Phase II: Library Renovation Class Challenge

Our young sisters deserve the best! Girls’ High afforded many of us the opportunity to be seen, to be strong, to be loud, and to be the smartest person in the room. This is still the case, but due to years of financial hardship in the School District of Philadelphia, the facilities have not kept up with the times. The Girls High library has been closed and without a librarian since 2013. Its research … Read More

Town Hall Meeting Update

Thank you for Your Support of our Alma Mater A list of action items was identified following the AAPHSG Town Hall meeting on April 18, 2024, which alerted our alumnae to the state of the Philadelphia High School for Girls. If you were unable to attend the webinar, please view the video on our home page or on our YouTube Channel by clicking HERE. A strategy session with Girls’ High students was held to … Read More

Empower the Next Generation – Support GHS Now!

For many of us, our time at Girls’ High played a pivotal role in our development. We made lifelong friends, found our voices, and discovered individual talents and interests. Then, we ventured out into the world to be the adult version of the women we started becoming at Broad and Olney, or 17th and Spring Garden, all those years ago. The Next Generation Rises The next generation of girls is just getting started, and … Read More

GHS Hosts Science Olympiad 2024

Girls’ High Proudly Hosts Science Olympiad PHSG hosted the Science Olympiad for the second year in a row. These challenging and motivational events are well balanced among the various science disciplines of biology, earth science, chemistry, engineering, physics, and computers. Events showcase students’ knowledge of science facts, concepts, process skills, and science applications. Girls’ High Girls Shine Our team will be competing with other Philadelphia Division C schools. Each school-based team is allowed to … Read More

GHS Career Day 2024

Greetings Sisters! This year, we hope to present the best PHSG Career Day to date, and that’s saying a lot. A History of Mentoring Career Day was started almost four decades ago by your own Distinguished Daughter, Joan Parker Frizzell (#209). She recognized the need for current students to hear the stories of success, struggle, and roads less traveled told by our Alumnae. Career Day has fostered many mentor-mentee relationships over the years, and … Read More

About Our Swag Shop

GHS and Alumnae swag gifts, memorabilia, and apparel have been in popular demand since the Swag Shop’s founding. So, when Elisabeth D’Alessandro, AAPHSG Board Member and News Editor, volunteered to manage the Alumnae Swag Shop, we were excited to offer a growing selection of clothing, memorabilia, and gifts through our website. Elisabeth’s team has worked tirelessly to expand our product line, test the quality of our products, and negotiate best pricing. They’ve learned a … Read More

A Statement of Support

The Alumnae Association and our Board of Directors fully support Principal Mesi. She is a compassionate leader and outspoken advocate for our little sisters. We are fortunate to have her shepherding our alma mater through incredibly difficult years – through city- wide budget cuts, policy changes and a global pandemic that magnified every obstacle the faculty, administration and our dear little sisters have faced. The current media tempest regarding the temporary withholding of a … Read More

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