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The Show Must Still Go On

Written by: Darren White-Green, 2018-2020 Middle School Partnership Program Coach-Mentor. Coach at Andrew Hamilton Middle School and Rudolph Blankenburg Middle School. This article was written upon the suspension of our Middle School Partnership Program. On Friday,...

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Basketball Fanatic

Written by: Zahir Daniels, MSPP Student-Athlete at KIPP Elementary School, 2020 Lace Up & Learn Up Summer Camper, 2020 PYB Learning Pods Student-Athlete. This article was written following the completion of the 2020 Lace Up & Learn Up Summer Camp Series.I love...

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Six Months of Development

Written by: Brandon Smith, MSPP Coach-Mentor at Lewis Cassidy Elementary School, and member of the 2020 Leadership Development Academy (LDA) Cohort. This article was written following the completion of the 2020 LDA.To be a part of the Philadelphia Youth Basketball...

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Thank You

Written by: Caheem Gindraw, Andrew Hamilton Elementary School, 2020 MSPP Participant and Lace Up & Learn Up camper. This article was written in support of the MSPP Virtual Stay-At-Home Tournament.One of my favorite parts of PYB is the food because when I leave out...

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The Hardest Year of My Life

Written by: Damire Bermudez, Jay Cooke Elementary School, 2020 MSPP Participant. This article was written in support of the MSPP Virtual Stay-At-Home Tournament.It was a normal day. I was just trying to get through my classes, doing a little daydreaming, and looking...

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My Favorite Moments at PYB

Written by: Mekhi Ware, Rudolph Blankenburg Elementary School, 2020 MSPP Participant. This article was written in support of the MSPP Virtual Stay-At-Home Tournament. I have several memorable moments during PYB,  so it’s extremely hard to pinpoint a favorite moment....

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