After School Activities

Lindy – Grades 6-8

Academic Excellence

  • One on one and small group tutoring at appropriate literacy and math levels
  • Exposure to science projects, geography, public speaking and more
  • Strong focus on improvement

Character Development

  • Drexel Advisors as mentors to scholars
  • Strong focus on building character through education on positive behavior, manners, anger management and more
  • Scholar Dollar reward system in place for positive character

Opportunity and Access

  • Exposure to vast array of opportunities through Drexel University’s various departments including athletics and the arts
  • High school and college exposure and readiness
  • Cultural Outings, field trips and special events

Legacy –  Grades 6-8

  • 7 months of high quality tennis instruction
  • Highly trained tennis coaches
  • Exposure to drills, games and match play

Ace (Artistic Cultural Enrichment) – Grades K – 6

  • Ace meets Monday – Friday from 3:09 – 5:45 during the school year
  • Homework help
  • Drama
  • Dance
  • Drums
  • Computer
  • Ceramics
  • Robotics
  • Farm
  • Healthy Eating
  • Field Trips

Ace Summer Program

All the same fun activities offered for 6 weeks of the summer. Please contact Swainetta Bowens, Assistant Director @ 215 8284160

WHYY – Grades 4-8

Director: Ariel Goodman  – agoodman @whyy.org

WHYY Assistant – Shannon Kemmer – skemmer@philasd.org

  • Meets Monday and Wednesdays from 3:00 – 4:45
  • Students learn how to use professional camera and computer equipment
  • Students learn to make documentarys
  • Martha Washington News Report
  • Narrative films
  • Current Events for the school and the community

Students in the WHYY club have won awards throughout the city. They are featured in the Black Star Film Festival, The WHYY Film Festival,

and The Derek Freese Film Festival at Temple University.

Girls on the Run – Grades 6-8