Spotlight

  • CSD Admin. Building Team Members Enjoy an Evening of Painting with a Twist

    Assistant Superintendent, Dr. Tamara Smith, invited members of the CSD Administration Building team to join her for an evening of Painting with a Twist on Monday, August 21. The learn-to-paint phenomenon is a way for novice painters to put brush to easel to create individualized masterpieces. Dr. Smith's team of CSD artists showed off their love of Cheltenham by creating...

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  • New School Vaccination Regulations Effective This Month

    The Pennsylvania Department of Health changed its school immunization regulation effective this month. Each child, K-12 must be immunized by the first day of school and/or have a valid medical certificate. Students must have the required vaccines or plan to obtain the vaccinations by the fifth day of school (Monday, September 11th) or risk exclusion, per state regulation.The Office of Student Services has arranged through Detweiler Family Medicine and Associates of Lansdale to conduct a free vaccine clinic at Cheltenham High School on August 31 and September 7...

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  • Dr. Marseille Visits Cedarbrook Construction Site

    Today Dr. Marseille visited the Cedarbrook Middle School construction site. He was able to walk through the building and see how the future classrooms, auditorium, restrooms, media center and PBL classrooms are shaping up. We invite you to view the pictures he shared with us from today's visit...

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  • Cedarbrook Students Receive Resolutions for Heroic Lifesaving Actions

    On Wednesday, August 16th the Cheltenham Township Board of Commissioners honored Cedarbrook Middle School students Aiyana Greenwood, Aileah Greenwood, Akhasan Bowleg, Khalil Leach, and Aaron Harris for their lifesaving actions in response to a house fire in La Mott...

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  • Gov. Wolf Plans To Reduce Test Taking Time For PA Students

    Gov. Wolf and state education officials on Monday announced plans to reduce the amount of classroom time that students spend taking standardized tests known as the PSSAs.

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  • Meet our New Administrators for Climate and Culture

    Cheltenham School District is pleased to welcome three professionals to their administrative family. On Tuesday August 8,2017, the Board of School Directors unanimously approved Ms. Shareese Nelson, Mr. Robert Curry, and Ms. Elsie Butler to serve as Administrators for Climate and Culture...

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  • Meet CSD's New Director of Elementary Education

    Dr. Lajara comes to Cheltenham having served in numerous leadership positions within the Philadelphia School District. Such roles include Principal of Kensington High School, Principal of John B. Stetson Renaissance Charter School, Principal of John B. Stetson Middle School, Assistant Principal of William H. Hunter Elementary School, and teacher at Julia deBurgos Bilingual Elementary School.

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  • MEET GLENSIDE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL'S NEW PRINCIPAL

    On Tuesday, August 8, 2017 the Cheltenham School District Board of School Directors unanimously approved Mrs. Michelle Robinson as the new Principal of Glenside Elementary School. Mrs. Robinson comes to Cheltenham School District having served as Principal of Chester Charter School for the Arts. I

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  • CSD Administrators Receive Restorative Practices Training Session

    Cheltenham School District administrators came together on Monday, August 7th for a half day training session on Restorative Practices. The session, which was led by Mr. Shermont Fox of the International Institute for Restorative Practices, laid out the framework of the initiative which builds social capital and social discipline through participatory learning and decision making.

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  • SCHOOL VACCINE LAW CHANGES

    The Pennsylvania Department of Health is changing school immunization regulation beginning August 2017. Each child, K-12 must be immunized by the first day of school and/or have a valid medical certificate, or your school-aged child will not be allowed in school...

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  • 2017-2018 Budget Highlights

    At the June Legislative Meeting, the Board of School Directors approved the 2017-2018 Budget for Cheltenham School District. Please click on READ MORE and the internal link to access a set of slides that highlight the 2017-18 Budget...

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  • Wyncote Elementary Teacher, Amy Flynn, Attends PAECT Keystone Technology Innovators Summit

    Wyncote Elementary teacher Amy Flynn recently attended the PAECT Keystone Technology Innovators Summit held at Shippensburg University. Each school principal in Pennsylvania was invited to nominate a teacher for Keystone recognition. Amy was chosen through a portfolio-based application that demonstrated a passion for education and technology...

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  • 2017-2018 Academic Calendar

    Cheltenham School District is excited to welcome students back to school for the 2017-2018 school year on Tuesday, September 5th. Please click on READ MORE to access link to full academic calendar with expansive list of holidays, parent/teacher conference dates, and professional development days.

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  • Township Road Closure to Begin August 7th

    Cheltenham Township Sewer Reconstruction Project to Close Tookany Creek Parkway Beginning August 7th with Detour in Effect Cheltenham Township is starting a major sewer reconstruction project along Tookany Creek Parkway in the eastern section of our township. On August 7, 2017 Tookany Creek Parkway will be closed completely to ALL traffic from 7:30 AM to 5:30 PM, Monday through Friday.

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  • Cheltenham School District’s 2017 Summer Enrichment Program: A Super Cool Voyage Under the Sea

    Once again, Cheltenham School District students are traveling to new and exciting academic places as part of the school district’s summer Voyage Program. While last summer’s program explored what it might be like to set up a colony on the planet Mars, this summer’s experience sees 2nd -7th grade students considering how they may voyage under the sea and live there if need be. The S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) inspired enrichment program incorporates interdisciplinary study...

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  • CSD Superintendent, Grads, and Educator Receive Cheltenham NAACP Area Branch Awards

    Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Wagner Marseille was this year’s recipient of the prestigious President’s Award for his dynamic work as leader of Cheltenham School District. The award is bestowed upon an individual who has shown generous and devoted service to the community and unwavering support of the tenets promulgated by the NAACP to ensure the political, educational, social and economic equality of rights of all persons, and to eliminate racial hatred and racial, ethnic religious and sexual orientation discrimination.

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  • CSD Hosts Climate and Culture Work Group Kick Off Meeting

    Nearly 100 engaged Cheltenham School District stakeholders met on Tuesday, July 18th for the kick off meeting of the CSD Climate and Culture Work Group. Tuesday's session opened with a light working dinner, at which time participants reviewed and discussed the following Appreciative Inquiry (AI) questions...

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  • Dr. Marseille Advocates for Public Education in Washington D.C.

    Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Wagner Marseille, and other members of the School Superintendents Association met with senators and congressman in D.C. on JUly 11th to advocate for public education.

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  • CHS STUDENT, JESSICA KNAPP, WINS PRESTIGIOUS EMPEROR SCIENCE AWARD

    Congratulations to CHS student, Jessica Knapp, for for being an Emperor Science Award recipient. Jessica was chosen from a pool of 100 10th and 11th grade students from across the country who are interested in pursuing a career in science and cancer research. As a winner, Jessica will conduct research with a mentor, receive a free Google Chrome computer, and earn a $1,500 stipend.

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  • CHS PROBLEM SOLVERS GO TO NATIONALS

    The team of Talia August, Nate Kirschner, Annabelle Leister and Sydney Becker Rubin competed in the Future Problem Solving International Conference from Thursday June 8 to Sunday June 11, at the University of Wisconsin campus in La Crosse. The team consists of 1 freshman and 3 sophomores. They competed against 12th graders at both the state level and the international level. This year marked the third International appearance for every member of the team...

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  • CSD Students Accept Global Leadership Essay Contest Challenge from World Renowned Scholar

    Dr. Aaron Bruce, a world renowned scholar from San Diego State University, visited Elkins Park School and Cheltenham High School in February to talk to students about being globally minded. As part of his visit, Dr. Bruce challenged students to compose an essay on the topic of global citizenship and the ways in which they can be global leaders...

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  • Myers Elementary Senior Walk

    On Wednesday June 14, Class of 2017 Seniors took to the halls of their former elementary schools to visit with their former teachers and share the memories of what makes Cheltenham so special. Here the Myers Seniors prepare to sing the school song, watch the video...

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  • EP Student Earns Silver Medal in State-wide 24 Tournament

    The PA state-wide 24 Tournament Finals were held on June 14th in Harrisburg, PA. Clare Rajapakse, 6th grader at Elkins Park School, represented the district. Clare earned a silver medal and placed in the top 16 finishing in the semi-final round. The Math 24 Tournament is for...

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  • WE TV Meets Muralist Meg Saligman

    A WE TV ​crew ​had the honor of meeting, interviewing and working with Meg Saligman. Meg’s murals can be seen all over the world. Philadelphia is lucky enough to have Meg’s work on the walls of many buildings throughout the city. ​Her​ talented artists are responsible for the famous prayer grotto displayed​ during the Pope's visit...

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  • Wyncote Kindergarten Performs!

    Catepillars! Ladybugs! Bumblebees! OH MY! The Kindergarten classes of Wyncote performed for parents, family and friends Friday dressed like the creatures they have learned about this year. They sang, recited poetry and danced. The hard work of the Kindergarten Team and our music teachers, Mr. Reitz and Ms. McKay, shined bright...

