The recent School District ‘Doomsday Budget’ puts funding for academics and the arts at risk. The letter below recently went home with students from Arthur, and offers ideas for how you can help influence the process.
Chester A. Arthur Elementary School
20th and Catherine Streets
Philadelphia, PA 19146
Mike Franklin, Arthur’s science teacher, has announced that the Civil Engineering Club has received certification from the American Society of Civil Engineers! Now that the certification process is complete, Chester Arthur is one of only 17 schools in the country to offer students the opportunity to learn from and collaborate with civil engineers [...]
This year Chester Arthur’s graduating 8th graders have been admitted to many of the city’s top special admission public and charter high schools. Arthur’s graduates were admitted to the following schools:
The ArthurBots, Arthur’s Lego robotics team, recently competed at The Franklin Institute in the First Lego League qualifying event. They brought home a first place trophy for core values, a combination of teamwork, team spirit, and friendly competition. Additionally, they had the 5th highest score of any robot at the competition. Unfortunately, the team fell just short of [...]