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Weekly Newsletter 5/25/24

Published on Saturday, May 25th



Prom 2024 is on May 31 for Grades 9–12 from 6:30–9:30pm on the Spirit of Philadelphia. If you wish to pay online, please pay using this link. For permission forms and day-of information, please click here!

 Honoring AAPI Voices: May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, a time to honor and explore the rich cultures and contributions of this diverse community.

May Birthdays: Anthony Bracy 5/5; Avery Gilmore 5/18; Kimora Allen 5/28


For Wellness, students in Grades 9 and 10 enjoyed a beautiful afternoon at Seger Park.


Business Communications Workshop — May 28–31

Stafford Wood will be leading our 11th and 12th grade students through Week 2 of the workshop she created to teach and strengthen the essential communication skills for success in any workplace.

REVchat — Revolution School’s Summer Internship Program

We will be offering summer internship spots to interested, motivated students who want to continue the work of our Business Communications Workshop (described above). There will be three 2-week sessions beginning Monday, July 8. More details to follow this week!

Prom 2024

All Revolution students are invited to attend Prom on May 31 from 6:30–9:30pm! Click HERE for all the information you will need leading up to the event as well as day-of instructions! And please click here to make a payment.

Presentation of Learning — Wed June 5

Join us to celebrate our year of learning! Students will showcase their favorite projects and will recognize our community partners for their support. This event will be held in UArts Terra Hall from 10:00–11:30 am. Please RSVP for the event here!

Terra Hall is located at 211 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia.


Please click this link to tell us if you are coming and how many tickets you need. This is an all-school event for friends and family of students in grades 9-12.

Field Work Details — Thursday May 30

Grades 9–10

Students will finish editing their films — they will have their normal lunch block and choose to pack or buy.

Grades 11–12

Students will continue working with Stafford Wood on the Business Communications Workshop — they will have their normal lunch block and can choose to pack or buy.


Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival

Students have the opportunity to get free tickets to see the screening of Seagrass at Moore College on Thursday, May 30 courtesy of Arzhang Zafar from the Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival. Talk to Syd for more information! Check out the trailer here!

College Essay Guy

Students are invited to register for a two-part webinar about how to write a personal statement and create an outstanding college application. The sessions will take place from 4–5pm on May 28 and June 4. If you cannot make the live sessions, you can still register and receive a video recording of the program sent to your email. Click here to register!


Monday May 28–31 — Grades 11 and 12 will participate in Week 2 of our Business Communications Workshop with Stafford Wood.

Friday May 24 — School Closed for Professional Development

Monday May 27 — School Closed for Memorial Day

Friday May 31No School | Revolution School Prom: Spirit of Philadelphia | 6:30–9:30pm. Please use this link to make a payment.

Wednesday June 5Presentation of Learning 10–11:30am at UArts Terra Hall

Friday June 7Yearbook Signing Party at 1:30pm. Please make sure your student arrives in time for this all-school celebration.

Friday June 7Graduation & Moving Up Ceremony, 3–5:30pm Please use this link to RSVP.


Grades 9 and 10

Students watched the film Chan is Missing (1982). After watching, students discussed the themes of the movie with members of the Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival.

Grades 11 and 12

Students took part in a Business Communications Workshop with Stafford Wood. Students practiced various professional skills including introductions, networking, interviewing, future goals, and professional writing!

US Literature

Anthony Bracy led a book chapter writing exercise for his classmates.


9th and 10th grade students played a competitive game of Scattergories. Fun was had by all!


2023-2024 Academic Calendar

2023-2024 Schedule Q4

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

Grade 9/10: Sydnie,

Grade 9/10: Patrick,

Grade 11/12: Dirk,

Grade 11/12: Joel,


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