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File #: 190565    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: ADOPTED
File created: 6/13/2019 In control: CITY COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 6/13/2019
Title: Honoring and recognizing the Math, Civics & Sciences Charter School Basketball Team, the "Mighty Elephants" for Winning the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association Class A State Championship.
Sponsors: Councilmember Blackwell, Councilmember Squilla, Councilmember Green, Councilmember Parker, Councilmember Oh, Councilmember Bass, Councilmember Greenlee, Councilmember Domb, Councilmember Gym, Council President Clarke, Councilmember Jones, Councilmember O'Neill, Councilmember Taubenberger, Councilmember Quiñones Sánchez, Councilmember Johnson, Councilmember Reynolds Brown
Attachments: 1. SignatureCopy19056500

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Honoring  and recognizing the Math, Civics & Sciences Charter School Basketball Team, the “Mighty Elephants” for Winning the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association Class A State Championship.

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WHEREAS, On March 22, 2019, The Math, Civics & Sciences Charter School (MCSCS) Basketball Team, the “Mighty Elephants” won the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association Class A State Championship (PIAA); and

 

WHEREAS, Veronica Joyner is the Founder and Chief Administrative Officer of MCSCS. Founded in 1999, MCSCS is one of the largest charter schools in the State of Pennsylvania with a population of nearly one thousand students in grades first through twelfth; and

 

WHEREAS, MCSCS was recognized by the Pennsylvania Department of Education as one of the City’s top-ten schools out of more than three hundred public and charter schools in Philadelphia; and

 

WHEREAS, The Mathematics, Civics and Sciences Charter School “Mighty Elephants” basketball team was founded in 2000; and

 

WHEREAS, Philadelphia Charter Schools entered the Philadelphia public league and the PIAA in 2006; now, therefore, be it

 

RESOLVED, THAT THE PHILADELPHIA CITY COUNCIL HEREBY, Honors and recognizes the Math, Civics & Sciences Charter School Basketball Team, the “Mighty Elephants” for winning the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association Class A State Championship.

 

FURTHER RESOLVED, That an Engrossed copy of this resolution be presented as a sincere expression of City Council’s appreciation and recognition.

 

 

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