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  • Annual NJHS Induction Ceremony

    On the evening of June 7th, the National Junior Honor Society at Cedarbrook Middle School hosted our annual Induction and Second-Year Ceremony. Ninety-six inductees joined the nearly 120 returning members in pledging to uphold the tenets of NJHS- scholarship, leadership, service, and character.

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  • Vision Van Visits CSD

    On May 18th and 25th, the Salus University Vision Van visited Cheltenham School District and provided vision screening and eye exams to some of our students at Wyncote Elementary...

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  • PBL Kickoff Meeting!

    On Tuesday night students and their families who will form next year's Project Based Learning pilot at CHS came together to learn more about this exciting program. Participants broke into groups to construct newspaper towers as a demonstration of the personal and professional skills needed to complete a task within a group...

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  • CHS Environmental Club Takes First Place at PECO Innovation Challenge

    Environmental Club President Juliet Mejias and club members Eryn Banton, Marquan Burgess, Zack Gharrafi, Imran Mainassara, and Harry Welsh represented CHS in the PECO Innovation Challenge at the Franklin Institute, a STEM competition that engaged students in seeking solutions to the energy challenges of today and tomorrow...

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  • Seniors Experience Mock DUI

    On Wednesday, June 7, the day before prom, the entire senior class witnessed and experienced a simulated DUI car crash in order to warn against the dangers of destructive decisions. They were taken through the trauma of seeing their friends injured, seeing them getting arrested, and they also saw a fatality.

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  • CSD Hosts Unified Sports Banquet

    Yesterday was our 2nd annual unified sports banquet celebrating the accomplishments of our athletes and coaches who participated in cheer, bocce, and track and field. Athletes were recognized for accomplishments and received their varsity letters. Cheltenham is the only 3-sport unified school in Montgomery County...

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  • CSD Students Respond to the Holocaust

    Since 1973, the Mordechai Anielewicz Creative Arts Competition provides an opportunity for students of all religious and ethnic backgrounds to respond to the Holocaust and its related issues through creative expression. On Monday, June 5, 2017, three Cheltenham School District students were recognized for the artwork they submitted...

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  • CHS Asian Student Association Host Annual "Just For Kicks" Tournament

    On Friday afternoon, the ASA held their 8th annual “Just For Kicks” kickball tournament. Students organized 17 teams and were able to raise over $1,000 for Smile Asia, a global alliance of independent charities working together to treat facial deformities like cleft lip and cleft palate...

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  • Cheltenham Elementary Young Playwrights Festival 2017

    Cheltenham Elementary's Young Playwrights festival took place today in the CE Cafetorium. Students, teachers, staff and families enthusiastically watched as our third and fourth grade plays came to life on stage. Our students have been working on these plays all year long..

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  • Cheltenham School District Athletes Compete in Montco Special Olympics

    Forty-seven Cheltenham School District student athletes competed in the Montgomery County Special Olympics games on Wednesday, May 31st. The one day track and field event honors the mission of Special Olympics by celebrating incredible personal athletic triumphs, sportsmanship and teamwork that shatters stereotypes. Cheltenham School District's team was comprised of Skills for Life students ages eight and up..

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  • CHS Woodworking Technology Students Present New Conference Table To Dr. McFall

    On Wednesday morning, May 31, Unified Arts teacher Joe Lennon and several of his Woodworking Technology students delivered a new 13 foot oak conference table to the conference room adjacent to Principal Dr. McFall’s office. The table was designed and crafted by a dedicated team of Cheltenham High School students who have been working on the table since early February of this school year...

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  • Teaching A Unified Way of Life

    Cheltenham High School English students in Mrs. Maahs’ class partnered with students in the CHS Life Skills class on a community project which involved the creation of original books based on accepting others and embracing and respecting everyone’s unique differences. After completion of the books, the students from CHS traveled to Myers Elementary to read the books aloud to students in Ms. Barberides’ Life Skills class. Ms. Barberides’ students also wrote their own books which they had a chance to share with the CHS students...

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  • Wyncote's Annual Field Day

    Field Day at Wyncote is always the highlight of the year. The entire school including staff and students spend the day engaging in games, festivities and fun. The school is broken into teams of white and blue. The morning starts with the K,1, and 2 competition. The playgroud is filled with stations organized by Mr. Scarpato and Mr. Ward. The family volunteers run the stations that the students rotate around with another class...

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  • Glenside Annual Wax Museum

    Glenside third graders hosted their annual wax museum this past week. This is a longstanding project where students conduct research on a person of their choice. They create posters with facts about their person and write a short speech in his or her voice...

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  • Elkins Park School Hosts Annual Intergenerational Day

    Elkins park School continued its longstanding tradition of hosting Intergenerational Day on Wednesday, May 24th. A fifth grade experience, over 200 special someones were welcomed into the building for a fun filled day of activities. Attendees included, aunts, uncles, neighbors, grandmothers, grandfathers, siblings and more...

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  • THIS IS CHELTENHAM: Chad Levitt, Class of 1993

    Cheltenham High School Class of 1993 graduate, Chad Levitt, played college football for Cornell University. He was three-time All-Ivy and an Associated Press All-American. Chad set a Cornell and Ivy League career record for most rushing attempts (922), and a Cornell-best record for 100-yard rushing games in a career (24). In 1996, he rushed for 1,435 yards and was the ECAC Division I-AA Player of the Year and the Ivy League Player of the Year..

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  • Elkins Park School Celebrates 25 Years Of Environmental Education

    This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Elkins Park School trip to PEEC. Our students are at PEEC this week which was kicked off with a dedication ceremony honoring the momentous event and also included some of our illustrious Elkins Park alumni...

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  • CHS Relay For Life

    On Saturday, May 20th, CHS hosted its second Relay for Life, helping to raise money for the American Cancer Society. The day opened up with a basketball clinic, organized by Misha Horsey, and hosted by LaShay Banks. Misha, a CHS alumni herself, hosts the annual Lady Panthers Alumni game...

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  • Myers Students Work Published in Philadelphia Stories, Jr.

    Six Myers Elementary School students creative writing pieces were selected for publication in the local literary magazine Philadelphia Stories, Jr. These students were honored at a reception at Mighty Writers West, where they had the opportunity to read their work aloud in front of other winners and their families...

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  • Myers Elementary Hosts Career Day

    This past Thursday at Myers we had some very special guests come into classrooms for Career Day! Many parents and friends came into school to share all about their incredible careers. We had a variety of careers represented including ER nurses, doctors, police , chefs, and engineers. The students really enjoyed having everyone visit...

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  • Myers Machines Sweep Robotics Scrimmage

    The Myers Machines Robotics Team participated in a scrimmage at Jenks Academy on Saturday and won all five rounds. They also demonstrated "gracious professionalism," an important credo of First LEGO League, by helping another team improve its robot's design in order to better complete a mission...

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  • School District Names New Head Football Coach

    Cheltenham School District is pleased to announce that Mr. Ryan Nase has been named Cheltenham High School’s new Head Football Coach. Mr. Nase replaces Mr. Joe Gro, who is retiring after twenty-nine seasons as Head Football Coach. Ryan Nase comes to Cheltenham having worked as Assistant Coach at Penn Charter and as both Athletic Director and teacher at Tacony Academy Charter.

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  • School District Holds Family Flourishing Festival

    Cheltenham School District's Office of Student Services hosted a Family Flourishing Festival on Sunday, May 21st, with a goal of bringing mindfulness and positive psychology to life. Held at Wyncote Elementary school, the festival featured experiential, informative and fun activities for the whole family such as yoga & acupuncture demonstrations...

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  • Cheltenham High School Receives National Student Council Award

    For its exemplary record of leadership, service, and activities that serve to improve the school and community, Cheltenham High School’s Student Council has been awarded a 2017 National Gold Council of Excellence Award by the National Association of Student Councils (NASC)...

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  • Cedarbrook Students Participate In National Ride Your Bike To Work Day

    On Friday May 19, Cedarbrook students rode their bikes to school in recognition of National Ride Your Bike To Work Day which is the 3rd Friday in May. Cedarbrook teacher, Ms. Danelle Witkowski, organized the event in which 20 students participated. One student road to school with his social studies project on his back and other students asked if they could ride each day and park their bikes in Ms. Witkowski's classroom...

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  • CHS Takes 1st Place At Darien Lake Music Fest

    This past weekend the CHS Band program travelled to upstate New York. At the Darien Lake Music Fest the Wind Ensemble, Jazz Big Band, and Marching Panthers all earned Outstanding with Distinction ratings and 1st place in all categories, culminating in being honored as grand champion of the festival...

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  • Cedarbrook Students Attend The PJAS STATES Level Science Fair Competition

    Ten Cedarbrook students attended the PJAS STATES level science fair competition held at Penn State, Main Campus Sunday May 14th through Tuesday May 16th. Students earned 6 first place awards and 3 second place awards. One student attended as a technician...

