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Please scroll down to see some of the events of the 2018-2019 school year!
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Student holding chick while another student looks on Thank You, Bethel Park Education Foundation!
Thanks to the Bethel Park Education Foundation, Penn First Graders were able to hatch 13 chicks! 
Teacher squirting water into the air so two students can see a rainbow Students Learn About Water Thanks To ALCOSAN
Penn students learn about the importance of clean water, thanks to a visit from ALCOSAN. 
Three students testing their trapping contraption Fridays Were STEM Days At William Penn
Fridays in May were STEM Days at William Penn! 
Two students working together Penn Continues Partnership With WQED
The Family Creative Learning Series partnership with WQED continued this spring. 
Patrick Gaefke Congratulations, Patrick Gaefke!
Penn Third Grader Patrick Gaefke won two awards at the Elementary CalcuSolve Competition! 
Magnolia Magnolia Cavagnaro Finishes In Second Place In Spelling Bee
Penn Third Grader Magnolia Cavagnaro finished in Second Place in the 2019 Spelling Bee, sponsored by the Rotary Club of Bethel Park. 
Students forming a ribbon on the floor First Graders Show Their Support For Autism Awareness
Mrs. Joseph's class showed their support for Autism Awareness in April! 
Ms. Tran, a representative from the Carnegie Science Center and five students WTAE Brings Weather Assembly To Penn
Students learned the science of weather, thanks to a school-wide assembly by WTAE-TV. 
Student with her business Gifted Expo Was A Business Fair And Entrepreneurial Expo
This year's Elementary Gifted Expo was a Business Fair and Entrepreneurial Expo. 
BPHS student works with Penn student on JA Day Students Learn Financial Literacy On JA Day
Penn students had fun learning about entrepreneurship, financial literacy and work readiness on JA Day. 
Students sitting on the floor in the shape of "100" Happy 100th Day Of School
Penn students celebrated the 100th Day of School on February 5! 
Students with pictures they made for Luis First Graders Establish Friendship With Luis Soriano
Penn First Graders have established a friendship with Columbian literacy pioneer Luis Soriano. 
Mr. Lenosky and two representatives from the PA Department of Education Penn Receives Title I Distinguished School Award
Penn received the 2018-2019 Distinguished Title I Schools Award from the PA Department of Education. 
Two students adding orange food color to their fake snow Penn Students Participate In Holiday STEAM Challenges
Penn First and Fourth Graders teamed up together to participate in four, fun, holiday-themed STEAM Challenges. 
Student raising his hand to get Mrs. Thomas' attention Students Play 'I Spy' To Learn High Frequency Words
Students are using Hawk Time to learn High Frequency Words. 
Mrs. DiIorio and a group of third grade students Thank You, Rotary Club Of Bethel Park!
Thanks to the Rotary Club of Bethel Park, every Penn Third Grader has their very own dictionary! 
Mrs. Petalino's students dressed in blue for World Diabetes Day Students Support Their Classmate On World Diabetes Day
Penn Second Graders were happy to show their support for one of their classmates on World Diabetes Day. 
Six students inside a fire truck First Graders Learn About Community Helpers
Penn First Graders read about community helpers and then they had the opportunity to meet three of them! 
Two students with their robot Students Stay After School To Build Robots
Penn Third and Fourth Graders had the opportunity to stay after school one day a week for six weeks to participate in a robot coding program, offered by My STEM Academy. 
Penn Principal Brian Lenosky Penn Named A Distinguished Title I School
The Pennsylvania Department of Education named William Penn Elementary School a 2018-2019 Distinguished Title I School! 
Pile of key chains on a table Students Make Keychains To Show Support For Breast Cancer Awareness
The students at Penn were busy in the month of October, making 200 key chains for the patients in the St. Clair Hospital Breast Care Center. 
Landen, his mom and his little brother with Mrs. Clifford in front of the JDRF bulletin board Students Raise $1,300 For Juvenile Diabetes Research
Thanks to everybody who helped to raise $1,300 for Juvenile Diabetes! 
Mrs. Joseph and her class First Graders Show Their Superhero SWAG
First Graders in Mrs. Joseph's room show off their Superhero SWAG!