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Reminder! PARENT-TEACHER CONFERENCES Remember: We will have half days Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday of next week for Parent-Teacher Conferences! If you have not scheduled a parent-teacher conference, please contact your child's teacher. http://thepowerofbachemartin.com/directory BOOK FAIR We will have a book fair during the conferences, please stop by! (and volunteer for an hour if you can!) PAINTING PROJECTS Want to make the school look amazing for the students? Come help us for an hour! Let's give all of our Tigers an amazing gym and science classroom for the holidays! To sign up, and make a difference at our school, click here: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0a44aca722a6f58-tigers
11 hours ago
Today, November 19, is International Men’s Day. According to the WHO, average global male life expectancy is five years lower than for women, and the male suicide rate is three times that of women. This day aims to highlight health concerns that can affect men, and also aims to highlight certain social pressures that can negatively affect both men and boys. Check out InternationalMensDay.com for more information. This image is from a pop-up exhibit our Historical Medical Library hosted at last month’s Mischief at The Mütter event. This historical (not contemporary) pamphlet was distributed to boys with information about puberty, sexual health and more. How effectively have these issues been communicated to young men throughout history and today?
11 hours ago
Believed to be at least eight millennia old, engravings in Arabia are possibly be the oldest depictions of dogs known to archaeologists. http://bit.ly/2jBmlrj
14 hours ago
NEXT SUNDAY, NOV. 26 IS #MUSEUMSTORESUNDAY! Kickstart your holiday shopping while supporting your local museum! Plus, get rewarded for being a patron: Take home a FREE TOTE BAG with any purchase over $50. Visit the #BarnesShop on the lower level.
15 hours ago
Enjoy a night among the stars at The Franklin Institute’s next Science After Hours going behind the scenes of your favorite movies and discovering the science of the cinema. http://bit.ly/2xGPEea
16 hours ago
Check out what we have going on this week.
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Jean Hugo was born in Paris on this day in 1894. Great-grandson of author Victor Hugo, he was a painter, illustrator, and theatre designer whose work brought him into contact with some of the most influential figures of 20th century art: Jean Cocteau, Pablo Picasso, Erik Satie, Marcel Proust, and many more. In addition to avant-garde theatre, he notably designed the costumes and sets for Carl Dreyer’s film “The Passion of Joan of Arc.” His personal work was modest in scale and dream-like in tone, mingling the influences of Henri Rousseau, Nicolas Poussin, and the Italian Primitives. He produced quiet, light-filled landscapes and scenes of magical realism like this small tempera painting from 1931. 🎨 Jean Hugo. The Flight (Beginning of the End of the World), 1931
19 hours ago
Last chance to be part of this monumental citywide project! Drop in on Sunday, Nov. 19 as Monument Lab's curatorial team shares some of their exciting discoveries and answers questions about preliminary findings. FREE. Just walk up at 20th and the Parkway 1–5 pm. #MonumentLab
20 hours ago
The Philadelphia Marathon passes right past our building today. Best wishes to all of the runners in this year’s event. Give us a wave as you speed by! http://bit.ly/1l9Crn4 IMAGE: Étienne-Jules Marey (French, 1830-1904) | Running | 1883
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AMEND PERMIT #674330 ISSUED CONSTRUCTION OF EIGHT (4)STORY SINGLE FAMILY DWELLING WITH GARAGE AND FULL FINISHED BASEMENT. ALL CHANGES ARE AS PER PLANS.
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FOR THE RELOCATION OF SPRINKLER HEADS AS PER ATTACHED STANDARDS. DEVIATIONS FROM THESE STANDARDS REQUIRE SUBMISSION OF CONSTRUCTION AND SITE PLANS.