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Hello Girls’ High Family,

There is a lot going on this month. Check & Reflect Progress Reports come out in 2 weeks. Make sure you are taking advantage of clubs that are dedicated to tutoring and staying on track or  SDP Virtual tutoring to assist students.

QuestBridge Matches– Match Scholarship Recipients are granted early admission to one of QuestBridge’s college partners with a full four-year scholarship, worth over $200,000. Congratulations to all of our matches! Students are headed to Princeton, University of Pennsylvania, Haverford, etc.

The Wiz Cast– congratulations to our talented students who have made it into The Wiz! See the cast list here. 

Science Olympiads– congratulations to our students that competed in the Science Olympiads competition this weekend! We look forward to hearing about your accomplishments.

Poinsettia Sale– the Garden Club is having their annual Poinsettia Sale this week. See the flyer here. $8 each or 2 for $15.

Cozy Toes Project, a Project 440 initiative led by Eriana O., Class 269, happening on December 9th, 4:30-6:00pm. The mission of Cozy Toes is to gather donations of socks and toiletries for the homeless in Philadelphia. Join us for music, community building and fun. Bring your donations for entry! FLYER

PTDA Friendsgiving Game Night– is taking place on December 9th, 3:30-5:30pm in the gym. Buy your tickets in person in the school store 8-10am, or using cash-app $Girlshighptda Questions- email 

From last week’s updates:

Report Cards and Tutoring– if parents/guardians were unable to attend conferences, students have received hardcopies in Advisory.  Please reach out to teachers if you would like to follow-up with them.

STAR Test Results for PARENTS– parents/guardians can receive their child’s STAR Report after each assessment. Please find the stepper here.

211 Anti-Violence Hotline is a free and confidential helpline that connects individuals and families with important services and resources in our local communities. From conflict intervention to peer counseling, workforce programs, and behavioral health support, a Resource Navigator is ready to help you and your family connect to more than 10,000 services. Just dial 211 option 3 or text your zip code to 898-211. GUN VIOLENCE POSTER

Yours in the Intangible Spirit,

Mrs. Mesi

On the Calendar:

NOW-12/16 Toy Drive

NOW-12/16 Canned Food Drive

12.7.2022 Bowling Match

12.9.2022 International Day RESCHEDULED

12.09.2022 Varsity Basketball AWAY

12.09.2022 Track Meet Alvernia University

12.09.2022 Swim Meet

12.12.2022 All City Rehearsal- Auditorium Area

12.14.2022 Varsity Basketball HOME

12.14.2022 Bowling Match

12.16.2022 Professional Development Half Day; Three Hour Early Dismissal

12.16.2022 Swim Meet

12.16.2022 JV  Basketball AWAY

12.16.2022 Track Meet Alvernia University

12.20.2022 Winter Concert

12.21.2022 Varsity Basketball AWAY

12.21.2023 JV  Basketball HOME

12.21.2022 Bowling Match

12.21-22.2022 Interim Reports

12.22.2022 PTDA General Meeting

12.23.2022 Songs of the Season

12.23.2022 Track Meet Lehigh University

12.26.2022 Christmas (Observed); Schools and Administrative Offices Closed

12.27-30.2022 Winter Recess; Schools Closed

12.29.2022 Track Meet Lehigh University

1.2.2023 News Year’s Day (Observed); Schools and Administrative Offices Closed

1.3.2023 Full Day Professional Development; Schools Closed for Students

1.4.2023 All City Rehearsal- Auditorium Area

1.4.2023 Bowling Match

1.4.2023 JV  Basketball AWAY

1.4.2023 Varsity Basketball AWAY

1.6.2023 JV  Basketball AWAY

1.06.2023 Track Meet Alvernia University

1.11.2023 Varsity Basketball HOME

1.11.2023 Bowling Match (… cover 6th)

1.12.2023 All City Rehearsal- Auditorium Area

1.13.2023 JV  Basketball AWAY HOME

1.13.2023 Track Meet Alvernia University

1.13.2023 Swim Meet

1.16.2023 Dr. Martin Luther King Day; Schools and Administrative Offices Closed

1.18.2023 Varsity Basketball AWAY

1.18.2023 JV  Basketball  HOME

1.18.2023 Bowling Match

1.18.2023 Swim Meet

1.20.2023 Professional Development Half Day; Three Hour Early Dismissal

1.20.2023 Track Meet Alvernia University

1.25.2023 Term 2 Ends; Grades Due

1.20.2023 Varsity Basketball HOME

1.25.2023 Varsity Basketball AWAY

1.25.2023 JV  Basketball HOME

1.25.2023 Bowling Match

1.26.2022 PTDA General Meeting

1.27.2023 Contest Kick-Off

1.27.2023 Swim Meet

1.27.2023 Varsity Basketball HOME

1.27.2023 JV  Basketball  HOME

1.27.2023 Track Meet Lehigh University

1.31.2023 All City Rehearsal- Auditorium Area

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

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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

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