GED Success Story

We would like to congratulate one of our Adult Education learners, Nathan, on receiving his GED. Pictured here is Nathan and his amazing tutor Joanne. Hard work, dedication, and commitment have made his GED possible!

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Interviews With Those Who Help Us Help Others

mis·sion·ar·y noun plural noun: missionaries a person sent on a religious mission, especially one sent to promote Christianity in a foreign country The Old Pine Community Center has some great volunteers. For the months of April, May, and June we had a group of missionaries come to the center to

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How to Protect Yourself Online

By Jim Murphy Take steps to preserve your privacy Too many of us do things online we would never do in person. If someone came up to you on the street and said, “Please give me your credit card number”  – would you do it? Probably not. But if someone

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Announcing our Guest Blogger

Jim Murphy is a community member and supporter of the Old Pine Community Center.  Jim will be writing on the topic of consumer reports. We are happy to have him as a monthly guest blogger!

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Summer in the City

Summer Campers received their Summer in the City T-shirts!

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Articles We’re Reading

At OPCC we really care about community and children. Some great articles from this past week highlight both. http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/local/Covenant-House-PA-Ikea-Homeless-Youth-Makeover-386317921.html http://www.npr.org/sections/ed/2016/07/12/482368648/beyond-integration-how-teachers-can-encourage-cross-racial-friendships https://nextcity.org/daily/entry/disconnected-youth-jobs-philadelphia-ones-up   We hope you enjoy these reads as much as we did!

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Taggart Garden

Browse images below to check out what we’ve been up to at the Taggart School!

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