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Abington School District Hosts Inaugural Sixth Grade Community Day

Abington School District Hosts Inaugural Sixth Grade Community Day

It is hard to believe that the end of the school year is quickly approaching, which for the sixth grade classes in Abington School District, means that their time in elementary school is coming to a close, and they will soon be headed to Abington Junior High School. While each...
Elementary Student Writers Honored with “Silver Pen” Awards

Elementary Student Writers Honored with “Silver Pen” Awards

At the May 28, 2019, meeting of the Board of School Directors, Abington School District's Teaching and Learning department recognized the 16 recipients of this year's "Silver Pen" awards, honoring outstanding student writers across the District's seven elementary schools. Each year, sixth grade teachers are invited to nominate a student...
The Harlem Wizards Return for Two Games of Family Fun

The Harlem Wizards Return for Two Games of Family Fun

Two players from the world-famous Harlem Wizards visited elementary schools across Abington School District on Monday, March 11 to do a pre-game warm-up assembly in preparation for their March 30 games against the teachers and principals. The assembly consisted of talking with the students about basketball skills, as well as...
Legacy of Longtime Art Teacher Lives on at 22nd Annual Abington Art Fest

Legacy of Longtime Art Teacher Lives on at 22nd Annual Abington Art Fest

Every year, Abington School District hosts its annual Abington Art Fest, an exhibition of student artwork, held in the gymnasium of the Administration Building. More than 750 works of art made entirely by students of all grade levels are on display, and the event also showcases performances from music students...
Reading and Math Converge at Highland Elementary on Pi Day

Reading and Math Converge at Highland Elementary on Pi Day

On Pi Day, Highland Elementary School hosted a kickoff assembly for its "One Book, One Highland" school program, in which for six weeks, all teachers read the same book to their classes simultaneously. Occurring during National Reading Month and fitting for Pi Day, it was unveiled to students that this...