back to school

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Mike DeNardo
August 30, 2019 - 11:56 am
The first day for a Pennsauken school was scheduled for Sept. 4, but the start date has been delayed after mold was discovered.
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Justin Udo
August 29, 2019 - 6:18 pm
A Philadelphia boutique known for high-end clothing is making sure hundreds of students are going back to school in style.
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William Tennent High School
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Mike DeNardo
August 20, 2019 - 5:50 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Workers are beginning to shore up structural weaknesses that made parts of William Tennent High School off-limits — two weeks before classes are set to begin. Crews are installing industrial-grade posts to reinforce what engineers called "underbuilt concrete haunches...
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Eldis Sula
August 12, 2019 - 3:39 pm
Back to school is an exciting time for families, but it can be stressful too (and not just because the kids are pouty about summer being over). Even though you’re not the one going back to class, there are important steps you can take as a parent to ensure that the transition from vacation to...
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Back to School Sleep Routine
August 31, 2018 - 3:00 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- We are getting close to the end of the summer and, for many, the beginning of the school year. This can be at time of tremendous adjustment, not only for students but...
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Shara Dae Howard
August 27, 2018 - 8:45 pm
UPPER DARBY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The new school year has started, and as parents are preparing kids for their studies, Upper Darby Police Superintendent Michael Chitwood is asking drivers to be careful. He said enforcing speed limits and encouraging safe driving in high-traffic areas and school...
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Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church in Mount Airy gave away 2,000 backpacks at McCloskey Elementary School Saturday during its annual giveaway event.
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Antionette Lee
August 25, 2018 - 3:25 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — To make the first-day-of-school process a little easier for families — and a lot more exciting — one local church hosted its 14th annual pep rally and book bag giveaway ahead of the start of classes. Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church in Mount Airy gave away 2,000...
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Barbers offered free haircuts for kids during the event.
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Justin Udo
August 16, 2018 - 3:59 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The School District of Philadelphia hosted its 10th annual back to school celebration to help kids and families get ready to head back to the classroom. During Thursday's event at the School of the Future in West Philadelphia, officials gave away more than 8,000...
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