Tag: Pennsylvania

District Letter: Thoughts from Upper Bucks Ombudsman Graduation (Penn.)

The following letter was recently sent from Karen Shanton, House Principal for Pupil Services at Quakertown High School, in regard to the Upper Bucks Ombudsman graduation. Camil and I had the privilege of attending the graduation ceremony at Ombudsman earlier ...

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Accelerated schools keep focus on individualized help (Philadelphia)

The Notebook Jan 31 2014 Ombudsman South student Dontey Seong (left) says he gets the support he needs there. Teacher Brooke Monaghan (right) values the alternative school’s emphasis on building relationships. by Paul Jablow Before graduating from Neumann University last ...

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Ombudsman Northwest Accelerated Celebrates Graduation (Philadelphia)

Congratulations to the five Ombudsman Northwest Accelerated students who graduated with the Philadelphia School District on Feb. 1. Deion Brown, one of two graduates who will be attending college, received a scholarship to Central Penn College to pursue a bachelor’s ...

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Northwest Accelerated Center Students Ready to Vote (Philadelphia)

This just in from Northwest Accelerated Center Director Lita Byrd: Pictured above are Northwest Accelerated students educated, ready and eager to be first-time voters! The Philadelphia Deputy Commissioner’s Office recently sent a larger-than-life sample ballot to our center, and our students ...

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Students Register to Vote (Philadelphia)

Earlier this month at the Northwest Accelerated center in Philadelphia, an NAACP voter registration representative spoke to students. She gave a great presentation about the importance of voting, not only in a presidential election, but all local elections. Twenty students registered ...

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Philadelphia center honors mid-year graduates

On February 24, nine seniors representing Ombudsman Northwest Accelerated proudly walked across the stage at Benjamin Franklin High School to receive their diploma. Behind the cap and gowns were many months and even years of hard work and determination to ...

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Letter from a Parent of an Ombudsman Student

We received this letter from a parent of a student who attended our West Accelerated center in Philadelphia.  They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but we think this letter is the exception: June 1, 2010 Dear Ombudsman ...

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