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  • Cheltenham Elementary Thanks You For Supporting Their Water Bottle Sale

    The CES 1st Grade Team thanks you for supporting our water bottle sale! Silver and blue water bottles have arrived and will be sent home next week. Please contact aschalk@cheltenham.org if you ordered green or orange.

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  • CBK 7th Graders Reach Out And Lend A "Paw"

    Reaching Out and Lending a Paw…. 320 students left at 8:30 Friday morning to lend a hand at The Breathing Room, Hillcrest and Edge Hill Nursing Homes, Briar Bush, John Russell and Tookany Parks and all 4 Cheltenham Elementary Schools. They returned to school at noon and made food baskets for Aide to Friends. Their commitment and effort is what Cedarbrook is all about.

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  • CHS Girls Track Champions! 5 years-Never done before!

    The Cheltenham girls won their 5th Track & Field District 1 Championship, an unprecedented feat The team is off to the State Championships to seek their 4th straight Outdoor Championship. They have won the Indoor State Championship the past 4 years as well. Additionally, the team has been ranked as the #2 high school program in the nation the past two years. The ladies are excited to represent Cheltenham. They are representative of the fine students who attend CHS and are the product of a track program that demands a commitment to excellence, and they do not shy away from that responsibility...

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  • Wyncote Elementary Multi-Cultural Night

    Wyncote celebrated our annual Multi-Cultural Night. Families came and enjoyed mini-museum displays, arts and crafts, and music. They were entertained with facts and information about the variety of cultures. There was a chance to play some games, get your name in Korean, have your hair braided, make oragami, get a henna tattoo and much more.

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  • Glenside Students Raise Over $4,000 Supporting Type 1 Diabetes

    Yesterday the students at Glenside Elementary School pounded the pavement to help find a cure for Type 1 Diabetes. It was a hot, sunny day, but spirits were high as the children circled the school chanting, cheering and enjoying the snacks provided by the generous PTO. Representatives from the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation visited the school to kick-off fundraising efforts two weeks ago to help the children understand the challenges of living with Type 1 Diabetes on a daily basis.

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  • PASLA Student Athlete of The Year

    The PASLA Student Athlete of the Year award is given to a junior or senior varsity letter winner (current season) demonstrating outstanding academic, athletic and community excellence in the current season. It is awarded to the player who has distinguished herself in three areas (academic, athletic, service). These criteria are weighted evenly. The 2017 recipient is Liza Becker, Cheltenham High School.

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  • Cedarbrook Shows SEANstong Spirit at Broad Street Run

    On Sunday, May 7th, 50 Cedarbrook students, parents, and teacher, Leah Matusow, volunteered SEANstrong at the Jackson Street water station during the Broad Street Run. These students woke up 6:00 AM on a Sunday to volunteer for community service hours.

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  • Cheltenham High School Unified Panthers Produce on Track and Field

    The CHS Unified Panthers defeated the North Penn Unified Knights in a highly competitive meet by a score of 121 to 111. The Unified Panthers have won all three of their meets this year and competed again Monday, May 15 for the Montgomery County Championships at Souderton High School, 4:00pm.

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  • The Michael Brecker Benefit Concert

    The Cheltenham High School Jazz Big Band held a benefit concert on Friday, May 12th in honor of Mr. Michael Brecker (CHS '67). Money raised from the concert went toward Myelodysplastic Syndrome research and the band program at Cheltenham High School. Guest soloist Max Swan performed with the band to top off an evening of music performed by a wide variety of students, friends, and alumni.

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  • EP Leadership Academy Visits NYC

    Elkins Park School's Leadership Academy spent an amazing day in New York City for an out of classroom learning experience. Activities included taking pictures of the Statue of Liberty during a ferry ride to Manhattan,a visit to the Financial District...

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  • EP 6th Grade Students Compete in 24 Competition

    Zachary Feinberg, Clare Rajapakse, and Makiya Vilsaint represented Elkins Park School in the sixth-grade division of the 24 Competition held at the Montgomery County Intermediate Unit. Elkins Park excelled and both Makiya and Clare advanced to the Semi-Final round. Clare qualified for the Final round which secured her place in the state-wide finals to be held in June in Harrisburg, PA.

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  • May Mindfulness Activities

    Please join us for May Mindfulness Month activities! Mindfulness is a way of being that creates a calm awareness in the present moment and helps us to notice our internal as well as external experiences and our thoughts and feelings with open curiosity. You’re invited to participate in the activities indicated below, as the District continues its commitment to providing Mindfulness experiences for students, staff and parents/guardians.

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  • Free Youth Mental Health and Wellness Workshop

    On Saturday May 20, 2017, from 8am until 4 pm in the CHS library, the Cheltenham School District is offering a free training on Youth Mental Health First Aid, which is the help offered to a young person experiencing a mental health challenge, mental disorder, or mental health crisis. The first aid is given until appropriate help is received or until the crisis resolves

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  • EP 5th Graders Compete in 24 Competition

    A team of five 5th grade students from Elkins Park School participated in Montgomery County IU's 24 Challenge Competition on Tuesday, May 9. Nearly sixty fourth and fifth grade students from various Montgomery County schools participated.

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  • Black Scholars Program 2017 Induction

    On Tuesday evening, 36 of our Cheltenham High School students were inducted into the Black Scholars Program. The Black Scholars Program provides recognition and support to our high achieving black students. Eligibility includes enrollment into at least one AP or Honors course and an overall GPA of 3.0.

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  • Former CHS Teachers Compete in Montgomery County Senior Games

    Some of our former staff participated in the Montgomery County Senior Games this past week. Linda Wagner and Herb Wagner each played in the pickleball event which was divided by gender and age group. Linda and her partner won the silver medal for the women’s 60-64 age group, but according to Linda, Herb wasn’t as lucky!

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  • April 5th Cheltenham High School Climate and Culture Meeting and Presentation

    Cheltenham High School Principal, Dr. Ray McFall, hosted a community meeting on climate and culture on Wednesday, April 5th. Dr. McFall discussed the elements of climate and culture, reviewed student and faculty perceptions, and shared current action steps and 2017-2018 goals. He then moved the meeting into a small group discussion phase. Participants worked collectively to answer focused questions and make recommendations.

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  • Arbor Day Happenings at CE

    Cheltenham Elementary students along with students from Myers, participated in the Cheltenham Township Arbor Day activities this past week.

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  • Myers Celebrates Cultures with Annual Heritage Night

    Over fifteen families with Chinese, Dominican, Dutch, German, Haitian, Jewish, Irish/Egyptian, Irish/Italian, Mexican, Puerto Rican, Russian, and Vietnamese backgrounds signed up to ba part of this year's Myers Heritage Night. Every participant brought traditional food and anything else they wished to display to show their heritage: pictures, slide shows, flags, family heirlooms, arts and crafts, ethnic toys and musical instruments.

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  • CHS Students Attend United Schools Youth Summit

    Lucy Mackenzie & Mariah Cedeno attended the United Schools Youth Summit on Friday, April 21 with CHS Special Education Department Chair, Mr. Gus Ekhardt. The goal of the Youth Summit is to help students become better communicators, organizers, and leaders of the Unified Schools Program. Our Summit participants will now collaborate with their peers to plan and promote inclusion and seek ways to make their school community even better through a richer offering of Unified Sports.

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  • A 95 Year Tradition Continues...

    Fifty-five students were inducted into Cheltenham High School's National Honor Society on Tuesday, April 25th. The National Honor Society (NHS) is the nation's premier organization established to showcase outstanding academic performance at the high school level.

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  • Glenside Celebrates Earth Day

    Room 8 celebrated Earth Day by learning about the different ways we can become more environmentally aware! We made "Earth Day Projects" by using recycled materials from home. Room 8 also enjoyed an Earth Day treat called "Mud" containing chocolate pudding, crushed oreos and gummy worms! Who knew being "green" could be so tasty?!

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  • CHS Students Attend Diversity Summit

    CHS students recently attended the Diversity Summit for School Leaders hosted by Abington Friends School, along with peers from 12 area high schools. They engaged in a variety of activities designed to develop their leadership skills for facilitating​ diversity initiatives at CHS and for our community.

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  • This Is Cheltenham: CHS Class of 2004, Shawn Vela

    Cheltenham High School Class of 2004, graduate Shawn Vela, is an EMMY® Award winning director, cinematographer, and editor. Shawn has filmed on four Super Bowl commercial sets, holds IMBD credits on 3 EMMY® winning documentaries, and is Director of Photography on the Business Travel Show; Ambitious Adventures. His thoughts on filmmaking have been featured in publications such as International Business Times, The Orlando Business Journal, CEOWORLD Magazine, ABC, FOX, CBS, NBC, and The CW.

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  • Elkins Park School Holds First Annual Trashion Show For Earth Day

    Elkins Park students showed just how fashionable trash can be when they displayed nearly 125 amazing sustainable outfits at their First Annual Trashion Show on Friday, April 21st. A school wide project, students worked in self selected groups with one acting as group model and the others taking on the role of designers.

