Abington Janitor performs Heimlich to save young girl’s life

Mr O’Hannon is a great man of strong moral character who wasted no time to help a girl who was choking at lunch. He performed the Heimlich maneuver which successfully cleared the obstruction. Thank you Mr O’Hannon for everything that you do. You’re a true inspiration to all of us.

Case of Mumps suspected at Abington High School

Parents, please be aware there is a potential case of the mumps at Abington High School which prompted the Principal to send a letter out Thursday. The note reads that: “a child showing symptoms should be excluded from group settings for at least five days. The principal also asks parents to confirm their child is […]

See something; Say something: Ensuring our children are safe the second they leave for school

Like many of you, my morning routine involves reading the local area news alongside my cup of coffee. This morning I was greeted with a disturbing headline, Intruder at Wissahickon High School. Not the kind of headline any parent ever wants to read, let alone experience. The intruder, a twenty year old male wearing a […]

Highland Elementary School celebrates Pi day

Students and teachers celebrated Pi day while kicking off their “One Book, One Highland” reading program. Teachers unveiled this year’s reading selection, “Pie” by Sarah Weeks. They certainly had some fun unveiling this year’s book choice by delivering the books to students in pie boxes! And a little treat for those of us Math aficionados […]

March 12 School Board Meeting

Honors Dr. Jeffrey Fecher wished good luck to the Abington Senior High School chess team as they advance to the national competition in Illinois. Dr. Fecher also congratulated the Abington Senior High School Garden Club on winning first place in the “Gardens” exhibit category at the Philadelphia Flower Show. Mrs. Tyheshia Carmichael, Elementary Curriculum Specialist […]

Celebrating International Women’s Day

Today we celebrate Female achievements throughout time and honor those currently serving our children within the district. Abington School District celebrated today with a Career Chatter panel event. It’s #InternationalWomensDay, and Abington Senior High School marked the occasion by focusing on Women’s Empowerment for today’s “Career Chatter,” which is part of the Career Pathways Discussion Series. […]

Recognizing National Geographic GeoBee Semifinalist: Abington 7th Grader Christian Dougherty

Christian Dougherty has been named a state semifinalist in a National Geographic spelling bee competition. Christian is a seventh grader attending Abington Junior High School who competed against others to make his way to the finals. Christian, along with other competitors, has to answer questions like: “Which country does not include part of the Kalahari […]

Announcing my intention to run for Abington School board

With this announcement I am officially declaring my intention to run for a seat on the Abington school board. I came to this decision after a lot of thought around the current state of affairs within the district. The community stood up and spoke out against the horse-and-pony show the current board and previous superintendent […]

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