Past Overlook Elementary School Postings

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...
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...
Six New Abington School District Administrative Appointments Greeted with High Praise!

Six New Abington School District Administrative Appointments Greeted with High Praise!

Last night Dr. Sichel recommended and the Board appointed six promotions in the Administrative staff: Dr. Charles Lentz is appointed Assistant Director of Curriculum, Mr. Daniel File is appointed Principal, Abington Junior High School, Ms. Marie Kim is appointed Principal, McKinley Elementary School, Ms. Lyndsay Morgan is appointed Principal, Rydal...
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...