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  • Board Adopts 2019-2020 Academic Calendar

    By unanimous vote at the Tuesday, March 12 Legislative board meeting, the Board of School Directors of Cheltenham School District adopted the following schedule for the 2019-2020 academic year.

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  • CHS Students Learn about STEM through Music at Drexel Program

    During the first week in August, CHS juniors Venus Agbadan, Aidan Frankenberg, Zhao Gu Gammage and sophomore Dan Hayes participated in Drexel University’s Summer Music Technology (SMT) program at Expressive and Creative Interaction Technologies (ExCITe) Center. “Our Cheltenham students reach out, explore opportunities and are on the path for greatness in their ...

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  • Alumna Brissett Takes Silver at Pan Am Games in Lima

    USC Trojans sprinter and 2017 CHS graduate (and former Wyncote Elementary student) Chanel Brissett had a successful run at this summer's Lima 2019 Pan American Games, earning a silver in the women's 100m hurdles (12.99) and a bronze as the lead-off leg of the USA’s 4x100m relay (43.49). A sophomore, Brissett is in her second season as a hurdler and sprinter on the USC track and field team. She ranks ...

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  • Junior India Brooks Participates in Department of Defense STEM Research Institute

    Rising junior India Brooks recently returned from the two-week residential Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) Joint Science and Technology Institutes (JSTI) for High School students in Aberdeen, Md. Spending hours in a lab and working with water samples from the Flint River, Chesapeake Bay and Frog Mortar Creek, Brooks and her team worked on microbiome-based antibiotic discovery for warfighters to diminish the impact of "super bugs." The group's mentor...

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  • David Teasdale Named Director of Facilities and Maintenance at Cheltenham School District

    David Teasdale has been appointed the director of facilities and maintenance at the Cheltenham School District (CSD), and begins his tenure Monday, July 1. The CSD Board of School Directors approved his hiring at its June 11 Legislative meeting. Most recently the director of operations for the New Hope-Solebury School District, in New Hope, Pa., the Australian native who moved to the United States in 2017, is an experienced facilities manager with 18 years of experience, including 13 years in a management capacity, in the education sector.

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  • CHS 2019 Grad Ellie Hollo to Study Persian (Tajiki) in Tajikistan on U.S. Department of State NSLI-Y Scholarship

    Recent Cheltenham High School graduate Elisheva “Ellie” Hollo will study Persian (Tajiki) in Tajikistan this summer through a National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) scholarship. Selected through a competitive process from more than 3,300 applications from across the United States, Hollo is one of approximately 660 students who will study Arabic, Chinese, Hindi, Indonesian, Korean, Persian, Russian or Turkish overseas this coming year.

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