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Abington School Board Honors Willow Hill Elementary School

Abington School Board Honors Willow Hill Elementary School

The Abington School Board honored Willow Hill Elementary School last night for receipt of the 2016-2017 Pennsylvania Title I Distinguished School Award. Dr. Sichel and Mr. Jordan attended the 2016-2017 PA Title I Improving School Performance Conference this month where they accepted the 2016-2017 Distinguished Title I School Award on...
Sweetheart Breakfast at Roslyn on Valentine’s Day

Sweetheart Breakfast at Roslyn on Valentine’s Day

Roslyn Elementary School's Student Council Food Committee offered a "Sweetheart Breakfast" on Valentine's Day. Students were able to sit with friends as they ate heart-shaped French toast and fresh fruit served by our wonderful Chartwells staff. This event helped get students off to a great start for Valentine's Day!
Highland Elementary School Receives Farm-to-School Mini-Grant

Highland Elementary School Receives Farm-to-School Mini-Grant

Highland Elementary School has been notified that it will receive a $999.07 Pennsylvania Departments of Education (PDE) and Agriculture (PDA) Mini-Grant to fund taste-testing and educational components for third grade students and for school garden activities. The competitive grant, with a maximum of $1,000, is intended to provide students with...
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...
Abington Junior High School Student Being Treated for Lymphoma Spearheads Collection & Donation of 9,500 Books for Children to Children’s Hospital (CHOP) Oncology Floor

Abington Junior High School Student Being Treated for Lymphoma Spearheads Collection & Donation of 9,500 Books for Children to Children’s Hospital (CHOP) Oncology Floor

Juwan Adams is a 9th grade Abington Junior High School student earning all A's and B's, a National Junior Honor Society scholar, an executive board member for the V.I.B.E. and I.M.A.G.I.N.E. leadership program, an Abington Marching Ghost, and he is undergoing treatment three times weekly for Hodgkin's Lymphoma. Juwan has...
Willow Hill Elementary School Selected as 2017 Distinguished Title I School

Willow Hill Elementary School Selected as 2017 Distinguished Title I School

Each year, the Pennsylvania Department of Education's Division of Federal Programs honors the top five percent of high performing Title I schools in Pennsylvania. This year, Willow Hill Elementary School was selected as one of 168 schools as a "2017 Distinguished Title I School." At a recent School Board meeting,...
PA State Senator Art Haywood Honors Abington’s Julianne Petersen With State Senate Proclamation of Congratulations for Her Social Studies Leadership Award

PA State Senator Art Haywood Honors Abington’s Julianne Petersen With State Senate Proclamation of Congratulations for Her Social Studies Leadership Award

Ms. Julianne Petersen, Abington Junior High School Assistant Principal, received the Pennsylvania Council for the Social Studies Leadership Award at its annual conference this fall. The Council presents this award to an individual who is dedicated to social studies and is a recognized leader for promoting innovation and creative instruction,...