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Posted: February 14, 2022
Fierce Foxes!
In response to older students' expressed desire to feel more confident and safe while riding SEPTA and being out in the city, we've held self-defense workshops with 7th & 8th graders. Organized by Director of Culture Niema Golphin and led by Urban...
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NEWS  
Posted: February 14, 2022
Big Little Friendships
Peer Mentoring has been a Fernhill Campus tradition for years: Select Middle school students are recommended by their teachers and paired with lower schoolers in need of tutoring, a buddy, or a role model. One of our mentors this year was even a...
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NEWS  
Posted: November 19, 2021
A Tradition Returns!
Our annual Awbury in Awbury field day returned in its usual format earlier this November. Students from our Awbury Campus traveled across the street to Awbury Arboretum for outdoor scavenger hunts, experiments, games, and art, all underneath the...
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NEWS  
Posted: October 28, 2021
A Teacher and a Fan
From Mary Fox, Wissahickon Parent: "The look of delight when Jeremiah saw Mr. Corey appear at the sideline of his soccer match this morning was truly priceless... I've always had a lot of respect for teachers...but this year it seems that things are...
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NEWS  
Posted: May 14, 2021
WCS Alum Celebrates Black Girl Pride in Her Artwork
Wissahickon Alum Liv Coleman recently shared with her Alma Mater this beautiful artwork she created, which also comes with a beautiful message! "This piece is a tribute and celebration of Black Girl Pride, featuring my niece as the focal point,"...
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Posted: May 14, 2021
Students Together Again
This April, we enthusiastically (and cautiously) welcomed select students back to WCS, including our Kindergartners, who attended classes on campus for the very first time! We also saw many students meet up with their teachers at our local parks for...
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Posted: February 13, 2020
Alum Revisits Wissahickon Roots
Last month, Wissahickon Charter School alum, Daniel Farmer, returned to our Fernhill campus to visit former teachers and volunteer his time. He entered WCS as a 2nd grader, and was a student here from 2002 to 2009. When asked about his fondest...