Abington Senior High School Girls’ Lacrosse Team Visits Roslyn Elementary School to Support “Stick with READING!”

  To promote the importance of reading along with academic and extracurricular goal-setting, the Abington Senior High School District One Playoff-Bound Galloping Ghosts Girls’ Lacrosse Team visited Roslyn Elementary School today to support the school’s "Stick with READING!" event -- a double play on the word “Stick!” The high school coaches and players read to [...]

Abington World Language Department Wins Pennsylvania State Golden Globe Language Award

  Abington Senior High School has won the Pennsylvania State Modern Language Association (PSMLA) Golden Globe Award for the 2016-2017 and 2017-2018 school years as part of the PSMLA Excellent Program (PEP) Award Program.  This award recognizes schools across the state that excel in 11 criteria established by PSMLA to evaluate language programs.  Abington is [...]

Abington Junior High School Chorus Sings National Anthem at Phillies Game

  This week the chorus at Abington Junior High School, directed by Mrs. Mindy Walker, sang the National Anthem prior to the Phillies game. The chorus auditioned in 2006 for the inaugural season at Citizens Bank Park via video and were selected to sing.  The chorus sang several years in a row and was selected [...]

World Famous Harlem Wizards will present “Pre-Game” against Abington teachers & principals

On March 15, the World Famous Harlem Wizards will present “Pre-Game” (against Abington teachers & principals) warm-up assemblies at Abington Schools Looking for a fun, wacky, event to cover? The Harlem Wizards will be presenting “pre-game” warm-up assemblies at Abington Schools on March 15 in preparation for their basketball game against Abington teachers and principals [...]

Happening Kids: Pennsylvania Horticultural Society Judges Visit Junior Flower Show at Highland Elementary School

Highland Elementary School hosted a Pennsylvania Horticultural Society Junior Flower Show.  Students at Highland displayed artwork and plants in various Artistic and Horticulture classes.  Highland’s Best of Show will be on display at the Philadelphia Flower Show in March, 2017.   Student Sloan Tyler’s entry was judged best for Artistic Class and student Charlotte Jones’ entry [...]

Happening People: Ruth Deming of New Directions Brings Hope and Positivity to Local Community

by Anna Idler Ruth Z. Deming, "The Belle of Cowbell Road" Deming, MGPGP, Director/ Gardener/ Artist. "Channel your feelings into Art!" 5-30-07 In 1984, Ruth Deming is 38 years old. She is happily divorced, living in an apartment with her two children Sarah and Dan. And she is slowly starting to lose her [...]

Abington Senior High School’s George Reid to play D1 Football at Temple University

Abington football coach Kevin Conlin described George as a “team leader and hard worker, second to none;   George is always the first one at practices and the last to leave.” In addition, he is an outstanding student with an excellent academic record. Among his many achievements, George received the 2017 Maxwell Football Club’s “Mini Max” [...]

Pennsylvania Horticultural Society Junior Flower Show

Highland Elementary School will host a Pennsylvania Horticultural Society Junior Flower Show on Wednesday, February 15, 2017.  Students at Highland Elementary School will display artwork and plants in various Artistic and Horticulture classes.  Highland’s Best of Show will be on display at the Philadelphia Flower Show in March, 2017 On Wednesday, December 21, 2016, Highland [...]

#HappeningKids: Abington Junior High School Science Fair

The Science Fair at the Junior High School was a HUGE success of scientific investigation and presentation. Setting a new school Science Fair record, nearly 450 student-created projects were presented to parents, teachers, administrators, community visitors, and other students. The projects included a wide range of subjects; among the many real-world applications, visitors learned which [...]