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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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  • CSD Collaborating with Keneseth Israel, Community Members on Glenside Rotary Thanksgiving Food Drive

    With Thanksgiving right around the corner, food collection efforts for local in-need families have kicked into high gear. For its 17th annual Thanksgiving Food Drive, the Glenside Rotary has partnered with CSD, Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel and community members to collect enough food to distribute more than 100 turkeys and baskets. With the economic instability COVID-19 has brought to the country, and specifically to Cheltenham...

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  • Panther Senior Gridders Participate in “Combine” Showcase

    This past weekend, more than a dozen senior Panther football players participated in the Beyond the Field Senior Showcase, a combine of sorts for football players unable to play this fall because of the COVID-19 pandemic, at Black Hawk Field just off the Temple University campus. Panthers and student-athletes from Philadelphia Public League teams, Harry S. Truman, Academy Park, Chester, Chichester, Interboro, Norristown, Penn Wood, Reading and...

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  • Cheltenham Joins with Eight Other Regional Public Schools for Fall Alternate Athletic Season

    Cheltenham High School will join with eight other regional public school districts which also opted out of athletic competition this fall due to the coronavirus pandemic in a scheduling agreement to offer all of their student-athletes an alternate season beginning tentatively in March 2021. “I am thankful that we are able to offer this opportunity to our student-athletes,” said Cheltenham Athletic Director Suni K. Blackwell. “Something like this has never...

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  • CHS Alumna Nisaa DuFour ’19 Working to Fight Extreme Poverty

    DuFour has been interested in social justice issues for as long as she can remember, and taking sociology with Ms. Jessica Louie her junior year at CHS opened her eyes to such issues in depth. The Borgen Project is a national organization which fights extreme poverty and seeks to make poverty a focus of U.S. foreign policy. A great match, indeed. As a sophomore at Rutgers with a double major in criminal justice and sociology, DuFour landed the competitive...

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  • Alumnus Arthur Haywood ’08 Unveils Harry Potter-Themed Mural for Elkins Park School Library

    Up and coming visual artist Arthur Haywood, who graduated from CHS in 2008 and the Maryland Institute College of Art in 2012 with a degree in illustration, unveiled his 4x4-foot Harry Potter-themed oil mural “Sky High” Wednesday at Elkins Park School. The unveiling featured Haywood’s family, former teachers, district administrators and members of the Cheltenham School District Foundation, which hosted the event, and a short...

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