Leadership Development Program for Merging Schools

By: Lauren Stables, Program Manager of the 6-week Summer Leadership Development Program It has been an exciting summer for 45 students in Philadelphia who participated in a 6 week intensive summer Leadership Development Program. Last Friday, thirty students from Germantown HS & Martin Luther King HS as well as students from Bok Technical & South… READ MORE >

Intern-A-Palooza 2013

We like to think that we are a well oiled machine here at POBS.  Every staff member whether on the front lines in the field or behind the scenes has an integral part in changing the lives of our students.  You could say that our seasonal interns keep all of the moving pieces greased and… READ MORE >

POBS on 6abc News

Check us out on 6abc to learn more about how we are helping build positive leadership in merging schools- MLK & Germantown High School and South Philadelphia & Bok Tech High School. Watch here

“Don’t Limit your challenges, challenge you limits.” Why I keep coming back for more Outward Bound Courses.

By: Joshua Massey, Junior at George Washington Carver High School and 6 time POBS alumni. What is Outward Bound? It is challenge, it is adventure, it is self-discovery, and above all it is getting back what you put into it.  For three years now I’ve been embarking on these challenges: three 5-day backpacking/rock climbing courses and three 5-day canoeing… READ MORE >

Spring Insight Kick-Off With SCHA

The Insight Team kicked the Spring season off right with Springside Chestnut Hill Academy coming out two days in a row. The energy was at an all time high- students and staff celebrating the start of Spring  after a cold winter with a giant game of elbow tag! The 9th graders made their way to… READ MORE >