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  • State Rep McCarter Speaks On Climate Change At Cheltenham High School

    State Representative Steve McCarter visited Cheltenham High School on April 20th to deliver an interactive lecture on climate change. He explained that people refuse to admit that climate change is “everyone’s problem" and that no scientist, government, or agency can fix it alone. State Representative McCarter exclaimed that, “we are all in this together” to the crowd of 9-12th grade students.

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  • EP Leadership Group Pays Special Visit to Montco Courthouse

    Through the leadership of Counselor Cyd Smith, approximately 25 Sixth Graders from Elkins Park Elementary School participated in a “Special Day in Court” presentation at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, coordinated by Attorney Marilou Watson of the Montgomery County Bar Association’s Diversity Committee. After observing two court proceedings before the Honorable Judge Garrett Page, the students were introduced to all aspects of the criminal justice system by attorneys in the Public Defender’s Office, the District Attorney’s Office, Judge Garrett Page, and Judge Steven Tolliver.

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  • Rep. Steve McCarter Discusses Earth Day With Wyncote Students

    Wyncote WE TV students invited Rep. Steve McCarter to come share about his work for the environment and his initiative to create Earth Week. Students asked Rep. McCarter about his job and what his role is in our community. They asked him to share his views about pollution, endangered species and what we can do to make the world a better place.

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  • Wyncote Elementary Boosts Wellness at Family Fun with Fitness Night

    Wyncote Elementary School's Family Fun with Fitness Night encourages a fit lifestyle and promotes wellness. Community members and teacher led sessions that students and visitors rotated through. The stations included: circuit training, meditation, football conditioning and relay races.

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  • Myers PTO Funds Classroom Supplies!

    The Myers Elementary PTO provided generous grants to some of our classrooms which allowed them to purchase some exciting new supplies. The second grade received kinematic room additions including various types of seating to help maintain focus...

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  • State Budget and Property Tax (HB/SB 76) March Update

    The Cheltenham School District Board of School Directors passed a resolution opposing HB/SB 76 on February 14th as part of their regularly scheduled Legislative Meeting. We invite you to read the Board's full resolution and review implications of HB/SB 76 by clicking on READ MORE below. Also, we invite you to review the February 7th Financial Affairs Committee presentation that provides state budget highlights and detailed information relative to the HB/SB 76 property tax elimination plan.

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  • CHS Girls Track...Another WINNING Season

    The Cheltenham Indoor Track team won an unprecedented (and unmatched in state history) 4th straight PTFCA Indoor State Championship. The Cheltenham Girls Penn Relays athletes were recently selected to be recognized by Nike as one of five national stand-out teams at Penn Relays.

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  • CHS Students Attend Perry Initiative's Outreach Program

    Four CHS students attended the Perry Initiative's Outreach Program on Monday, April 10th. The Outreach Program inspires young women to pursue careers in orthopedic surgery and engineering. Our CHS representatives had to apply and write essays to be accepted.

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  • Glenside Chess Club

    What started as a pilot program last year during Friday fourth grade lunch recess, has now turned into an official Glenside Elementary Club. The Glenside Chess Club is run by Ms. Angela Epperson, Glenside Challenge Consultant, and Ms. Susan Nathan, Glenside Physical Education teacher. Do you notice a familiar face in this photo?

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  • Unified Arts Student of the Month Breakfast

    On April 6, 2017, Cheltenham High School celebrated the outstanding acheivement of 10 students who have excelled in the area of Unified Arts. These students were recognized during a breakfast that also included parents/guardians and staff. Please congratulate the following students...

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  • This Is Cheltenham: Dr. Nicole Warren, CHS class of 1990

    CHS Class of 1990 graduate, Dr. Nicole Warren, currently serves as the School Psychologist for Cheltenham High School. Dr. Warren attended University of Pittsburgh after CHS, earning an undergraduate degree in Psychology. Early professional experience includes time spent as an outpatient clinician and roles in public health management. In addition to her undergraduate degree, Dr. Warren holds a Masters of Counseling Psychology from Chestnut Hill College.

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  • Sailing The Seven C's of Education

    On Thursday, March 30, Cheltenham Elementary students performed their Sailing the Seven C's 4th grade concert. Musical selections were foused on the theme of sailing based on the seven C's of education.

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  • Congratulations To National Merit Scholarship Winner Maxwell Aires

    Cheltenham High School student, Maxwell Aires, has been selected as a winner of a National Merit $2500 Scholarship. The National Merit Scholarship Corporation selects the recipients of this award based on a very highly selective process. Students enter the screening process for this award by taking the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMQT). Approximately 1.6 million students are screened each year.

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  • CSD Strategic Plan Brochure Receives Award of Honor from PenSPRA (Pennsylvania School Public Relations Association)

    The CSD Office of Communications and Development is proud to announce that its strategic plan brochure has received an Award of Honor from PenSPRA (Pennsylvania School Public Relations Association) in the category of "Special Publications"...

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  • Cedarbrook Reading Olympic Success

    Cedarbrook's Reading Olympics team took part in the recent middle school competition at Upper Dublin High School. After three rounds of questions, the team earned 46 points and thereby won a red ribbon for their efforts. Thanks to all the students who participated! It was an awesome evening.

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  • CHS Reading Olympic Team Knows The Book Is Always Better

    The annual Montgomery County Reading Olympic competition was recently held at Colonial Middle School. Cheltenham High School had 2 teams of 12 students each who participated in three rounds of questioning.

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  • GE Future Problem Solvers Score 1st Place Skit

    Congratulations to our Future Problem Solving teams on an amazing performance at this year's competition. We had three teams and they all did a fabulous job. One team took a first place prize for skit performance and one received a second place award for writing.

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  • "March Madness Wildcat Way"

    On Friday, March 17th, seventh-graders at Cedarbrook West participated in a "March Madness-Wildcat Way" celebration. As part of our School Wide-Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports Program, students in good academic and behavioral standing congregated in the gym, celebrated each others' successes, and participated in a three-point shooting contest.

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  • Glenside Celebrates Reading Olympics

    Congratulations to our Reading Olympic team who participated in the competition on March 21. We had three 4th grade teams compete. Students are required to read a minimum of 7 out of 50 pre-selected books, take an AR test on each, and write three comprehensive questions of their own.

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  • Glenside's Giving Community

    Glenside families and staff worked together this month to support the Gift of Life Family House during their Home Cook Heroes program. The Gift of Life Family House serves as a "home away from home" for transplant patients and their families by providing temporary, affordable lodging and supportive services to those who travel to Philadelphia for transplant-related care. Glenside children and their families donated food and teachers who volunteered baked and cooked for the residents.

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  • Diversity Recruitment Fair

    Our district is proud to participate in the Montgomery County Annual Diversity Recruitment Fair on Wednesday, April 19th from 5:30 to 7:30 pm. Current teachers and administrators, college students majoring in education, and other educational professionals are invited to speak with school district administrators about professional opportunities within our schools. The event will take place at the Montgomery County Intermediate Unit located at 2 West Lafayette Street in Norristown, PA.

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  • Reading Olympics #PeaceTrainPride

    This past Tuesday night, March 21st, Myers Elementary Students competed at the MCIU's Reading Olympics at Cheltenham High School. There were students there from all over the county to celebrate reading. From Myers, we had 20 fourth grade students participate. They sure did impress with their knowledge. Since the beginning of the fall, they have been working hard to collectively read all 40+books.

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  • Meet The Social Media Team

    The CSD Communications Office is proud to introduce the school district's Social Media Team. Comprised of site based ​Social Media Teacher Leaders and the CSD Digital Content Specialist, the Social Media Team is here to help spread good news. Our Social Media Teacher Leaders take and collect photos and stories from around their building for posting on their school's social media sites. Have a great CSD photograph or video that you'd like others to see? Simply send your content to a Social Media Teacher Leader or email it to CSD Digital Content Specialist, Dana Walker (dwalker@cheltenham.org).

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  • EP PRIDE Visits National Museum of African American History and Culture

    PRIDE, the African American girls leadership group at Elkins Park, recently visited the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington DC. A grant from Alpha Kappa Alpha PBO chapter and countless bake sales made it possible for every girl to go without out of pocket expenses from their parents.

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  • CHS Robotics Team Selected for Quarterfinals

    The CHS Robotics team participated in a FRC (First Robotics Competition) district event at Springside-Chestnut Hill Academy on Saturday and Sunday, (3/18 & 19). It was their second event of the season. The team and their robot performed well enough to win all three of their matches on Sunday and were selected for the quarterfinal matches...

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  • Lehigh University Professors Discuss Documentary "13th" with CHS English Classes

    Cheltenham High School hosted two leading professors from Lehigh University on March 17th to discuss the documentary “13th”. The groundbreaking film explores the “intersection of race, justice, and mass incarceration.” Students enjoyed a Q&A with Dr. Peterson, a dedicated researcher on the American prison system, whose work connects with many topics brought about in the movie.

