The students help provide some 'Breathing Room' just in time for Thanksgiving.
Friday, November 18, 2011
Students at Willow Hill Elementary School, along with their families, have been donating food to benefit the Breathing Room Foundation for a decade now. The food goes to needy families in the community. Established in February of 1997, The Hatboro-based Breathing Room Foundation raises money and support for families affected by cancer; it helps families within a 20-mile radius. -- Information courtesy of Byron Goldstein/Abington School District
... and other highlights from Tuesday night's meeting
The Abington School Board yesterday approved the first reading of an amended policy regarding the district’s cable channel, Abington Media Production or AMP. The change would allow residents the opportunity to acquire a copy of the recorded board meetings. According to the current policy, the recording of the meeting “is not a public record available for inspection and copying.” That entire phrase would be removed from the amended policy. According to board president Raymond McGarry, the person seeking the copy would incur the costs — but the cost of making a copy has yet to be determined. Superintendent Amy Sichel said the change in policy is the result of a resident asking for a copy of a meeting earlier this year. Sichel said the …