Hope Stories

On September 5th, young voices once again filled the classrooms and corridors of Hope’s Middle School as students got down to the business of learning. In the first weeks of school, students created Heart Maps and Dreams essays to get to know each other and...

I’d like to introduce myself. I’m Brittany Tannehill, Hope Partnership’s new Coordinator of Enrichment and Summer Programming. You may be more interested in knowing that I am a member of Hope Partnership’s first graduating class of 2008. Since I left Hope Partnership, I graduated from Lincoln...

We have many events to look forward to in the coming months. This October, on the 19th, the Young Friends of Hope will host a Hope Happy Hour at the Fieldhouse in Center City. Despite being hosted by the Young Friends, all supporters of Hope...

June 6th, 2018 was a wonderful day here at Hope Partnership for Education. We had the incredible honor of celebrating the Class of 2018’s 8th Grade Graduation. It was a magnificent event, as graduates marched into the Hope Room to “Pomp and Circumstance,” performed by...

“Life is like a mountain and determination is your harness. When you’re slipping a bit, determination makes all the difference.” If you like that metaphor, you can thank Kayleen, a Hope Partnership eighth grader who read her essay on Power at the annual Student Showcase. This...

After reading about the 8th grade graduation, you might be interested in where our students are going after they leave Hope Partnership. Students from the class of 2018 will be attending: Cristo Rey Philadelphia High School Eastern University Academy Charter High School Imhotep Institute Charter...

On Friday, May 18th, Hope’s classrooms were filled with doctors, lawyers, business people, artists, athletes, social media experts and more.  Our 5th annual Career Day gave students an opportunity to hear from professionals from well-known government agencies, businesses and organization (i.e., City of Philadelphia, Comcast,...

In our April e-newsletter, you read about our Alumni’s participation in the National Street Service Project. By participating in the program, the Alumni have had the opportunity to speak about their experiences growing up in North Philly, gain insight into the design and urban planning...

Hope Partnership’s seventh and eighth graders had an experience that may be unfamiliar to many of our readers.  They visited the American Heritage Credit Union on Red Lion Road. The intent of the trip was to begin to promote financial literacy among our students. The students...

Sisters of Mercy Founder Catherine McAuley once described life for members in the congregation as, “our lives are joys and sorrows mingled.” That thought resonated with Hope Partnership’s adult education group last week. Pam Carunchio, the director of adult education, has given service to a...