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School Board Honors Silver Pen Awardees for Outstanding Writing

School Board Honors Silver Pen Awardees for Outstanding Writing

Last night at the Abington School Board meeting, Dr. Kelly Doyle, Supervisor of Communications Arts, presented the Abington Silver Pen Awards to outstanding student writers at our elementary schools. Sixth grade teachers nominate narrative writing selections and a building committee at each school scores the entries. The highest scoring papers...
Overlook Elementary School’s Read-Across-America “One School, One Book” Kick-Off on Dr. Seuss’ Birthday Featured Community Leaders Reading to Students

Overlook Elementary School’s Read-Across-America “One School, One Book” Kick-Off on Dr. Seuss’ Birthday Featured Community Leaders Reading to Students

Local community leaders and school district staff members gathered together yesterday to help celebrate the importance of reading and literacy to students at Overlook Elementary School. This annual celebration commemorates reading, learning, and community. The special guests introduced this year's One School, One Book, The Fantastic Secret of Owen Jester...
Overlook Students Create Entries for Junior Flower Show

Overlook Students Create Entries for Junior Flower Show

Overlook Elementary School participated in the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) Junior Flower Show, with over 400 students from first to sixth grades creating floral arrangements, mosaic art with grains, prints using fruits and vegetables, and "creative critters" with natural materials as well as detailed botanical drawings. This year's theme is...
Overlook Students and Parents Make 250 Hoagies for Sixth-Grade Fundraiser and Donate Several Dozen to Three Abington First Responder Groups

Overlook Students and Parents Make 250 Hoagies for Sixth-Grade Fundraiser and Donate Several Dozen to Three Abington First Responder Groups

Sixth-grade students and parents made and sold 250 hoagies for an end-of-year activities fundraiser. Several dozen hoagies were purchased by families to be donated to the Abington Police Department, Abington Fire Department, and Second Alarmers Rescue Squad. The groups were very grateful for the donation the students had fun visiting...