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  • Cheltenham Youth and Law Enforcement Forum

    On Monday, March 13th, Cheltenham High School students from grades nine through twelve participated in the first-ever Cheltenham Youth and Law Enforcement Forum, held at Arcadia University. The Montgomery County Working Group for the Pennsylvania Disproportionate Minority Contact (DMC) Statewide Initiative sponsored the event.

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  • Latin Students Learn About The Ides of March

    Cedarbrook students in Mr. Di Giulio's Latin class have been learning about the Ides of March. This past week students reenacted the funeral procession of Julius Caesar by processing through the school carrying their remembrances dressed up as self-created personas. At the end of the celebration, students got to taste celebratory food.

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  • Cedarbrook Vice Principal and Teachers Get Pie in the Face for Pi Day

    Cedarbrook Middle School West celebrated Pi Day 2017 with actual pie and made a great contribution to a worthy cause. Students from the 7A team purchased $1 tickets for the opportunity to "pie" a teacher and /or administrator in the face. Cedarbrook West Vice Principal, Mr. Kevin Burke, who helped organize the fun-filled fundraiser, challenged students to raise $500.

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  • Glenside Girls in Science Event

    On March 8, Glenside students participated in a special event called "Girls in Science". High School students set up 5 stations where students could explore various topics. The event allowed the whole student body to experience science in a fun and memorable way.

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  • CSDF Grant Dollars At Work In The CHS Music Classroom

    The Cheltenham School District Foundation grant initiative helps support instructional programs in our district. Grant dollars recently given to our CHS Music Department were used to purchase the sophisticated microphone you see pictured here. Two of our CHS Men's Choir students are...

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  • 2017 MCSRC (Science Fair) RESULTS!

    Twenty 7th and 8th grade Cedarbrook students participated in the MCSRC (Montgomery County Science Research Competition) on Wednesday, March 8th at Ursinus College. MCSRC is the final regional leg of a year's long journey for these students who started their projects in September! With a quicker than usual 2-week timeframe to prepare after the PJAS competition, students had to work efficiently to construct their displays. Competing against over 250 students from throughout Montgomery County, six total awards (2 place awards and 4 special awards) were won by CBK students at this highly competitive event, specific awards to be announced at a ceremony Friday night.

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  • Special Visit From 6ABC Meteorologist, Karen Rogers

    Glenside Elementary second grade students were paid a special visit today by ABC Channel 6 Meteorologist, Karen Rogers as a culmination to their weather unit. Karen shared her experiences as a reporter and meteorologist. She brought an actual weather balloon and talked about forecasting the weather with an international team of meteorologists.

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  • Cedarbrook 8th Grader Going To Washington D.C. For National Spelling Bee

    On Saturday, March 4, 2017, The Philadelphia Tribune Scripps Regional Spelling Bee was held at the School of the Future located at 4021 Parkside Avenue in Philadelphia. After a long, intense competition, the winner who will go on to represent our area in the 90th Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C. this June is Cedarbrook Middle School student, Elizabeth Muganyizi.

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  • Kindergarten Registration 2017-2018 School Year

    The Cheltenham School District will be holding its annual Kindergarten Registration for the 2017/2018 school year from Monday, May 8, 2017 through Thursday, May 25, 2017 at the Administration building located at 2000 Ashbourne Road in Elkins Park, PA. Please read on for more details.

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  • Cedarbrook Students Place In Top 10 At 2017 Science Olympiad

    The CBK-elite team competed in 22 different events, battling 24 schools from throughout the region. Students placed within the top 10 in four events, including Ecology (10th), Crime Busters (6th), and Experimental Design (5th). As well, a special congratulations to Venus Agabadan and Miriam Rose, who earned a 2nd Place in Food Science. Cedarbrook was ranked in 15th place overall.

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  • Cedarbrook Students Excel At 2017 PJAS Competition

    Nineteen Cedarbrook students participated in the 2017 PJAS (science fair) competition held at Souderton HS this past Saturday. Cedarbrook represented itself in fine fashion, earning NINE First Place awards (including, ONE PERFECT SCORE), NINE Second Place awards and ONE Third Place award.

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  • Tuskegee Airmen visit Wyncote Elementary

    Today we were honored to have two Tuskegee Airmen visit Wyncote Elementary; Dr. Eugene Richardson and Aaron Watkins. Dr. Richardson flew in World War 2 and had the honor of flying First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt.

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  • Arcadia Baseball Team shares Dr. Suess books with Wyncote Elementary Students

    The Arcadia Baseball Team visited Wyncote Elementary students on March 2. They shared Dr. Suess stories with the students and talked about the importance of reading in sports for college.

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  • Cheltenham High School Students Attend Columbia University Symposium

    Nine Cheltenham students attended Columbia University's renowned winter roundtable symposium on Friday, February 24th and Saturday, February 25th. In its 34th year, the winter roundtable is a nationally recognized conference designed to allow college age students, professors, and professionals the opportunity to connect over social justice issues.

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  • Glenside Elementary Students Visit Admin. Building to Spend Time with Dr. Marseille

    Nine very special guests came to the Administration Building on Monday, February 27th to spend time with Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Marseille. The students met Dr. Marseille while he was visiting Glenside Elementary a few weeks ago. While there, he fielded questions from the group about his role as the boss of the school district.

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  • Myers Elementary Students Experience North Opera

    Today Myers students experienced assemblies from acclaimed local African American Opera Company Opera North. Students learned about the different ways that stories are told through song, and the different voices in Opera.

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  • Wyncote Elementary Hosts African American History Bee

    On Thursday February 23, 2017, the Wyncote Elementary school hosted an African American History Bee. The third and fourth grade students got to demonstrate their African American History knowledge in front of an enthusiastic crowd of classmates and parents.

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  • CHS Unified Bocce Team Wins 1st Ever Montco Championship

    Cheltenham HIgh School's Unified Panther Bocce Team captured the gold medal at the Montgomery County Unified Bocce Championship today at Souderton High School. The Unified Panthers won 2 out of 3 games in a closely competitive match defeating both Souderton's A and B squads in overtime.

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  • Elkins Park School Students Take Special Trip To Holocaust Museum

    Fifty-six Elkins Park School students traveled to the Holocaust Museum in Philadelphia on February 16th, accompanied by their teacher Ms. Lise Marlowe. Ms. Marlowe is a Board Member of the Holocaust Museum and serves as the Head of its Education Committee. She designed the trip to expose the 6th graders to the stories and real life tragedies of the Holocaust.

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  • CHS Students Excel at U of Penn's Brain Bee

    As an annual event, our high school students participate in the National Brain Bee. Eight talented Cheltenham High School students prepared for the Brain Bee which fosters understanding of the brain and brain health and stimulates interest in neuroscience and science careers.

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  • Cedarbrook Student Named Commissioner For the Day

    Thirty CSD students experienced the different facets of local government on Friday, February 17th when they toured our Township offices. meeting officials and representatives from several different agencies. Student visits included stops at the Ogontz Fire Company, Cheltenham Police Department,

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  • Glenside Elementary Celebrates Black History Month

    Glenside Elementary School held its Black History Month assembly on Wednesday, February 15th. The assembly showcased performance pieces from all grades and a very special reading from Glensides Elementary School's very own Mr. Patton.

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  • I CHOOSE CHELTENHAM: Family Edition

    I CHOOSE CHELTENHAM is a photography exhibit that documents and honors the cultural diversity that exists in our school district. Photographed by Elkins Park School art teacher, Ms. Denise Allen, the pictures tell the story of why Cheltenham Township remains a destination for families and individuals who choose to live and work together in a community that embraces cultural differences...

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  • K-6 ELA Roundtable Discussions

    Join us for an evening of conversation about K-6 English Language Arts and your child’s experiences. We are here to listen to your feedback and questions about current ELA programs & practices! There will be 3 evening sessions held from 7:00 - 8:30PM..

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  • Glenside Receives 2015-2016 Keystone Award for Academic Excellence

    We are excited to share that Glenside Elementary School has received the 2015-2016 Keystone Award for Academic Excellence, Reward High Progress, sponsored by the PA Association of Federal Program Coordinators.

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  • Singing Valentines at CHS

    Our 33 Select Choir students sang "Singing Valentines" to about 130 students, staff, and faculty members throughout the day. Recipients were given a card, candy, and a fresh flower, and...

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  • Lunch and Learn Virtual Informational Series for Parents and Guardians

    You are invited to participate in a three-part virtual learning series sponsored by the Offices of Instructional Technology and Student Services

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  • EP Students Study Sustainable Energy at the Linc

    Elkins Park students took a trip to Lincoln Financial Field on Friday, February 10th to extend their lesson on sustainable energy. Lincoln Financial Stadium is home to the Philadelphia Eagles and also home to many different forms of energy, including energy derived by solar panels and wind turbines.

