CRISTO REY NEWS
5.25.18 - Fox 29 News - A Philadelphia high school is going to new heights. These drones were built and programmed by students at Cristo Rey Philadelphia High School. Students spent the morning test flying drones as part of a year long course in the school's Autonomous Systems Engineering Academy.
CBS Philly: Cristo Rey Philadelphia High School's Remarkable Graduation Record Fueled By Work-Study Program
6.1.18 - CBS Philly - For the Cristo Rey Philadelphia High School's class of 2018, it's an even more special day–100 percent of the graduating senior class has been accepted into a four-year college or university. Faculty members attribute a valuable work-study program for the impressive statistic.
03.26.18 - WHYY - A Catholic school in North Philadelphia, is piloting a curriculum that will turn students into literal pilots. Drone pilots, that is. Throughout this school year, the students at Cristo Rey have gobbled up technical skills they'll eventually translate into a fleet of homemade drones.
1.12.18- 6abc Action News- Students at Cristo Rey Philadelphia got a huge surprise at school this morning, receiving $150,000 from Wells Fargo. The oversized check was presented to the students during their Honors Convocation and the money will go towards student scholarships.
08.31.17 - CBS Philly - A North Philadelphia high school held a very special NFL-draft style ceremony on Thursday, where hundreds of students got notice of their new "job."
11.21.17 - The Philadelphia Tribune - When Cristo Rey Philadelphia High School opened in 2012, it started in an abandoned elementary school at 5218 N. Broad St., with more than 100 incoming freshmen.
10.26.17 - Base 11 - CRPHS partners with Deloitte and Base 11 to pilot Base 11's Autonomous Systems Engineering Academy program designed to boost success in STEM careers.
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