Category: Innovative Program

Innovative Program

A Million Minute Reading Goal

Students at Groveland Elementary in Central Bucks received a surprise visit from the Phillie Phanatic by participating in the “Phanatic about Reading Program.” The Groveland Grizzlies set a school-wide goal to independently read one million minutes outside school throughout the year and by December, students were already more than three-quarters of the way to their goal.

04Apr
Innovative Program

From Farm to Table

William Penn High School partners with Delaware Greenways, where it operates and manages four acres of farmland at Historic Penn Farm. Here, they grow more than 30 varieties of fruits and vegetables and...

04Apr
Innovative Program

Mini-THON Exceeds Its Goal

Cheltenham High School surpassed its $20,000 goal on February 15, raising $20,313 in their seventh annual dance marathon for the Four Diamonds Fund that assists children with cancer and their families.

04Apr
Innovative Program

Focus on Native American Students

Centennial School District has a special program to assist Native American students to become  academically successful, provide them with information about Native American culture and heritage with...

04Apr
Innovative Program

Wissahickon Grows and Cooks

Wissahickon Gardens is a partnership between the school district, students, teachers and the community to plant and ecologically maintain sustainable gardens and promote healthy eating. The district’s...

27Jul
Innovative Program

Peace Garden

By turning a vacant lot into a beautiful plot of land with 12 different garden beds, the children at Stewart Middle School have begun to learn the importance of nutritious foods. Though the garden began...

12Jul
Innovative Program

Team Daisy

The Robotics Team from Wissahickon High School, Team #341’s, “Miss Daisy” was founded in 2000 and each year new high school students continue to improve the robotic technology. An after-school...

12Jul
Innovative Program

On Tour

Elkins Park School of the School District of Cheltenham Township makes music come alive for 6th grade students in the “On Tour Project.” Divided into groups of six students, the middle schoolers must...

12Jul
Innovative Program

Building Blocks

John Barclay Elementary School of Central Bucks School District is focused on improving the school community through its Barclay’s Building Blocks program. Each of the building blocks — Respect,...

12Jul
Innovative Program

It’s Easy Being Green

Going green is not just a way of life for the newly renovated Myers Elementary School of the School District of Cheltenham Township but also a new teaching tool. Myers Elementary School is now one of only...