Hope Stories

Family, friends, staff, and alumnae gathered in the Hope Room on June 10 to honor Hope Partnership’s Class of 2015. Principal Andrew Miller welcomed the community to the celebration, and Sr. Rose then gave an opening reflection, praying for blessings of perseverance, forgiveness, respect and...

Over 150 residents and community stakeholders in the Fairhill neighborhood were introduced to a new meaning of “Hope” when we opened our doors and gates for the inaugural Hope Community Day on Saturday, July 25th. “Both children and adults enthusiastically participated and were clearly enjoying themselves,”...

Hope Partnership’s Adult Education Program has a new look for our 22 students who are building their skills to pass the new GED test in Pennsylvania. Each of our 9 volunteer teachers has decades of real classroom teaching experience in reading, writing, language arts, math,...

Hope students might inhabit the corner of 11th and Huntingdon, but their world stretches far beyond North Philadelphia. Take the last two weeks, for instance. On Thursday evening, March 19th, Xaria, one of our fifth grade students, and her mother attended the Society of the...

Our seventh grade class has started a five month journey exploring the issues facing Morocco, Peru, and Uganda. Each class member is now a student diplomat of the 2015 Junior Model United Nations. Assigned to one of three teams, students will work together to research...

Could our 2nd Annual Career Day possibly live up to the amazing experience of 2014? The Hope staff approached the day with a bit of trepidation since they had been overwhelmed by the participation and enthusiasm of everyone involved in our first effort. Well, they...

Reading has always been a primary focus at Hope Partnership, as it is in every school. Way back in 2002, we ended every After School session with circle time reading, featuring some wonderful children’s book each day. During our days at the RW Brown Community...

Eighth Grader Alyse Nichols, along with several of her schoolmates, writes articles for a school publication called “Healthy Hope”. Her article about her grandmother earned her a photo and feature on WHYY’s “Newsworks: The Pulse”. Healthy Hope is a newsletter written by Hope Students and published...

The Hope Room was filled with anticipation and the feeling of something significant about to take place as the Hope Howley Scholars were announced during a special assembly last month. The Howley Family Foundation has been assisting students in Cleveland and Philadelphia with high school tuition...