September Fryday Winners!

Congratulations to our September Fryday winners! These students exemplified our CASE values all of September. They averaged 85% or above of their daily points for the entire month! Way to go! Learn more about our school today.

September Fryday Winners!2022-10-12T10:12:45-04:00

Recent Graduate Helping Prevent Gun Violence

Below is a news story about our recent graduate, Wayne, working with his church to help prevent gun violence in the city!"In the shadow of darkness illuminated by flashlights, 37-year-old Pastor G. Lamar Stewart organizes faith leaders and volunteers to walk through Philadelphia neighborhoods plagued by gun violence. The number of gun violence victims in that city increased more than 50% from 2019 to 2020. In 2021, Philadelphia had more than 2,300 shooting victims. This year, that number is already above 1,000..." Read News Story Learn more about our school today.

Recent Graduate Helping Prevent Gun Violence2022-07-29T12:30:50-04:00

3rd Annual International Day

The students participated in the 3rd annual international day on June 3rd. Students picked, researched, and "re-created" their country in the classroom. This included art, food, music, and much more! Great job to all students and staff! Learn more about our school today.

3rd Annual International Day2022-06-15T09:45:31-04:00

Jamel’s Success

Jamel was a student who lacked motivation and purpose. He would often sleep in class making it difficult to make academic progress. With a change in attitude over the past year and a half Jamel has made strides in math and reading. He has become known for his informative articles reviewing video games and movies under the pen name Melly. He has taken a leadership role in math class; helping budget for field trips and completing 10 x 10 multiplication charts in under 5 minutes! Previously, Jamel resorted to verbal and physical aggression when agitated. He has since developed reliable [...]

Jamel’s Success2022-01-18T00:34:48-05:00

Staff of the Month: Joanna

Joanna Doberstein has been awarded the staff of the month for September. Joanna is the teacher in the B.E.S.T. classroom. Entering just her second year as the teacher in that classroom, Joanna has done an amazing job creating a positive classroom culture. Working with our ASD population, including some non-verbal and aggressive students, most would agree that Joanna has one of the toughest jobs in the building. A visitor would never be aware of the challenges she faces on a daily basis based on her upbeat demeanor and positive attitude. Joanna has worked diligently with a number of [...]

Staff of the Month: Joanna2022-01-18T00:31:45-05:00

Student of the Month: Sumarie

The student of the month for September was awarded to Sumarie Velez. Sue is a senior this year and just started her third year at the High Road Program at Ferguson. The overwhelming consensus among the staff who voted was that Sue has dramatically increased her level of participation to start the year. Sue has had an extremely positive attitude on most days which is helping to keep her motivated and on task throughout the day. Sue quickly reached blue level status at the beginning of the school year and has been able to maintain it through the [...]

Student of the Month: Sumarie2022-01-18T00:31:45-05:00