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Wissahickon Charter School is a K-8 tuition-free public charter school with curricular and cultural emphases on the environment, service learning, peace and conflict resolution, and family involvement.
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Posted: October 7, 2019
Awbury Student Reaches a Goal
At the start of the school year, Awbury IT Manager Mike Purcell had students in his Typing and Technology class list some goals for the year. On Fifth Grader Lauren McLeod's list was one goal that really stood out -- she wanted to be on the school...
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Posted: January 24, 2019
Fill Jefferson Station with Wissahickon Art
Wissahickon's K-5 students at our Fernhill Campus have been hard at work creating their entries for a city-wide 'flower portrait' art contest sponsored by the Philadelphia Flower Show! All entries submitted will be displayed in a public area inside...
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Posted: March 1, 2019
Black History Comes to Life
The Awbury Campus celebrated the final day of Black History Month with our first ever Black History Living Museum! Our seventh and eighth graders each represented a significant individual in Black History by creating a poster board display of the...
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Posted: October 1, 2018
Author Hallee Adelman Leads a Writing Workshop with 8th Graders
As a K-8 institution, WCS does all it can to support eighth graders in determining where they will go to high school. One part of the application process for many schools is a high school essay. WCS Foundation Board Member and Author Hallee Adelman...
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Posted: August 29, 2018
Welcome Back!
Wednesday, August 29th was the first day of school at WCS this year and the students had a wonderful welcome waiting for them! At our Awbury campus, students were welcomed by balloons, music, and most importantly members of our WPP and local...
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