Philadelphia E&T Newsletter

November 2022

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Welcome to 1709 Benjamin Franklin Parkway!

Return to In-Person Learning Schedule:

Single Grade Orientation to New Building and STAR Testing Thursday, 11/3 to Tuesday, 11/8

Students must arrive at 8:00am; dismissal at 11:45am

12th Grade Reports: Thursday, 11/3 (all other grades virtual on A Schedule)

11th Grade Reports: Friday, 11/4 (all other grades virtual on A Schedule)

10th Grade Reports: Monday, 11/7 (all other grades virtual on A Schedule)

9th Grade Reports: Tuesday, 11/8 (all other grades virtual on A Schedule)

Two Grade Days: Students report for full "A" schedule

9th & 12th Reports: Wednesday, 11/9 (10th & 11th are virtual)

10th & 11th Reports: Thursday, 11/10 (9th & 12th are virtual)


10th & 11th Reports: Monday, 11/14 (9th & 12th are virtual)

9th & 12th Reports: Tuesday, 11/15 (10th & 11th are virtual)



School Uniforms

Students must be in full school uniform for our return to in person learning at our new school building.


Students of Philadelphia E&T are expected to wear the school uniform. Any items outside of the

items mentioned here are considered prohibited. If you have a need for an exemption from this

dress code policy, you must request permission from the Student Services Office.

SHIRTS: All Philadelphia E&T students must purchase and wear correctly sized blue-banded polo style shirts with the school logo. These shirts can be purchased at any Cramers Uniforms locations or on Cramers Uniforms website

PANTS: All students will be required to wear basic black long slacks. Note: Carpenter pants, jeans,cargo pants, stretch/yoga pants, sweat pants, and cropped pants are not acceptable. Blue or any other color slacks are not acceptable. The dress code policy will be strictly enforced.

SHOES: All students should mostly wear black, rubber soled shoes/sneakers. No work boot,

UGG/Sheepskin boots, high or fashion boots, flip flops/sandals/slippers are permitted.

All footwear must provide full coverage. Sturdy shoes are a must to ensure safety.

SWEATERS & OUTERWEAR: Students may purchase and wear a Philadelphia E&T grey, pullover V-neck sweater or identified outerwear given to the students by the school. Sweaters and sweatshirts can be purchased at any of the Cramers Uniforms locations or on Cramers Uniforms website

There are to be NO HOODED SHIRTS/OUTERWEAR worn in the school building. Any student wearing a hooded sweatshirt or outerwear in school must keep that item in their assigned locker or risk confiscation.

Cramer's Locations:

Frankford - Main Location

4628 Frankford Avenue

Philadelphia, PA 19124


South Philly

1916 E Passyunk Avenue

Philadelphia, PA 19148


West Philly

5226 Market Street

Philadelphia, PA 19139


End of 1st Quarter

1st Quarter Ends Friday, 11/4!

2nd Quarter Begins Monday, 11/7!

Report Cards will be mailed before the Thanksgiving break!

Underclass Yearbook Portraits

9th, 10th and 11th grade students will have their yearbook pictures taken on Thursday, November 17th and Friday the 18th. Students must be in school uniform for their pictures. Information regarding purchasing pictures will be distributed. Students do not have to purchase pictures to have them taken for the yearbook.

Senior Graduation Portraits

Seniors who want to retake their portraits must call Prestige/Lifetouch to schedule a session at their studios in Bensalem, PA: 1-800-334-1531

Any questions regarding portraits, please contact Ms. McWilliams:

Please don't forget to select the graduation portrait that you want in the yearbook by Jan.1st.

Senior College & Career Counseling

Seniors applying to college and need assistance should reach out to Ms. Cramphorn: Phone: 267-514-1823 ext. 222.

Please see the attached document regarding the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).

NHS/SGA Installation Ceremony

Our NHS/SGA Installation Ceremony will be held on Thursday, 11/17 at 6pm at IBEW Local 98 Union Hall (1701 Spring Garden Street). Contact NHS and SGA Moderators with any questions.

Ms. McWilliams (SGA)

Ms. Ford (NHS)

Ms. Hawkins (NHS)

21st Century After School Programs

FREE Afterschool programming is back! Students can sign-up for clubs and activities such as Broadcast, Robotics, Gaming, Music, Industrial Design, and more. To sign up email Mr. Cassidy at or attend a sign-up day after school in the cafeteria on 11/14 & 11/15!

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PE&T Chargers Basketball

If you are interested in playing Basketball this season please see Mr. Miller in room 003 or email him at millerm@petchs. You will need to fill out the PIAA Comprehensive Initial Pre-Participation Physical Evaluation Form in order to participate. Please stop by his class and pick one up or print it out from the PIAA website

Happy Thanksgiving

Wednesday, 11/23: "E" Schedule - Dismissal @ 11:35

Thursday, 11/24 & Friday, 11/25: SCHOOL CLOSED

We wish you and your families a Happy Thanksgiving! We are thankful that you are a part of our PE&T school community!

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New Building Spotlight!


Philadelphia E&T is excited to welcome students into our new building and state-of-the-art classrooms. Every classroom has natural light that overlooks the Benjamin Franklin Parkway’s Logan Square. The views and landscape of the Parkway give each classroom a unique feeling of being immersed in the museum district of the City of Philadelphia. Every classroom is equipped with the latest SMART boards, UC View Smart TVs, super high-speed internet. Classrooms have flexible seating and work space for students designed to maximize student flexibility and allow for distance when needed for health and safety. The classrooms in our new home are exceptional. We are pleased to offer your children the opportunity to attend school in a wonderful learning environment.