Should School start later?

The CDC, American Academy of Pediatrics, and some School districts in Pennsylvania all seem to be in agreement – delaying start time for schools yields a remarkable improvement in students’ academics. The American Academy of Pediatrics recognizes insufficient sleep in adolescents as an important public health issue that significantly affects the health and safety, as […]

McKinley Elementary School Celebrates World Autism Awareness Day

In recognition of World Autism Awareness Day, celebrated every year on April 2, McKinley Elementary School hosted its annual Autism Event in the school gymnasium for students with autism, their families and peers. The event consisted of sensory-friendly, hands-on activities for the students with autism, which are specially designed to celebrate their differences in sensory […]

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.

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 […]

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