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  • Dr. Howard Stevenson Visits District for Diversity Training

    Renowned professor, Dr. Howard Stevenson, visited Cheltenham School District on Monday, February 13th for the first of two dynamic diversity training sessions. Dr. Stevenson is the Constance Clayton Professor for Urban Education and Professor of Africana Studies in the Graduate School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania. His research and clinical work has centered on teaching racial literacy skills to youths and adults alike.

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  • Myers Students Celebrate Black History Month with Emi lfe Performing Arts Collective

    The Emi Ife Performing Arts Collective came to Myers on Friday, February 10, 2017 to demonstrate African Dance as well as educate students on the role of African drums. Boys and girls learned how drums are made and where in Africa some of the clothing worn by the performers originates.

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  • CHS Students Named as Candidates for U.S. Presidential Scholars Award

    Congratulations to CHS Seniors, Cooper Schwartz and William Christensen, for being two of 4,000 candidates in the running for the 2017 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program. Cooper and William were selected from nearly 3.5 million students expected to graduate from U.S. high schools in the year 2017.

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  • CBKTheatre Presents... SISTER ACT: The Musical

    Join CBKTheatre on March 2, 3, and 4 for its Spring Musical - SISTER ACT: The Musical. Sister Act is the feel-good musical comedy smash based on the hit 1992 film that has audiences jumping to their feet! Featuring original music by Tony- and eight-time Oscar winner, Alan Menken (Newsies, Beauty and the Beast, Little Shop of Horrors), this uplifting musical was nominated for five Tony Awards, including Best Musical.

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  • Cheltenham Elementary Sustainable Water Bottle Sale...Buy Yours Today

    This classic 20 oz stainless steel bottle keeps you hydrated and MiiR gives 5% of revenue to trackable giving projects. Cheltenham Elementary School's fabulous first grade students are selling our bottles for $15/each and are using the profits to buy and to install hydration stations in Cheltenham Elementary School (CES). Typically these bottles retail for $17.95 or more. Our CES students are working on their annual Philadelphia Zoo UNLESS project and are determined to conserve water and to help create a more healthy and sustainable environment for all...

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  • Elkins Park School Holds Annual 6th Grade Science Fair

    Cheltenham School District 6th grade students got excited about science on February 8th when they came together for their annual Science Fair. In its sixth cycle, this year’s fair saw 350 students presenting complex projects on poster boards to a full gymnasium of faculty and parents. Students worked diligently this past semester to perfect their presentations.

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  • CSD Students Participate In American Mathematics Challenge

    Twenty-eight enthusiastic and talented math students from Cedarbrook Middle School and Cheltenham High School participated in the American Mathematics Competition on Tuesday, February 7th. The mathematics exams of the AMC 10 and the AMC 12 allow students 75 minutes to answer 25 multiple choice challenges in high school mathematics designed to promote the development and enhancement of problem-solving skills.

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  • Glenside Students Learn About Air Resistance

    Glenside students in room 12 have been learning about air resistance and its impact on the world. Students took to the playground with parachutes to make observations.

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  • Myers Elementary Families Have a Blast at Bingo Night

    Myers Elementary School came together on Thursday, February 2nd for a festive night of bingo playing. Attendees enjoyed the classic game with legendary bingo caller, 4th grade teacher, Mr. Aldo Braccia. Prizes, pizza, drinks, and baked goods were available for players as well as a raffle for a $50 gift certificate from the Creekside Co-Op.

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  • FAMILY CODE NIGHT AT CHELTENHAM ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

    On Thursday, February 2, forty-one families attended the first Family Code Night at Cheltenham Elementary. Co-sponsored by the Cheltenham PTO, the event introduced students in grades K through 4 to beginning computer programming concepts.

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  • Cheltenham High School Jazz Band ENJOYS Master Class at Kimmel Center

    Cheltenham High School jazz musicians attended an exclusive master class at the Kimmel Center on Wednesday, Februaty 1st. Our student musicians met local artist-in-residence, Max Swan...

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  • Black History Month Book Fair

    Cheltenham School District is proud to present its first annual Black History Month Book Book Fair. Sponsored by the Cheltenham African American Alliance (CAAA) and supported by The Open Book Bookstore...

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  • Mrs. Goldberg Gets Students Excited about Kindness and the Glenside Way

    Glenside Elementary School held their monthly assembly on Wednesday, February 1st. The ongoing theme of this year's assembly program is kindness with a focus on the importance of being good to others.

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  • Zach Garrett Represents CHS at Poetry Out Loud Competition

    Zach Garrett, ​(class of 2019), ​participated in this year's Poetry Out Loud​ ​regional competition​ in Philadelphia. ​ Poetry Out Loud encourages students to learn about great poetry through memorization and recitation. This program helps students master public speaking skills, build self-confidence, and learn about literary history and contemporary life.

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  • Save the Date: CSD Districtwide Celebration: Black History Month...Everybody's Story, Everybody's History

    CSD community members are cordially invited to attend a very special event in honor of Black History Month. A district-wide program, Everybody's Story, Everybody's History honors the achievements and contributions of African Americans that shape us all as a nation.

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  • Meet Our Special Consultants

    Cheltenham School District is proud to introduce two of our special consultants. We invite you to learn about the significant contributions that Dr. Stevenson and Dr. Ford have made to the field of education.

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  • Myers Students Impress During Geography Spelling Bee

    Myers students impressed on Friday as they responded to questions about the United States and countries all over the world. How wonderful that CSD supports our students in becoming responsible global citizens!

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  • CHS Acapella Groups Perform Across The District

    The Cheltenham High School select choir performed on Friday January 20th for the admin offices and 5 elementary schools to showcase their abilities in acapella music. The Select choir is just coming off of their performance at the ACDA PA State Conference where they were chosen along with 5 other choirs in the state of PA.

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  • CHS Student, Kennedy Clark, wins MLK Young Achievers Award

    Cheltenham High School Senior, Kennedy Clark, received the MLK Young Achievers award on January 14. This award was presented by Salem Baptist Church of Jenkintown and Attorney General Josh Shapiro.

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  • School District Comes Together To Celebrate Dr. King

    On Monday January 16, Cheltenham School District came together to celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. We invite you to view this slideshow of the event highlights.

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  • Boy's Varsity Basketball Team Feeds The Homeless

    On New Year's Eve, the CHS Varsity Boys' Basketball team fed 106 men and women at Chosen 300 Food Kitchen in Center City Philadelphia

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  • CHS Freshman Seminar Class Hosts Local Scholars

    Students in Ms. Keziah LaTorre's Freshman Seminar felt as though they went to college instead of high school on Wednesday, December 21st, as they were in the presence of two professors who are making names for themselves in the world of academia.

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  • CHS Student Artists Produce Portraits for Memory Project

    For seven years now, CHS art teacher, Mrs. Connie Berger, has been making beautiful memories possible by incorporating the Memory Project into her curriculum. The Memory Project is a charitable nonprofit organization that invites art teachers and their students to create portraits for youth around the world who have faced substantial challenges such as neglect, abuse, loss of parents, violence, and extreme poverty.

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  • MS. MARLOWE'S CLASS HONORS HOLOCAUST SURVIVOR THROUGH ARTWORK AND BOOK RELEASE

    Elkins Park School teacher, Ms. Lise Marlowe, recently worked with her students on a very special project that honors a very special man..Harry Somers. Harry's inspirational life story is coming out this spring via a documentary. The film tells of Harry's experience as a Holocaust survivor and the inspirational art that allowed him to heal.

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  • Cedarbrook East Reaches Out To Those In Need

    A group of students from Cedarbrook East took a trip to Food Share Inc. to help with reaching out to those in need. They assembled about 200 Senior Share food boxes then after lunch they unloaded over half the length of a large tractor full of cereal.

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  • The Friends of Cheltenham Community Tennis Program at EP

    This September, Friends of Cheltenham Community Tennis, a subsidiary of The Friends of Cheltenham Phys Ed, a 501-C3 non-profit organization that has solely served Cheltenham students, initiated an After School Tennis Program at Elkins Park School with the support of Dr. Marseille, Dr. Fitzpatrick-Doria and Ms. Michele Staroba, (an EP teacher who competes in national tournaments).

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  • wyncote welcomes wyatt the lion

    Last school year, the staff, students and families of Wyncote Elementary set out on a mission to bring their school mascot to life. Wyatt the Lion has been the Wyncote mascot mascot for many years but only in pictures and stuffed animals. After a year of fundraising, Wyatt was able to arrive at Wyncote. Wyatt made his debut on Wednesday, December 14, 2016 at the school's Town Meeting...

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  • Spotlight on CHS Student Athletes, Afwe' Griffn and Brandon Gregory

    Congratulations to CHS Sophomore Afwe' Griffin and CHS Senior Brandon Gregory who have achieved the following athletic accomplishments: Afwe' Griffin is scheduled to compete in the Junior Olympics for fencing in the near future in the Cadet Women's Saber division. Brandon Gregory has been selected to participate in the National All American Bowl in Atlanta.

