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Overlook Student’s Artwork Selected for Crayola’s Art Exhibition

Overlook Student’s Artwork Selected for Crayola’s Art Exhibition

Alejandra Vargas, a fifth grade student at Overlook Elementary School, was selected as a finalist in the 2016-2017 Crayola's Empowering Students Through Creative Leadership Art Exhibition. The judges said her artwork, entitled "Sonia Sotomayor," showed a true connection to the theme, had stunning visual appeal, presented age-appropriate critical thinking and...
Abington School Board Honors Large Number of Mathematics Award Winners

Abington School Board Honors Large Number of Mathematics Award Winners

At the June 13, 2017 Abington School Board meeting, Dr. Ann Bacon, Director of Curriculum, presented our mathematics competitions award winners with School Board President Raymond McGarry, Esquire. She commented that during this school year, Abington elementary, junior, and senior high school students participated and excelled in a variety of...
Abington Senior High School Chess Teams – Ranked #2 and #7 in the U.S.!!

Abington Senior High School Chess Teams – Ranked #2 and #7 in the U.S.!!

At the June 13, 2017 meeting the Abington School District School Board honored Abington Senior High School's Chess Team that competed at the United States Chess Federation's Super Nationals competition last month - the largest recorded chess tournament in the history of chess with 5,500 players competing from around the...
McKinley Elementary Presents “Live Wax Museum”

McKinley Elementary Presents “Live Wax Museum”

If you visited McKinley Elementary School last week, you probably would have seen some famous historical figures walking around the school! The third graders performed in their Annual Live Wax Museum. The students chose a historical figure to research. They decorated a backdrop, created a costume, and memorized a script...
Overlook Elementary School Science Fair Features Junior Scientists and Fascinating Experiments and Displays!

Overlook Elementary School Science Fair Features Junior Scientists and Fascinating Experiments and Displays!

At Overlook Elementary School's Annual Science Fair, students displayed their self-created projects, experiments, and inventions to the school community. Each "junior scientist" had a space where they demonstrated their scientific knowledge and showed off their hard work. Experiments included a "Whack-A-Mole(R)" like game developed with the Makey-Makey technology and aluminum...