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 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.


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.