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  • Picture It! Curriculum and Comics- A New Way to Learn!

    Ms. M. is asking for $526.15:
    My students need to find ways to make connections to our content and graphic novels are one way to make it fun! Learning about Greek and Roman Mythology with comics is sure to raise student engagement!
    Edward T Steel Elementary School Comment
  • An "App" A Day Keeps Boredom Away! Part #2

    Ms. M. is asking for $453.15:
    My students need need 7 Amazon Fire 7" tablets to utilize various apps from Google Play to travel the world, role play via games, and to research, analyze and apply knowledge.
    Edward T Steel Elementary School Comment

Nov 28

  • We Can See it Now!

    Ms. Davis is asking for $620.18:
    My students need a document camera so that they can better understand what a concept being taught.
    Edward T Steel Elementary School Comment

Nov 27

Nov 22

14-year-old girl inside Logan home struck by stray bullet

The shooting happened around 6:10 p.m. Monday on the 4400 block of North Gratz Street.

Police say the bullet came from a block away in the 4500 block of Gratz in the Logan section.

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Police are trying to figure out if this shooting is connected to an earlier fatal shooting at 15th and Venango streets.

    14-year-old girl inside Logan home struck by stray bullet
    A 14-year-old girl was struck by a stray bullet while inside her Logan home, Philadelphia police say. The shooting happened around 6:10 p.m. Monday on the 4400 block of North Gratz Street. Police say the girl was inside her home when a bullet went through the window and struck her in the leg.
    http://6abc.com

Nov 22

Stray Bullet Strikes Teen Girl Sitting in Kitchen

The 14-year-old girl was inside her great grandmother’s home on the 4400 block of North Gratz Street in the Nicetown section of Philadelphia when an unidentified gunman fired at least ten shots. The bullet went through the home and struck the teen girl in the leg, who was sitting in the kitchen.

    Stray Bullet Strikes Teen Girl Sitting in Kitchen
    A teen girl is recovering after she was struck by a stray bullet while sitting in her great grandmother's kitchen Monday evening.
    http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

Nov 22

Police: Philadelphia Teen Shot After Stray Bullet Crashes Through Window

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Philadelphia Police say a teenage girl was hospitalized on Monday night after a stray bullet crashed through the window of her home and struck her in the leg. The incident occurred in the Logan section of the city on the 4400 block of Gratz Street.

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Authorities say they believe that this shooting might have been related to a shooting that took place a few blocks away on the 1500 block of Venango Street earlier in the afternoon.

    Police: Philadelphia Teen Shot After Stray Bullet Crashes Through Window
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - Philadelphia Police say a teenage girl was hospitalized on Monday night after a stray bullet crashed through the window of her home and struck her in the leg. The incident occurred in the Tioga section of the city on the 4400 block of Gratz Street.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

Nov 20

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  • The "M" in S.T.E.M.

    Teacher Pitts is asking for $170.19:
    My students need math manipulative to begin working on "M" portion of our Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (S.T.E.M.) class. The beads, wooden sticks, and glue sticks will be used to make an Abacus.
    Edward T Steel Elementary School Comment

Nov 04

  • The Brightest in the Bunch

    Ms. Smith is asking for $178.46:
    My students need HP Black and Tri-color ink cartridges, and thermal laminating pouches.
    Edward T Steel Elementary School Comment

Nov 02

Oct 27

Nicetown woman indicted in fake Sears credit scheme

Dominique Washington, of the 2000 block of Rowan Street in Nicetown, was charged with conspiracy, use of unauthorized devices and two counts of aggravated identity theft.

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Another Philadelphia woman, Dearie Coretta Scott, of the 700 block of West Cumberland Street in North Philadelphia, was also arrested in August as an alleged participant in the scheme. She was released on her own recognizance. Charges are pending in her case.

    Nicetown woman indicted in fake Sears credit scheme
    A 27-year-old Philadelphia woman was indicted by a federal grand jury Thursday in a scheme in which she and others allegedly opened fraudulent Sears credit accounts in her and other people's names, then used the cards to make purchases at Kmart stores in the area.
    http://www.philly.com

Oct 26

  • Our Creative Space

    Ms. Thomas is asking for $1223.61:
    My students need chairs and tables for a visual arts classroom.
    Simon Gratz Mastery Charter High School Comment

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Oct 15

Tragic: The Teens who died in a Roosevelt Blvd car crash were on their way to visit their injured dad in the hospital

...During the struggle, a police car passed by and the two assailants fled toward the 1900 block of Bristol Street...

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Goloff, of the 800 block of Cottman Avenue, was pronounced dead at the scene at 12:43 a.m., police said.  Zeynulov, of the 400 block of Renard Street, was taken to Albert Einstein Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead at 12:56 a.m.

    2 teens killed in Roosevelt Blvd. crash were en route to hospital
    The driver was headed to Temple Hospital to see his father, who had been assaulted on his food-delivery route. The teen ran a red light, police say, and his brother and a female passenger were killed in the backseat. - Emily Babay and Jessica Parks, Philadelphia Inquirer
    http://www.philly.com

Oct 14

2 teens killed in fatal crash en route to father's hospital room

...During the struggle, a police car passed by and the two assailants fled toward the 1900 block of Bristol Street...

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Goloff, of the 800 block of Cottman Avenue, was pronounced dead at the scene at 12:43 a.m., police said.  Zeylnov, of the 400 block of Renard Street, was taken to Albert Einstein Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead at 12:56 a.m.

    2 dead in Roosevelt Blvd. crash
    Two people were killed in an overnight crash on Roosevelt Boulevard. The crash happened about 12:30 a.m. Friday on the Boulevard near Front Street. Philadelphia police confirmed that two people died in the accident but said further details weren't available early Friday.
    http://www.philly.com

Oct 14

Police: Driver rushing to hospital crashes; 2 teens killed

As for the robbery of the driver's father, police say he was held up in the 1900 block of Bristol Street around 11:45 p.m. Thursday. He was flagged down by two men who claimed to have ordered the food.

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Those killed were identified as 17-year-old Maggie Lynn Goloff of the 800 block of Cottman Avenue and the driver's brother, 19-year-old Osman Zeylnov of the 400 block of Renard Street.

    Police: Driver rushing to hospital crashes; 2 teens killed
    Police say the driver of a car was rushing to the hospital to see his father when he ran a red light on the Roosevelt Boulevard, causing a crash that left his brother and a friend dead. According to investigators, the father of the 18-year-old driver had been robbed and assaulted while making a food delivery about 45 minutes before the wreck.
    http://6abc.com

Oct 14

Police: Driver speeding to hospital crashes; 2 teens killed

As for the robbery of the driver's father, police say he was held up in the 1900 block of Bristol Street around 11:45 p.m. Thursday. He was flagged down by two men who claimed to have ordered the food.

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Those killed were identified as 17-year-old Maggie Lynn Goloff of the 800 block of Cottman Avenue and the driver's brother, 19-year-old Osman Zeylnov of the 400 block of Renard Street.

    Two teens dead after crash on Roosevelt Blvd.
    Two teenagers are dead after a crash on the Roosevelt Boulevard in the Feltonville section of Philadelphia. The crash, involving a car and a Ford SUV, happened around 12:30 a.m. Friday. Both drivers survived and are in hospitalized in stable condition. Inside the car, a Hyundai, was an 18-year-old male driver, a 19-year-old male, and a 17-year-old girl.
    http://6abc.com

Oct 14

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