Parents & teachers, do you need a break?Enjoy a fine selection of coffee and teas andhelp Masterman's Odyssey of the Mind Team travel to the World Finals next month. The team will be raffling off a "coffee break" basket during report card conferences TODAY. ~ Tickets are $2 each or 3 for $5 ~Are you a Phillies fan?We’ll be raffling off a collection of Phillies vintage-style T-Shirts and a baseball cap, too. If you're not able to get away,you can still make a contribution to Team Masterman's travel fund at https://www.gofundme.com/mastermanom2016. Many thanks for your support! Ingredients for the Perfect Coffee Break: Saxby's gift card ($25)Starbucks stainless travel mugsStarbucks ceramic mugsStarbucks ...
Posted by Rachel Luterman
Gearing up for our Annual Staff Appreciation Luncheon and need your help.Dear Masterman families, Our annual Staff and Teacher Appreciation Luncheon will take place on May 10, 2016. This is a potluck event to thank our wonderful teachers and staff for going above and beyond every single day for our children. In order to provide food, raffle baskets and token gifts to the staff, we rely on help and generosity of our families. We are organizing this effort by using SignUp Genius. It will help us avoid overlapping efforts and unmet needs. You don’t need to create an account in order to sign up, just your name and email address. Please go to this web link to sign up for anything you can contribute: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0e48adaa2ca3f58 ...
Posted Apr 25, 2016, 8:59 AM by Rachel Luterman
Press release from Philadelphia Business Journal"Philly high school among top 50 best in country: U.S. News & World Report" by Alison Burdo. Once Again, Congratulations and check out the article at:Philadelphia Business Journal.http://www.bizjournals.com/philadelphia/news/2016/04/19/us-news-world-report-high-school-rank-masterman.html
Posted Apr 20, 2016, 3:27 PM by Rachel Luterman
Masterman Ranked #1 in PA and 46th in the Country!Masterman ranking just came in from US News & World Report. We are 46th in the nation and 1st in the State. Top 50! Yay! Take a look.US News & World Report: http://www.usnews.com/education/best-high-schools/pennsylvania/districts/school-district-of-philadelphia/julia-r-masterman-secondary-school-17216
Posted Apr 20, 2016, 3:33 PM by Rachel Luterman
Masterman Families grades 9-12; important performance of "Addict" on Thursday, April 21stAddict is a play written by Jerome McDonough, and adapted and directed by Masterman’s Peer Counselors. The play brings to life the impact of substance abuse among adolescents through six vignettes, each focusing on a specific drug. Our mission behind staging this gripping drama is to reveal the struggles that so many young people face through authentic stories, many of which are based on actual events. The play has been updated in order to ensure accuracy and to reflect current trends in drug use. We strongly encourage all audience members to remain after the performance for a discussion with cast members, young people in recovery, and professionals working in the field of addiction. We believe that the most effective ...
Posted Apr 19, 2016, 7:18 PM by Rachel Luterman
Chess Team at High School National ChampionshipsThe Masterman Chess Team came in third place at the High School National Championships held in Atlanta over the weekend. The fabulous five players are: Angel Hernandez-Camen, Srisa Chankolgar, Nalin Khanna, Shira Moolten and 8th grader, Torin Kuehnle, who was invited to participate with the high school team. They were coached by Steve Shutt and Masterman alum and International Chess Master, Greg Shahade.Congratulations to the Team!
Posted Apr 10, 2016, 7:31 PM by Rachel Luterman