Hope Stories

On Monday, March14th, Hope’s Middle School launched the 100 Book Challenge reading program. The research based curriculum is designed to instill the love of reading in K-12 students, while building key academic skills needed to succeed in high school, college and life. The program has been proven to...

Imagine addressing both of these topics in the same interview! Hope students did just that as they met with Dr. Frederic M. Bertley, Senior Vice-President for Science and Education at The Franklin Institute. Six students from sixth, seventh, and eighth grade worked during seven of their lunch periods...

Following successes the past two years, Hope Partnership hosted its third annual Career Day in which professionals from the entertainment, science, media, government, and business worlds all shared their knowledge with the students. After hearing a keynote from former NFL tight end and current director...

Three Hope students won an essay contest sponsored by Fairhill Cemetery, the burial grounds of Robert Purvis, the famous abolitionist. You can learn about Robert Purvis, by reading Nikia, Sanaa, and Qaasim’s winning essays here. Our students are all very familiar with the Quaker run historic Fairhill...

Have you ever wondered about the gourmet dinner that was auctioned at Hope Partnership’s Annual FriendRaiser? Well, here are the chef and sous chefs at the end of the evening – four Sisters of Mercy – one gourmet cook and three gophers who can boast...

The fifth and sixth graders are participating in the "Art of Looking" program sponsored by the Barnes Foundation this Fall. This program utilizes a multi-curriculum format that integrates key curriculum standards in math and science along with exposure to the arts.   The program introduces the students...

One of the truly unique components of Hope Partnership for Education is the Graduate Support Program. Here is a glimpse of what that program includes during these Fall months. Our Graduate Support Director, Brittany Holiday, is setting up and hosting visits by local high schools. Our...

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,”...