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  • 2016-2017 CHS District 11 Festival Participants

    PMEA is the Pennsylvania Music Educators' Association, and each year they hold Band, Chorus, and Orchestra Festivals at the District, Region, and State level. Participants, selected by competitive audition, earn the opportunity to make music with a renowned conductor at at three-day festival, playing or singing alongside the best student musicians in their area.

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  • CHS Students Attend World Affairs Council International Summit

    On Tuesday, December 13, CHS Students for International Awareness participated in the World Affairs Council's International Student Summit. Students refined their diplomatic and problem-solving skills with students from all over the Delaware Valley.

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  • ELKINS PARK SCHOOL 2016-2017 LEADERSHIP ACADEMY TIE CEREMONY

    Twenty-five proud students were inducted into the Elkins Park School Leadership Academy on Monday, December 12th. The Elkins Park Leadership Academy supports its members by fostering a sense of academic pride and self efficacy. Those inducted into the group receive a tie while accepting the challenge of upholding the academy's leadership pledge.

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  • MYERS ELEMENTARY HAS A BLAST WITH BOOSTERTHON

    Myers students could hardly wait to join the fun on Friday when they capped off their Boosterthon fundraising efforts. Boosterthon Fun Run Company works with schools on targeted fundraising efforts while incorporating character education lessons and a super cool fitness experience.

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  • CSD 2016-2017 Mindfulness Cohort

    Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Marseille, dropped in on the district's mindfulness cohort on Sunday, December 11. Our current cohort is advancing their way through the Center for Applied Positive Psychology course taught by CSD's resident mindfulness/positive psychology consultant Louis Alloro.

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  • Instant Decision Acceptances

    On December 8, Bloomsburg University and Millersville University came to Cheltenham High School for an Instant Decision Day. These outstanding CHS Seniors were accepted.

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  • Cedarbrook West Pajama/Character Day

    Students at Cedarbrook West dressed up in character or pajamas on Friday, December 9th to raise money for Children's Hospital of Philadelphia in memory of Christopher Bloom, CSD student who recently passed away.

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  • CHS Environmental Club Workday

    CHS Environmental Club students spent their Saturday at Robinson Park in Wyncote, tackling a major invasion of alien vines that are choking out the native shrubs and trees growing there.

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  • GLENSIDE ELEMENTARY CLASS ENJOYS VISIT WITH MINDFULNESS EXPERT

    Students in Mrs. Goldberg's class were thrilled to receive a visit from Louis Alloro, recognized expert in mindfulness and positive psychology. Mr. Alloro's visit included a discussion on the various ways that we feel and how our emotions impact our daily lives.

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  • MYERS CELEBRATES THE HOUR OF CODE

    December 5th-9th is the International Hour of Code Week, and Myers is joining over 142,000 schools from around the world to learn and practice computer programming using Minecraft. Students must write the code, analyze their work and problem solve to complete each game.

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  • Myers Elementary Robotics Team Impresses at Tournament

    Myers Machines Robotics Team won the Judges Award on Saturday at Southeast Qualifier of University of Pennsylvania's FIRST LEGO League Tournament! In the words of the judges, "These young engineers have a really bright future, their innovative ideas will help any creature.

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  • Cheltenham Elementary Playwrights First Place Creation Performed

    Cheltenham Elementary School's Philadelphia Young Playwrights first place winning play, “The Cookie Mystery Solved! The Day the Cookies Went Back”, was presented at the Black Box Theater in Philadelphia on Saturday, December 3.

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  • CHS Students Participate In U of Penn Seminar

    Several CHS students were selected to be a part of the Delaware Valley Consortium for Excellence and Equity (DVCEE) held at the University of Pennsylvania.

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  • CHS "Food For Fines" Donates 487 Pounds of Food

    Thanks to wonderful donations, CHS delivered a total of 487 lbs. of food to Preston & Steve's Campout for Hunger to benefit Philabundance. Read on to find out which team one this year's contest...

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  • CHS Fall Athletic Signings

    Congratulations to Cheltenham High School seniors Chanel Brissett and Matt Werner for recently signing National Letters of Intent. Both have received national recognition for their outstanding athletic performances while at CHS.

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  • More Great CHS Instant Decision Day News

    Instant decision days are opportunities for students, who meet the criteria and deadlines, to have a one-on-one interview with an admission counselor from a participating college or university. Congratulations to the following students who recently received their instant decisions...

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  • Wyncote's Annual STEM Night

    Wyncote Elementary's annual STEM NIGHT exposes and highlights the experiences of students within the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. On November 17th, District and Community Partners were on hand to demonstrate and explore with our students...

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  • Counseling Department Hosts FAFSA and College App Night

    This evening will be a hands-on, step-by-step opportunity to work on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). A PHEAA representative and high school counselors will be available to help you with your FAFSA and your student’s college applications.

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  • Cheltenham School District and Glenside Rotary Team up for 14th Year of Delivering Thanksgiving Baskets

    For fourteen years in a row now, representatives from the Glenside Rotary and Cheltenham School District have partnered to ensure that the Thanksgiving holiday is filled with the traditional fixings for deserving families. Steve Vahey of the Rotary coordinates with Kathy Wasserman of Cheltenham School District to make it all happen.

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  • December's Breakfast With Guidance, Friday Dec. 2nd, 8am

    Don't miss December's "Breakfast with Guidance" on Friday, December 2, 2016, at 8am in the senior cafeteria...

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  • CHS Marching Panthers Take First Place at Cavalcade of Bands for the Liberty Division Group A

    The 2016 Cheltenham High School Marching Panthers won first place at the Cavalcade of Bands Championships for the Liberty Division Group A. Led by senior drum major Skylar Barton, the Marching Panthers scored a 93.15 to win first place...

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  • CHS Student's Poem One Of Top 5 Submissions For Diversity Poetry Contest

    Mikayla Stone's ('17) poem "Adopted" was chosen as one of the top five submissions. She met Jacqueline Woodson on November 9 and participated in a special luncheon and panel discussion.

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  • A Very Special Veterans Day Celebration

    Cheltenham Elementary first grade students from Ms. Logan's class held a very special Veterans Day celebration on Friday, November 11th. After days of practice, Room 15 welcomed four local veterans to their classroom. The celebration opened with the class saying the Pledge of Allegiance in unison.

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  • CHS Student, Fred Fox, Named Eastern Student of the Month

    Fred Fox is the November 2016 Student of the Month at Eastern Center for Arts and Technology (EASTERN) in Willow Grove. He is in EASTERN’s Electrical Technology program and a senior at Cheltenham High School. The Student of the Month Award is sponsored by EASTERN’s faculty, Joint Committee and the Willow Grove Rotary Club to highlight student excellence, success and service.

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  • Myers Elementary Coin Challenge Results Tallied

    The Myers Elementary SChool Coin Challenge results are in! Congratulations to all the classes, together $1,028.47 dollars were raised for teachers to add books to their library!

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  • Cheltenham High School Womens Student Union

    The Cheltenham Women's Student Union recently met to discuss intersectionality and their view of feminism! #girlpower #feminism #pantherpride

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  • Cedarbrook Spanish Students Read Aloud To Glenside 1st Graders

    Cedarbrook Spanish students recently visited Ms. Ward's 1st grade class at Glenside Elementary where they read stories aloud as part of their outreach project, a tenet of the R.O.A.R. program.

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  • Glenside Parents And Students Visit The Arms & Armor Exhibit At The Philadelphia Museum Of Art

    Parents and students from Glenside Elementary spent a recent Sunday morning visiting the Arms & Armor exhibit at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. This was a culminating activity in conjunction with the SYNC curriculum, organized by Ms. Angie Schell, Glenside Challenge teacher.

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  • District Hosts Eighth Annual Flu Shot Campaign

    Over one hundred and sixty CSD staff members, including Assistant Superintendent, Dr. Tamara Smith, who is featured in below photo, rolled up their sleeves on Thursday, October 27th for a shot of preventative medicine.

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  • Elkins Park Students Get Geothermal Lesson and Preview The Future School

    Over fifty sixth grade students got an up close real life lesson on geothermal energy when they visited the Cedarbrook Middle School Rebuild construction site on Friday, November 4th. This was a very special experience, since these students represent the first class that will learn in the newly rebuilt Cedarbrook.

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  • Myers 1st Lego League Robotics Team Works With Robotics Coaches From CHS

    Gloria Weber and Joshua Lynn, coaches of the CHS Robotics Team, joined Myers First LEGO League Robotics Team as mentors and coaches. The topic of this year's competition is Animal Allies, and our team is researching ways in which animals and people can live better together.

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  • CHS Students Gain Instant Decision Acceptance To Lincoln University

    As part of Cheltenham High School's College and Career Readiness Plan, they are hosting Instant Decision Days (IDD). IDD is an opportunity for students, who meet the criteria and deadlines, to have a one­-on-­one interview with an admission counselor from a participating college or university.

