Hope Stories

Family, friends, staff, and alumnae gathered in the Hope Room on June 11 to honor Hope Partnership's Class of 2014. Principal Andrew Miller welcomed the community to the celebration, noting that this was the first class to graduate from the school's new home on the...

On June 10, 2014 a man named Derek Menchan came to Hope. He came to Hope for one reason. He came to play the cello. Mr. Menchan is a world famous cellist. He plays all types of music like jazz, classical and pop. He played...

One of the signs of long term poverty is vacant lots. Hope owns one of these lots diagonally across from our front door at 11th and Huntingdon streets. Over the past six months Hope worked with neighborhood leaders to explore how the vacant lot might...

On Wednesday, April 2, 2014, more than 100 students, parents/guardians and staff gathered at Hope Partnership for Education to SpeakUp! SpeakUp! is an organization that travels to over 30 schools in the Greater Philadelphia area each year. The program’s mission is to enable youth to make...

This year, several companies will direct state tax payments to Hope Partnership for Education rather than to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. They take advantage of the Pennsylvania Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) and Opportunity Scholarship Tax Credit (OSTC) programs.  As she does each year, Sister Rose...

During our recent spring break, seventh graders, Nakiyah Andrews and Zayanna Gunter, participated in MAGIC Camp – Mentoring a Girl in Construction, sponsored by the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC). Nakiyah and Zayanna received hands-on construction training in brick-laying, dry-wall finishing, glass cutting, tiling...