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Chess Team 1000 Section at States

Chess Team Wins Under 1000 Section at States. Madison takes top Female.

The E&S Chess Team won the Under 1000 State Championship.  The team narrowly beat out Central High School (Phila), Abington (Montco) and Warwick High School (Lititz) to capture the title.  Senior Jalen Wright led the way with four points.  Madison Ford-McKnight won top female in the U1300 Section.          

Carver Swimmer Christopher Facenda

Carver Swimmer Featured: For Facenda-Torres, No Leg, No Problem

If you see Chris Facenda-Torres walking down the street or standing in a corridor at school and you notice a prosthetic on his left leg, he is not looking for your sympathy nor does he want it. Just say hi and move on because that is what Chris has done. When Facenda-Torres was born, his…

Alumni Spotlight

Alumni Spotlight

Miss Bartkus and Miss Jones traveled for Immaculata University to watch E&S Alumni Steven Dao (Immaculata 23’) and Aijea Fowler (Neuman 22’) play basketball for their respective Universities. The duo scored a combined 22 points in the game! Kyree Hence (Rosemont 20’) is also making a big name for himself as a starter for the…

Nina Zarwie Philadelphia Youth Network's Work Ready News Conference

Nina Zarwie featured at the Philadelphia Youth Network’s Work Ready News Conference

Nina Zarwie, Carver Engineering and Science 12th grader, was featured at the Philadelphia Youth Network’s Work Ready news conference.  She described her experience over three years of paid internships and how it is preparing her for college.  Read more on page three of their annual report:LINK

Colgate Womens Games

Carver Middle Students Participate in 46th Annual Colgate Womens Games

Last Saturday, 2/1/20,  3 young ladies from the Carver middle school, Payton Drumwright (7th grade), Ava Jackson (8th grade) and Jaylnn Cage (7th grade) participated in the 46th Annual Colgate Womens games for track and field, which is the the largest amateur competition in the Nation for young ladies in elementary, middle and high shool.  The track…

Boys Indoor Track & Field Title

Boys Track & Field Capture Inaugural Indoor Track & Field Title

New York, Ny- History In the Making.  Rather or not the question of “who won the first Public League Indoor Track championship” surfaces in your trivia nights, the Young Men of Engineering & Science will forever have History on their side. It was to be a dog fight to the very end.  A questionable disqualification…

TechGirlz Teen Advisory Board

Carver Student Appointed to TechGirlz Teen Advisory Board [FULL STORY]


MLK Day of Service

E&S Partners with Curtis Institute to beautify school for MLK Day of Service

In partnership with the Curtis Institute of Music, Carver Engineering and Science participated in the city-wide MLK Day of Service.  To improve our school, our students worked alongside Curtis students to paint canvases to beautify our auditorium.  The students also connected over lunch and some pick up basketball.  The day ended with a concert from…

Congressional App Challenge

Carver Students Win Congressional App Challenge [LINK and VIDEO]

Rep. Dwight Evans has named two Philadelphia students as the winner of the Congressional App Challenge in Pennsylvania’s 3rd district. G.W Carver HSES’s Tom Xavior and Jonathan Mathews submitted Beta Tutors, an app designed to help the school environment flourish, in the areas that we students saw were not being addressed. Link to Video and Full…

MLK Oratory Contest

Two Carver Students Place at the MLK Oratory Contest

Carver students Ramier Jones and Qamar Coleman won 3rd and 4th place in the Thomas and Woods Foundation 3rd annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Oratory Scholarship Contest In attendance: Isaiah Thomas- City Council Members at Large Omar Sabir- City Commissioner Katherine Gilmore Richardson- City Council Member at L arge