Through the 2019 Primary and on to the November Election

In Abington Township, the biggest contested race was for school board, where nine candidates, all of whom cross-filed, ran for five open spots in each party. I want to thank everyone who lent me a hand or their ear while on the campaign trail. We share common goals and concerns as a community. Without […]

Abington Students have artwork featured at Abington Art Center

Come see our Abington School District students’ artwork now on display at the Abington Art Center through May 31. We decided to take check out the exhibit this evening and I’ve decided to share some of my favorite Student exhibits below. You can learn more about the exhibit here. Be sure to check out their website […]

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 […]

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 […]

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