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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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  • PBIS Implementers’ Forum

    Congratulations to the Elkins Park School core leadership team for being recognized at the 2019 Pennsylvania Positive Behavioral Support (PAPBS) Implementers’ Forum May 14 and 15 for their efforts in establishing a Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS) student leadership team.

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  • Over 300 Guests Celebrate Intergenerational Day at Elkins Park School

    A decades-long tradition at Elkins Park, Intergenerational Day was celebrated Wednesday, May 22. On this day, fifth grade students invite a special someone in their life from a different generation to spend the day with them at school. For the last six years the event has been organized by fifth grade teacher Cori Ayers who would like to thank the over 300 guests for coming and the PTO who was incredibly helpful in making everyone feel welcome. Students and adults enjoyed classroom activities such as Kahoot trivia competitions, music bingo, art projects, iPad scavenger hunts, and fierce games of badminton in the...

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  • EP Orchestra Takes Second

    Nearly 50 instrumentalists from the Elkins Park Orchestra placed second in the Elementary School Orchestra category of the Music in the Parks adjudication at Catasauqua High School this past week. In teacher Judy Harvey’s four years leading the students in this competition, the orchestra has returned to school with either first or second place trophies with superior and excellent ratings. The students performed the original compositions “Concerto (in the style of Vivaldi)” and “Road to Lisdoonvarna, Traditional Irish,” specifically created for them by ...

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  • Cindy Goldberg Presents at Positive Education Conference

    CSD Mindfulness Coach Cindy Goldberg is a featured presenter at the Shipley School’s Introduction to Positive Education Conference for educators, administrators and school specialists June 17-19. The professional development program is designed to introduce participants to the concepts, skills and best practices of positive psychology as they apply to schools. Goldberg’s “Mindfulness in the Classroom” workshop offers 25 activities that work to bring fun into the classroom, including ...

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  • Elkins Park School Hosts Annual ACCT Assembly

    This past Thursday, Elkins Park School held its 17th annual kickoff assembly in support Animal Care and Control Team (ACCT), the region’s largest animal care and control service provider. During the assembly, students and teachers shared wonderful experiences about bringing animals into their homes and giving them their “Forever Homes.” Former Wyncote and EP teacher Betsy Conway spearheaded the event, and ...

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