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Carver Engineering & Science Achieves Top Rankings for Both Middle and High School

Congratulations to the entire Carver Engineering and Science community for being recognized as a “Top 5 School” according to the School District of Philadelphia’s School Progress Report [LINK].  Both our Middle School and our High School are ranked #2 in their categories. We are honored to receive the recognition and look forward to high achievement…

College Trip

Carver 7th Graders Tour the Barnes Collection

7th graders toured the Barnes collection on Monday, December 17th as part of the Artists’ Voices program.  As they looked carefully at art from Monet, Cezanne, Picasso and others, the students learned to think about decisions artists make when they create. Students were encouraged to think about ways artists break rules when they paint in…

Chess Team

Carver Hosts Citywide ASAP Scolastic Chess Tournament and Finishes First

Chess players from all over the region converged on Carver Engineering and Science to play chess on Saturday, November 3rd.  The Carver Chess Team won first place overall.  Josiah Findley, Heng Xin-Wang and Nia Williams all won their sections.  There will be another chess tournament at Carver on Saturday, December 2nd.


7th graders visit the Wagner Free Institute of Science

On October 4, 7th graders visited the Wagner Free Institute of Science for a lesson on the history of this collection. Did you know North Philadelphia was a suburb at the time William Wagner lived here, on the corner of what is today 17th and Montgomery? Or that the Wagner was the first branch of…


Carver Times Newspaper May 2019 Just Released

May Edition of The Carver Times is out! Student journalists investigated issues that impact our future. Carver students invite you to think about the elections  in 2020, college, entertainment, sports, gender, adulting, and climate change. What does the future hold for us? What do we bring to the future? Carver Times released in their new…

water crisis

Carver Middle School Raises Awareness for the Global Water Crisis

A group of 56 7th Graders from Carver High School in Philadelphia engaged in inquiry-learning extending their thinking beyond the four walls of the classroom. Within the context of Social Studies and English standards students chose one H2O for Life project to investigate. After the investigation, each student developed a clear persuasive argument to encourage…

four girls track

E&S Middle School Takes Silver at Penn Relays 4×100

Tolu, A’Khiyah, Cora and Zoran finish 2nd at Penns in the 4 x 100!

Broad Street Run

Carver Middle School Runs Broad Street

On Sunday, May 6, Team Carver of Students Run Philly Style crushed the Broad Street Run!  Eighth graders Nasir Hines, Maria Hussain, Nasir Jones, Lin Lin, and Skylor Wentzell started training for the 10 mile race at the beginning of March.  Congratulations to the runners and a special shout out to all of the other…

poetry slam

First Annual Poetry Out Loud

Middle school students memorized and performed poetry during the month of April. Rose Whelan, Nasir Jones, and Mikaylah Roberts inspired us as winners of our first annual Carver HSES Middle School Poetry Out Loud competition. A huge shout out to ALL of our middle schoolers, and all of our well-versed finalists for their hard work…

Middle School Quizbowl

Carver Middle School Competes At It’s First Ever Quiz Bowl Tournament

Carver E&S Middle School Quizbowl had their first ever mini-tournament at Friends Select School.  Four teams competed, FSS, Southwark, Carver A, and Carver B. Carver A:  Kamal, Kieran, Bryson, and Kevin Carver B.  Rose, Jason, Zora, and Farhan Top scorers on the A and B teams respectively were Kamal and Rose.  Both earned a book…