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Student volunteer
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Suzanne Monaghan
June 30, 2020 - 4:45 am
High school students often rely on summer internships, athletics, jobs or other learning opportunities to build their college applications — but many of those programs have been canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic. Instead, a college admissions expert encourages students to find creative ways...
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Rehoboth Beach
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Andrew Kramer
June 22, 2020 - 3:10 pm
If your graduating high schooler recently celebrated at the beach in Delaware, health officials recommend they get tested for the coronavirus, after at least three young party-goers contracted COVID-19. Read more here.
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University of Pennsylvania campus
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Mike DeNardo
June 16, 2020 - 4:20 pm
Incoming high school seniors missed out on key months of their junior year because of the coronavirus. To make up for lost time, the University of Pennsylvania is offering a summer course for students who are prepping for college — and it’s free. Read more here.
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Photo of an online town hall with Philadelphia-area high school students discussing racism.
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Mike DeNardo
June 12, 2020 - 2:48 pm
High school students are talking honestly about racism and how it affects them. In an online town hall Friday, they talked with government leaders about how to put an end to racism. Read more here.
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Malcolm Jenkins
School District of Philadelphia/Facebook Live
Mike DeNardo
June 09, 2020 - 1:52 pm
Former Eagle Malcolm Jenkins told Philadelphia’s Class of 2020 that even amid the chaos and unpredictability of a pandemic and racial unrest, their future is in their own hands. Read more here.
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Jacquie Cadorette
June 08, 2020 - 5:59 am
In a moving virtual commencement address, Beyoncé shared some words of wisdom for the Class of 2020, touching on racial injustices, coronavirus, and sexism in the music industry.
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A post from the Adopt A High School Senior 2020 Facebook group
Adopt A High School Senior 2020
Cherri Gregg
May 29, 2020 - 12:36 pm
When Philadelphia teacher Kelli Wyatt started a social media effort to celebrate high school seniors whose graduations and proms were sidelined by COVID-19, she had no idea it would grow as big as it did. Read more here.
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Candy Manning offers free prom photos to seniors
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Antionette Lee
May 22, 2020 - 4:00 am
In normal times, high school students around the country would have been looking forward to their prom around this time. Read more here.
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Students who participate in the College Possible program, a nonprofit that helps low-income high school graduates figure out their next steps concerning college.
Courtesy of Precious Mines
Hadas Kuznits
May 16, 2020 - 3:57 pm
As Barack Obama celebrates the 2020 graduates in a virtual commencement Saturday evening, a local organization is highlighting why the work they do to help low-income families is crucial, and how the coronavirus pandemic is impacting the students they help. Read more here.
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Stephen Raught
Chester County District Attorney’s Office
Jim Melwert
May 08, 2020 - 4:09 pm
A teacher at Owen J. Roberts High School in Pottstown is charged for allegedly sexually assaulting a student while the school was closed for the coronavirus pandemic. Read more here.
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