Philadelphia Outward Bound Celebrates 30 Years

Chanel Hill Tribune Staff Writer November 15, 2022 When Danielle Merritt went on a school trip at Beeber Middle School in the early 1990s, she never thought how that trip would change her life. Merritt, who is currently the assistant principal at the Samuel W. Pennypacker School, was among a group of 40 Philadelphia public… READ MORE >

POBS Executive Director Meg Wise Named a Metro Philadelphia Education Power Player

The Metro Philadelphia Education Power Players list recognizes individuals and organizations with innovative ideas and strategies for tackling systemic challenges in education. These Power Players are working to create greater access to quality education, foster collaboration between schools and communities, support the long-term success of all students, and ensure that every student is learning. POBS… READ MORE >

Fairmount Park program celebrates 30-year anniversary

Listen to the broadcast:   PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Philadelphia program that takes kids out of the hustle-and-bustle of city life and into nature to learn team-building skills is celebrating 30 years of service. The Philadelphia Outward Bound School, a part of the Discovery Center in Fairmount Park, came from humble beginnings, with just 42 students in 1992. Now it… READ MORE >