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HAPPY SUMMER! School begins September 3, 2019

Do you have a teen who wants to see the world differently? Are you a teen who wants a more gentle, kind and giving world? Have you ever thought about building houses in Guatemala, creating sustainable projects in Costa Rica, or participating in meaningful cultural exchange while doing community service abroad? Immerse yourself in a barrio in Turrialba, Costa Rica, live with families in the world Heritage city of Antigua Guatemala, learn Spanish from your homestay mom, dance Salsa and make salsa, explore Mayan ruins, play, hold and care for malnourished babies, host a food drive, build a home in three days, whitewater raft on the mighty Pacuare River, and hike though the rainforest in search of sloths and waterfalls. Choose your adventure. Click here.

Link to Service Application

Sample Itinerary for a service trip

A Typical Agenda Service Team Volunteer Experience_ Guatemala



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Our Mission

Hill-Freedman World Academy is a special admission middle and high school in Northwest Philadelphia. We proudly serve students with a variety of backgrounds, talents, and needs. Hill-Freedman World Academy provides a rigorous academic environment that inspires individuality and fosters lifelong learners who are committed to being knowledgeable, caring, internationally-minded global citizens

Social Media Safety

The following websites are resources for parents and students on issues regarding the safe use of social media. Please note that Hill-Freedman World Academy is not responsible for the content of these sites, and parents and families are encouraged to seek out their own resources as well.

https://www.commonsensemedia.o rg/social-media

This website provides links to videos and articles designed to train parents in the latest trends in social media, all with the goal of promoting safe use of social media among students. ocial-web-tips-for-teens/

This website offers safety tips for teens about their use of social media. logs/healthy_kids/What-teens-n eed-to-know-about-social-media -and-the-law.html

This article reports on a specific case that demonstrates the legal ramifications of social media use, and what teens need to know.

This website offers many resources for parents, teens and educators on issues related to cyberbullying. y-safe-online/

This website offers tips for anyone of any age in how to safely use social media