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Cynwyd Elementary School

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Highlights & Achievements

  • Cynwyd is a recipient of the U.S. Department of Education's prestigious Blue Ribbon Award based on overall academic excellence affirming the hard work of students, educators, families, and communities in creating safe and welcoming schools where students master challenging content.
  • The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) has recognized Cynwyd as an official No Place for Hate school - an initiative that enables schools and organizations to reduce bias and bullying, increase appreciation for diversity and build communities of respect.
  • Cynwyd is home to a robust instrumental and choral music program, which has helped LMSD to be recognized as one of the NAMM's Best Communities for Education for the last six years.
  • Cynwyd has integrated the powerful practice of mindfulness into their day-to-day activities and educational programming. Research shows that mindfulness helps children learn to be present and relaxed; strengthens "mental muscle" for bringing focus back where it needs to be; and can help with emotional regulation.
  • Cynwyd hosted the third annual "Cal's Cupcake Challenge" to benefit the Calliope Joy Foundation and the Leukodystrophy Center of Excellence at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. More than 900 community members participated in the event, which raised nearly $13,000 for an important cause with local impact.
  • Cynwyd is an active participant in the "Go for the Greens" initiative promoting healthy decision-making and good nutrition.