates, only Monday and Tuesday.
    • Non-testers will arrive at 10:30 each day.
  • Make-Up Testing happens Wednesday and Thursday.
  • Back to our regular schedule on Wednesday (2:19 dismissal)
  • Test Dates and Subjects/Junior Town Hall
    • Mon. & Tues.- Math Test (9th & some 10th graders- CHECK EMAIL)
    • Testers Rooms were sent in an email. Please read it appropriately. EXAMPLE (use chart below): My last name is Downey. Downey comes between COVINGTON and GAINEY, so I am in Room 206 with Mr. Austin as the Test Administrator.
      Group                  From                    To                              TEST ADMINISTRATOR.            ROOM
      10-1                        A                      BOND                                       AISH                                202
      10-2                    BOONE             COLLINS                                  ANGLIM                             204
      10-3                COVINGTON         GAINEY                                    AUSTIN                             206
  • Junior Town Hall on Tuesday, 5/24, at 9:30am
    • End of year activities
    • Next year
    • Roles and responsibilities
    • Opportunities
    • New Policies and Procedures

Summer School Credit Recovery is a program for rising 10th – current 12th grade students who need to recover credits in order to stay on track for graduation. The Summer School Credit Recovery Program SY ‘22 is in-person at 7 locations. Students who successfully complete the requirements of credit recovery will have the opportunity to recover up to two course credits. Read the flyer for more information:  SUMMER CREDIT RECOVERY letter

Sports Physicals– free physicals on June 7th, 1pm for all athletes. You must register here.

The 175th Anniversary of Philadelphia High School for Girls will be celebrated in 2023. Next school year we will spend the year honoring Our Women, Our Stories, Our Legacy. Our first student activity is the design of a logo and slogan to be used in all advertising. Click the links to check out how you can contribute by entering the Logo and Slogan Contest.

Let’s have a great week,
Mrs. Mesi

On the Calendar:
5.23.2022 Junior Varsity Softball Home
5.26.2022 NHS/Science Honor Society Inductions
5.27.2022 Mother/Daughter Luncheon
5.30.2022 Memorial Day; Schools and Administrative Offices are closed
6.02.2022 CONTEST
6.03.2022 IB End of Year Ceremony
6.03.2022 Zero Day
6.07.2022 Grades Close (can be changed until our last day)
6.06-10.2022 SPIRIT WEEK (Senior Planned)
6.06.2022 International Day
6.09.2022 Move-Up Day led by 266
6.10.2022 Second SENIOR DAY Awards Assembly and Luncheon
6.13.2022 Class 266 Graduation
6.14.2022 Last Day for Students/Term 4 Ends

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

District News

Shining Bright


Muslim Student Organization excels at MIST
FTC ThinkAward
Robotics Team wins Think Award
Senior Day Video
Class 266 Senior Day
Video Recruitment 2021
Video Girls High Strong

Upcoming Events

Video Productions

Songs of the Season Video
Video Recruitment 2021
Video Girls High Strong
Video-Celebrating Women's History Month