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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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  • New Web Portal Showcases District Mindfulness and Positive Education Initiative

    With the goal of showcasing the District’s ongoing work on the “Holistic Experiences” pathway of its strategic plan, providing resources for staff and families and the community who wish to try and/or adopt these strategies, Cheltenham School District is proud to announce the launch of its Positive Psychology website (www.cheltenham.org/mindfulness). CSD Mindfulness and Positive Psychology Coach Cindy Goldberg teamed with CSD Digital Content Specialist Dana Walker to create this evolving site...

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  • No Offseason for Myers, Cedarbrook Robotics Teams

    Cedarbrook’s eighth grade robotics team Really … Simple Machines competed in the offseason FIRST Tech Challenge game Relic Recovery at the Philadelphia Robotics Coalition-sponsored RoboRumble Saturday at Central High School. Facing 13 teams, a number of them from area high schools, the team finished fifth, despite having to make significant changes to...

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  • 2018 Summer Voyage Program: Innovating through Engineering

    The 2018 Voyage Summer program is an exploration on the theme “Innovating through Engineering.” Pennsylvania-certified teachers will lead students through a project-based learning model, helping them create as designers, invent and innovate as makers and present and brand as artists. These student engineers will exercise their curiosity, creativity, collaboration and critical-thinking skills every day. The program will run...

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  • Glenside Hosts Conservationist

    In an effort to combine Earth Day, research writing and Animal Parade projects, Ken Rackow’s Glenside Elementary School class hosted Terrapin Nesting Project founder Kathy Lacey, one of the area's foremost conservationists and some of endangered reptile friends, including turtles. Lacey spoke to...

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  • Cheltenham Hosts Quakertown for Community Conversation on Social Justice

    The message was quite clear to about 30 students from Cheltenham and Quakertown High Schools: “The future is in your hands and your generation has the power to make the dream of Dr. Martin Luther King a reality.”

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Spotlight

  • Screening and Discussion with College Emmy Award Winner and 2013 Graduate Eli LaBan

    Join 2013 Cheltenham graduate Eli LaBan for the presentation “That’s We Language,” which includes a screening and discussion of his College Emmy Award-winning video project “Learn to Count in an Endangered Language,” Wednesday, May 9 at the High School Little Theatre. LaBan’s video series focuses on using media to preserve the endangered languages of Nicaragua’s Caribbean coast...

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  • CHS March Student of the Month Awards Breakfast

    Families and teachers gathered for an awards breakfast this morning to acknowledge outstanding achievement in unified arts for eight CHS students. Please show your Panther Pride for these students...

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  • Lady Panthers Off and Running at 124th Penn Relays

    Cheltenham High School Lady Panthers have won the Penn Relays’ 4x400-meter relay Suburban Section for the past eight years. They look to continue that streak of dominance at this year’s running of the nation’s oldest and largest track and field competition at the University of Pennsylvania on Thursday, April 26 in the...

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  • Senior Earns National “Aspirations in Computing” Award

    For her founding of a Cheltenham High School’s Girls Who Code chapter and involvement in the school’s FIRST Robotics team, senior Gianna Williams has been recognized as one of 41 nationwide recipients of the 2018 Aspirations in Computing (AiC) award from National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT). In the photo, Williams (center) accepts the award from Lucy Sanders, NCWIT CEO and co-founder (left), and Leigh Avery, Bank of America Assistant Vice President (right). The only recipient in Pennsylvania, Williams and her fellow winners received...

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  • Banner Sisters Celebrate Gold and Silver Keys from Scholastic Art Awards

    It’s been a banner awards season for CHS sisters Rachel and Rebecca Banner who won big at this spring’s Scholastic Art Awards. Rebecca, a junior, received a Gold Key for her pottery “Shattered Sphere” and received a citation from Philadelphia for the achievement. She won Silver Keys for her photograph “Nature’s Hallway”; and pottery for “Red Sea” and an honorable mention for her pottery “Sea Foam Drip.” Rebecca plans to continue pottery at CHS and Cheltenham Art Center...

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  • International Day of Happiness

    Take part in the International Day of Happiness on March 20, 2018. This year's theme is Share Happiness - focusing on the importance of relationships, kindness and helping each other. This campaign is a global celebration to mark the United Nations International Day of Happiness. It is coordinated by Action for Happiness, a non-profit movement of people from 160 countries, supported by a partnership of like-minded organizations. ​Cheltenham School District teachers and students plan to celebrate...

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