2023-24 Spotlights

  • 2023-24 APPROVED Academic Calendar

    Click through for the most up-to-date 2023-24 academic calendar.

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  • EP’s Leadership Academy Program Hosts 11th Annual Tie Ceremony

    (May 23, 2023) Sixteen sixth graders participated in the 11th annual Elkins Park School Leadership Academy Program’s (LAP) high-impact tie ceremony Tuesday afternoon in Kircher Hall with an audience of family, friends and community members.

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  • Fifth Graders Create Fictional Bakeries in “The Bakery Project”

    (May 15, 2024) Elkins Park students in Lauren Abrams and Taylore Tamburini’s classes were treated to a taste of “The Bakery Project,” developed by staff at the administration building to align with the deeper learning initiative in the strategic plan. “The Bakery Project” was created with math standards in unit two of fifth grade as a backbone for the project-based learning experience.

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  • EP Soar Corp Learns Cyberbullying Prevention from Local Lawyer and Appellate Judge

    (March 5, 2024) The Elkins Park SOAR Corp student leadership group continued its leadership series with Judge Carolyn Nichols and Steve C. Tolliver, Esq. Held Tuesday morning, the session focused on cyberbullying, leadership and phone safety.

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  • EP Students Learn Leadership from Local Lawyer and Judge

    (February 8, 2024) The Elkins Park SOAR Corp student leadership group kicked off its leadership series with Judge Steve Tolliver and Milton Velez, Esq. Held this week, the first session centered around the Constitution and how leaders need a plan to govern.

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  • Google’s Online Safety Roadshow Comes to Elkins Park

    (Dec. 19, 2023) Google completed its first Online Safety Roadshow stop in the region by presenting to sixth grade students at Elkins Park School this morning. The program came to CSD through Pennsylvania Representative Napoleon J. Nelson’s office. The program is at Cedarbrook Middle School on Wednesday.

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  • NBC10 Reporter Teaches EP Gifted Students Empathic Storytelling

    (Dec. 14, 2023) NBC10 Reporter Brenna Weick visited EP gifted students to teach them about empathetic interviews for their upcoming empathy project, in which students will learn to tell journalistic stories through the lens of empathy with interviews and photographs.

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  • Parent Mentor Group at EP

    (Nov. 20, 2023) Three extraordinary parents, Ivy Cuervo-Johnson, Gabby Gonzalez, and Deonna Thompson generously shared their time and expertise last week with a group of EP students during our inaugural parent mentor workshop.

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  • CEF Grant Brings Coding and Robotics to EP

    (November 15, 2023) Earlier this month, several fifth-grade classes at Elkins Park were introduced to a new STEM and robotics program by Kevin Murphy, the district’s instructional technology teacher leader for K-6. As part of the initiative, students programmed and tested robots with the goal of creating code for their robot to complete a successful rescue mission.

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  • CSD Innovation Launches FluxSpace Field Trips

    (Nov. 14, 2023) CSD’s Department of Innovation launched the first of its sixth-grade field trips to FluxSpace in Norristown earlier this month, as part of the MontCo Build Back Better Grant. FluxSpace’s standard STEM Day field trip is inspired by the new STEELS (Science, Technology & Engineering, Environmental Literacy and Sustainability) standards surrounding design engineering and design thinking.

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  • EP SSAC Meeting

    (Nov. 8, 2023) Superintendent Brian W. Scriven completed the first of his monthly Superintendent Student Advisory Council (SSAC) meetings with six sixth graders from Elkins Park on Wednesday afternoon.

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  • Teeing It Up

    (September 6, 2023) Throughout this summer, Elkins Park staffer Tai Crutchfield teed up life lessons for up to 50 CSD students by teaching them about the game of golf. During the two four-week sessions he offered through First Tee - Greater Philadelphia, Crutchfield taught youngsters driving, chipping and putting, but also other lessons the game has to offer.

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