On Tuesday, June 17th, George Washington Carver High School of Engineering and Science celebrated Commencement Exercises for the 31st graduating class. The Class of 2014 is sending students to Princeton, University of Pennsylvania, Harvard, Temple, Drexel, Howard, Pitt, Penn State and many more colleges and universities.  Congratulations to all of our graduates and best wishes for a bright future.

Class of 2014 Profile

Total Four Year Scholarship Money Earned: $10,194,980

Number of Students with Questbridge Scholarships: 2

Number of Students with Full Waivers of Tuition: 10
Number of Board of Governors Awards: 8
Number of Liberty Scholars: 4

Number of Athletic Scholarships: 4

Class of 2014 Greenhouse  The Carver HSES community gathered on Sunday, June 22 for our Greenhouse Ribbon Cutting Ceremony. The new Greenhouse was designed and built by the Engineering students of the Class of 2014. C. Culmer, A. Heard and J. Scott of the Class of 2014 were joined by SDP Chief Technology Officer Melanie Harris, Principal Ted Domers, Alumni and PECO Manager Derrick Williams, and Solomon Wheeler, Parent.

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Eagles Youth Partnership Chess Tournament   E&S won the annual tournament with a featured match between Arlen Roberts (E&S) vs Bradley Fletcher (Eagles).   Video


Governor’s Award for Excellence in Academics  Photos

Superintendent Dr. William Hite presented the Governor’s Award to Mr. Domers and the top students in the Class of 2014. Carver HSES was one of only 3 high schools in Philadelphia recognized for their top 10% School Performance Profile. Congratulations to the entire E&S community.

School Performance Profile  Pennsylvania Dept. of Education has posted Performance Profiles for every school in the state.  Go to the School Performance website for an explanation.

Download the Carver HSES School Performance Profile here.

Congratulations to Coach Dougherty and the Boys Volleyball team for winning the District 12 AA Championship!  E&S took all 3 sets by a score of 25-23 over Archbishop Wood H.S.  More   Video NEW

Summer SAT Prep Courses  E&S is offering SAT/PSSA Prep Courses this summer.  There are 2 weeklong sessions to choose from.  Read more details and download the application

Phila. Regional Computer Fair  Kai Tinsely, Josiah Muledi and Cheyenne McNair were awarded 1st Place in the Programming category at the Philadelphia Regional Computer Fair.  Their application, Grade Atlas helps students organize grades, assignments and it calculates real time GPA statistics.  They will represent the District in State Computer Fair on May 20th in Carlisle, PA. 

Chess Team 2014  After an undefeated regular season, our Chess Team competed at States.  Story and Photos 

Enrichment Opportunities  April 2014 updated list of opportunities is posted. Full List   Download   NEW

Engineering Design student teams qualify for state competition.   One team earned FIRST place at the First Tech Challenge robotics regional competition. At the Technology Student Association regional competition a second team earned 3rd Place in Engineering Design and a third team earned 4th Place in Robotics.  Details    Photos

Outward Bound  Mr. Kalicki, Yusuf and Victor on a Backpack Magazine Dream Trip in Colorado’s Indian Peaks Wilderness.  Info and video

Engineering/Math Challenge Team at Drexel University  Congratulations to our team in earning a tie for second place in the Math “Problem of the Week” presentation and analysis.  Full story and photos

STAMP  The STAMP pass is open to any Philadelphia high school student, and is valid for one year of FREE admission to a selection of the city’s top museums and attractions.   Learn More 

What Most Schools Don't Teach: Coding  Carver HSES believes that very student should have     the opportunity to learn code.  Watch this video to learn the value of computer programming.  Video 

The Charles E. Ellis Trust helps eligible young women living in single parent households

by awarding grants which fund basic educational expenses and a range of enrichment activities. For more information and application, go to .

FamilyNet Accounts for Parents

Parents can now use their FamilyNet account to access up-to-date information concerning their child’s tests, quizzes, assignments, assessments and grades. Use the FamilyNet Login link to register and sign-in to your account.

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