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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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  • Alumnus Haywood Creates Mural as Part of Suburban Station Renovation

    As part of a renovation to Center City’s Suburban Station, up and coming artist Arthur Haywood ’08 recently completed the mural “Ride the Sky,” celebrating the joy of riding trains at the 17th and JFK Blvd. entrance to SEPTA’s regional rail lines. The mural depicts individuals of all ages riding clouds of steam emanating from an old Pennsylvania Railroad Baldwin train. Haywood painted...

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  • Student Government Hosts School Board for a Virtual Town Hall

    CHS student government school board liaisons Noah Gocial and Lisa Omulo, senior and junior, respectively, hosted the school board for a virtual town hall on racial equity Saturday, Sept. 12. Board members took turns addressing community-submitted questions ranging from the implementation of the new equity policy to police in schools, and from discipline disproportionality to the strategic plan...

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  • Equity Policy Approved

    At its Tuesday, Sept. 8 legislative meeting, the board unanimously approved its new equity policy. After creating an equity statement, the administration and board hosted more than a year of community and policy committee meetings to finalize the equity policy. As part of the district's continuing effort to dismantle systemic inequities, per the new policy, the board is ... "committed to the ...

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  • Glenside Resident, Education Law Attorney/Advocate Jennifer Lowman Fills Vacant Seat on CSD Board of School Directors

    A cum laude graduate of Harvard Law, Ms. Lowman worked for a dozen years at Philadelphia’s Education Law Center as director of client services / training and senior staff attorney. In those positions, Ms. Lowman advised and trained families and advocates on the implementation of the rights of public school students in the areas of school enrollment, discipline, special education and other areas.

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  • In Remembrance: Civil Rights Icon John Lewis

    Civil rights icon and longtime Georgia Congressman John Lewis passed away Friday, July 17 after a battle with stage 4 pancreatic cancer. He was 80 years old. The son of Alabama sharecroppers, Lewis was a central figure in the key civil rights battles of the 1960s, including the Freedom Rides and the Selma to Montgomery voting rights march.

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