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  • CSD Students Learn About Geothermal Energy

    On Friday October 28th, over 100 of our high school and middle school students received a real life lesson on geothermal energy heating/cooling systems. A geothermal pump system is a cost effective and environmentally friendly way of heating and cooling buildings.

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  • CHS Marching Panthers Take First Place At "Bands At The Boneyard" Competition

    The Cheltenham Marching Panthers took first place at the "Bands in the Boneyard" competition at Abington High School on Saturday, October 29th. Their show "Letters Home", tells the story of an active military serviceman sending letters home to his love.

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  • Dont Miss November's Breakfast With Guidance, Friday November 4th, 8am

    Next Friday, November 4th, at 8am in the CHS Senior Cafeteria, the Guidance Department will host its second monthly "Breakfast with Guidance" meeting. The November topic is, "Naviance for Parents - A Crash Course in Searching for Colleges, Identifying Scholarships & Securing Letters of Recommendation"

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  • ELKINS PARK SCHOOL'S P.R.I.D.E. GROUP WELCOMES INSPIRATIONAL BREAST CANCER AWARENESS SPEAKERS

    On Tuesday, October 25th, Elkins Park School's P.R.I.D.E. group celebrated breast cancer awareness month with group members wearing pink and receiving a pink ribbon. P.R.I.D.E. (Pretty-Respectful-Intelligent-Determined-Exceptional) is an after school program established in 2015-2016 to serve 6th grade African American girls matriculating through Elkins Park School.

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  • Wyncote Third Grader Establishes Virtual Donation Drive To Help The Homeless

    Third grader Bryce Trotman and his brother Dylan wanted to help the homeless. Their parents reached out to a charity they had worked with in the past, Inter-Faith Housing Alliance in Ambler, Montgomery County. The donations coordinator said that they had an immediate need for toilet tissue, facial tissues, bath towels and pillows for the families living in transitional housing complex, Hope Gardens.

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  • CHS HOSTS FIRST ANNUAL FALL COLLEGE FAIR

    In pursuit of enhancing college and career readiness, Cheltenham High School hosted its first annual Fall College Fair on Thursday October 20, 2016. To make sure all 11th & 12th grade students had an opportunity to participate in the fair, the school counselors coordinated with English 11 and 12 teachers

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  • CHS Student Mary Grace Rittler is Cross Country League Champion.

    The Cross Country League Championship was held this past Friday at Lehigh University. Mary Grace Rittler won gold, taking 1st place by an entire minute over the next runner.

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  • CHS Boy's Cross Country Team Wins League Championship Race.

    The CHS Boys' Cross Country Team won the League Champoinship Race at Lehigh University on Friday. The team is undefeated for the 2016-2017 year! Wish them luck this Friday at District Championships.

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  • CHS' ARIEL FEINBERG'S PLAY SELECTED FOR PHILADELPHIA YOUNG PLAYWRIGHTS NEW VOICES PRODUCTIONS PERFORMANCE

    Congratulations to Cheltenham High School's Ariel Feinberg for having her work selected as one of Philadelphia Young Playwrights (PYP) New Voice Workshop Productions performance pieces. Ariel was one of over 800 students to submit an original piece for PYP's annual playwriting festival.

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  • EP KIRCHER HALL NAMING RIGHTS FUNDS RAISED

    After nearly a year of heartfelt fundraising, the Joe Kircher Naming Rights Committee officially presented its $20,000 naming rights fee at the October 18th Board of School Directors meeting. The funds raised guarantee that the Elkins Park School Auditorium will be renamed Kircher Hall

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  • Advanced TV Productions Class Visits CBS3 News Anchor Desk

    Cheltenham Alum, Steve Butler, gave our Advanced TV Productions students a tour of the CBS3 News Anchor desk. This was the 2nd annual trip for this class.

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  • Women's Student Union Attends PA Conference For Women

    For the second year in a row, the CHS Women's Student Union was granted the Young Women's Program scholarship to attend the PA Conference for Women at the PA Convention Center.

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  • ReCharging For Academic Success

    Students at Cedarbrook Middle School spent time this past week recharging for academic success. ReCharge is a staff-generated program which embraces the research-driven belief that academic success increases when students feel a sense of belonging to their school community.

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  • CHS Students Attend Penn's STEM Conference

    On Saturday, October 1st, Chetenham High School Vice Principal, Dr. Ben Hammond accompanied a group of CHS students to University of Pennsylvania for their Annual STEM conference. This year's conference theme was "Why I STEM."

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  • Introducing Breakfast With Guidance

    Starting next month, you can join our CHS counselors on the first Friday morning of the month from 8am to 9am in the Senior cafeteria for informal chats focused on "student-centered" topics each month. Some of the upcomig topics include college and career planning and NCAA eligibility requirements.

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  • CHS Touts Back To Back Coach and Players Of The Year

    Cheltenham High School's track and field programs have achieved success on the state and national level. In 2015 and 2016, one of our coaches was awarded the United States Track and Field Coaches Association Coach of the Year and we had one of our students awarded the PA Gatorade Player of the Year.

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  • CHS Student receives Innovation & Creativity Award from Rochester Institute of Technology

    Congratulations to Amari Wylie, a member of the first Robotics Team at Cheltenham High School to receive the Innovation and Creativity Award and Scholarship from the Rochester Institute of Technology.

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  • Principal McFall Joins Marching Panthers Drumline

    New Cheltenham High School Principal, Dr. Ray McFall, took time this past Friday night to join the Marching Panthers Drumline. Not only did he enjoy the game and getting to know students and families, he grabbed some drumsticks and never missed a beat. Check out the video.

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  • CHS National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists

    Congratulations to the following Cheltenham students who were named National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists (pictured below, from left): Andrew Rutkowski, Joel White, Matthew Werner, Steven Giang, Javier Moraleda, Maxwell Aires, and Noah Cohen (not pictured).

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  • Cheltenham High School Launches 1:1 Chromebook Initiative

    The Cheltenham School District Chromebook 1:1 initiative has successfully launched. Almost 1,200 devices were distributed to all CHS students during PE classes on Thursday and Friday, September 22 and 23. Each student received an Acer R11 C738 touch Chromebook and protective carrying sleeve. These Chromebooks are the property of the Cheltenham School District, however, students will be allowed to take the device home with them during the school year and will return it to the Technology Department prior to summer break.

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  • Class of 2017 Student Earns College Credits In Summer Program

    Congratulations to Bethany Hayes, Class of 2017, for her successful completion of a summer dual enrollment program at Montgomery County Community College. Bethany was selected through an interview process to attend the program called Jump Start to College Success.

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  • Myers PTO Hosts First Ice Cream Social

    Several hundred Myers students and family members played and enjoyed conversation while having a cool treat donated by the PTO. This was a wonderful community event that was fun for all. The PTO hopes to repeat this in the near future.

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  • Wyncote Elementary School Celebrates Local Heroes and The Wyncote Way

    Wyncote Elementary School's September Town Hall school meeting was a celebration of heroes and The Wyncote Way. The Town Hall assembly program began with Principal Crystal Clark reviewing the school's behavioral norms and expectations.

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  • CSD Staff Get New ID Badges

    CSD personnel received new ID badges and lanyards as part of the 2016-2017 Back to School start up activities. Keeping with the district’s traditional blue and gold color scheme, the new lanyards prominently show the CSD brand name.

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  • New Online Registration System Coming Soon

    Please know that moving forward all demographic information will be updated through InfoSnap, including telephone numbers, emails and home and work addresses. (Note: To have your home address changed in PowerSchool, you must still provide the required proof of residency documentation to Central Registration. There will be no need to contact your child’s school directly in order to update this information.)

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  • CSD Partners with Cradles to Crayons for Backpack Giveaway

    Cheltenham School Home and School Visitor/ Social Worker, Kathy Wasserman collected fifty-five backpacks from Cradles to Crayons as a way to kick of the school year. The backpacks, which were generously donated, came filled with notebooks, pens and pencils, pencil sharpeners, folders, and a little note from personally written by a Cradles to Crayons representative.

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  • CHS Student Attends Novaedge Engineering Program

    NovaEdge Diversity in Engineering is a one-week, on campus program to introduce a diverse population of students from different ethnic and social backgrounds to the traditional fields of engineering, including Chemical, Civil and Environmental, Computer and Electrical, and Mechanical Engineering.

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  • Food Truck Jamboree: Volunteers Needed

    The Cheltenham School District Education Foundation is pleased to present its 3rd Annual Food Truck Jamboree on September 11, 2016 from 2-7 pm. The event will feature live music, a silent auction with top tier Beyonce' tickets, a terrific samplig of gournet food trucks, special honors for our local first responders and more.

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  • New Secure Online System By SchoolCafe

    SchoolCafe is the new and improved online portal to handle school lunch payment options, replacing our former system - MySchoolBucks.

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  • Communication For Families Regarding Strike Rumors

    Attached, please find a letter from Superintendent Marseille that addresses speculation and rumors regarding the potential for a strike by the Cheltenham Educator's Association.

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