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B21 senior surprised by Penn State Lehigh Valley

Last Friday’s Town Hall Meeting brought surprise and celebration to Building 21 Allentown. Penn State Lehigh Valley leadership and the Nittany Lion hand-delivered an acceptance letter and scholarship award to Marilyn Reyes, a senior student who has committed to attend PSU-LV. Marilyn is the first student from Building 21 Allentown who was accepted and [...]

By |2019-02-15T10:30:29+00:00February 15th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

B21 Philly students win Design Thinking Philly Showcase

On February 6th, Building 21 students’ proposal for a Student Advisory Lunch Board (S.L.A.B.) took first place in the high school division of Design Thinking Philadelphia’s Compete 360. Nine students worked in two teams, alongside their mentor teacher, Kathleen Walsh, to learn and use all aspects of the design thinking process to address a problem [...]

By |2019-02-10T15:47:23+00:00February 10th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

In the News: Building 21 Philadelphia

Building 21 reinvents the high school experience Building 21 Philadelphia was featured in The Philadelphia Tribune this month. Students report that B21 stands out for offering an experience that is challenging, connected to the community, and preparing them for their future. Read the full story here.

By |2019-01-29T13:53:02+00:00January 29th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

GUEST POST: Building a Movement

As 2018 comes to a close, we share this reflection written by Donell McNeal, Principal of Central Academy. Central Academy is one of our affiliate schools located in the West Ada School District (Meridian, Idaho). “To create a learner driven environment, we must move from compliance to autonomy. Each member of the [...]

By |2018-12-19T13:07:02+00:00December 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Learning through “Challenges”

Career exposure through real-world problem solving and team challenge - that was the concept for “Challenge Week” at Building 21 Philadelphia last Spring. What if we identify real-world Students present their proposal for an outdoor redesign of our school courtyard. problems and challenge teams of students to propose solutions? What if we create [...]

By |2018-11-21T09:06:18+00:00November 21st, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments