Cedarbrook

Middle School

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • "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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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