SAVE THE DATE! Thursday May 29th, Come to Adobe Cafe (1919 Passyunk) 5-9pm to help the EPX Education Committee raise money for the Southwark Schoolyard Greening Project. 25% of ALL food ALL day will go toward this initiative! EPX Education Committee members and some members of the Southwark Staff will be there 5-9pm. Come hang with us! 50/50 and Prize Raffle!
Last week the School District of Philadelphia approved a Spanish/English immersion program at Southwark Elementary on 9th and Mifflin! The program will start September 2014 in one kindergarten class and grow to subsequent grades each year. The deadline to register is May 30, 2014.
Two information sessions have been scheduled:
English Speaking Parents: Wednesday, May 14, 2014 – 5:30 – 6:30 PM
Spanish Speaking Parents: Thursday, May 15, 2014 – 5:30 – 6:30 PM
Please contact Principal Andrew Lukov at firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to attend either session.
For more information on the program, please go to the EPX Education Committee’s Facebook page at EPX Education Committee.
The March 2014 Education Committee Meeting will be held on Wednesday, March 19 at 7PM. The meeting will take place at the EPX Office (Room 207 of Neumann-Goretti High School).
Volunteers are needed to tutor Southwark Elementary students in reading and math, and to help in the library. If you are interested, please come to an information session and free breakfast at Southwark on Thursday morning, March 13th at 10:00.
Download flyer for more information.
Thanks to everyone who purchased items on the Southwark Elementary gift registry, sponsored by the EPX Education Committee. The teachers and staff were extremely happy to get much needed supplies! Your generosity is always appreciated.
Check out the new Southwark Elementary WISH LIST REGISTRY! Choose from many different items and have them shipped directly to the school! Principal Lukov, SW teachers, and EPX worked on this great tool – please make your purchases in the next month!
The October Education Committee will be held on Wednesday, October 16th at 7:30PM in the Neumann-Goretti Conference Room