High School

Mike DeNardo
January 11, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — All 49 of the School District of Philadelphia's high schools currently have walk-through metal detectors, but three schools don't use them. The School District of Philadelphia is considering making metal detectors required at the entrances to all district high schools...
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A local act of hate which has garnered national attention, brings a community together as they find out about just what's going on with the investigation.
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Justin Udo
January 02, 2019 - 9:38 pm
SWARTHMORE, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A Delaware County community comes together to find out more about an investigation into notes filled with hate speech that were sent to residents and left neighbors outraged. The letters in question were sent out by high school students to homes in Swarthmore and...
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PennDot is looking for help from high schoolers as they work to increase work zone safety.
Justin Udo
December 22, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — PennDOT is looking for help from high schoolers as they work to increase work zone safety. The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is holding a contest asking for ninth to 12th-graders to send them ideas of innovative ways they can better help keep the roads...
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In this image taken from a Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018 video provided by SNJTODAY.COM, Buena Regional High School wrestler Andrew Johnson gets his hair cut courtside minutes before his match in Buena, N.J., after a referee told Johnson he would forfeit his b
Michael Frankel/SNJTODAY.COM via AP
December 21, 2018 - 7:43 pm
BUENA, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey high school wrestler had his dreadlocks cut off minutes before his match after a referee told him to lose the hairstyle or forfeit his bout. An SNJ Today reporter tweeted video of Buena Regional High School wrestler Andrew Johnson getting his hair cut court-side. He...
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Suzanne Monaghan
September 14, 2018 - 8:43 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- For high school seniors, fall is the time to start applying to colleges. The process can be confusing and overwhelming for students and parents. The first thing to consider is location and campus atmosphere, says Davin Sweeney of Collegewise. "The overwhelming...
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Sixty-six students graduated high school through the Gateway to College program in Camden County.
Justin Udo | KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
June 21, 2018 - 5:15 pm
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — More than 60 students in Camden County who gave up on high school got another chance to earn their diploma. The Gateway to College program in Camden takes an unorthodox approach to helping students earn their high school diploma. "We provide young people with a real...
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Paul Kurtz | KYW Newsradio
Paul Kurtz
June 20, 2018 - 3:58 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Temple University's College of Engineering is playing host this week to a national Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement (MESA) competition. Dozens of middle and high school students from eight states are participating. Three 10th-graders traveled all the way...
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Danielle Dawkins Austin is the co-owner of two McDonald's restaurants in North Philadelphia.
John McDevitt/KYW Newsradio
June 20, 2018 - 1:47 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — McDonald's launched the "Archways to Opportunity" program in 2015. It helps employees with education assistance, high school completion, English as a second language and academic advising. Danielle Dawkins Austin is the co-owner of two McDonald's restaurants in North...
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Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School survivor Aalayah Eastmond is shown with her mother.
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Kim Glovas
June 18, 2018 - 9:03 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — One of the survivors of the Parkland high school shooting is addressing gun violence at Freire Charter School in Center City Philadelphia. Aalayah Eastmond is a rising senior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School — and a survivor of that mass shooting on Feb. 14...
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