Philadelphia High School for Girls

Type: Organization
Name: Philadelphia High School for Girls
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Jeanne R. Koller, 79, teacher

Bonnie L. Cook, Inquirer Staff WriterPosted:Thursday, September 18, 2014, 1:09 AMJeanne R. Koller, 79, of Roxborough, the first African American teacher at Ardmore Avenue Elementary School in Lower Merion, who went on to a long teaching career in Philadelphia, ... [Published Philly.com - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

App tells stories of 'Top Secret Rosies'

Tom Avril, Inquirer Staff WriterPosted:Tuesday, September 16, 2014, 1:08 AMTwin sisters Doris and Shirley Blumberg were top students at Philadelphia High School for Girls. They were especially sharp with numbers, joining an after-school club devoted to ... [Published Philly.com - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

Phila. teachers get update on contract talks

Robert Moran, Inquirer Staff WriterPosted: Tuesday, September 2, 2014, 7:54 PMPhiladelphia public school teachers returned to work Tuesday and were greeted with no good news about their attempt to get a new contract with the district, union leaders s ... [Published Philly.com - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Don’t give this Hill writer a left-handed compliment

by Rita CharlestonIt’s often been observed that while the great dancer Fred Astaire received most of the attention and fanfare for his amazing routines, his partner Ginger Rogers was doing everything he was doing — only she was doing it all backwards ... [Published Chestnut Hill Local - Aug 15 2014]

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"Visitors from near and far were treated like family. All were readily greeted with a smile, a hug, and a sincere inquiry about their well-being" her son said
"I thought, maybe if we hit them with these role models then, they might stick with it" she said
"They are certainly anxious to settle a contract, but they are not anxious to settle at any cost" said Jerry Jordan, president of the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers

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