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  • Academic Calendar 2020-2021

    By unanimous vote at the Tuesday, February 11 Legislative board meeting, the Board of School Directors of Cheltenham School District adopted the following schedule for the 2020-2021 academic year.

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  • CHS Student Council in the Giving Mood

    Pandemic or not, CHS Student Council continued its partnership with Wyncote’s Calvary Church to create Thanksgiving baskets for local families. Senior charity chair Molly Cohen and junior charity director Joelle Williams raised almost $300 for the baskets by tabling outside of Creekside Market and Tap in Ashbourne Village in the weeks prior to Thanksgiving. Great work, Student Council!...

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  • Board Votes for February 1 Move to Hybrid Educational Model

    At Monday evening’s special meeting, the CSD Board of School Directors voted to begin the phased-in implementation of a hybrid educational model on Monday, Feb. 1. A vote on the winter health and safety plan was tabled until the special board meeting on Monday, Nov. 23. As a result, administration will reevaluate and adjust its implementation schedule and provide further information regarding...

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  • Instant Decision Days

    Three private institutions of higher education, Arcadia University, Rider University and Fairleigh Dickenson, participated in the CHS Counseling Department’s Instant Decision Days this week. The three universities made six admission offers to four students, including a clean sweep for Kayla Marshall, who was the Eastern Center for Arts and Technology’s Student of the Month in September....

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  • PBL12 Explores the “Danger of a Single Story”

    This fall, Cheltenham’s PBL12 cohort read the 2013 novel “Americanah” by the best-selling Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie to explore the concept of “the danger of a single story.” Adichie coined the phrase to describe how the media frequently portrays groups of people as a “single story,” thereby eliminating their individuality and capturing an incomplete picture. After reading the book...

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  • Instant Decision Days

    Eight institutions of higher education participated in CHS Counseling Department’s Instant Decision Day in the past week. Neumann, Lincoln, Delaware State, Cheney, East Stroudsburg, La Salle, Gwynedd Mercy and Kutztown made 36 admission offers to 19 students in that time. ...

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