Top 3 stories to watch in NW Philly this week

 An image of Germantown High School taken in 1915, one year after it opened. (Courtesy of Germantown Historical Society)

An image of Germantown High School taken in 1915, one year after it opened. (Courtesy of Germantown Historical Society)

Here’s a look at what’s to come:

1. In less than two weeks, Germantown High School will close for good. We’ll bring you more remembrances next week as part of our month-long series before the final day of classes at the 99-year-old school. Among them, will be an interview with state Rep. Dwight Evans, a GHS alum who helped craft charter school legislation.

2. High school graduation season is upon us. Starting next week, we’ll be at a number of ceremonies in Northwest Philadelphia to capture jubilant students and proud parents and teachers. Imhotep Institute Charter High School in East Germantown is first.

3. Weavers Way Co-op started in the early 1970s with a single storefront in Mt. Airy. The organization has grown quite a bit since then. The co-op is celebrated 40 years in business earlier this year. We’ll take a look at how and what’s changed over the last four decades.

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