School News and Events

Stop, Drop, and Rock

May 28, 2019

Important Lesson on Fire Safety for Students

Students were visited by Officer Frazier from the Philadelphia Fire Department for an important presentation about fire safety. They learned seven steps to survive a fire. The new quick phrase for action when …

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Independence Mission Schools (IMS) Announces New President

January 7, 2019

Bruce Robinson to Begin New Role on January 7th, 2019

Independence Mission Schools (IMS), a Philadelphia-based non-profit that provides a transformative Catholic education to nearly 5,000 low-income students of all faiths, today announced the successful completion of its national search …

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Ballroom Dance in 5th Grade

December 21, 2018

The Fine Arts program at St. Raymond School includes lessons in art, music, dance, and theater. It has been lead by Mrs. Deeadra Idokogi for almost 10 yrs. This year 5th grade students received a 10 week lesson in Ballroom …

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Class of 2018 Graduation and Awards Ceremony

June 15, 2018


On Wednesday, June 13, 2018 we celebrated the graduation of the Class of 2018 of St. Raymond of Penafort in Church. Proud families arrived early to secure the best seats. Excited students clamored together, helping each other with their …

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Student’s Receive Surprise Visit from Eagles Running Back!

May 18, 2018

It pays to know people in high places, especially when you call them family… Corey J. Clement is a running back with the Philadelphia Eagles who, as it turns out, has many ties to St. Raymond of Penafort, an Independence …

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