Philadelphia E&T Newsletter

January 2023

Happy New Year!

Class of 2023, it's your year!!

We wish all students and their families a happy and healthy new year!

Quarterly Exams

Quarterly Exams will be administered on Wednesday, January 18th (Math & English) and Thursday, January 19th (Science & Social Studies / Electives). Exams are worth 20% of a student's Quarter grade. Students must study and be prepared!!

Friday, January 13th - Virtual Learning Day

Due to maintenance that needs to be completed in the school building, all students will be virtual on Friday, January 13th. The school building will be closed. The students will follow the virtual full day schedule that we used during Quarter 1 of the school year. All students are required to log into Zoom for all classes; attendance will be taken.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

School will be closed on Monday, January 16th in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

NHS Day of Service

PE&T's National Honor Society will be participating in MLK Day of Service on Monday Jan. 16th from 10am-Noon. We will be participating in a clean up project at Historica Fair Hill. Contact Ms. Ford for more information: forde@petchs.org


https://volunteer.globalcitizen365.org/opportunity/a0C6g00000RQbjVEAT/historic-fair-hill

End of 1st Semester

The 1st Semester of the school year ends on Friday, January 27th! Since we are on a block schedule, this is the last day that students will follow their current roster. Students will be issued new rosters with new classes and teachers for the 2nd Semester. The 2nd Semester begins on Monday, January 30th!


Students who fail classes for the 1st Semester will be required to complete credit recovery. Students who fail to complete credit recovery are jeopardizing graduating on time from high school and being promoted with their class.

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Special Schedules in January

Please note the special schedules on the January calendar:


Thurs. 1/12 "B" Schedule

Weds. 1/18 "B" Schedule

Weds. 1/25 "B" Schedule

Thurs. 1/26 "B" Schedule

Friday 1/27 "E" Schedule

Monday, 1/30 "E" Schedule

PE&T Basketball

Please click the links to view the PE&T Basketball schedules. Just reminder, there is currently a no spectator policy at home games. Parents and students can join the PE&T Sports Remind group by texting @763hh8g to 81010.


Girls' Basketball Schedule: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1sgNen1_rjczEnZNJy5ygG8N5d_VCl5G8yMTW5iG9NOc/edit?usp=sharing


Boys' Basketball Schedule: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1BB6C7AWUR4wusYZRhgzBI6Ra3nHwBeWF2FxAjU9TI50/edit?usp=sharing

College & Career Counseling

SENIORS


If any seniors have received college acceptance letters, send them to Ms. Cramphorn.


If any seniors need help with college apps or FAFSA, contact Ms. Cramphorn. There is still time, but deadlines are quickly approaching!


If any seniors are not interested in college, but need help figuring out their plan for trade school, or other options for after they graduate, contact Ms. Cramphorn.


Ms. Cramphorn's email is cramphornl@petchs.org. She is located in the Guidance Office, Room 500.


JUNIORS


Looking Ahead for Juniors - SAT School Day will be in in April.


Create College Board account and use Khan Academy for SAT Prep.


Link to Create CB Account (DO NOT use school email- use personal email!): https://cbaccount.collegeboard.org/iamweb/smartRegister?appId=292&DURL=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.collegeboard.org%2F



Link for directions about how to connect Khan Academy & College Board for SAT Practice: https://support.khanacademy.org/hc/en-us/articles/4424802297613-How-do-I-connect-my-Khan-Academy-account-to-College-Board-

A Message from the Student Government Association

Get ready for candy grams!! We start selling them at the end of January!


SGA Meeting Wed. Jan. 18, 2023 at 8:15 in Mrs. McWilliams homeroom 605.

21st Century Afterschool Program

PE&T's FREE Afterschool programming is held each Monday-Thursday and all students are still able to sign up. This includes Homework Help! To sign-up for any program please email Victor Anderson at andersonv@petchs.org

DRESS CODE REMINDER


A MESSAGE FROM STUDENT SERVICES REGARDING DRESS CODE


This is a reminder that 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 https://cramersuniforms.com/.


PANTS: All students are 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 boots,

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 uniform website. Students may wear the blue sweatshirts that were given as the holiday gift this year, but at no time may hoods or hats be worn in the building. Doing so puts a student in danger of failing DISCIPLINE for the year. Students who fail Discipline will be required to attend summer school. If you have any questions regarding uniform, please email Ms. Sierota at sierotaa@petchs.org.

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Building Spotlight: Science Labs

Philadelphia E&T is excited to offer three new Science Labs including a Biology, Chemistry and Maker Space. These labs are situated along the south side of the building with amazing views of City Hall. These science labs are created with the newest materials and technologies and will be used to support the science curriculum to offer students more hands-on experiences during the school day. Each lab is also available and utilized for our after-school program activities of horticulture club, robotics team and Cricut club.