Hope Stories

Many of you have been reading Stories of Hope since we began this practice seven years ago. Naturally, this edition is like no other. Offering "Virtual Hope" is challenging, but necessary. Communication with our constituents is our first priority. The middle school staff is working diligently...

The headlines are talking about the difficulties in ramping up remote learning in Philadelphia, but it’s not just kids who are suddenly struggling to keep up their learning because schools are closed! Hope’s Adult Education program is working to keep our adult students on track...

Hope encourages its students to have a “Growth Mindset” when it comes to education and learning. According to Hope’s 5th Graders, a growth mindset looks like the following: Is this really my best work? Mistakes help me improve This may take some time and effort ...

Some of you who are reading this e-newsletter have never seen Hope in action. We would like to alert you to four upcoming opportunities: Hope Partnership’s First Sunday Open House On Sunday, March 22, some students, staff, and families from Hope will be here to...

Art is essential to our lives and our development as humans and communicators. Art can have a transformative impact, and Hope Partnership values the inclusion of art in its educational practices. Students at Hope equally appreciate quality art education. They enjoy the opportunities for self-expression,...

Najib Wong is the manager of the Philadelphia Music Alliance for Youth (PMAY) Artists’ Initiative. He recently visited Hope as a special guest of our music teacher, Anna Yang. Mr. Wong, a featured artist for the eighth-grade music class, received his degree in Trumpet Performance...

High School. Just like “College,” this singular word is one that elicits angst, excitement, fear, frenzy, motivation and a surplus of other emotions and preparation. Taylor, an 8th grader at Hope Partnership for Education, knows the importance of not only keeping up with her classwork, but also...

Many of you are familiar with the Philadelphia Auto Show, but did you know that the poster was created by one of Hope’s very own alumnus, Anaije Williams!? Anaije, currently a senior at Franklin Learning Center and a very regular face at Hope’s Graduate Support Program,...

Many of us have fond memories of our own school days, or perhaps are the parent or grandparent of little ones currently singing the alphabet or learning to read. But how do we go about educating adults who – while they may have fallen behind...