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Track Team Heading to State Championships

Knights are headed to states in the 400 and 4×400!

November 2023 Updates

We are thankful for all your support, especially in the midst of some big challenges and a lot of changes. Here are a few important reminders and updates going into the break.

SMHS in the News: Inquirer Article

Strawberry Mansion High School continues to fight an old reputation. But students say the school is an oasis.

SMHS Presents: Changing the Narrative

Mansion Media Arts’ film about “Changing the Narrative” of SMHS premiers June 10, 2022

SMHS Students Rally Against Gun Violence

Strawberry Mansion students are in the media today as participants in the Enough is Enough Gun Violence Rally campaign.

Gun Violence Day of Awareness

11th grade students organized a day of social awareness around gun violence including a community panel.

Our Newsletter is Back!

Our monthly newsletter is back with a new April 2022 edition!

Student COVID Testing

SDP has partnered with DOCs Health to provide on-site Student COVID-19 testing in our school.

Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching

We are proud to announce that one of our teachers was selected for the Lindback Award for Distinguished Teachers!

Mansion Media Arts Showcase

On April 29th, 2021 Strawberry Mansion High School’s Media Arts Career Pathway displayed digital artwork created by Mansion scholars during the global pandemic and virtual instruction.

Student vs. Staff Basketball

As part of the Mansion March Madness Attendance Challenge selected scholars took part in a friendly basketball game versus the Mansion staff.

12 Days of Greatness

As part of Footlocker’s 12 Days of Greatness, all Strawberry Mansion High School scholars, faculty, and staff members received a complementary pair of new sneakers this holiday season!

Spirit Week November 16-20

Spirit week is here! See the schedule and get ready to show your Knight PRIDE!

Food Distribution Coming to Mansion!

Food distribution is starting at Mansion in November! Read more about the specifics and how to sign up.

Strawberry Mansion Senior Voter Awareness Campaign

Students created memes and videos expressing the importance of registering to vote.

Back to School Night

View the presentation from our Back to School Night!

What’s New in October 2020

Read our October 2020 newsletter for info about new team members, athletics, and our Mansion Meetups (and more)!

Mansion Athletics 2020-2021

Information about athletics for the 2020-2021 school year is here!

Back to School 2020

Welcome back to school! Please check out our Back to School newsletter for more important information about the start of school.

What’s new this month?

The March edition of our monthly newsletter The Roundtable is here! Check out the PDF.

Designs for Different Futures Trip

Scholars participating in arts and robotics programming took a field trip to the Designs for Different Futures exhibition at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

Honoring Our Scholars at Senior Night

The Strawberry Mansion High School family and community celebrated many of our senior athletes at our Senior Night, held on January 24th.

Celebrating Mustapha Abdullah’s 1,000 Career Points

The Mansion community was excited to celebrate scholar Mustapha Abdullah’s 1,000 career points during a halftime ceremony.

Special Olympics Unified Bocce!

Mansion scholars participated in Special Olympics of Pennsylvania bocce, coming in 3rd out of 12 teams!

What’s New in the New Year

The whole Mansion family is excited for a new year and new opportunities for our scholars.

Knights Club Trip to Rolling Thunder

Scholars in our “Knights Club,” which recognizes exemplary attendance, citizenship, and academic performance, attended a field trip to Rolling Thunder.

Basketball Season is Here!

The season kicked off with a win against NEHS and a halftime ceremony recognizing Tevin Farmer for a generous donation to the team and retiring number 22, honoring Ronald “Flip” Murray.

9th Grade Academy Outward Bound Trip

The 9th Grade Academy engaged in team building activities and got to tackle the high ropes course with Outward Bound.

November SAC Meeting & Parent Workshop

Join us on Tuesday, November 26, for a SAC Meeting at 5:30pm followed by a workshop.

Drumline Performance at SDP Homecoming

Scholars from the Strawberry Mansion HS all-female drumline performed at the School District of Philadelphia’s Homecoming event hosted by CAPA High School.

Visit from the John Lennon Educational Tour Bus

The Mansion was fortunate to host the John Lennon Educational Tour Bus for two days!

October Town Hall

The Strawberry Mansion student and staff family came together for our October Town Hall, in which we celebrated scholars and staff who are exceeding expectations.

College Fair 2019

After participating in the district-wide PSAT/ SAT day in the morning, scholars attended a College Fair held in the gym.

October SAC Meeting & Parent Workshop

On Tues, 10/22/2019, there was a SAC meeting at 5:30pm, followed by a Parent Portal Training workshop at 6:30pm.

3rd Place Winner in the 2019 Great Philly Cook Off!

Congratulations to scholar Domonekia Hayes for winning 3rd place in the Second Annual Great Philly Cook Off with her teammate Chef Barbie Marshall!

Philly Robotics Expo

A group of students, including members of the Robotics team, attended the 2019 Philly Robotics Expo, held on October 10 at the Singh Nanotechnology Center at the University of Pennsylvania.

TROUT in the Classroom

“School of fish” is taking on a whole new meaning for scholars in one Environmental Science class.

Girls’ Volleyball: Can you dig it?

The Strawberry Mansion Lady Knights 2019 season is off to a great start with an overall record of 4-3 defeating Ben Franklin, West Philly, Dobbins, and High School of the Future.

Back to School Night

Back to School Night 2019 was a success, with a delicious meal prepared by our culinary students and lots of resources shared and connections made between students, families, staff, and community partners.

2nd Annual Back to School BBQ

The SMHS 2nd Annual Back to School BBQ was a lot of fun! We kicked off right after our 9th grade orientation, in which students and families got to meet with administration and tour the building.

In the News: “Capable of Greatness”

Mansion is featured in another in-depth article in The Inquirer.

In the News: “Forever Mansion?”

Thanks to Kristen Graham and The Inquirer for in-depth reporting about Strawberry Mansion High School that goes beyond the surface and disrupts the typical narrative.

Live Nation & The Met Philadelphia Donate $23,000 To Strawberry Mansion High School

Watch a video highlighting a $23,000 donation to promote music education.

First Annual Cookout

Strawberry Mansion High School’s First Annual Back to School Community Cookout was held to kick off the 2018-2019 school year.

Knights Win! 2017 American Division Football Champions!

Under the leadership of Coach Quigley, Mansion Knights were victorious as they pushed pass their competition.