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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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  • 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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  • Class of 2020 Grads Earn Honorable Mention in New York Times’ Student Editorial Contest

    Recent Cheltenham High School (CHS) graduates Maggie Morrison and Oren Schwartz earned an honorable mention in the New York Times’ 7th annual Student Editorial Contest with their co-written essay “The College Board Board Game: Monopoly.” Because editorial writing at newspapers is a collaborative process, students were encouraged to collaborate.

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  • 2020 Grad Chi Chi Ojukwu Earns Dannehower Award

    Chinyelu “Chi Chi” Ojukwu, a recent graduate from Cheltenham High School, has been recognized as one of 17 Montgomery County students to receive the Dannehower Award from the Triangle Club of Montgomery County.

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  • Juneteenth 2020

    Today, African-Americans celebrate Juneteenth, an annual holiday dating back to 1865 commemorating the end of slavery in the United States. In recent years, and particularly following nationwide protests over police brutality and the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and other African-Americans this year, Juneteenth has experienced renewed interest as a day to celebrate freedom.

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