News & Events

Important Things Taking Place this Month

February 2021

School Closed Monday, 15, 2021 for President’s Day.


June 2020

On June 2, School District of Philadelphia schools will not be in session for students, and school-based staff will be off in honor of Election Day.  Central Offices will remain operational but still operate remotely.

As a reminder, the Philly HopeLine is available M-F from noon to 9 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays from noon to 4 p.m. to provide counseling services for students, parents and guardians who may need additional support during these difficult times. Phone or text 1-833-PHL-HOPE (1-833-745-4673).

Remote Learning

School closes for the year on June 12, 2020 so remote learning will end on that day. Students are encourages to log on to Google Classroom and complete the assigned classwork each day until then.

March 2020

Dr. Hite announced the closure of all SDP schools and offices for a two-week period, beginning Monday, March 16, 2020, through Friday, March 27, 2020. 

From Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. through noon, any Philadelphia student can get up to two grab-and-go meals at one of 30 schools. Those closest to us are Mayfair School or Sullivan School.

Starting Tuesday, March 17, printed resources will be available at all grab-and-go meal sites and a Learning Guide Support Hotline (215-400-5300) will operate M-F from 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Students can login to their SDP accounts to use iReady and Lexia while school is not in session.

Families can access online math, ELA, science, and social studies Learning Guides for grades K – 12 HERE.

Please stay tuned to network news channels for more detailed information as it is released to the public.

Many Lawton teachers are posting resources to be used while school is out to Class Dojo or to Google Classroom. Please login to these to check for information from specific teachers.