Hope Stories

By Brenda Ridley, Admissions Coordinator On Saturday, September 27, in the park across from the Franklin Institute on Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Hope Partnership Middle School joined more than 20 organizations in hosting activity booths at Philadelphia's first annual MightyFest. A three-day event open to children and...

Happy fall from Hope’s Graduate Support Program! High school placement season is in full swing in the city, and our eighth-grade students have been busy writing their high school essays and picking their top 10 list of high schools! On September 28th, Ms. Holiday...

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...