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  • 2018-2019 APPROVED ACADEMIC CALENDAR

    At the November 21st Legislative Board Meeting, the 2018-2019 Academic Calendar was approved. Please make note that school will start earlier next year with no change to the length of spring break. View the calendar here, http://bit.ly/2BFA7gn.

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  • Cedarbrook Girls Track Team Runs Away from Competition to Take League Title

    Despite arriving just six minutes before the call for the first race and not having adequate time to stretch and warm up, the Cedarbrook girls track team hit the ground running and outdistanced their nearest rival by 76 points, en route to scoring 219 points and winning the Montgomery County Athletic Association Middle School Championship at Plymouth Whitemarsh High School on Wednesday, May 23. Of the 19 events,...

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  • Cedarbrook Wins PECO Innovation Challenge

    On Tuesday, May 22, 12 Cedarbrook eighth graders won their division of the PECO Innovation Challenge at the Franklin Institute with their “Voices for 100 Percent Renewables” project. Part of the PECO Energizing Education Program, the annual Innovation Challenge engages students in exploring energy and seeking solutions to energy challenges of today and tomorrow and challenges them to develop energy-themed design projects...

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  • English Teacher’s Novel Named Finalist in National Competition

    High School English teacher Molly Lazer’s inaugural novel, Owl Eyes: A Fairy Tale, has been recognized as a finalist in the Young Adult category of the 12th annual National Indie Excellence Awards (NIEA). Lazer’s novel spins the tale of Nora, who...

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  • Lady Panthers Extend District 1 Track and Field Championship Streak to Six

    The Lady Panthers continue to set higher and higher standards for themselves. The latest came over the weekend when they notched their sixth straight District 1 Class AAA Track and Field Championship at Coatesville. No other program - boys or girls - has ever won even five straight. Fighting the weather and slick conditions, the squad scored 66 points to claim the title to outdistance

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  • Mark Thompson Signs with NFL’s Baltimore Ravens as Undrafted Free Agent

    A member of Cheltenham’s Class of 2013, Mark Thompson, a 6-1, 232 lbs. running back from the University of Florida Gators, has signed with the National Football League’s Baltimore Ravens as an undrafted free agent. He will battle for a roster spot in an already crowded backfield with the two-time Super Bowl champions. Following an epic senior season with the Panthers that included 1,500 all-purpose yards, 20 touchdowns and even three interceptions, Thompson landed at ...

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Spotlight

  • Solar Car Racers Hit the Track

    CSD had nearly 40 solar cars hit the track this past weekend for the Philadelphia Junior Solar Sprint at the Armory at Drexel University. Sponsored by the Philadelphia Solar Energy Association, the Sprint is an annual event in which fifth through eighth graders design build and race model solar cars and maybe even inspire careers in math and science...

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  • EP Hosts Action-Packed Intergenerational Day

    Elkins Park hosted more than 300 guests for its annual Intergenerational Day on Wednesday, May 23. The guests and 360 students participate in a myriad of fun activities like a photobooth, trivia games, art projects, bingo and badminton. Parents, aunts and uncles, grandparents and other special guests at lunch in the cafeteria with their hosts and were treated to...

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  • DEPARTMENT OF INNOVATION INTERNET SAFETY VIDEO

    The Departments of Innovation and Technology have collaborated to create an internet safety video for parents and students to remind them to think about their digital footprint and how to keep themselves safe online. This conversation about digital citizenship and internet safety has never been more important than...

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  • MakerDads at Cheltenham Elementary

    This week, Cheltenham Elementary hosted nearly 300 school and community members for the STEAM-focused (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) “MakerDads” event. Students brought dads, grand dads and/or other male role model to school to get “hand on” with more than 20 STEAM stations designed to get kids making, tinkering, asking questions and making curricular connections alongside their parents. A few of the STEAM Stations set up...

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  • Glenside, CHS Students Collaborate on Mindfulness Documentary

    Glenside third graders and CHS seniors collaborated to create a Mindfulness Documentary just in time for Mindful May. After the students in Mrs. Floyd's third grade class graduated from six weeks of Mindfulness training with their coach Cindy Goldberg, they wanted to share their perspective on how mindfulness was making a difference in their lives...

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  • Ultimate Frisbee at CHS!

    Did you know Cheltenham High School has had an ultimate frisbee team for almost two decades? Named the “Spirit Animals,” as a reference to Ultimate’s “Spirit of the Game,” which states fair play is expected and a win-at-all-costs attitude is to be avoided, are 9-6 this season. Behind the leadership of Georgetown-bound senior captain Brendan Sullivan and sophomore captain Colin McLaughlin, the 22-member squad recently finished ...

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