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Weekly Newsletter 1/12/24

Published on Friday, January 12th

💯 Celebrating the generosity of the Revolution faculty in reaching 100% support of the Make a Difference 2023-2024 Campaign!

🎂 January Birthdays: India Lockridge (1/9), and our new staffulty member Carolyn Arosell (1/26)

And welcome Jayden Johnson, grade 11, to Revolution School! Jayden joins us from The Mathematics, Civics, and Sciences Charter School.

Congratulations to our December Perfect Attendance honorees: Ines, Hailey, Precious, Jenna, Mason, Gre, and Makayla!

Welcome Carolyn Arosell! Please join us in welcoming Carolyn as our new Front Desk and Program/Admissions Assistant. Carolyn joins us from Falk Laboratory School where she most recently taught Art. We are delighted to have her on the team!

Student Art Spotlight: Gré Money Green 

Meet the Artist: As an artist, I like making ideas from my imagination real. After graduating from Revolution School, I plan to sharpen my creative skills in art school to help bring more of my ideas to fruition and share them with others.Gré Money Green

🍎 2023-2024 Academic Calendar

2023-2024 Schedule Q2

🏫 2023-2024 Advisors: Families, please reach out to your child’s advisor with any questions.

It’s time to sign up for our Q2 Student-Led Parent Conferences! 

Q2 Report cards will be released on Wednesday, January 24. To review your student’s progress, please book a conference with advisors here:  

Dirk’s Conferences

Joel’s Conferences

Patrick’s Conferences

Sydnie’s Conferences

Cousin Mike’s Lunch Online Pay Portal

We are excited to continue partnering with Cousin Mike’s family-owned business on Tasty Tuesday lunches. Starting in 2024, please sign your child up for the $8 lunches using the Cousin Mike’s link rather than paying Sydnie via Cashapp/ Venmo. This link will allow you to create a login for you and your child. Students can then log in and select their individual meal choice in following weeks (make sure to select “dine-in” when prompted). Use this link every Wednesday to select a meal by Friday night for the following Tuesday. Please reach out to Sydnie with any questions!

January 15Martin Luther King Day (School is closed)

January 12–January 15This is the final week to join us in supporting the Make a Difference 2023-2024 Campaign! Special thanks to all who have given to this important campaign.

January 12–January 15Seats and Feets Drive: this is the final week to donate a new pack of socks or underwear to help adults in need! There is a donation box in the entryway.

January 24–28Student-Led Parent Conferences. Advisors are reaching out to help schedule your conference. If you have any questions, please reach out to

Tuesdays, February 6 – April 23The Exploration of Oil Painting free series taught by PAFA, 4–6pm (see the opportunities section for more details). Register here.

Thurdays, Feb 8 – April 25 — The Illustration free series taught by PAFA, 4–6pm (see the opportunities section for more details). Register here.

Last week, fieldwork focused on finance for the 9th and 10th graders. Students visited Philadelphia investment firm, AJO Vista.

In early January, grades 11 and 12 visited Broad Street Ministry as part of their Community Service/Fieldwork. Students participated in the lunch service, assisted in the boutique, and experienced “radical hospitality.” We are collecting underwear and socks in support of Broad Street Ministry until January 15! Please donate a new pack of socks or underwear to help adults in need (there is a yellow donation box in the school’s entryway).

This week’s fieldwork took the students to Mütter Museum at The College of Physicians of Philadelphia.

Dirk celebrates Fieldwork Day with supervised waffle-making!

Student in precalculus work through a problem with Patrick.

Tasneem Abdullah (Class of ’23) spoke with students in Revolutions & Citizenship about her pilgrimage to Mecca and life as a Muslim college student.

Students work on their science fair projects.

Students in Literature class try to guess which persuasive technique their peer is presenting in a charades-like game.

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